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Location Name: Various, Various 
Job/Requisition ID: 61987 
Location Address: Various, Various, Various, United States (US), Various
Education Level: Bachelor's Desired 
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt



The Refining Turnaround Group (RTG) Team Lead will report directly to the RTG Manager. This position will lead a matrix organization of RTG personnel working closely with the 14 refinery TAR teams. The RTG Team provides overall turnaround planning, budgeting, estimating, scheduling, and execution guidance. The RTG Team Lead will also be responsible for leading TAR assessments for upcoming events to determine overall readiness. This position requires strong technical expertise as well as leadership, interpersonal, communication, mentoring, and organizational skills. 


Geographic flexibility is required, allowing this position to be performed out of any Marathon Refining location, except for those in California or Alaska


Up to 75% travel is required but may fluctuate at times to effectively fulfill the responsibilities of the position.

Essential Functions

•    Supervises an RTG Corporate TAR Team that helps manage and optimize the refinery wide 10-year TAR schedule.
•    Ensures the MPC’s TAR Standard/Best Practice is followed and implemented to the fullest when planning, scheduling, and executing refinery TARs.
•    Provides mentorship to the site TAR teams.
•    Enforces the Plan of the Plan (POP) development and holds refinery TAR teams accountable to meeting required due dates.
•    Ensures detailed worklists for scheduled TARs are developed and frozen prior to worklist freeze dates.
•    Leads internal assessments at the refinery locations to determine overall TAR readiness for upcoming TARs.
•    Issues recommendations to improve overall preparation efforts and readiness for upcoming TARs.
•    Assists in the overall development of TAR contracting strategies at responsible refineries.
•    Oversees the planning process and monitors progress to ensure planning deadlines are met. Ensures critical path scope is optimized and executed in the most efficient manner.
•    Assists with the development of the TAR event budgets for TAR, MM, ER, and CAP expense classes and performs final review prior to corporate budget submittal.
•    Reviews refinery check and control estimates for TARs.
•    Assists with contractor job order optimization and labor/equipment rate reviews. Helps develop corporate rates and volume-based discounts when applicable. 
•    Ensures lessons learned are implemented at refinery locations to continue improving overall TAR performance. 

Minimum (Required) Qualifications

•    High School Diploma/GED from an accredited institution (Completed bachelor's degree in Engineering/Construction Management is strongly preferred).
•    Minimum of 3 years of Refining or Petrochemical industry experience.
•    Must be authorized to work in the US without the need for employment visa sponsorship now or in the future.
•    A valid driver’s license is required.


Preferred Qualifications

•    Completed bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management from an accredited institution.
•    8-10 years of turnaround/construction planning and execution &/or engineering/reliability experience.
•    Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access.
•    Experience with Primavera (P6).


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 75%


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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