NGL Trader - Propane

Marathon Petroleum CorporationSan Antonio, TX2M ago

Company Name: [[req_brand]]

Location Name: San Antonio, TX

Location Address: 19100 Ridgewood Park, San Antonio, TX, United States (US), 78259

Education Level: Bachelor's Required

Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years)

Employee Group: Regular - Full Time

Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt


The LPSL - NGL & Natural Gas Division is a cross-functional organization that plans, purchases/sells, transports and optimizes natural gas, ethane, propane, butane and natural gasoline across the MPC system. The Propane group purchases and sells refinery production, fractionation production and third-party supply to generate profit and continually grow the business. This position could be located in either San Antonio, TX or Findlay, OH. The group has members in Findlay, Ohio, San Antonio Texas, Long Beach, CA, and Salt Lake City, UT.

The Propane group is seeking a motivated, commercially experienced employee to market Propane, Ethane/Propane Mix, and Off-Gas for MPC’s Gulf Coast facilities and further develop our propane business into Mexico. The Trader will be responsible for negotiating the sale of products as dictated by operations, market conditions and logistics to maximize economic value. The Trader has primary responsibility for establishing and maintaining strong customer relationships. This position works closely with Scheduling, Refining, T&L and Business Development to ensure optimization of refinery LPG sales. The ideal candidate should be a team player, possess excellent commercial skills, and be able to work autonomously. A minimum of 5 years is experience is required and bilingual (Spanish) is a plus.


  • Develop, negotiate, implement and manage all sales and supply contracts for propane, ethane propane mix and off gas.
  • Coordinate sales, supply, short- and long-term supply forecasts and production targets by working closely with schedulers, customers, suppliers, refinery personnel, blending/shipping, truck and terminal operators, carriers, customer service, and others as necessary to provide uninterrupted supply and sales.
  • Manage/coordinate daily customer/supplies activities including pricing/invoicing, purchases, exchanges, contract administration, quality issues, and credit.
  • Follow and understand the daily activities, trends and economic drivers in LPG markets. Develop and manage pricing strategies and policies that meet current market conditions and maximize long term profitability.
  • Develop, implement and update a strategic marketing plan including short and long-term objectives to profitability optimize business opportunities. Develop creative and innovative strategies for the growth, development and marketing of accounts, products and services.
  • Support business development initiatives and participate in teams as requested.
  • Work closely with other groups including Refining, Contract Management, SD&P, Accounting, Transportation & Logistics, Legal, and Credit to manage special products.
  • Actively participate in industry associations and attend conferences as appropriate.
  • Actively participate in refinery business teams, meeting on a regular basis, to support cross-functional business management.

A Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Engineering, or Business is required. Five years of relevant experience is preferred. Bilingual (Spanish) a plus. There will be 25-30% travel associated with this role, majority being overnight travel.

About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) is a large-scale geographically-diversified and highly -integrated refining, marketing and midstream company. MPC is the nation's largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of more than 3 million barrels per calendar day in its 16-refinery system. MPC's high-quality, nationwide retail and marketing business includes approximately 3,900 company-owned and -operated stores and 7,800 branded locations. MPC owns the general partners of MPLX LP and Andeavor Logistics LP, two strong, customer-focused midstream master limited partnerships.

Job Function: Corp Functions

Travel Expected: Up to 25%

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