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Crude Oil Operations Scheduler
United State Of America
May 08, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 3.0-6.0 years
Job Category Oil and Gas Support Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Planner / Scheduler
Role Operations Advisor Jobs ,Operations Superintendent Jobs ,Other Oil and Gas Support Jobs
Designation Operations Support Technician,Other
Education B.B.A,B.Tech/B.E,BCA
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

We’re one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies producing safe, reliable energy now and for the future. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to getting results the right way – by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth.

Job Description

Position Summary: 

We are currently seeking high-energy professionals who are customer-focused with sound business acumen and problem-solving skills to join our dynamic organization as a Crude Scheduler. Ideal candidates should be natural team players, eager to learn and grow, and have an eye for innovation and continuous improvement. Chevron provides an outstanding culture, inclusive leadership, career opportunities and the tools for success. 

Crude Schedulers are responsible for optimizing flow by coordinating pipeline, marine, and terminal logistics for commodity movement. You will work closely with trading teams, suppliers, customers, and midstream service providers to optimize movement plans, approve nominations, produce shipping schedules and manage inventory. 

Key responsibilities for Schedulers include: 

  • Provide day-to-day scheduling and operations for trading teams, including activities such as blending, quality control, loss prevention and forecasting analysis
  • Manage nominations for pipeline, marine, rail and/or truck carriers; monitor and execute commodity movement
  • Work closely with traders to manage physical inventory positions and recommend trade activity based on interactions with third parties
  • Monitor pipeline/terminal operations to optimize schedules
  • Analyze data and produce regular reports for the trading team
  • Engage with internal and external industry experts and maintain strong relationships and lines of communication
  • Keep informed of and optimize operational costs
  • Support optimization initiatives and best practices, including advancing digital initiatives and process improvements
  • Champion incident-free operations and continuous improvement

Required qualifications: 
  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 3 years of experience in the energy industry with at least 2 years in oil and gas operations
  • On-call availability for evening, weekend and holiday scheduling emergencies
  • Team player and ability to work in fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Digital mindset and innovative thinker
  • Belief in getting results the right way

Preferred qualifications: 
  • Scheduling experience in a trading organization
  • Related experience with crude oil or refined products transportation

Selection Criteria: 

1. Execution 

- Drives for results in keeping with The Chevron Way and Tenets of Operation. Anticipates, identifies and mitigates risks. Demonstrated freedom to act within expected sphere of influence, decisive behaviors. Contributes differing points of view to enhance decisions. Delivers on commitments. 

2. Communication 

- Ability to communicate in a clear, concise and understandable manner both orally and in writing. Listens carefully and asks questions to understand the views, concerns and comments of others. Reaches out to team members, peers, stakeholders, etc. for input and decision support as appropriate. 

3. Business Acumen 

- Understanding of business drivers and the ability to develop work and execution plans to meet objectives and business plans. Firm understanding of commercial discipline and market activities (e.g. commercial/trading acumen). Demonstrated ability to utilize decision analysis tools and processes to evaluate multiple options for solutions or proposals. 

4. Analytical Skills 

- Utilizes techniques and tools that promote effective acquisition and analysis of business data. Has the ability to determine the root cause of organizational problems and create alternative solutions, considering both the long and short-term impact of proposed solutions. 

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