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Economics and Planning Engineer

Company: Calumet
Location: Great Falls
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Who are we?
At Calumet we deliver innovative specialty products trusted by companies across the globe. We are the foundation to everyday essential products that help millions of people live and thrive. We are headquartered in Indianapolis and have numerous production locations in the US. We are customer focused and utilize our values of collaboration and entrepreneurship to grow the business. We offer a dynamic, high-performance environment where team members can have real input and impact on our business. If you're ready to roll up your sleeves, treat the business as if it is your own and add value accordingly, come see why we're Calumet Proud!


The Economics and Planning Engineer will assist the Economics and Planning Group with forecasting models, analysis, and reporting of LP results. Conducts weekly planning meetings with each business team, develops monthly lost profit opportunity and lookback reports for the refinery, and works with the business teams on turnaround planning, major capital projects, and economic improvement items.


Maintains LP Model data collection for plant yields, thru-puts, capacities, feed/product qualities and specifications, sales pricing, sales volumes, pricing tiers, feed volumes, feed cost, and intercompany pricing and dispositions

Analysis and interpretation of the LP model results

Trend analysis for sales pricing, volumes, and unit thru-puts

Maintain pricing database; improve pricing availability for entry to LP models

Crude and other feedstock monitoring for pricing markers and basis

SAP data extraction and manipulation

Conducting weekly 30/60/90 planning meetings with plants

Lost Opportunity summary collection, lookbacks, and reporting

Conducts economic improvement evaluations and report out to business teams

Put together annual and 5-yr outlook charge and yield analysis to support budgets and capital projects

Working directly with purchasing and vendors to schedule crude into the plant

Coordinate with Crude/Feedstock team to deliver optimal quantities and optimal raw materials

Coordinate with Marketing to sell product volumes that maximize refinery economics

Ad-hoc duties to support the business


Bachelor's degree in Engineering or relevant field of study

5 years of experience in refining and 1+ years in planning preferred


Problem Solver with analytical, detail oriented, and organizational skills

Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills

Experience in LP modeling preferred

Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills to effectively work with individuals

Advanced proficiency in use of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Access Database, and Linear Programming Applications)

Keywords: Calumet, Great Falls , Economics and Planning Engineer, Engineering , Great Falls, Montana

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