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ERI Business Coordinator



Flowood, MS, USA
Posted on Saturday, December 2, 2023

ERI Business Coordinator

  • Posted 01-Dec-2023 (EST)
  • Flowood, MS, USA
  • Full Time

We are a great company with great pay and great benefits. Ergon is a relationship-driven company that values each employee's willingness to learn and contribute to the team. We are family-owned with locations throughout the world, but we pride ourselves on maintaining a small company feel. Ergon Refining and Marketing in Flowood currently is recruiting for Ergon Refining, Inc. (ERI) Business Coordinator.

ERI Business Coordinator Qualifications:

  • BS in Chemical Engineering is preferred, with a minimum of five years of experience in Refining being required
  • Technical knowledge of refinery processes and operations
  • Ability to operate, manage, and maintain a linear program (LP)
  • Working knowledge of crude oil and fuels markets
  • Understanding of the regulatory environment related to refining and refined products
  • Proficient understanding of refinery economics and drivers
  • Basic understanding of accounting and financial statements
  • Effective communication and leadership skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Able to tackle complex, ambiguous problems and lead a team towards optimal resolutions

EWV Business Coordinator Responsibilities, include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for guiding the optimum economic operation of the refinery through coordination and prioritization of the following business activities:
    • Crude oil purchasing and inventory decisions
    • Feedstock purchasing decisions
    • Optimization of refinery operating mode and throughput
    • Determination of product mix and/or intermediate product sales
    • Pricing guidance to sales team based on refinery cracks/margins and operating costs
  • Development, evaluation, and support of new discretionary CapEx projects
  • Support the R&M Financial Manager in development of the refinery Profit & Loss Statement (P&L) and budget with the following major contributions:
    • Guidance on raw material and utility expense
    • Direction on refinery throughput and product mix
    • Development of expected overall margin
  • Support the refinery development of the monthly Supply Plan for the Executive Supply & Operations Planning (ESOP) process that sets the two-year planning basis
  • Participation in the monthly Planning Time Fence (PTF) meeting to ensure the refinery business interest, economics, and optimization are discussed and considered
  • Interface with the Ergon Refining Inc. Business Coordinator in a collaborative effort to maximize the benefit of Ergon Inc. equity capacity and production
  • Serve as the primary planning interface with Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions to maximize the Ergon Inc. benefit of equity asphalt production
  • Support existing (and new) third party business relationships related to refinery operation
  • Supports short- and long-term strategic planning for the refinery
  • Minimum required travel of 10%
  • Spend at least one week per month at Ergon Refining, Inc. in Vicksburg, MS
  • Active participation in American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufactures (AFPM) and other pertinent industry organizations

Ergon offers a competitive benefits package: 401(k) matching, Health, Life, Dental, Holidays, Vacation, Sick Leave, Tuition Assistance and Profit Sharing

We are an EEO/AAP employer.

Job Role: ERI Business Coordinator

Employment offer contingent upon pre-employment drug test, background check, and MVR.