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Location Name: Texas City, TX 
Job/Requisition ID: [[id]]
Location Address: 2401 5th Avenue South, Texas City, TX, United States (US), 77590
Education Level: Bachelor's Desired 
Relevant Experience Level: Senior (11+ Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt


Grade level determination for this role will be commensurate with experience, etc. (may be below the minimum or above maximum grade levels listed)

The position will be based out of Marathon Petroleum’s Galveston Bay Refinery in Texas City, TX. The role entails leading and advancing the Project Controls scheduling knowledge area, mentoring of junior staff, providing expertise on accompanying software applications along with supporting small to mid-cap ($1MM-$100MM) projects through supervision of scheduling contractors and the implementation of site-specific scheduling practices


Essential Functions
•    Serve as the Project Controls Lead Scheduler for the Engineering Department at Marathon Petroleum’s Galveston Bay Refinery.
•    Act as the Projects Group Primavera administrator, which includes administration of access rights, global codes, layouts, resources and overall Primavera functionality.
•    Ensure system is practical, cost effective and is linked to needs of all who are using it to drive business efficiency.
•    Assist in establishing standards for the Project Group Scheduling function including appropriate methods for each stage of project development in a fit for purpose manner.  Drive a common understanding of Primavera, its benefits and how it should be used consistently to achieve optimal project performance.
•    Resource load and level project schedules and establish appropriate progress measurement, earned value and performance reporting utilizing schedule data. 
•    Perform Critical Path Methodology (CPM) and provide solutions for mitigating schedule risk as it relates to the successful completion of each projects business objective.
•    Coordinate or facilitate Interactive Planning Sessions (IPS) on the larger, more complex projects within the portfolio
•    Perform risk analysis of project schedules utilizing Acumen Fuse, or the like. 
•    Provide external assurance to project teams and clearly identify gaps between scope, execution plans and schedule drivers. 
•    Lead benchmarking studies to compare project schedules to internal and external metrics, including the interpretation of results. 
•    Participate in the network of planning and scheduling contacts across the site to build rapport and ensure projects success.
•    Implement processes that encourage early recognition and assessment of risks and opportunities that could affect project results.
•    Continuously inventory and assess the collection of Project Controls scheduling knowledge area’s procedures, guidelines, templates, forms and tools. Periodically improve the collection through elimination, enhancement and creation of components.
•    Mentor and coach Co-ops, Interns as well as up-and-coming project staff.
•    Monitor, review, assess, and occasionally audit large projects for compliance with prescribed standards, conformance with industry norms and alignment with local refinery business objectives.
•    Deliver meaningful and timely status updates for key large projects to management.


Minimum (Required) Qualifications:
•    Completed bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an accredited institution, preferably in Engineering, Construction Management, Finance, or Accounting; OR relevant industry experience (with high school diploma or GED from an accredited institution)
•    Must be authorized to work in the US on a full-time indefinite basis without the need for employment visa sponsorship now or in the future.
•    A valid driver's license is required.


Preferred Qualifications:
•    Experience with the following: 1) Oracle Primavera Enterprise (P6) 2) a commercially available application for assessing schedule risk on Primavera based schedules (e.g. Acumen Fuse) and 3) NetPoint. 
•    Certification in Project Management in Primavera P6. 
•    Advanced skills using Microsoft Excel, Access and Word.


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 10%


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: Galveston
Nearest Secondary Market: Houston

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