Voyage Optimizer


Guangzhou, GD, CN

Company:  ExxonMobil


About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


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.


What you will do


  • Serve as primary contact for resolution of Marine issues to create a seamless end-to-end supply chain experience for customers, providing timely response to queries, feedback and complaints 
  • Ensure compliance with ExxonMobil corporate policies, industry standards, and government regulations
  • Ensure flawless operations in scheduling & dispatch of vessels, meeting corporate marine safety requirements.
  • Provide marine coverage flexibility to avert production curtailment and customer stock-out
  • Manage the operations and scheduling activity of ExxonMobil cargoes and third party cargoes on behalf of ExxonMobil, take proactive steps for alternate coverage, as appropriate
  • Manage scheduling of vessels secured by ExxonMobil under existing or new contracts  (Term Charter, Spot Charter, Contract of Affreightment, Charter Order, MTA, etc.)
  • Work with third party vessel owner companies, ExxonMobil sites, refining optimizers, traders and commercial schedulers to effectively satisfy value chain requirements
  • Generate scheduling orders (Nominations) using trade signals from Traders and Refining Optimizers
  • Consolidate & coordinate vessel requirements from various affiliated business units in the AP region to develop coverage plan.
  • Optimize voyages, cargo sizes, co-loads, port rotations to maximize general interest benefits.
  • Ensure vessels (and load and discharge terminals) are properly vetted through internal vetting system prior to loading; act as liaison with SRM Vetting on equipment approvals and facilitate closure of gaps, if needed
  • Arrange and optimize supply and delivery of bunkers for time-chartered vessels
  • Primary contact for marine incident notification
  • Primary contact for the issuance of voyage instructions to Vessel Owners
  • Schedule KPI reviews with Vessel Owners to monitor contract performance
  • Maintain proper documentation for all voyage charter party fixtures
  • Maintain updated and accurate information in relevant voyage accounting systems to ensure freight and other voyage related charges are processed and paid in a timely manner
  • Work with the manufacturing sites/operations to support crude coverage, coordinate long-range planning and refinery turnarounds to ensure adequate equipment coverage and signal accuracy
  • Work closely with the Demurrage Claims organization to maximize value to ExxonMobil
  • Champion supply planning best practices and support continuous planning and scheduling in supply planning and collaboration processe


About you


  • A recent graduate with a good Honors Degree in Maritime Studies, International Trading, Engineering, Business or a related field from a recognized University
  • Relevant internships in Maritime industry, Supply Chain or a related field
  • An effective team player with strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able and willing to work after hours, outside of office hours to resolve operational matters. 
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail; process documentation
  • Problem-solver

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Equal opportunity employer


ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.




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