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Warehouse Foreman
at Marathon Petroleum Corporation
Kenai, AK

Warehouse Foreman
at Marathon Petroleum Corporation
Kenai, AK

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Location Name: Kenai, AK 
Job/Requisition ID: 59509 
Location Address: 48237 Kenai Spur Highway, Kenai, AK, United States (US), 99611
Education Level: Bachelor's Desired 
Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 Years) 
Employee Group: Regular - Full Time
Employee Subgroup: Salaried Exempt


Marathon Petroleum Company LP has an opportunity for a Warehouse Foreman position at its Kenai Refinery.  The routine warehouse operation is in the Supply Chain Organization and reports to the Supply Chain Manager.   
The Warehouse Foreman is responsible for coordinating warehouse activities in support of the Company’s refinery.  This position has approximately (2) direct reports that support a warehousing network that operates 24/7. The position supervises the activities of an hourly workforce consisting of represented Warehouse Technicians and Contractors.  The normal weekly work hours for the warehouse operation is 5 days per week and ten hour per day (Monday through Friday).
•    Supervise Warehouse Technicians ensuring that the expected standards of job performance and safety are met.
•    Maintain high Health, Environment, Safety & Security (HES&S) standards; lead and participate in activities supporting HES&S commitments. Ensure that employees/vendors adhere to safe practices and follow requirements in the storage and transportation of materials. Ensure team’s personal safety is a priority.
•    Provide oversight on warehouse daily operations including the management of goods receipts, goods issues, picklists, cycle counting, stock put away, logistics, catalyst, and quality control/assurance.
•    Provide coaching to employees and participate in the performance management process.
•    Ensure compliance with Company policies, procedures, guidelines and requirements related to warehousing. 
•    Establish warehouse strategies and organizational goals; develop/track key performance indicators (KPI); utilize root cause analysis to improve performance. Develop short- and long-term plans to increase the efficiency and optimization of warehousing functions; engage workforce in pursuing continuous improvement efforts; strive to achieve best in class status.
•    Ensure cycle count goals are met and 100% complete by year end.
•    Monitor workloads and shift work assignments as needed to ensure the success of the group.  
•    Provide support to auditors (Finance, HES&S, etc.); develop responses to address any deficiencies.
•    Develop/oversee training programs for new employees. Ensure employees/contractors maintain required training and certifications.
•    Support internal Business Partners (Maintenance, Operations, Engineering, etc.). Collaborate and effectively communicate with them to create robust, sustainable relationships. Be proactive and understand organizational needs and plan/align material management strategies to business partner goals.
•    Optimize and maintain facilities (warehouses, laydown yards, chemical/catalyst storage, turnaround (TAR), temporary storage areas, offsite storage sites); ensure stationary and mobile equipment are maintained and replaced as necessary.
•    Coordinate with Manager in developing warehouse budget; maintain financial discipline to meet the budget.
•    Monitor computer-based training status of team members and ensure that they remain 100% compliant with required completion dates.
•    Identify and report any Supply Chain Synergies and Cost Savings (Benefits Capture) in support of departmental goals.
Education & Experience
•    BS degree from an accredited University focused in Supply Chain Management preferred.
•    Experience Preferred: 4- 10 years’ experience working in warehouse operations in the Petrochemical industry

Computer Proficiencies: Must be proficient in use of SAP, also MS Office products


About Marathon Petroleum Corporation


Marathon Petroleum Corporation is a leading, integrated, downstream energy company headquartered in Findlay, Ohio. The company operates the nation’s largest refining system with more than 3 million barrels per day of crude oil capacity across 16 refineries. Marathon Petroleum's marketing system includes branded locations across the United States, including Marathon branded outlets. Speedway LLC, a Marathon Petroleum subsidiary, owns and operates retail convenience stores across the United States. MPC also owns the general partner and majority limited partner interest in MPLX LP, a midstream company which owns and operates gathering, processing, and fractionation assets, as well as crude oil and light product transportation and logistics infrastructure.

Travel Expected: Up to 10%


Marathon Petroleum Company LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition or AIDS/HIV status, ancestry, national origin, genetic information, military, veteran status, marital status, citizenship  or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, click here.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process at Marathon Petroleum LP, please contact our Human Resources Department at talentacquisition@marathonpetroleum.com. Please specify the reasonable accommodation you are requesting, along with the job posting number in which you may be interested. A Human Resources representative will review your request and contact you to discuss a reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Veteran / Disability

Marathon Petroleum Company LP participates in the E-Verify program in some states in which it operates (including AL, AZ, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN, and UT). For more information before proceeding, please see details in English or Spanish. Right to Work Statement English or Spanish.

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