Operations Volume Analyst - Houston, TX

ShellHouston, TX3M ago

Operations Volume Analyst - Houston, TX


Job Description

The Operations Volume Analyst is responsible for financial recording and tracking of the physical movement of crude from the point of origin to its final destination. The team ensures that each movement is captured in our systems correctly and on time. Duties include resolving any volumetric discrepancies with counterparties, managing losses/preventing profit leakage, and reporting/analysis on all aspects of any crude movement in our remit.

Other accountabilities include:

  • Manage all trucked volume in a designated region. Gather necessary data from external counterparties (customers, trucking companies) and perform scrubbing and validations before pushing the data into payment system. Exercise judgment to ensure that volume is booked as the trader intends while preventing profit leakage.
  • Drive investigation into any product loss outside of tolerance and track loss issues to resolution. Prepare loss analysis for monthly presentation to traders and ops leadership.
  • Respond to ad hoc analysis requests from stakeholders (traders, external counterparties, other operations teams).
  • Work closely with other teams to research and resolve any settlement issues and ensure that transportation invoices are accurate.
  • Maintain and enhance reports and tools used by the team. (VBA, QlikView, Salesforce).

Country of Work Location

United States

City, State (if applicable)

Houston, TX

Work Location

Houston - One Thousand Main


Trading Operations

Company Description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals. 

As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.

Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions. 


  • Must have legal right to work in the US without sponsorship.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • The work in this role is highly integrated with other teams and interfaces with external customers, so excellent communication and stakeholder management skills are required.
  • Must understand the business and demonstrate a base level of commercial acumen.
  • Must be able to work with their trader to understand the intent of deals and clarify where needed.
  • Advanced Excel skills are required.
  • Experience with VBA required.
  • Awareness of SQL and basic database concepts strongly preferred.
  • Experience with analysis/reporting on large/complex data sets required.
  • Experience with analytics/reporting tools (e.g. QlikView, Tableau, Spotfire) required.

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