Terminal Logistics Manager

Suncor - Commerce City, Colorado

Job Description Back

Job ID 29555

  • Provide leadership and coaching to a geographically dispersed staff and promote a strong safety culture
  • Improve and align logistics processes to optimize product shipments to and from the refinery
  • Identify and track industry benchmarks and key performance indicators for logistics
  • Develop and implement logistics strategies to support our long-term growth plans
  • Manage crude trucking, products and asphalt terminals to ensure safe, environmentally compliant, and reliable operations
  • Oversee all scheduling aspects of crude trucking, biofuels imports, and product distribution including ensuring optimization of all distribution channels of rail, pipeline and truck
  • Develop and steward the logistics and transportation budgets
  • Manage negotiations of contracts with carriers, tank car leasing companies, and other logistics providers to support our crude trucking, biofuels import, and product shipping needs
  • Audit and approve or dispute charges for freight, demurrage and repairs
  • Conduct periodic carrier audits to ensure compliance with all applicable Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) and operational standards

Required Qualifications


Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Seven years of terminals and logistics experience in the petroleum or a related industrial industry
  • Experience managing people and customer/supplier relationships
  • A High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Good understanding of Upstream and Downstream petroleum distribution
  • A solid aptitude for various computer applications including, SAP, a Terminal Management System (TMS) and industry web-site applications (i.e. railroad web-sites, tank car leasing web-sites, etc.)
  • Strong contract management and negotiation skills
  • The ability to collaborate with peers and build positive and productive relationships
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • A College diploma or University degree

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information:

  • You will work out of our Commerce City refinery, located at 5455 Brighton Blvd.
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday
  • You will be responsible to manage after-hour emergencies as applicable and ensure resolution of any unforeseen logistic issues

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description


Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Suncor Energy Inc., a leading integrated energy company based in Calgary, Canada with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing.

Suncor’s downstream business operates four refineries including the Commerce City refinery, the only petroleum refinery in the area and one of the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – do it safely, or don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Colorado’s only refinery - 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.

We want you to have a job that will fit your life - as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others. Plus, Suncor offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs and an annual incentive program
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Additional Information

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