Senior Refinery Planner/Economist

Selby Jennings UKGeneva, CH3M ago

To ensure optimisation of the refinery through the preparation and execution of the monthly refinery operating plan using the Refinery Linear Program and ultimately contributing to the business's profitability.

The Company:

An international commodity trading & marketing house, with activities in crude oil production and refined petroleum product exportation, is currently looking to expand their European business by bringing on an experienced Refinery Planner in Switzerland.

Primary Function:

To ensure optimisation of the refinery through the preparation and execution of the monthly refinery operating plan using the Refinery Linear Program and ultimately contributing to the business's profitability.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling the delivery of crude grades and feed-stocks in accordance with the respective availability and volumes.
  • Proactively manage the potential scenarios around shipments arriving before or behind schedule.
  • Undertake ad-hoc analysis of investment plans for refineries and monitor capital spending.
  • Prepare the quarterly, yearly and strategic budget plans for the refinery.
  • Effectively communicate manufacturing operations which specify targets for intakes, operating modes, run down qualities, contingency plans etc.
  • Exporting surplus refinery streams to other refineries.
  • Re-cursing on the assumed qualities of a rundown tank's content.
  • Finished product and refinery fuel blending.

Individual Attributes:

  • A minimum of 3 years in refining operations, supply chain management (crude and/or refined products) or refinery scheduling.
  • Excellent understanding of the entire refinery process.
  • Good understanding and practice of linear programming (RPMS, Spiral, PIMS, Haverly) would be preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and SQL is essential.
  • Fluency in English. Additional languages would be advantageous.