Rail Scheduler

MarathonSan Antonio, TX2M ago

Location Name: San Antonio, TX

Job/Requisition ID: 55368

Education Level: Bachelor's Desired

Relevant Experience Level: Entry Level (1-3 Years)

Employee Group: Regular - Full Time

Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt


Schedules shipments of products by rail to ensure timely delivery to refineries and/or customers. Improves Tesoro’s profitability through effective utilization of logistics infrastructure to minimize transportation costs. Monitors daily operational status of Tesoro’s rail shipments for assigned commodities. Coordinates with various refinery personnel, suppliers, planning groups, and commercial schedulers. Maintains rail shipment records and performs system reporting per company requirements. Subject to on-call coverage.


  • Schedules rail movements using proprietary, railroad, and third-party scheduling systems. Responds to unexpected events making contingency arrangements to minimize disruption of product supply. Ensures relevant data is captured accurately and recorded, including shipment information.
  • Identifies and communicates commercial/operational opportunities. Focuses continuously on increasing transportation efficiency while minimizing per barrel rail transportation costs. Works with internal customers and suppliers to maintain supply of rolling stock needed to support Tesoro’s commercial and refining operations
  • Communicates and verifies planned rail movements as well as status with Tesoro’s refining and commercial teams. Establishes and sustains industry relationships pertaining to transportation, and logistical issues.
  • Provides timely and accurate railcar movement information to commercial schedulers.
  • Point of contact to other departments for rail scheduling clarification or issues.
  • Develops plans to support refining turnarounds and multi-faceted logistics operations. Able to present rail solutions to solve complex commercial and refining needs.



  • Minimum High Scholl Diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred


  • Minimum 1 years of rail scheduling experience or proven execution of equal ability in the transportation or refining industry required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Familiar with ShipXpress software a plus.


About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) is a leading, integrated, downstream energy company headquartered in Findlay, Ohio. The company operates the nation's largest refining system with more than 3 million barrels per day of crude oil capacity across 16 refineries. MPC's marketing system includes branded locations across the United States, including Marathon brand retail outlets. Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates retail convenience stores across the United States. MPC also owns the general partner and majority limited partner interests in two midstream companies, MPLX LP and Andeavor Logistics LP, which own and operate gathering, processing, and fractionation assets, as well as crude oil and light product transportation and logistics infrastructure.

Travel Expected: None

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