Commercial Ops Team Lead CA

Commercial Ops Team Lead CA
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The Role

What's the role -

Trading & Supply (T&S) is at the heart of Shell's Downstream business.  T&S has the primary responsibility of managing and optimizing the physical supply chain. Our goal is to deliver the right product to the right place on time while maximizing the overall margin for Shell.

The T&S Supervisor is responsible for leading the eastern or western commercial operations team, who implement, schedule and execute product and bio-fuel movements.

The Supervisor coaches the Commercial Operators to ensure T&S commitments are optimized to drive maximum value through solid commercial acumen and logistics expertise.

The successful candidate will provide leadership beyond their primary responsibility by identifying and championing integrated margin opportunities across the Downstream.

Key accountabilities of the Supervisor, Trading & Supply Operations include:

  • Lead a team of 7-10 direct reports to effectively schedule and execute product and biofuels movements to meet demand, inventory and contractual obligations.
  • Coach Commercial Operators on developing and applying commercial acumen and ensuring they are seeking to add value by exercising commercial and logistical optionality to maximize Shell profitability.
  • Ensure operation activities related to moving products and bio-fuels meet HSSE, product quality, local regulatory and compliance requirements.
  • Maximize value by optimizing delivery costs and effective utilization of supply chain resources.
  • Act as focal point and key resource in handling local Emergency response, business continuity and incident reporting.
  • Deliver operational excellence by meeting primary transport operating budget, minimizing costs, stock outs and product quality incidents.  Achieve hydrocarbon management operational KPIs and monitor of business and financial controls.
  • Ensure all contractual obligations are carried out and comply with all necessary requirements.  Monitor execution to optimize timing and contract options to minimize risk and exposure while maximizing value capture.
  • Act as Contract Owner or Contract Holder for logistics contracts with massive means transporters, 3rd party depots and service providers (e.g. inspectors, surveyors); contribute to HSSE audits and assure contract compliance in operational matters.
  • The Eastern Supervisor acts as Canadian Marine Operations focal and while the Western Supervisor acts as the Rail Operations focal, overseeing the value delivery, communication and alignment of the business.
  • Contribute to development of massive means transport strategies, supply contracts and identifies operations improvement opportunities.
  • Motivate and develop the team members in achieving functional operational excellence including required HSSE and PQ management competencies.
  • Provide back-up coverage for T&S Coordinator and ensure appropriate back-up coverage is in place to smoothly manage operations.

What we need from you –

This is a team lead role within T&S Commercial Operations, Products.  The department has 28 members, is very operational and provides 24/7 support to our manufacturing and marketing partners. We are interested in candidates who can build on our business vision, are prepared to accept accountability and can achieve great results through teamwork.

  • Must have a legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • Bachelor or Master of Engineering/Science Engineering/ Business degree preferred
  • Minimum of ten 10 years related experience with a strong knowledge base and understanding of Downstream business.
  • Handle competing priorities, tight timelines and make decisions amidst ambiguity.
  • Understand key elements of supply chain and operations, scheduling and transportation and execution of contracts.
  • Proven commercial mindset and ability to identify integrated value.
  • Ability to build and lead an effective team.  Keen interest in coaching and developing others.
  • Effective interpersonal skills, strong communication and influencing abilities to build cross-organizational support and strong working relationships.
  • Manage and develop 3rd party relationships (e.g. partners and logistic providers) and represent Shell in industry.
  • Strong team player and leader with a proven drive to deliver performance expectations.
  • Fluency in both English and French would be asset.

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