Coordinator, Production

Suncor - Fort McMurray, Canada

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Job ID 22790

Reporting to the manager, production coordination, you will develop and communicate the weekly production plan to your respective integrated business areas. In addition, you will manage bitumen and diluent tank levels, blending activities and product quality in accordance with the strategy developed with the optimization planner and production scheduler.

  • Develop daily bitumen production schedule to meet sales plans
  • Develop and execute bitumen tank strategies
  • Monitor and manage key process variables (schedule, tank levels, pipeline rates, quality, primary upgrading operations) to minimize the risk of bitumen production shut-in
  • Integrate constraints from operating areas into the production plan
  • Develop blending plans and issue blending instructions to maximize revenue while conforming to product quality and volumetric requirements
  • Work in collaboration with production scheduler and optimization planner to optimize short term risks
  • Work closely with the site wide lead, our pipeline control centre, Enbridge Athabasca Tank Terminal operations, the Enbridge pipeline control center, our East Tank Farm operations, and our supply and trading team to address immediate issues
  • Update blending/predictor spreadsheets for all product batches within the three day scheduling window
  • Update tank composition spreadsheets
  • Adjust injection schedules based on pipeline operations
  • Review quality of bitumen product components and follow the appropriate quality processes in order to take action to correct off-spec tanks, correct and optimize blends, redirect rundowns, and address potential issues identified by the laboratory

Required Qualifications

  • Two or more years of experience within the oil and gas industry; experience in process, technical or operations is preferred
  • Bachelor degree in engineering, preferably chemical or mechanical
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate and effectively communicate with diverse groups
  • You are a highly motivated self-starter who works well independently
  • Extraordinary time management skills, with the demonstrated ability to meet fixed deliverable due dates
  • Strong computing skills and analytical ability
  • You respond to quality concerns by applying excellent judgment with limited information

Working Conditions

  • This position has been identified as safety sensitive
  • The shift schedule is 3 days, 3 nights, 6 off rotation (12 hour shifts)
  • This position is eligible for overtime
  • Much of your time is spent in an office environment with opportunities for field visits where you will be exposed to a variety of temperatures and unpleasant conditions (such as noise, dirt and chemicals)
  • If you reside outside of Fort McMurray, relocation of your primary residence to within 60 km of Fort McMurray is mandatory
  • Relocation support will be provided; we offer highly competitive housing assistance to eligible candidates

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
    May 31, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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