About us

RWE Supply & Trading

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.

Our trading activities are spread across the following areas:


Trading & Origination
  • Our teams are the interface to global energy and commodity markets

  • They undertake physical and financial trading transactions

  • This 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)


Hedging of Gas Procurement

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


Commodity Solutions

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


Principal Investments

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

Trading volume

2018

1,245

TERAWATT HOURS OF ELECTRICITY

495 BILLION

CUBIC METERS OF GAS

587 MILLION

METRIC TONS OF COAL

2.9 MILLION

BARRELS OF CRUDE OIL

1,452 MILLION

CO2 CERTIFICATES

76 MILLION OZ. TR.

PRECIOUS METALS

What makes working at RWEST so special?

Our junior staff and
IT professionals give you the inside story

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.

  • Henry Adams
    Programmes:
    RWEST Commercial graduate programmes
    Location of current rotation: Essen

    I was really interested in the RWE Supply & Trading graduate programme because I could choose where I was going to work as part of the programme.

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  • Abigail Plummer
    Programmes:
    RWEST Commercial graduate programmes
    Location of current rotation: Essen

    I am proud of everything I have learned during my time on the graduate programme.

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  • George Boston
    Programmes:
    RWEST Commercial graduate programmes
    Location of current rotation: London

    Many of our colleagues are former graduates, which is an opportunity for me to learn from them because they are always ready to share their experiences with us.

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  • Maxime Mazet
    Programmes:
    RWEST Commercial graduate programmes
    Location of current rotation: Swindon

    Since there is no hierarchy in the company, you can work much more flexibly and introduce new strategies into the trading market.

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  • Natalie Rothausen
    Programmes:
    RWE-wide Finance graduate programmes
    Location of current rotation: Essen

    The corporate culture is very open and friendly, and all employees are on first-name terms, so there is no hierarchy.

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  • Aylin Oeztuerk
    Programmes:
    RWEST General Business graduate programmes
    Location of current rotation: Essen

    Working in this international and dynamic environment is a lot of fun, because every day brings new experiences.

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  • Tom Lehmann
    Programmes:
    RWEST Commercial graduate programmes
    Location of current rotation: Essen

    I created a tool that our traders use every day.
    I am very proud that a lot of what I have developed in my rotations is still being used and is providing added value.

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  • Bianca Brewka
    Apprenticeship as industrial clerk
    Location of current rotation: Essen

    Right from the start of my training, I immediately noticed how friendly and open the corporate culture of RWE Supply & Trading is.

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  • Nico Cofano
    Apprenticeship as industrial clerk
    Location of current rotation: Essen

    For me, the advantage of training at RWE Supply & Trading was the international corporate culture.

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  • Olga Krivchikov
    Apprenticeship as industrial clerk
    Location of current rotation: Essen

    I would describe the corporate culture as very friendly.

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  • If you work in RWEST’s IT department, you will be more closely involved in day-to-day business than at any other company.

  • I felt welcome here right from the start, everyone treats each other openly and with respect – it’s a working atmosphere that makes you feel truly at home.

  • As an IT professional, you’re well connected in the company, because you work with all the departments.

Benefits

Become part of RWE Supply & Trading and take advantage of a range of benefits.

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. (This may vary a little depending on location.)

A multicultural and diverse working culture

Work-life balance is valued

Company pension scheme

English as the company language

Complimentary drinks

On-side Health centre

Canteen

Childcare Vouchers

Attractive salary & bonuses

Individual training courses

Discounted employee share scheme

Travel Opportunities

More than 1,300 employees
with over 40 nationalities

As a global player, we are at home all over the world and have around 1,300 employees with over 40 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.

Energy trading house Market presence