RWE Supply & Trading GmbH

is a leading European energy-trading company and one of the major players on the global gas-trading market.

With our many years of experience and a sharp eye for market developments and trends, we have been representing the RWE Group on the global wholesale markets for energy and energy-related raw materials and services for over 20 years.

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Our trading activities

are spread across the following areas:

Trading & Origination

Our teams are the interface to global energy and commodity market and undertake physical and financial trading transactions. The Trading & Origination area has organically grown in new markets.

Commercial Asset Optimisation

Here, we look at the commercial management of generation positions (e. g. long-term hedging until the decision to use them is exercised).

Commodity Solutions

Concepts for integrated energy supply, risk-management consulting, structuring of complex products for industrial customers and public utilities take place here.

Hedging of Gas Procurement

Here, we procure and manage supply contracts, storage and transport capacities.

Principal Investments

Our teams develop profitable corporate investments and asset investments with their expert knowledge of international companies and markets.

Our diverse trading portfolio

Volumes 2022

TWh of power

452 billion
m³ of gas

867 million
CO2 certificates

35 million oz. tr.
of precious metals

What makes working at RWEST so special?

Our junior staff and IT professionals give you the inside story!

We’re proud to say that more than half of all RWEST employees have been with RWE Group for over 10 years. Not only the friendly atmosphere amongst our colleagues, but also the numerous career and development opportunities within the company offer our employees plenty of reasons to stay.

Here you can find out first-hand what your working day will look like in future and gain some valuable tips for your application – and very soon it will be you writing your own story of success with us.

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A rewarding experience.

We really appreciate the fact that you go the extra mile and use every last ounce of energy when the heat is on. That’s why we want to make your working day as enjoyable as possible. With a range of benefits, we not only take care of your physical well-being, but also offer you excellent development prospects and an attractive remuneration package.

Below you will find an overview of what we offer, which may vary a little depending on location:

International & diverse
working culture

work-life balance

pension scheme

English as the
company language

drinks & fruit basket

Free on-site
health centre


Generous paid
maternity leave

salary & bonuses

training courses

employee share scheme

Travel opportunities &
location change

More than 2,000 employees
with over 70 nationalities

As a global player, we are at home all over the world and have around 2000 employees with over 70 nationalities in our team.

Our headquarters in Essen houses Europe’s largest energy trading floor over an area of 3,850 square metres – this includes 50 energy traders, and a further 260 qualified employees work in shifts around the clock. We also have trading floors in London and Swindon as well as branches and subsidiaries in Europe, Asia and North America.

We are continuing to grow and are always on the lookout for promising new markets and talented professionals.

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