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Rail Scheduler

Job Summary


POSITION SUMMARY:
The primary purpose of the Rail Scheduler is to be responsible for various scheduling tasks associated with trucks & rail to ensure timely volume delivery to customers.
The role is primarily responsible to work as a liaison between the Operations field office and the NGL Marketing personnel to plan, place, and coordinate schedule from the MarkWest Liberty production facilities within proper DOT rules & regulations. The Scheduler will be held responsible for coordinating production and operational changes at the Liberty facility with the corporate NGL Marketing scheduling plan. The role will include working closely with company personal, including plant operators, loaders, quality testers, marketers, and other schedulers. In addition, the Rail Scheduler will interact with third-party contacts to facilitate efficient product movement.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Works closely with MarkWest Marketing, Operations, customers and terminals, and is responsible for coordination of shipments for NGL products to support physical commodity movement.
Responsible for issues with respect to transportation costs, including oversight of demurrage, holds, wait time, and dead head charges
This position will be the primary company representative that will interact with various Liberty Field Operation personnel and corporate NGL Marketing employees
Develop subject matter expertise on all logistics based scheduling systems and plans.
Works closely with existing customers and MarkWest Marketing and Planning in monitoring sales compliance and timing
This includes monitoring daily truck loading vs. contract limitations
Works closely with NGL Marketing department to ensure adherence to internal controls as defined by the Risk Management Policy
Works closely with NGL marketing representatives to gain knowledge of marketing deals and commodity movements to facilitate accuracy of processing commodity movements in the various systems
The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the position identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent to this position.
SUPERVISORY DUTIES:
Contractors and other associated service providers as required.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
High School diploma or GED is required
Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is preferred.
Must hold a valid Driver License and have an excellent driving record
Must be able to pass a DOT physical, drug test and background check
Must be willing to work 12 hour shifts including nights, weekends and holidays Must be willing to work unusual/extended hours as necessary during seasonal peaks and/or during accounting close to ensure customer service and MarkWest operational support
Applicants must be professional, have a positive attitude and be a team player
Individual must have ability to handle heavy workloads and potentially stressful environments and be decisive
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
Intermediate computer skills to include knowledge of Excel, MS Word. Analytical skills using spreadsheets and /or database software such as MS Access are desired
Physical Demands:
This position requires sitting throughout most of the day. It will involve some lifting and filing.
On occasion there will be outside office assignments that can involve walking around construction sites, industrial locations, field and/or wooded areas.
Working Environment:
Generally working in an office environment, however, May require visiting and walking around some construction and industrial sites, farm properties, driving on rural roads, and other field locations, to acquire familiarity with facilities, properties and settings.
Materials and Equipment Used:
The materials and equipment used on a regular basis will be a personal computer, phone, fax, copier and map printer/plotter.



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