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An exciting career awaits you

At MPC, we’re committed to being a great place to work – one that welcomes new ideas, encourages diverse perspectives, develops our people, and fosters a collaborative team environment.


Do you have a quantitative background? Do you like to solve business problems through data? Marathon Petroleum Company LP (MPC) has an opening in our Commercial organization for a data expert. Global Feedstocks Advanced Analytics team’s mission is to improve efficiency, optimize planning, and maximize advantaged feedstocks through data analytics. We do that by delivering a superior suite of analytical tools and services that deliver value to refinery planning and feedstocks acquisition.

On the business intelligence side of analytics, our Data Scientists leverage knowledge and experience in business analysis, data mining, data analysis, and visualization to develop analytics solutions for critical business challenges. This position is responsible for using a combination of business acumen and analytical skills to identify, prioritize, and solve high-impact business problems providing descriptive and diagnostic insights into what happened and why it happened. The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying, cleansing, combining, visualizing, and analyzing data from a variety of sources to obtain actionable business insights. In addition, they must effectively communicate the results to managers, project stakeholders, and engineering teams. This team partners with the advanced analytics team to create predictive and prescriptive data.

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  • Understands strategic business objectives and work with business partners to economically justify and develop plans to create the necessary business insights.
  • Utilizes a combination of business acumen and technical knowledge to identify, prioritize, and solve high-impact business problems.
  • Translates complicated analysis results into relevant business messages. Effectively communicate results to project stakeholders and business teams.
  • Develops a working knowledge in other technical areas that are relevant to arriving at the appropriate solution to the business.
  • Develops the expertise needed to participate in walk-throughs with other staff to verify the completeness, accuracy and efficiency with respect to both the design, development, and maintenance of analytics solutions.
  • Develops the interpersonal skills needed to function effectively as a member of a project team and to educate business partners on the use of analytics.
  • Leads and manages analytical projects from conceptual through execution.


  • Bachelor’s degree: Business, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics, or related.
  • 1 year of experience with data visualization (preferably using Power BI or Tableau) and querying data (preferably using SQL) Or 5 years of experience in Commercial or Refining.
  • Strong communication and time management skills.


  • A strong passion for empirical research and answering difficult questions with data.
  • Experience with a data analysis effort: identifying data sources, querying data, performing exploratory data analysis/modeling, presenting historical insights/business justification, and effecting data-driven business change.
  • Experience with manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensional data from varying sources.
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner.
  • Experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches.
  • Ability to generate positive business results via analytics techniques.
  • A flexible analytic approach that provides results at varying levels of precision.
  • Familiarity with relational and non-relational databases.
  • This position is part of a job family with multiple grade levels. The successful candidate will be placed at a level commensurate with experience and qualifications.***

Location: Preference Findlay; Open to other MPC locations

Education Level: Bachelor's Required

Relevant Experience Level: Mid Career (4-10 years)

Relocation: No

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Findlay, Ohio

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Location Address:

539 S Main St



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Full time

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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, reproductive health decision-making, 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 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. Marathon Petroleum offers a total rewards program which includes, but is not limited to, access to health, vision, and dental insurance, paid time off, 401k matching program, paid parental leave, and educational reimbursement. Detailed benefit information is available at hired candidate will also be eligible for a discretionary company-sponsored annual bonus program.

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