Senior Scheduler, Crude Evaluator- Los Angeles Refinery

Phillips66 - Wilmington, California

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Job ID 51516

The Senior Scheduler - Crude Evaluator analyzes and provides recommendations for short-term and long-term crude run strategy and execution for the site. Responsible for development of the weekly and monthly plans for optimized crude runs. Job entails use of linear program, spreadsheets, daily unit monitoring of select process units and coordination between multiple groups inside and outside the site. Position reports to the Optimization Manager.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Performing economic crude run evaluations for optimal refinery operations:

  • Primarily evaluating economics of crude oils, and select other raw materials, in conjunction with our Houston Commercial teams, working within established unit constraints.

  • Determining run rates/slates on a weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis. Includes publishing regular RCV’s, semi-annual unconstrained case analysis, and review of daily operations.

  • Incorporating input from Operations and Short-Term Planning Supv for inventory impacts.

  • Recommending and supporting new project ideas as part of annual capital plan.

  • Scheduling crude deliveries: working with our Commercial, Pipeline, Marine and LARC teams.

  • Tracking crude qualities/maintains the QA/QC crude quality monitoring program: Working with P66 corporate experts, P66 Bartlesville lab, and our site LP engineer, aligned with P66 best practices.

  • Other:

  • Issuing site bi-monthly report.

  • Reviewing monthly crude cost reporting with Crude Commercial Finance.

  • Acting as mentor to less experienced department employees.

  • Performing routine and special assignments as instructed by the Optimization Manager.

  • Responsible for the personal safety/health and for performing quality work in a safe and environmentally conscientious manner.

  • Responsible for complying with Company policies and procedures, established standards and governmental regulations (federal, state and local).

  • Participating in the facility emergency response as part of the Incident Command System.

  • Site lead for the Air Liquide and Long Beach Berth 121 contracts.

Required Qualifications

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 3 or more years of refining experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

  • 5 or more years of refining experience

  • Background in refinery economics and refinery operations

  • Knowledge and/or experience with Refining Linear Program

  • Results oriented, excellent influence, follow up, planning and organizational skills

  • Strong ability to work effectively with multiple teams (Ops, Commercial, Legal, RBI, Process, etc.)

  • Good analytical and computer skills (spreadsheets and word processing)

  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)

The Los Angeles Refinery consists of two linked facilities located five miles apart in Carson and Wilmington, California. The Carson facility processes crude oil, and the Wilmington facility upgrades the intermediate products to finished products. The facilities include crude distillation, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation, hydrocracking and delayed coking units. The refinery processes mainly heavy, high-sulfur crude oil. It receives domestic crude oil by pipeline from California, Canadian crude via rail, and both foreign and domestic crude oil by tanker through a third-party terminal in the Port of Long Beach. The refinery produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. The refinery produces CARB-grade gasoline. Other products include petroleum coke. Refined products are distributed to California, Nevada and Arizona by pipeline and truck.

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description


Phillips 66 is a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company. With a portfolio of Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties businesses, the company processes, transports, stores and markets fuels and products globally. Phillips 66 Partners, the company’s master limited partnership, is integral to the portfolio. Headquartered in Houston, the company has 14,300 employees committed to safety and operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $58 billion of assets as of March 31, 2019. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @Phillips66Co.

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Sep 15, 2019
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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