10 days old

Planner/Scheduler - Portland

Kinder Morgan, Inc.
Portland, OR 97201
  • Job Code
    23210
Position Description

Primary Purpose:
Creates and maintains pumping and delivery schedules as well as pumping instructions. Monitors inventory control, coordinates line interruptions and responds to non-scheduled events. Oversees the overall operation of pipelines and facilities to ensure safe, effective, and sound practices are followed.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Creates monthly schedules for marine vessel, rail car and pipelines including crude and clean product activity for batches nominated by customers that include volumes, suppliers, consignees, and cycle numbers.
  • Creates, updates and issues pumping and delivery orders in Galahad for the Operations Coordinators which includes pumping and delivery volumes, suppliers and consignees, mode of delivery, switching instructions, transmix assignments, pump unit requirements, and any operational restrictions.
  • Maintain customer allocations and projections to insure product availability for the loading rack.
  • Ensures customers remove their transmix deliveries from terminal storage.
  • Publishes monthly and weekly schedules, reviews and adjust the schedule daily, and publishes and updates schedules every week for the next 10-14 day periods.
  • Coordinates with Products Accounting any prepayment required from certain customers before their batches are pumped. Updates customers of scheduling changes and coordinates internal notification.
  • Monitors inventory control of company-owned community storage and tanks leased or rented to customers. Performs daily balancing of all terminal inventory and assists inventory personnel as needed.
  • Coordinates with other departments to schedule time for required maintenance activities.
  • Establishes and maintains good working relationships with customer representatives.
  • Responsible for transitioning RVP and winter oxygenate seasons.
  • Assists terminal personnel in resolving problems with or issuing truck driver cards.
  • Job requires constant phone activity.

Position Requirements

Minimum requirements:
Education:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Bachelor's Degree in business, marketing, engineering or transportation is advantageous.

Experience / specific knowledge:
A Must be familiar with pipeline and terminal operations as well as product specifications, A minimum of three to five years pipeline/terminal operations or pipeline scheduling/inventory management is required. Strong analytical, interpersonal and communications skills (in English) are essential. Proven capability to establish and maintain good customer relationships required.

Must have knowledge of:

  • Pipeline operations and procedures.
  • Product pumping and delivery schedules, modes, and methods.
  • Pipeline hydraulics.
  • Product specifications.
  • Awareness of and ability to respond to inter-customer relationships and business requirements.
  • Must have good math skills in order to accurately and quickly adjust to changing conditions.
  • Physically perform the essential job functions.

Certifications, licenses, registrations:
If the employee is subject to license or certification requirements or training, as stipulated by local, state, or federal agencies or the Company, now or in the future, compliance is required under this job description.

Competencies, skills, and abilities:
  • Physically perform the essential job functions.
  • Independently plan and organize assigned work, inclusive of meeting all deadlines.
  • Identify, analyze and resolve a wide range of operational problems involving pipeline activities.
  • Remain calm during emergencies and formulate a course of action expeditiously.
  • Operate a personal computer at a functional level for word processing and spreadsheet functions helpful.
  • Must be a problem solver with the ability to find resolutions.
  • Self-starting individual who follows directions, adheres to a work schedule, and can focus on details.
  • Must be self-motivated and capable of working with minimal supervision.
  • Must be flexible and able to work effectively in a team environment, as well as independently.
    • Consistently maintain a professional and respectful demeanor/attitude with co-workers, clients and vendors.

Physical demands:
  • Lab Primarily an office working environment requiring sitting, carrying, and reaching.

Working conditions:
  • Requires extended periods of time at a terminal monitor.
  • Occasional excursions into an industrial outside work environment.
  • May provide back-up coverage to Operations Coordinators.
  • Will be on call 24 hours per day 7 days per week. Cellular phone access is mandatory.

Supervisory responsibility:
  • None

Preferred Experience, Skills and Knowledge:

  • Other responsibilities:
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.





Posted: 2021-09-11 Expires: 2021-10-10
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