ICC Systems Optimization Supervisor in Denver, CO at DCP Midstream

Date Posted: 6/13/2019

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Job Description

About DCP Midstream

A Forbes Top Midsize Employer and Fortune 500 natural gas company dedicated to meeting the energy and consumer needs of our society. With a focus on technology and innovation, DCP Midstream safely and reliably operates a strong and diversified portfolio of gathering, processing, logistics, and marketing assets across 17 states. Careers at DCP Midstream are high impact and positively support our daily operations, the communities within which we operate and the energy and infrastructure business.

Day To Day

Provides oversight and coordinates the ‘Day Ahead Planning’ (DAP) and management of exceptions process for regional operational super systems in a way that maximizes overall value/profitability for DCP.  Collaborates with ICC operations management (coordinators, gas controllers, remote plant operations) for alignment of the execution of ICC strategy.  Interface with commercial teams, FP&A, marketing, reliability and engineering teams to understand and internalize system constraints and evaluate how best to optimize each asset.  Coaches, mentors and develops optimizers as well as builds a strong culture of collaboration and standardization among the optimizers.

What You Will Be Responsible For

•     Supervises the system optimizers in the upstream scheduling, day ahead planning process and first of month (FOM) setup for gas nominations

•     Collaborates with the commercial, gas trading and ICC operations team for daily pricing updates, plant limitations, upstream/downstream restrictions

•     Contributor to the recovery model to ensure plant loadings and recovery targets are optimized to maximize value of the asset

•     Key user of the super systems model for each region to optimize gas flows

•     Monitors FOM setup, weekly forecast accuracy, imbalances and KPI’s for impact to gas scheduling to drive consistency and process standardization across all assets

•     Work with commercial, FP&A, ICC and Dev team to design new processes for enhanced scheduling 

  • Subject Matter Expert for Aligne as it relates to upstream scheduling; verifies data, troubleshoots system issues with transactions and reports, tests new versions, participates in Aligne Governance Group, coordinates new Aligne user set up with Contract Admin and IT

  • Communicates and works with both internal and external customers daily and monthly

  • May require working before and after regular office hours, including working on some holidays and/or weekends when providing back up coverage for optimizers during vacations as needed



  • BA/BS degree in a business, logistics, technical discipline or equivalent

  • Previous experience in gas scheduling, Day Ahead Planning, Operations optimization preferred

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the Energy/Midstream, Petrochemicals, or ISO regulated industry

  • Strong analytical, organizational, decision making, written and verbal communication and presentation skills to working levels as well as executive levels

  • Computer skills/ability to work with various software packages.  High competency in Excel, Microsoft Office and PowerPoint

  • Is able to plan and prioritize work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals

  • Is able to gain the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity

  • Strong interpersonal skills for effective relationship management with business partners

    It has been and will continue to be the policy of DCP Midstream not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status. 

Primary Location:  US-CO-Denver
Job:  Operations / Full-time
Job Posting:  May 13, 2019, 2:00:00 AM


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