Crude Oil Operations Scheduler

ChevronHouston, TX13d ago

Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 48,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Employee Referral Posting - Crude Oil Operations Scheduler located in Houston Texas through May 13, 2019 at 11:59 (Eastern Standard Time).

Requisition ID# 401378

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.

Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered.

International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this positon.

Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast-feeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including medical condition), military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, citizenship, genetic information or other status protected by law or regulation.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation, please email us at emplymnt@chevron.com .