AP Marine Container Advisor (Carrier Focus)


Singapore, 01, SG

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 role you will play in our team.


ExxonMobil in Singapore


ExxonMobil is one of Singapore’s largest foreign manufacturing investors with over S$25 billion in fixed asset investments.


We have manufacturing facilities that include an integrated world-scale refining and petrochemical complex in Jurong and Jurong Island, a network of service stations under the Esso brand, operate a lubricant plant and are a supplier of cylinder cooking gas. ExxonMobil provides customers and commercial markets in the region with ground transportation, industrial, aviation and marine fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and liquefied natural gas (LNG).


As Singapore serves as the AP hub for some of our businesses, we employ about 3,500 people across positions in operations, projects, commercial, corporate support functions and others.


ExxonMobil also contributes to community programs in Singapore that support the arts, education, health and the environment.


For more information, visit www.exxonmobil.com.sg or follow us on Instagram @exxonmobil_sg


What you will do 


The advisor helps manage relationships with marine carriers and the company’s strategic transportation logistics footprint across Asia Pacific. As a member of this team, you will be part of ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd (EMAPPL) Supply Chain and contribute to a growing chemical business. 


This role is the lead operational interface with marine carriers ensuring reliable containerized ocean transportation of goods through supplier relationship management, demand forecasting alignment, volume allocation optimization, and stewardship of performance KPI’s. In addition to operational execution the advisor will drive continuous improvement through cross-functional and cross-regional collaborations, internally and externally, to support operations.

Business Value Creation 


  • Design container shipping network plan, execute tender strategies, advise organization to capture market opportunities through collaborating and influencing without authority across manufacturing, procurement, logistics & distribution, product management, sales, customer services and S&OP to achieve results, leveraging the full strength and capabilities of ExxonMobil. 
  • Execute effective collaboration strategies with key external parties (shipping lines and freight forwarders) to ensure seamless operations to maximize current business value and sustain future integrated value


Performance Management 


  • Plan and implement a comprehensive performance management plan across all shipping lines that align with business objectives and growth.
  • Be the focal person responsible for monitoring and stewarding performance to ensure KPI targets set are met and take the relevant actions when performance falls short
  • Review structural processes with internal and external stakeholders to understand why performance is lagging or leading.


Exception Management 


  • Manage unexpected disruptions, working with quick response team to drive business continuity balancing between cost and speed 


Continuous Improvement 


  • Analyze data, perform root cause investigations, and frame trade-offs prevent recurrence. 
  • Learn and share best practices and actively contributes to continuous process improvement activities; deliver results through problem solving and process improvement initiatives


About you


Skills and Qualifications


  • B.S. degree preferably in container shipping related and/or supply chain management
  • 6-8 years of experience in container shipping commercial or operations functions, in global or regional headquarter setup, with focus in Asia Pacific business
  • Familiar with containerized shipping operations in AP including but not limited to: terminal handling, container transportation, intermodal, carrier management, regional regulations, import/export operations, tariffs, shipping rates
  • Demonstrated ability to assess complex situations and discovers underlying causes and patterns of problems that are not obvious to others
  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate the impact of container shipping environment on internal processes and business decisions
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions in high-pressure and time sensitive situations
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate options, costs and benefits when recommending or making risk based decisions across organizations
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively ocean carrier to drive operational results and KPI improvement, willing to challenge processes, systems, and stewardship metrics that do not drive optimum long-term business results.
  • IT Skills: Excel, PowerBi, PowerPoint


Your benefits


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last and we provide job rotations throughout your career with us. 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.


Currently our employees benefits include: Long Term Savings Allowance, dental reimbursement, annual health checkups and Home Ownership Assistance Plan amongst others and these are updated from time to time.



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It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunity in conformance with all applicable laws and regulations to individuals who are qualified to perform job requirements. The Company administers its personnel policies, programs, and practices in a non-discriminatory manner in all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, work assignment, promotion, transfer, termination, wage and salary administration, and selection for training.


Please be informed that only shortlisted candidates will be notified, and you can find out more about our hiring process here.

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