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Location Name: Mandan, ND 
Job/Requisition ID: 56217 
Location Address: 500 Old Red Trail NE, Mandan, ND, United States (US), 58554
Education Level: Bachelor's Required 
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt



This position will provide economic analysis and support for the Mandan Refinery Products Control Department. Responsibilities include routine forecasting duties, feedstock and product economic analysis, and short term (1-4 months) production planning/optimization. Communication with Findlay Refining Planning and other Mandan Refinery departments is required. This position will use multiple software tools to perform refinery economic analysis.

This position will provide the candidate with the necessary experience to transition into many roles in the Economics and Planning group and develop expertise in refining economics that will be useful in other roles in the company in both commercial roles and refinery leadership roles.



  • Develop weekly production forecasts for Mandan and Dickinson Refinery.
  • Develop production plans to optimize refinery operations.
  • Perform buy/make analysis for various feedstocks and products.
  • Communicate refinery operations and optimization strategies with Findlay Refining Planning, Product Scheduling and area operating teams.
  • Support optimization efforts and inventory management for shutdown and turnaround planning.
  • Track and report issues that lead to lost production opportunities.
  • Provide economics for projects and process optimization opportunities.
  • Work with Operations Research and Tech Service for LP model improvement opportunities.
  • Cross train with different Forecasting roles as part of coverage plan needs.


Education and Experience

  • BS Degree in Chemical Engineering required
  • 3 years Technical Services or Economics and Planning preferred
  • Previous LP modeling experience is a plus


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.

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Nearest Major Market: North Dakota
Nearest Secondary Market: Bismarck

Job Segment: Engineer, Chemical Research, Chemical Engineer, Engineering

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