Crude and Feedstock Coordinator Job at Viva Energy – in Geelong VIC

Ours is a world that is transforming and evolving. Our future will not only be powered by the energy sources that keep Australia moving today but alternative energy sources will also power our future. It requires people who want to grow and evolve with us. Bright minds, boundless energy, new perspectives and the determination to take us forward. People who can help us deliver the energy products that keep our customers and their businesses moving today, and are committed to building Australia’s energy future for tomorrow. We are the exclusive Shell licensee in Australia, and supply around a quarter of Australia’s fuel through our extensive network of over 1,250 service stations and through our commercial partnerships with some of Australia’s biggest companies in the aviation, marine, transport, resources, construction and manufacturing industries – we help industries reach their destinations too!

About the role

You will create and drive an optimised import programme for all crude and feedstock shipments into Viva Energy’s Geelong Refinery. The import programme you will manage is dynamic, reactive to changes in both the Refinery and the various individual loadports. You will be part of the E&S (Economics and Scheduling) Team at the Geelong Refinery, Your role in managing the optimised crude/feed program involves working with multiple external stakeholders (i.e. traders, vessels, surveyors, agents, etc.) and many internal colleagues (E&S, Marine Technical Assurance, local jetty personal, operations, etc.). The Crude and Feed Coordinator role naturally suits applicants who enjoy communicating with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.

Key responsibilities in this role will include;

Managing the program of crude and feed supply to the refinery. Ideally delivering the right grade to the right place, at the right time and safely, to maximise the overall refinery margin.

Supporting the selection, and marine clearance of vessels to help match vessels candidates to voyages within your import programme

Monitoring voyage progress and react to vessel or refinery delays/opportunities. Making sure that all shipping operators, traders, refineries, finance and other stakeholders are kept informed of changes

Actively managing vessel demurrage by optimising your programme and then reporting performance to Management.

Accountability for the documentation and approval of all crude, feed and freight transactions.

Ensuring compliance with legislation and Group standards.

Providing support to crude and feedstock strategy ahead of planned refinery maintenance activities and provide input to performance improvement and best practice initiative projects, and manage their implementation.

Skills and Experience

Previous experience in dynamic supply chain environment handle multitude of competing priorities, tight timelines and make decisions amidst ambiguity. You will have a demonstrated understand key elements of supply chain and operations, scheduling and transportation, execution of contracts. Will have exposure and demonstrated experience of working within a safety focused and efficient operations. You will need to be able to process information quickly and have advanced communication, influencing and negotiation skills. You will be a Graduate in technical or commercial discipline (preferred), relevant experience in the downstream oil industry would be highly valued.

Our Culture

We describe our company as being driven by people. We believe diversity in the workplace is every bit as important as it is in everyday life. We have been awarded the WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality for the past three years running. We encourage inclusivity and diversity in our company and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We recognise that you may have commitments and interests outside of work and offer a variety of flexible working arrangements to ensure your needs and aspirations are supported. We encourage and support diversity in our traditional and non-traditional roles.

The Benefits

We offer a supportive and collaborative environment, focused on innovation and developing a team of valued, specialised and highly capable professionals. We offer above market superannuation, 25% discount on Fuel and our parental leave provisions are industry leading.

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Applications close Thursday 27th January 2022.

About the Company

Company: Viva Energy –

Company Location:  Geelong VIC

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About Viva Energy -