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Location Name: Garyville, LA 
Job/Requisition ID: [[id]] 
Location Address: 2858 Hwy 44, Garyville, LA, United States (US), 70051
Education Level: Bachelor's Desired 
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt



Conduct day-to-day Marine Assurance vetting vessels, marine terminals, marine service providers, and vessel technical operators. Marathon vets approximately 1,400 tankers, barges, tugs and bulk carriers annually. The successful candidate will be part of the marine team working collaboratively with operations, commercial, external customers and vendors.


Key Responsibilities

  • Boards and attends vessel’s 24/7/365 at MPC, third party terminals, offshore lightering and inspection attendance. Travels as directed 24/7/365 with valid passport to accomplish above as well as manages audits.
  • Manages operational interface as a Marine SME between terminal and refinery berths and tankers, barges Articulated Tug Barge (ATB), tugs, and marine service providers. Reviews and coordinates vessel pre-arrival documentation.
  • Coordinates with Commercial, Refining, and Logistics to optimize marine transfer operations and ensures safe operations and environmental stewardship.
  • Provides marine operational support to Commercial, Refining, and Logistics.
  • Key member of Marine Crisis Management Team.
  • Coordinates, manages, and attends lightering operations in the MPC system as directed.
  • Maintains working relationships with U. S. Coast Guard, state, local regulatory agencies, and the maritime community.
  • Supports demurrage and loss control with research and resolution of claims and issues.
  • Conducts Category 1 or 3 OCIMF SIRE (Ship Inspection Report) inspections on behalf of MPC as assigned once certified.
  • Reviews tankers, tugs, and barges in advance of calling at MPC marine facilities.
  • Conducts ship and barge technical manager audits against the OCIMF TMSA.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from a Maritime, Coast Guard, Naval Academy or 4 or more years related vessel experience required.
  • Has held deck or engineering license or equivalent military experience. 
  • Extensive knowledge of tanker and marine terminal operations
  • 2 or more years of sea time or equivalent experience required
  • Petroleum transportation preferred


Functional Skills

  • Analysis
  • Business Processes
  • Compliance
  • Relationship Management
  • Ad Hoc Reporting
  • Carrier Management
  • Contract Management
  • Data Management
  • Information and Reporting
  • Investigations
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Shipping Operations
  • Standards and Procedures


About Marathon Petroleum Corporation


Marathon Petroleum Corporation 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. Marathon Petroleum's marketing system includes branded locations across the United States, including Marathon branded outlets. Speedway LLC, a Marathon Petroleum subsidiary, owns and operates retail convenience stores across the United States. MPC also owns the general partner and majority limited partner interest in MPLX LP, a midstream company which owns and operates 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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