Phillips 66 Commercial Scheduler in Houston, Texas


Phillips 66 & YOU- Together we can fuel the future


The Commercial Scheduler will act as a liaison between Refining, Commercial, Marketing and Midstream to optimize assets while maximizing general interest value. The role will include crude and/or products scheduling activities for refineries, terminals, pipelines, marine vessels, trucks and rail cars.

Responsibilities may include :

  • Performing nominations and daily scheduling of supply, production, blendstocks, or Marketing demand requirements to meet commitments and avoid refinery or terminal containment events
  • Maintaining accurate forecasts of supply/demand and inventory positions
  • Working across functions including Trading to optimize inventories, identify market opportunities and balance profit with operational risk
  • Understanding and optimizing pipeline and terminal constraints inherent in the system
  • Managing product specification changes through distribution system to meet regulatory requirements
  • Developing nominations for waterborne movements and seeking vetting approval from Marine
  • Coordinating inspectors and ensuring specification and quantity measurement requirements are met and reconcile any sharing of costs between counterparties
  • Performing loss control oversight
  • Entering movements into the RightAngle, PINS, SIS and other 3rd party systems accurately and on-time as applicable
  • Coordinating internally with Position Keepers, Movement Capture, Inventory Accounting and F&PA Analysts to ensure accurate deal movement capture and financial reporting as timely as possible
  • Fostering strong working relationships with external counterparts that distinguish Phillips 66 as an industry leader in integrity, scheduling excellence, and professionalism
  • Providing vacation relief scheduling coverage as needed
  • Understanding and abiding by the rules/requirements of regulatory reporting
  • Understanding the basic principles of crude and product pricing to ensure movements are commercially acceptable


Basic/Required :

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Willing and able, with or without reasonable accommodation, to:
  • Work remotely via cellphone and/or laptop computer 24/7

  • Work extended and non-standard hours

Preferred :

  • 3 or more years of Commercial crude or refined products scheduling experience
  • Experience with Right Angle (STAR), Phillips Inspection Nomination System (PINS), and Ship Information System (SIS) applications
  • Good understanding of downstream operations and value drivers
  • Strong problem-solving, organizational, planning, influencing and negotiation skills
  • High ethics, personal drive and dedication to achieve team goals and to increase general interest value to the company and support internal and external customers
  • Ability to adapt to changing work environments and make continuous improvements
  • Ability to set, manage and meet multiple and competing priorities


At Phillips 66, while "what" we do may be very different from person to person, there's a "how" that connects all of us. It is how we work, how we collaborate and how we succeed together. It's this shared "how" that our competency framework describes in detail. We call it the Keys to Success because it can unlock the potential within us all.

Keys to Success

  • Prof: Adaptability—Demonstrate Adaptability And Learning
  • Prof: Building Collaborative Relationships—Build Partnerships
  • Prof: Communication—Communicate Professionally
  • Prof: Judgment—Exercise Professional Judgment
  • Prof: Results Orientation—Optimize Results

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 14,500 employees committed to safety and operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $52 billion of assets as of March 31, 2018. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @Phillips66Co at .

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 March 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: 49942

Department: Commercial

Location: United States - Texas - Houston

Job Field: Trading