Refinery Coordinator


Beaumont, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil


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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 Beaumont


With a population of more than 118,000, Beaumont ,Texas, is located in the Gulf Coast region of the United States, on the Neches River, about 85 miles east of Houston, the nation's fourth largest city. Beaumont has been a home to the oil industry from the days of the Spindletop oil boom until today, and along with nearby Port Arthur and Orange, is part of the Golden Triangle industrial area on the Texas Gulf Coast. Those who live and work in Beaumont will find a close-knit community with friendly people and opportunities to explore the area at its many restaurants and businesses, as well as numerous museums and nature parks.
Built along the banks of the Neches River in 1903, the original ExxonMobil Beaumont refining facilities have grown into an integrated petrochemical complex on 2,700 acres and have contributed to the economic and social landscape of southeast Texas. In fact, 1 in 7 jobs in Jefferson County are linked to ExxonMobil, making it an integral part of the community. With a workforce of more than 5,500, the Beaumont complex includes a refinery, chemical plant, polyethylene plant and lubricant blending and packaging plant. The complex is part of ExxonMobil’s current building and expansion plans for the U.S. Gulf Coast.
Not only does Beaumont produce Mobil 1, the world’s leading synthetic motor oil, it is the only manufacturer of Mobil Aviation Greases. Other products include fuels and chemical compounds used in a diverse range of products, including plastics, Nylon, shrink wrap and more.


Learn more about what we do in Beaumont here

What role will you play in our team


  • This role will be a technical resource for the Beaumont Refinery and responsible for supporting safe, reliable, and profitable operations. This position will be located in Beaumont, TX.
  • The coordinator uses engineering fundamentals to schedule refinery feedstocks and products, determine the most economic way to run refinery units, and interface with third parties and the ExxonMobil Supply organization. The coordinator provides day to day optimization support to the unit and works closely with the process engineers and extended business teams to ensure profitable operations
  • The ideal candidate for their role will use their experience to also support in a more senior capacity after onboarding and in future roles. These additional responsibilities may include assisting with economic support during the project development stage of large capital projects, planning large refinery outages, and leading initiatives to debottleneck refinery logistics. This also includes future mentorship of less experienced engineers and contribution towards their development.

What you will do


  • Comply with Safety / Health / Environmental policy
  • Maintain detailed runouts / volume balances to monitor inventory positions
  • Build forward looking runplans and projections to aid in scheduling refinery feedstocks / products
  • Coordinate marine and pipeline movements into and out of the refinery
  • Understand unit and general plant economic drivers to effectively implement daily optimization
  • Support advancement of the long term strategy of supported units
  • Plan logistics for unit turnarounds and outages
  • Develop economic cases for long term unit improvements/projects
  • Maintain working relationships with third party terminals / service providers
  • Mentor less experienced engineers / coordinators
  • Read and comprehend linear programming modeling results and translate into refinery signals

About you


  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering or other relevant engineering backgrounds 
  • Minimum 3 years relevant work experience. This includes experience in a manufacturing / operating plant environment, and/or supporting refining or petrochemical facilities.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities


  • Greater than 3 years work experience in a refining manufacturing environment
  • Experience in refining operations
  • Experience with feedstock or product scheduling
  • Experience with economic modeling or advanced scheduling software
  • Demonstrated capital project development experience or process engineering experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Able to demonstrate leadership, initiative, teamwork, interpersonal effectiveness and self confidence



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.



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

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