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Supply Operations Manager (1804420) – Houston, TX
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We are looking for a talented professional like you to join our TOTAL Petrochemical and Refining USA, Inc. office, part of the BASF TOTAL Petrochemicals LLC (BTP). Reporting to the Business Director, you will be responsible for managing feedstock inventories, optimizing production forecasts, and managing third party logistics providers (including TPRI). You will work closely with BTP Operations, Planning and Business Groups, and well as TOTAL’s Refinery Marine Scheduling, Operations, Supply Chain and Base Chemicals Groups. In this role, you will represent BTP to third party logistics providers, as well as laboratory and inspection services and loss control providers.
Formula for Success
Demonstrating your solid skills in communication and negotiation, you will manage relationships/primary commercial contact with third party logistics (3PL) companies (terminals, pipeline), inspection companies and laboratories. You will also successfully negotiate agreements with 3PLs and inspectors.
Successfully engaging inside the organization, you will coordinate with the Optimization Group to develop and optimize the feedstock supply plan for the condensate splitter. You will communicate the operating plan to Port Arthur Refinery Operations including feed rates, slate, constraints and cut points and monitor performance versus the plan.
Utilizing your strong organizational skills and attention to detail, you will manage physical inventory (including feedstock movements) to ensure continuous, optimized operations of the cracker and condensate splitter. Additionally, you will be tasked with reporting physical inventory by feedstock and location.
Leveraging your education in Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Business, or Operations Management and your professional manufacturing experience, you will review and provide recommendations on all demurrage/losses claims on marine and pipeline movements and approve claims up to authority limits.
Thinking strategically on behalf of the business, you will develop feedstock supply strategy to the condensate splitter and the cracker (up to 130,000 bbl/day).
Focused on continuous improvement and efficiency, you will develop and manage logistics KPI’s for inventory, demurrage and loss control.
Your knowledge of refinery processes and refinery economics will be a valued asset as you manage the day-to-day inventory scheduling and forecasting of feedstocks to the cracker and condensate splitter.
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