Marine Technical Advisor-Anacortes, WA
Shell Oil Company - Anacortes, WA

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Shell Downstream encompasses all the activities necessary to transform crude oil into petroleum products and petrochemicals, and deliver them around the world. Our Downstream businesses refine, supply, trade and ship crude oil worldwide, and manufacture, transport and market fuels, lubricants, bitumen, LPG and bulk petrochemicals for domestic, transportation and industrial uses. Altogether, the organisation employs some 65,000 people in around 100 counties.

Shell Downstream encompasses all the activities necessary to transform crude oil into petroleum products and petrochemicals, and deliver them around the world. Our Downstream businesses refine, supply, trade and ship crude oil worldwide, and manufacture, transport and market fuels, lubricants, bitumen, LPG and bulk petrochemicals for domestic, transportation and industrial uses. Altogether, the organisation employs some 65,000 people in around 100 counties.

Shell Trading supports the Shell businesses by trading natural gas, electrical power, crude oil, refined products, chemical feedstocks and environmental products, and managing the Group's shipping activities. We sell crude oil to a wide range of customers within and outside the Shell group, and are active in most of the major crude oil markets. Our 50 years' experience in the natural gas industry makes us one of the world's most experienced marketers, with a supply portfolio that includes the largest equity share of liquefied natural gas (LNG) of any international oil company.

At Shell our commitment is to satisfy the world's need for energy with economically, socially and environmentally responsible solutions. We seek a high standard of performance, and understand that great ideas can change the world. If you want to work with a group of creative, ambitious and innovative professionals then you should consider Shell. We will provide you with the resources to put your ideas into action, worldwide opportunities to advance your career, and outstanding benefits and rewards that support your quality of life. Join us and let's make a real difference together.

Responsibilities :
The incumbent is expected to provide Maritime support and advice to STUSCO and SOPUS locations on the US West Coast. The mission is to add value to the waterfront activities at the various sites (West Coast distribution terminals and Manufacturing locations) Direct support is to be provided to SOPUS Product's supply/schedulers and STUSCO trading and chartering/scheduling staff.

Provide nautical expertise to enhance the management of all aspects of the ship/shore interface, including, commercial and risk management issues, incident avoidance/containment & response and involving third parties. To represent STUSCO interests in maritime issues with regulatory and port authorities and other external bodies. Although governance is a key element, the performance of the incumbent will also be partly judged on value added to the business. He or she will be part of a team of MTA's managed from Houston. There could be requests to support our colleagues in Canada with the above as applied to Shell Canada facilities on the West Coast. This position is to ensure that Shipping's customers (including SOPUS) and STUSCO charterer's/schedulers have in the field nautical expertise (available 24/7) to ensure safe, cost competitive and environmentally responsible marine shipping.

Ensure policy consistency and develop performance measurement and business improvement across the region particularly in respect of Risk Management: Ship/Shore Operations, Ship Vetting, Coasters and Barges Standards, Marine Incident Management and Terminal Audits. Commercial Performance: Measure and manage improvement in levels of vessel/terminal performance, levels of oil loss and demurrage as a result of local operations.

Business Assurance: Ensure that service level agreements are appropriate and ensure compliance with appropriate business controls and self-appraisal of business processes.- Provide consultancy service to managers of depots, terminals and refineries. - Support product supply to the regional downstream operations.

Deliver effective, fit for purpose maritime advice, support and problem solving.
Add value through cost reduction, loss and risk management. Operate safely within Industry, Company and National requirements. As directed, support the exercise of local oil spill response plans, and support the management of any ship/shore anti pollution interface. Build and develop understanding and competence levels of local staff. Conduct SIRE ship inspections and coastal/inland barge inspections. Support HSE advisers in the accurate mapping of HSE critical activities of shipping operations and the development of HSE MS for local shipping supply.

Requirements :
Must have legal authorization to work on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer Thorough knowledge of shipping operations and ship/shore interface management is required First Class Certificate of Competency with Petroleum / Gas Dangerous Cargo endorsement is required SIRE accreditation is preferred Senior Officer experience on tankers/ATB's and exposure to MSD OP Unit environment is preferred

Additional Attributes: Self-Motivated, mature professional with ability to work independently with minimal supervision Demonstrated ability to analyze and develop proposals and solutions to a wide range of technical and operational problems Ability to manage and integrate with others in different functions. Good communicator, both written and oral Excellent interpersonal skills (including teamwork) are essential for success in this position
The Shell Group offers an outstanding benefits package. No phone inquiries will be accepted.

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