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Location Name: Chicago, IL 
Job/Requisition ID: [[id]] 
Location Address: 875 North Michigan Ave,Ste3100, Chicago, IL, United States (US), 60611
Education Level: Bachelor's Required 
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt




This position is part of the Light Products Marketing Midwest Region located in the Chicago, IL area and reports to the Findlay Light Products Sales Manager.



  • Continuously optimize the portfolio of business by actively managing accounts, focusing on the optimal price/volume relationship for all products while executing strategic direction of the Territory.  
  • Establish responsive customer relationships, communicating critical business issues, resolving day-to-day problems and updating customers on industry issues, market conditions and MPC products, services and policies, to enhance MPC’s position as a preferred supplier.
  • Develop, negotiate, implement and manage long term contracts and non-fuel offerings to optimize value contribution.
  • Provide market intelligence to benefit internal business partners (Pricing, R&M, TT&R, LPSL, Credit, Tax) including information that impacts daily pricing decisions, competitive pricing trends, competitor outages, terminal problems, supply conditions, forecast adjustments and any other business-related items.
  • Evaluate market dynamics and niches seeking profit opportunities with new and existing customers through pricing programs, contracts, and market expansions to enhance MPC's overall corporate profitability.
  • Maintain a broad understanding of industry issues, economic conditions, business outlooks, commercial and consumer needs, and MPC competitive strengths and weaknesses by market.
  • Consider creditworthiness and MPC profitability potential when soliciting prospective new business.  
  • Keep abreast of Federal, State and local government regulations (taxes, environmental mandates, and regulatory requirements) that affect MPC and its customers.
  • Actively participate in industry associations and conferences.   
  • Maintain the highest level of ethical conduct, professional standards and practices within the industry.
  • Maintain the highest level of work practices in meeting Health, Environment & Safety goals and requirements.
  • This position will experience 15-25% of overnight travel.



  • The successful candidate will have a Bachelors degree in Marketing, Finance, or other business-related function. 
  • 3 to 10 years of experience is preferred, particularly in the Marketing or SD&P organizations. 



About Marathon Petroleum Corporation


Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) is a leading, integrated, downstream energy company headquartered in Findlay, Ohio. The company operates the nation's largest refining system with more than 3 million barrels per day of crude oil capacity across 16 refineries. MPC's marketing system includes branded locations across the United States, including Marathon brand retail outlets. Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates retail convenience stores across the United States. MPC also owns the general partner and majority limited partner interests in two midstream companies, MPLX LP and Andeavor Logistics LP, which own and operate gathering, processing, and fractionation assets, as well as crude oil and light product transportation and logistics infrastructure.

Travel Expected: Up to 25%


Marathon Petroleum Company LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition or AIDS/HIV status, ancestry, national origin, genetic information, military, veteran status, marital status, citizenship  or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, click here.

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Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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