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Supply Network Planner

Date: Nov 9, 2018

Location: Belle Chasse, LA Louisiana, US

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Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.


Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Supply Network Planner located in Belle Chasse (Greater New Orleans), LA Louisiana /United States through November 23, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).


Requsition ID#395048




Chevron Oronite Company LLC is a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, one of the largest energy companies in the world. Chevron Oronite manufactures over 250 different finished additive products in nine facilities around the world, and delivers them to bulk terminals worldwide. Our mission is to empower employees to provide value-added petroleum additive products and business solutions to fuel and lubricant marketers and OEMs worldwide. Chevron Oronite consists of more than 2,000 global team members who are part of one of the world's leading developers, manufacturers and marketers of petroleum additives for lubricant base stocks and fuels. 


This position is a critical role in the North Americas Supply Planning function of Oronite. The Planner is responsible for developing entire mid-term (20 months) plan for the assigned area of responsibility. The Planner works closely with other functions such as Operations, Technical, Supply Chain peers, Global Supply Chain, Procurement, and other Oronite regions’ Planners to ensure that the plan is executed. The Planner is also responsible to manage issues or constraints that develops in executing the plan or when demand changes. The Planner would be primarily be using Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) tool and will also be heavily using other tools such as Excel for data analytics.


Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:


  • Develop efficient and cost-effective mid-term (20 months) supply plan, taking into account demand forecast, production/tankage capacity, and shutdowns.  The deliverables of the supply plan would be manufacturing/production plan, stock transfer plan between manufacturing sites, and raw material purchase plan using Advanced Planning and Optimization (APO) tool.
  • Work with various functions including Sales, Operations, Technical, Procurement, QA, and Supply Chain peers to ensure that mid-term supply plan is executed.
  • Develop and support sales, inventory, logistics and production strategies working with Sales, Procurement, Operations, Logistics and Tolling team
  • Participate in the Supply Network Planning process.
  • Update various reports including planning, BCP, metrics etc.
  • Conduct look backs on deviations between actuals vs. plan and rallies support to close the gap in future.
  • Develop sourcing strategies to ensure enterprise value using appropriate tools.
  • Work closely with the global supply chain and other regions to implement the tactical supply plan.
  • Respond to issues from current month that could impact mid-term to ensure supply reliability and minimize impact to customers.
  • Manage transitions of products to ensure inventory is managed well. Support the activities of the Global Oronite Organization regarding component change management, product transitions, formulation changes, and new customers/components/products.




  • Minimum of 3+ years of Supply Chain, APO (Advanced Planning and Optimization), VCO (Value Chain Optimization), Refinery Oils Planning, Engineering or Finance experience in refining or chemicals manufacturing
  • Experience working in a dynamic and high performance cross functional teams
  • Good understanding of basic finance (i.e. fixed and variable costs, inventory costs)
  • Proficient with MS Excel
  • Demonstrated success using various analytical tools to develop simple, cost effective and robust solution for issues that involves complex data analysis
  • Effective communication skills that suits the target audience


Preferred Requirements:


  • Supply Chain mid-term planning experience in chemicals/petrochemicals manufacturing including
    • Production and raw materials planning
    • Inventory management
    • Stock transfer planning
    • Transition management
    • Asset utilization management
  • SAP and APO experience working independently
  • Logistics knowledge especially around rail cars, trucks, and ISO containers


Relocation Options:

Relocation will be considered within Chevron parameters.

International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered.


Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.


Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:
Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.
Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans

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