Coordinator, Montréal Crude Optimization

Suncor - Calgary, Canada

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Job ID 24550

Reporting to the manager, downstream crude optimization, you will play a key role in supporting our Montréal refinery to optimize feed slate through the integrated planning process, provide economic and marginal value evaluation and respond to all plant operational upsets in a timely and effective manner.

  • Interface with the Montréal refinery, pipeline, marine and third party facilities to optimize short term and long term crude operations and initiate projects for improved crude supply to the refinery
  • Participate in the short term estimate (STE) plans, understand and anticipate impact of all operational changes to refinery crude supply changes, pricing calls and refinery run rates
  • Work with upstream crude optimization, trading, crude scheduling and product supply to optimize all crude dispositions and acquisitions
  • Identify and take advantage of opportunities around crude and, collaborate with the other refineries to leverage synergies
  • Perform economic evaluations for the supply of crude to Montréal by pipeline and cargo
  • Manage and build asset optimization value for Suncor clearly defining alternatives and highlighting values created through the optimal decisions that are made
  • Contribute to supply planning optimization in order to address complex multi locational turnaround outages
  • Provide pricing, availability and compositions to the refinery in unplanned outage situations and also provide to crude optimization an understanding of refinery incidents and impact on crude deliveries
  • Provide an understanding of and recommendations for the Montréal refinery crude logistics to the business development and legal groups
  • Build strong, positive relationships and manage agreements with counterparties as required
  • Participate in several projects and integration work for supply, trading and optimization

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum five years of related analysis, scheduling and/or marketing, trading, refinery supply or refinery/oil sands operating experience
  • Commercial or trading experience is an asset
  • Exposure to refinery operations and an associated understanding of Canadian, U.S. and International crude production and markets is an asset
  • Post-secondary education in a related field such as finance, accounting, engineering, or an equivalent education

  • Bilingualism (French and English) is an asset
  • Highly developed analytical skills to assess dynamic operations and choose the optimal outcome
  • A deep understanding of the operations and economic drivers across the oil sands value chain
  • Excellent social, communication and negotiating skills to successfully resolve complex market, counterparty and customer issues
  • Proven ability to problem-solve and translate complex operational choices and deviations to upstream and downstream logistics and market opportunities and constraints
  • Strong writing and presentation skills as well as an ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to effectively influence, collaborate, coach and lead others at many levels of the organization

Working Conditions

  • This position is based in Calgary, Alberta at the Suncor Energy Centre
  • You will be working an open concept area
  • 24/7 coverage required on a rotational basis
  • Some travel may be required

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
    Aug 18, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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