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Marine Container Team (MCT) Global Improve Advisor

Location:  Houston, TX, US
Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary

 

The position acts as the focal point within the global Marine Container Team for all improve initiatives, both with internal as well as external partners.  Primary focus is on improvements that structurally solve repeated operational issues, without capital investment/new technology. The role includes coordination of MCT impact of upcoming growth and agility needed to cope with changes.  The role requires a strong process orientation to identify, scope and implement projects to drive towards operational excellence and efficiency in containerized shipping.

  • Improve container operations towards operational excellence and maximum efficiency
  • Develop structural sustainable operations in view of MCT growth
  • Coordinate MCT improve identification, scoping and implementation, based on MCT vision
  • Network with SC Strategy & Optimization group to ensure alignment and synergy on improve projects

 

Position is located in Houston, TX.

 

Job Requirements

 

  • Willing to travel internationally
  • Improve container operations towards operational excellence and maximum efficiency
    • Drive structural solutions to repeated operational issues
    • Spearhead the identification and implementation of best practices in MCT operations, both internally with Customer Service / Sales, as well with the freight forwarders 
    • Periodically review MCT-related customer feedback requests for trends and coordinate response plans with MCT operations teams and external service providers.
    • Manage MCT KPI data collection and develop review packages. Coordinate KPI gap closure activities with regional MCT operations teams.
    • Refine MCT KPIs and third party stewardship metrics to drive MCT operations to optimal service levels, maximum efficiency and cost performance.
    • Develop deep understanding of end-to-end container management processes and act as internal MCT operational excellence leader and subject matter expert.
  • Develop structural sustainable operations in view of MCT growth
    • Develop sustainable processes to handle marine container, in line with business requirements
    • Develop communication with key stakeholders to ensure timely communication and agile response to changes
  • Coordinate MCT improve identification, scoping and implementation, based on MCT vision
    • Scope MCT improvements on processes, operations and IT infrastructure to progress prioritized opportunities (pipeline management approach)
    • Coordinate the implementation and management of change associated with improvement projects.
    • Report on project credits through all improve initiatives throughout the MCT organization.
    • Evaluate improve project implementations and conduct lessons learned to be incorporated in future projects.
       

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

 

  • Strong process-orientation – can scope structural improvements from a data set; can develop or lead development of structural solutions; understands operational excellence concept
  • Strong coordination and management of change skills – improvement projects require disciplined implementation with often interdependent teams or organizations
  • Strong influencing skills – needs to develop productive internal and external network
  • Previous marine container experience/affinity is preferred, but not required

 

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


Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Engineer, Engineering

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