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Location Name: Jamestown, NM 
Job/Requisition ID: 54766
Location Address: I-40 Exit 39, Jamestown, NM, United States (US), 87347
Education Level: Bachelor's Required 
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt





Plans, manages, and directs the activities of engineers.  Advises and directs engineers in monitoring, trouble shooting, and optimization of refinery performance.  Implements and provides guidance on corporate-wide and refinery-wide directives.  Supports Environmental Health and Safety and Process Safety Management goals.  Evaluates and fosters the technical and career development of direct reports.


Key Responsibilities


  • Supports engineers in optimization of refinery operations to improve yields, capacities, product quality, reliability, and utilization.
  • Communicates, provides guidance, implements, and supports the adoption of corporate-wide and refinery-wide policies and programs.
  • Supports and advises engineers on trouble-shooting operating problems such as capacity limitations, product quality, corrosion and fouling mechanisms, and equipment failures.
  • Provides engineers with the necessary tools and resources to accomplish department goals, including engaging refining technologists, consultants, and contractors to facilitate resolution of complex issues.
  • Works closely with Refining Management, Refining Asset Development and Business Development to define project business objectives, scope, costs, and associated risks for developing business opportunities and setting investment strategy for the Refining Business Unit.
  • Strategically distributes workloads and ensures that project deadlines are met.
  • Communicates expectations to personnel, evaluates individual performance versus expectations to determine the areas of strength and opportunities for improvement and appraises personnel of their performance status in a timely manner.
  • Prepares status and progress reports for management and communicates accomplishments and concerns to management.
  • Coaches and mentors engineers in development of communication and interpersonal skills of personnel so that appropriate work relationships can be developed with customers, contractors, and other work associates.
  • Develops and manages a training plan using work assignments and training opportunities to continuously improve technical skills.
  • Participates in the management of department staffing, including recruiting interviewing and selection of candidates.
  • Acts as a liaison between engineers and the refinery management team.
  • Evaluates and approves selection of contractors for process design or troubleshooting work.


Experience and Education


  • Minimum undergraduate degree in chemical engineering or other relevant technical discipline required.
  • Minimum 7 years refining or petrochemical maintenance or technical (engineering) experience required. 
  • Minimum 3 years supervisory experience preferred.
  • Able to communicate with all levels to maintain relationships and cooperation. 
  • Ability to build and sustain technical capability.
  • Able to influence, negotiate, and resolve conflicts to reach consensus on common goals.
  • Understands and applies requirements of OSHA PSM Standard 1910.119 “Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals” for PSM-covered process environment



About Marathon Petroleum Corporation



Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) is a large-scale geographically-diversified and highly -integrated refining, marketing and midstream company. MPC is the nation's largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of more than 3 million barrels per calendar day in its 16-refinery system. MPC's high-quality, nationwide retail and marketing business includes approximately 3,900 company-owned and -operated stores and 7,800 branded locations. MPC owns the general partners of MPLX LP and Andeavor Logistics LP, two strong, customer-focused midstream master limited partnerships.

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