Refinery Scheduler

Essar Oil
Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
£Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
17 Sep 2019
15 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Refinery Scheduler 

Ellesmere Port

Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

About the Company

Essar Oil UK is a leading UK-focussed downstream energy company whose main asset is the Stanlow Manufacturing Complex, one of the most advanced refineries in Europe and situated close to the major cities of Liverpool and Manchester.  Stanlow is a key strategic national asset, annually producing over 16% of the UK’s road transport fuels, while playing an important part in Britain’s petrochemical industry by providing key feedstocks.   

The business is a major supplier in the North West and beyond with customers including most of the major retail brands operated by international oil companies and supermarkets, Manchester Airport, leading commercial airlines and the region’s trains and buses.

The business covers crude and product trading, refinery operations, HSE implementation, maintenance support and technological services, together with marketing and retail activities.  Our commitment to maintaining safe and healthy working conditions and following the best operating practices to protect the environment underpins everything we do.  

We employ over 900 highly trained and loyal staff, who are at the heart of everything we do.  The company has an embedded safety culture, technically challenging work across the different parts of the business and some of the best training available in the energy industry.


The Role

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Refinery Scheduler.

The role has the primary responsibility to develop & execute refinery schedules in line with the optimised EPS monthly plan and scheduled operations within refinery operating windows. Whilst at the same time maintaining focus on stocks targets and Product Quality (PQ) Assurance.

As a Refinery Scheduler you will be implementing in-month refinery and products optimisation activities with supply teams. The role’s work scope may vary according to the assigned area of scheduling responsibilities namely Process Units, feedstocks, Products and Logistics.

About You

Our ideal candidate should have relevant experience in refinery technology, oil movements or supply, distribution & commercial marketing. 

You must have highly developed numerical and technical aptitude. Specific knowledge of Spiral Schedule, Spiral Assay and ProcessBook, would be an advantage however this is not essential. In addition you will have the ability to make decisions based on fluctuating information and the capability to work under pressure.

The successful candidate will have strong influencing, communication, negotiation and team working skills, including an ability to deal cross-functionally and with senior stakeholders of the business.