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Location Name: MPC Galveston Bay Refinery
Location Address: 2401 5th Avenue South, Texas City, TX, United States (US), 77590
Education Level: High School Diploma/GED Desired 
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt

Marathon Petroleum Company LP has an immediate opening for a Loss Control Specialist in its Galveston Bay, Texas Marine Transportation office.

The Loss Control Specialist conducts loss/gain analysis for Marathon Petroleum’s marine oil/product purchases and deliveries. They manage loss/gain claims, conduct cargo analysis, third party inspector audits and ensure procedural compliance relative to loss control and measurement standards. The Loss Control Specialist will report to the Loss Control Supervisor.  The job will be graded 8-10 depending on level of experience/education.

The Loss Control Specialist will conduct cargo loss/gain measurement analysis, as well as investigate loss/gain claims, and monitor loss/gain prevention procedures for Marine; monitor third party pipeline and terminal custody transfer, loss/gain for crude, product, feedstock, asphalt transfers and conduct gain/loss analysis as necessary; maintain database spreadsheets on petroleum transfers, tracking annual totals and analyzing trends.  Provide custody transfer measurement recommendations for procedures and measurement systems.  This position will also represent the Company on selected cargo movements; review measurement contracts, negotiate and file cargo claims for the Company; resolve cargo discrepancy issues; attend select loadings and discharges of product vessels; provide guidance on acceptable cargo surgeyors and selectively audit cargo inspection companies.  Additionally, the Loss Control Specialist will ensure compliance and thorough understanding of Company and industry standards/policies relating to loss control; establish and maintain functional relationships and communication with peers in the cargo measurements control field; and represent the Company at various industry groups and associations as needed.  This position will also be required to keep apprised of changes or updates to current measurement standards and participate in the development of new industry related measurement standards (API etc.).

High school education or equivalent is required and a minimum of five years' marine and/or pipeline related experience (cargo measurement, dynamic measurement (meters), loss control, claims negotiation, voyage analysis, etc.) is strongly preferred.  The successful candidate will also have effective communication, negotiation and critical thinking skills, highly-developed technical and professional knowledge and skills, as well as a strong drive to achieve results.


Marathon offers a competitive benefits program among the industry with comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flex-benefits accounts, LTD, wellness, and other plans offered. A competitive compensation program, annual bonus program, 401-k program, and retirement plan make Marathon an employer of choice.


About Marathon Petroleum Corporation

MPC is the nation's fourth-largest refiner, with a crude oil refining capacity of approximately 1.7 million barrels per calendar day in its seven-refinery system. Marathon brand gasoline is sold through approximately 5,400 independently owned retail outlets across 19 states. In addition, Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates the nation's second-largest convenience store chain, with approximately 2,740 convenience stores in 22 states. MPC also owns, leases or has ownership interests in approximately 8,300 miles of pipeline. Through subsidiaries, MPC owns the general partner of MPLX LP, a midstream master limited partnership. MPC's fully integrated system provides operational flexibility to move crude oil, feedstocks and petroleum-related products efficiently through the company's distribution network in the Midwest, Southeast and Gulf Coast regions. For additional information about the company, please visit our website at


Job Function: Marine; Ref, Terminals, Pipeline; T and L
Travel Expected: Up to 10%


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Nearest Major Market: Galveston
Nearest Secondary Market: Houston

Job Segment: Inspector, Database, Quality, Technology

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