Commercial/Business Development
2110000960 Requisition #


The Sr. Specialist – Scheduler position plays a pivotal role as a member of our team that is responsible for pipeline, barge, and/or truck movements that supply billions of gallons of fuel to Sunoco’s vast terminal footprint.

This position will be responsible for managing a network of pipelines and terminals and assures forecasts are maintained and product resupply schedules are adjusted to meet demand. The role requires a high degree of analytical ability, with a self-driven and collaborative attitude, as the candidate will work closely with Sunoco’s Trading team, Sales and Operations, and Third-Party Suppliers. The objective of this role is to deliver well-developed plans and contingency strategies while leveraging industry knowledge and market conditions to ensure our refined products network is supplied in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Effectively manages and assists others with, the overall supply chain for refined and/or renewable products
  • Seamlessly resolves product supply issues as a result of planned or unplanned events
  • Leads develop on solutions to complex problems
  • Inventory management in the process of scheduling, and oversees end of year inventory targets for the team
  • Ensures solutions are consistent with organization’s objectives
  • Interfaces with industry counterparts and 3rd party carriers to negotiate and coordinate deliveries of required inventory
  • Authorizes the transfer of products with 3rd parties
  • Collaborates with trading to ensure adequate purchases/sales of product to meet supply needs
  • Evaluates alternative logistics modes or routes for bulk movements for more efficient supply chain
  • Optimizes the product supply chain to reduce logistics costs
  • Ensures that all scheduling processes take place in a correct and timely manner
  • Responsible for analyzing the demand and supply balance
  • Monitors and provides analyses of finished product inventory

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in logistics/business or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work and negotiate in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and be on call 24/7
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills (both written and verbal), computer skills, and analytical skills
  • Thrives in cross-functional team environment
  • Strong troubleshooting, problem solving, and decision making skills
  • Pipeline/Barge scheduling experience

Desired/Preferred Skills:

  • Exposure to one or more energy markets (crude oil and/or petroleum products)
  • Understanding of the interaction and significance of the various aspects/elements of the refined products trading/marketing supply chain is desirable
  • Ability to apply a well-developed understanding of business strategies and logistics operations to achieve the business and team objectives
  • Understanding of RightAngle and/or Transport 4 systems


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