Search jobs

Share this Job

Marketer Crude Downstream

Date: Sep 14, 2021

LOCATION: Houston, Texas (US-TX)
SALARY/HOURLY RANGE: $120,000 - $138,000


Why you should join us:

Supply, Trading and Optimization’s Downstream Crude Optimization team is looking for someone to play a key role in supporting our Commerce City (Denver) 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.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Interface with the refinery, pipeline, and third-party facilities to optimize short-term and long-term crude operations and initiate opportunities for improved crude supply to the refinery
  • Participate in the short term estimate (STE) plans, and understand and anticipate the impact of all operational changes to refinery crude supply, pricing calls and refinery run rates
  • Work with crude optimization, trading, crude scheduling, and product supply to optimize all crude dispositions and acquisitions
  • Interface and transact with Colorado crude producers to ensure an optimized crude slate for the Refinery
  • Identify and take advantage of opportunities around crude and collaborate with the other refineries to leverage synergies
  • Manage and build value for Suncor, identifying opportunities, clearly defining alternatives, evaluating risk, and highlighting value created
  • Contribute to supply planning optimization in order to address complex multi-locational turnaround outages
  • Develop mitigating options in unplanned outage situations, balancing value and risk to both the Refinery and Upstream Supply, to drive the optimal integrated strategy
  • Provide an understanding of, and recommendations for, the 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

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Seven or more years of related analysis, scheduling and/or marketing, trading, and refinery supply experience
  • A post-secondary education in a related field such as Finance, Accounting, Engineering
  • An understanding of customer requirements, products/service offerings, markets and competitors, pricing, and financial modeling fundamentals
  • Highly developed analytical skills in order to assess dynamic operations and choose the optimal outcome
  • A deep understanding of the operations and economic drivers across the 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, market opportunities and constraints
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity

Preference for:

  • Commercial or trading experience
  • Exposure to refinery operations and an associated understanding of Canadian, U.S. and international crude production and markets

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

  • You will work out of our Houston office, located at 2 Allen Centre, 1200 Smith St.
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, but intermittent 24/7 coverage is required when responding to operational events
  • You will work in an open-concept area
  • Occasional travel may be required
  • We have numerous Employee Inclusion Networks who work together to help foster an inclusive and respectful culture and drive positive change at Suncor. Current networks include both Workplace Inclusion Networks (focusing on inclusion and respect for all), and identity-focused networks (focusing on building community and a sense of belonging and allyship for different groups)
  • Suncor is aware that some job seekers have received false employment offers from an individual or organization posing as Suncor. All recruiting is conducted through our Careers site, your resume needs to be submitted to this site if you would like to be considered for a role. To learn more about false recruiting offers, click here. 
  • We require qualified and safety-focused employees for business-critical roles that maintain our commitment to operational excellence and reliable operations. We are using technology to conduct virtual interviews to adhere to physical distancing recommendations and we are well set up for remote onboarding and orientation
  • Suncor encourages everyone to do their part and support global efforts to limit the impact of COVID-19 with good hygiene practices, physical distancing, and with care and consideration for the people around you. For more information on how we’re responding to COVID-19, click here. #StrongerTogether

Why Suncor?

Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Suncor, a leading integrated energy company based in Alberta, 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 – if it isn't safe, we don't do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our purpose and values.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to our ongoing success - 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, annual incentive program and other compensation programs 
  • Work/Life balance, including a generous vacation program
  • Competitive benefits programs offering choice and flexibility
  • Generous pension and 401(k) savings plans

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.