Global Logistics Projects Advisor

Exxon Mobil

 

About us

 

At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.

 

The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 

 

We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.

About Houston

 

ExxonMobil’s state-of-the-art campus north of Houston serves as home to its Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses and their associated service groups. The facility opened in 2014 and accommodates more than 10,000 employees and visitors.

 

By bringing many global functional groups together, the campus provides employees with the tools and capabilities needed today, and in the future, to achieve business objectives and accelerate the discovery of new resources, technologies and products. It was designed to foster improved collaboration, creativity and innovation and enhance the company’s ability to attract, develop and retain the top talent in the industry.

 

The campus is located in Spring, Texas, on 385 wooded acres immediately to the west of Interstate Highway 45 (I-45), at the intersection of I-45 and the Hardy Toll Road, approximately 25 miles from the cultural vibrancy of downtown Houston.

 

The campus was constructed to the highest standards of energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. Its design incorporates extensive research into best practices in building and workplace design through extensive benchmarking of the world’s top academic, research, and corporate facilities.

 

Learn more about what we do in Houston here. 
 

What role you will play in our team

 

The Global Logistics organization is primarily accountable for logistics strategy, business processes and associated technology enablement recommendations, and logistics capability development and deployment. It is organized by transportation mode / clusters and also includes the global trade compliance group. It drives value through modal scale and integration across the corporation and value chains. The teams under Global Logistics include Global Marine (bulk liquids), Rail, Packaged (truck, warehouse, and marine container), Pipeline & Terminal, Infield (upstream assets and global projects), Trade Compliance and Strategy (governance, read-across). Key interfaces include logistics execution teams, commercial partners (internal & external), business ventures & projects, network and supply chain enablement. 

 

The Global Logistics Projects Advisor will work directly on complex studies and initiatives that are primarily cross-modal in nature and / or in support of growth business ventures & projects. 

 

In addition, this position will also be required to support the development and deployment of best practices, methods and tools that drive effective and efficient strategy development across logistics teams and with key partners – driving towards excellence in logistics capability development and deployment. This includes support across the full cycle of situational assessment, strategy development and evaluation, stakeholder alignment, execution, value delivery and reappraisal. 

 

Primary interfaces will be logistics modal teams (coverage and value leads, strategy advisors and process managers/advisors), business ventures & projects, network (study analytics and enhancements), internal commercial Partners (e.g. Procurement, Global Trading, etc.) and suppliers.

 

The position will be based in Houston and may require occasional business travel for global initiative support (potential for developing countries, new operating areas, and established areas). 
 

What you will do

 

  • Conduct and support complex logistics studies for both ongoing and upcoming business requirements; apply prior experience across various modes, markets and archetypes
  • Provide recommendations for optimizing logistics operating models (e.g. End-to-end product flows, domestic/export/import models, footprint/location recommendations, cost/value assessments, etc.)
  • Primary point of contact for Supply Chain Business Ventures and Projects requiring Logistics capability support
  • Identify cross-modal value opportunities; to be assessed and prioritized via the supply chain portfolio process
  • Support development of standard processes and tools to improve cycle time for strategy development and studies (i.e. from situation analysis to implementation) to maximize corporate value delivery
  • Drive focus in the areas of highest value delivery potential for logistics – commercial, supplier management, harmonized business processes / systems (for execution) and integrated performance management (KPIs, benchmarking).
  • Ensure adequate stakeholder engagement from interfaces/partners; drive speed and quality of decision making
  • Where required, engage 3rd party consultants to support studies, including adequate scope development and oversight
  • Display visible leadership as we progress the evolution of ExxonMobil Supply Chain and the Global Logistics organization
    • Champion the operating model across the organization; create compelling case for supply chain excellence
    • Identify and pursue value opportunities that leverage supply chain corporate scale and integration
    • Promote innovation and reward calculated risks from the supply chain teams that pursue corporate value opportunities
    • Actively mentor across Global Logistics teams and broader supply chain resources

About you

 

Skills and Qualifications

 

  • 15+ years of supply chain experience across a variety of disciplines (logistics, sales and operations planning, materials management, network design and analytics, etc.); ideally with some prior petrochemical industry exposure
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and drive business strategies for complex business requirements and capture / retain value
  • Prior experience with multi-modal (e.g. various truck types, warehouse, drayage, marine container, bulk marine, pipeline, terminal, intermodal, etc.) product movements for both domestic and export business models; international experience an asset
  • Possess strong industry relationships with global and regional suppliers; knowledge of competitor landscape an asset
  • Prior experience and demonstrated results in commercially-focused roles (e.g. procurement/acquisitions, business development, sales, etc.) is preferred. Able to demonstrate achieving lowest cost for the chosen service level
  • Strong organizational management skill required; although this role has no direct reports, it requires strong influencing and interpersonal skills and is part of the potential development path for supervisory roles; prior supervisory experience preferred
  • Team player with ability to organize and coordinate activities of others; identifying need for discipline expertise / input where required
  • Strong interpersonal skill; courage of conviction on key issues, managing tension, fostering decision making

 

Your benefits

 

An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance, and life. We offer you: 

 

  • Pension Plan: Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you. The basic benefit is a monthly annuity to be paid to you in retirement for the rest of your life. 
  • Savings Plan: You can contribute between 6% and 20% of your pay and are encouraged to enroll right away. If you contribute at least 6% to your savings plan, the Company will contribute a 7% match. 
  • Workplace Flexibility: We have several programs such as “Flex your Day”, providing ad-hoc flexibility around when and where you work, as well as longer-term programs such as leaves of absence and part-time work.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans. 
  • Culture of Health: Programs and resources to support your wellbeing. 
  • Employee Health Advisory Program: Provides confidential professional counseling for you and your family, including tools and resources promoting mental health and resiliency at no additional cost to you. 
  • Disability Plan: Income replacement for when you cannot work due to illness or injury occurring on or off the job. Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you.

 

More information on our Company’s benefits can be found at www.exxonmobilfamily.com. 

 

Please note benefits may be changed from time to time without notice, subject to applicable law.
 

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ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.

 

 

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