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Phillips 66 Contract Specialist- Ferndale Refinery in Ferndale, Washington

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The Contract Specialist is responsible for the development and fulfilment of Procurement Contract requirements for assigned Phillips 66 Ferndale Refinery. The role will execute the sourcing and contracting of goods and services required for the business. This also includes the execution, operationalization, and life-cycle management of sourcing and contracting strategies while ensuring alignment with applicable Category Management strategies.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Contributing to Procurement objectives by executing the Procurement strategy.

  • Supporting and contributing to Procurement goals by providing the expertise necessary for development, maintenance, and continuous improvement of leading contracting processes and standards.

  • Interfacing with Category Management to drive alignment on category and contracting strategies and contracting requirements.

  • Developing strong results-based networks with key business leaders at Phillips 66 to facilitate sharing information, best practices and lessons learned.

  • Compiling with relevant policies and standards and minimizes risk and cost exposure.

  • Responsible for the safety/health of yourself and those working with you, promoting the health and safety of others, and performing quality work in a safe and environmentally conscientious manner.

  • Executing all components of the contracting processes (contract strategy development, negotiations, T&Cs, implementation, maintenance and monitoring, etc.).

  • Developing sound, fit for purpose contracts of the highest standard, and to the schedule requirements of the business.

  • Compiling with Procurement Policy, Internal Control Standards, and Contracting Processes and Standards

  • Striving to achieve all aspects of contracts excellence: planning, solicitation, development, negotiation, execution and operationalization.

  • As directed, providing sourcing process execution in support of Phillips 66 Category Management initiatives

  • Implementing new contracts, uploads contracts into the Phillips 66 Ariba system and ensures effective hand over to and understanding of contract terms by business stakeholders.

  • Using knowledge of gCMS to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of contracting management processes.

  • Supporting the use of Company systems (Ariba, SAP, ECM, CCM, ERC, ePayables).

  • Advising and participating with Category Management and Strategic Sourcing teams during commercial negotiations.

  • Driving formal RFx (requests for information, proposals or quotes). Performing pre-bid and pre-award meetings. Analyzing suitability of bids dependent on time constraints, cost, safety and quality assurance. Preparing bid evaluations and seeks appropriate approvals of awards.

  • Developing and incorporating advanced contracting strategies as appropriate (Lotting, T&M, Cost Plus Fixed Fee, Lump sum, Unit Based, etc.).

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 3 or more years of relevant experience


  • Master’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, or relevant discipline

  • Knowledge or firsthand experience with refinery, chemical plant or midstream work processes

  • 5 or more years of sourcing and contracting experience

The Ferndale Refinery is located on Puget Sound in Ferndale, Washington, approximately 20 miles south of the U.S.-Canada border. Facilities include crude distillation, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation and hydrodesulfurization units. It processes a variety crude oils, including Alaskan North Slope, Canadian and other foreign and U.S. shale crudes, primarily delivered via marine vessel and pipeline. Within the refinery is a rail car crude oil receiving facility with a capacity of 30,000 BPD. This offloading facility, owned by Phillips 66 Partners, makes the receipt of additional crude by rail car possible. The refinery produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. Other products include residual fuel oil, which is supplied to the northwest marine bunker fuel market. Most refined products are distributed to customers by pipeline and barge to major markets in the northwestern United States.

Company Overview

Phillips 66 is a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company. With a portfolio of Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties businesses, the company processes, transports, stores and markets fuels and products globally. Phillips 66 Partners, the company's master limited partnership, is integral to the portfolio. Headquartered in Houston, the company has 14,200 employees committed to safety and operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $56 billion of assets as of Sept. 30, 2018. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @Phillips66Co.

To be considered

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of November 22, 2019 .

Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID: 51815

Location: Washington - Ferndale

Job Field: Procurement

Division : Procurement

Technical Req : No