Operations Volume Analyst - Houston, TX - Shell : Job Details

Operations Volume Analyst - Houston, TX


Job Location : Houston, TX, USA

Posted on : Wed, 06 Feb 2019 22:06:43 GMT

Job Description :

Job Description

The Operations Volume Analyst is responsible for financial recording and tracking of the physical movement of crude from the point of origin to its final destination. The team ensures that each movement is captured in our systems correctly and on time. Duties include resolving any volumetric discrepancies with counter-parties, managing losses, preventing profit leakage, and reporting/analysis on all aspects of any crude movement in our remit
  • Manage all lease purchase volumes in a designated region. Gather necessary data from external counter-parties (customers, trucking companies) and perform scrubbing and validations before pushing the data into payment system. Exercise judgment to ensure that volume is booked as the trader intends while preventing profit leakage.
  • Drive investigation into any product loss outside of tolerance and track loss issues to resolution. Prepare loss analysis for monthly presentation to traders and ops leadership.
  • Resolving volumetric discrepancies related to crude oil movements
  • Respond to ad hoc analysis requests from stakeholders (traders, external counter-parties, other operations teams).
  • Identifying root cause of problems and taking proper action to resolve them
  • Work closely with other teams to research and resolve any settlement issues and ensure that transportation invoices are accurate.
  • Maintain and enhance reports and tools used by the team. (VBA, QlikView, Salesforce)

Country of Work Location

United States

City, State (if applicable)

Houston, TX

Work Location

Houston - One Thousand Main

Company Description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals. As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business. Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.


  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum of 2 years related experience.
  • Advanced Excel skills are required.
  • Experience with analysis/reporting on large/complex data sets required.
  • Experience with VBA preferred.
  • Awareness of SQL and basic database concepts strongly preferred.
  • Understanding of analytics/reporting tools (e.g. QlikView, Tableau, Spotfire).
  • Must be able to work with their trader to understand the intent of deals and clarify where needed.
  • Must understand the business and demonstrate a base level of commercial acumen.
  • The work in this role is highly integrated with other teams and interfaces with external customers, so excellent communication and stakeholder management skills are required.

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