Advisor, Diluent Optimization

Suncor - Calgary, Canada

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Job ID 24241

Reporting to the director, upstream crude optimization, you will play a role in optimizing Suncor’s diluent portfolio throughout the annual, quarterly and monthly planning cycles

  • Successfully evaluate monthly production plans with your optimization peers to develop strategic marketing plans while collaborating  with  refinery supply and trading  to ensure access to all possible markets for maximum value
  • Continually monitor market pricing/economics and diluent quality providing input into optimizing diluent choice,  communicating changes to operations and trading
  • Monitor and advise organization on short, medium and long term changes to market related diluent supply and demand
  • Collaborate with crude trading and the assets; constantly assessing opportunities in line with  integrated linear program processes to balance operational risk and value proposition
  • Responsible for handling and building asset optimization value for Suncor across all aspects of the role while clearly defining alternatives and highlighting value built through the optimal decisions that are made
  • Collaborative involvement in business development projects and opportunities as required supporting Suncor’s medium and long-term goals

Required Qualifications

  • Five or more years relevant experience in analysis, scheduling and/or marketing, trading, refinery supply or refinery/oil sands operating
  • Post-secondary education in finance, accounting, engineering or equivalent education

  • A deep understanding of our equity production process and the associated crude properties is required
  • A deep understanding of the oilsands operation and economic drivers across the oilsands value chain
  • Highly developed analytical skills required to assess dynamic operations and choose the optimal outcome
  • Flexibility, mental agility, focus and the ability to make sound decisions under tight time frames as a result of dynamic material deviations in Suncor’s significant and diverse upstream production

Working Conditions

  • This position will be based in Calgary at the Suncor Energy Centre
  • You will be working in an open concept area

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Jul 22, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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