Mogas and Ethanol Scheduler - Houston, TX

ShellHouston, TX1M ago

Shell Trading integrates a global portfolio of crude oil, refined products, natural gas electrical power and chemicals. Based in the UK, US, Canada, Singapore, The Netherlands, Japan, Barbados, United Arab Emirates, The Philippines and Russia and with over 2000 employees, on any one day we can trade over 11 million barrels of crude and oil products and 9 billion cubic feet of natural gas. We also provide marine expertise to over 40 operating units and manage a fleet of around 45 gas and oil tankers and trade 45 million megawatt hours of power quarterly. Shell Trading (US) Company provides a comprehensive portfolio of products and services associated with crude oil and products trading, including shipping services. Shell Trading (US) Company provides a single global market interface for the trading of Shell’s flows of crude oils, refined products and feedstocks, adding around 5 million barrels of physical crude and oil products per day to Shell Trading’s overall volumes.


Supply & Trading Operations for the Mogas and Ethanol team is accountable for execution of all movements on the Mogas and Ethanol tradebooks in Shell Trading (US) Company. In terms of product slate, this includes both domestic and international finished grades of gasoline, gasoline blending components, and denatured as well as undenatured ethanol. Source points for product include refineries (equity and 3rd party) and biofuels plants, traded hub locations, and product already in transit. Modes of transport managed include marine (both Jones Act as well as foreign flag vessels, with multiple charter agreement structures), pipeline, rail, and road transport.

  • Responsible for safe, compliant, and efficient execution of movements in support of trade book contractual agreements.
  • Responsible to optimize deal execution within deal limits, in terms of both cost minimization and margin maximization.
  • Effectively communicate with traders, schedulers, and other team members to develop logistical solutions to ensure optimal deal execution.
  • Responsible for finished gasoline, gasoline component, and ethanol cargo operations, both domestic and international.
  • Responsible for managing product quality parameters/specifications to both ensure compliance with contractual terms as well as maximize profitability.
  • Responsible for ensuring all data pertaining to scheduling, customs, claims/demurrage, and loss/gains are accurately recorded in Trading systems in a timely manner to enable efficient handling by the relevant service departments.
  • Responsible for keeping adequate records to meet the company’s legal and fiscal obligations, as well as making any required regulatory filings (Customs, etc).
  • Responsible for daily updating/ monthly reconciling of inventory at terminals and adhering to end of month processes.
  • Interact with oil and freight counter-parties in regards to post-deal activities and ensure documentary requirements are met.
  • Manage a solid networking foundation amongst key internal and external contacts, including but not limited to suppliers, customers, and logistical service providers.
  • Provide back-up coverage to other team schedulers as outlined by line manager for coverage planning.