Key Role Description

Creates, implements and manages an optimized blend plan for the facility that maximizes the value of finished products by evaluating netbacks and incremental component value with the Short Term Optimization Leader. Daily deliverables include a blending/ movement schedule and logistical support for the efficient movement of products out of the refinery and the associated off-site assets managed by MIPC (Monroe Interstate Pipeline Company). Oversees Fuels Compliance efforts including supervising Fuels Compliance Leader


Role Specific Competencies

At Monroe, we have identified nine specific competencies we expect all employees of our organization to possess. These competencies are incorporated as a part of our Selection, Performance Management/Review and Developmental processes. The competencies and activities for this role are detailed below:

Technical Knowledge - demonstrates the specific skills necessary for the assignments, understands the background and points of leverage to be effective in the role.

  • Balances refinery production, customer demands, and economic drivers that impact the plan.
  • Develops the pipeline schedule from the Trainer Refinery to downstream MIPC assets.
  • Oversees the rail schedule from the Trainer Refinery for incoming and outgoing normal butane and isobutane including effectively managing refinery inventory with the LPG Trader
  • Satisfies outbound pipeline commitments while effectively managing refinery inventory through scheduling activities.
  • Coordinates the receipt and distribution via pipeline, railcar or barge for the refinery feedstocks, blendstocks, and products in their area of responsibility.
  • Consults with operations/technical personnel for optimization strategies, troubleshooting issues, and constraints on scheduling as needed.
  • Supports refinery Fuels Compliance through the review of quarterly and annual reports to the US EPA that detail refinery sales that are prepared and sent by the Fuels Compliance Leader

Knowledge of Work Areas and Responsibilities - demonstrates a clear understanding of role and responsibilities within specific area, flexible and agile in adapting to changes or exploring opportunities and challenges.

  • Generates an optimized blend plan for the appropriate feedstocks and products.
  • Effectively communicates the daily schedule with the refinery.
  • Communication with Refinery personnel, Commercial Team during off-hours, weekends, and holidays in order to manage refinery inventories and modify planned outbound shipments.

Communications - Verbal and Written - includes written and verbal communications, delivers presentations and has good listening skills.

Problem Solving and Conflict Leadership - strives to understand contributing factors, works to resolve complex situations, and helps individuals to resolve conflicts.

Delivering Results - Sense of Urgency - defines appropriate goals, works toward achieving goals, articulates vision and steps for achievement, meets deadlines and provides timely status updates and follow-through.

Teamwork/Cooperation - accountable to team, works to meet established deliverables, appreciates view of team members and is respectful of others.

Initiative - takes action, seeks new opportunities, and strives to see projects to completion.

Work Reliability/Quality - strives to eliminate errors, accurate work is a priority, and seeks opportunities to improve product/services.

Integrity and Trust - honest, accountable, upholds ethics standards and maintains confidentiality.


Required Experience:

Education, Experience, and Skill Requirements

  • 5 years engineering/business planning, fuel quality testing, or blending operations experience in a petroleum fuels refinery (Operations, Technical or Lab environments) required
  • Bachelor of Science Degree or 10 years technical experience required
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite
  • Demonstrated proficiency in all of Role Specific Competencies.

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From: Monroe Energy