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Date: Jun 17, 2017

Location: Mandan, ND, US

Company: Tesoro Companies Inc.

Requisition ID: 55661


Coordinates refinery planning and scheduling activities. Prepares inventory balances for crude, refined products and intermediates, maintaining production, receipts and shipments to coordinate with refinery optimization. Position may cover a variety of feedstocks/products as needs dictate.


  • Synchronizes crude/products movements using scheduling software to balance dependencies and constraints.
  • Executes production schedule. Prepares daily orders for Operations (target rates/tank dispositions/railcar off-loading). Monitors stream qualities and interfaces with Operations and Process Engineering to resolve off-spec situations arising from crude mix variations and unit operations, and responds to any shipping quality issues. Responds to upset conditions during off hours.
  • Views schedules from a short and long-term perspective to enable optimization and communicate trade-offs over the period.
  • Works with upstream/downstream schedulers, Supply Trading & Optimization and with Marketing to communicate and resolve Issues.
  • Develops optimized short and long-term production plans to support system inventory targets. Modifies production plans as necessary to capture market opportunities or adjust to demand/margin changes.
  • Provides input into assessment of new product specifications for feasibility and production costs. Proactively identifies optimization opportunities to increase efficiencies in tank farm, wharf and pipeline networks.
  • Coordinates with Operations and Maintenance to identify plant constraints and maintenance opportunities.


  • Minimum undergraduate chemical engineering degree or equivalent experience required.
  • 5 years refinery process engineering experience preferred.

**This position is part of a job family with multiple levels. The successful candidate will be placed at a level commensurate with experience and qualifications**.

Tesoro Corporation, a Fortune 100 company, is a leading independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products with a strategically focused presence in the western United States. Tesoro, through our subsidiaries, owns and operates seven refineries with a combined capacity of over 895,000 barrels per day. Our retail-marketing system includes over 2,400 retail stations under the ARCO®, Shell®, Exxon®, Mobil®, USA Gasoline™, Rebel™ and Tesoro® brands. Our full-service logistics business, a master limited partnership formed by Tesoro Corporation as Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP), owns and operates 4,000 miles of crude oil, refined products and natural gas pipelines; 29 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; 15 million barrels of storage capacity; two crude oil rail facilities; and four natural gas processing complexes. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, our operations span 18 states.

Our strength lies in our investment in employees and in their future. We measure success not only by the products we bring to our customers, or the financial results we deliver to our shareholders, but also by remaining true to our core values of safety and environmental stewardship, respect and integrity.

Discover your strengths and invest in your future by applying today.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

EOE: Race / Sex / Veteran / Disability

Posting Notes: || Mandan || North Dakota || United States (US) || SF:LI-AA-1 || |Commercial || 58554 ||

Nearest Major Market: North Dakota
Nearest Secondary Market: Bismarck

Job Segment: Engineer, Pipeline, Supply, Process Engineer, Refinery, Engineering, Energy, Operations

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