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Job Location: Shreveport, LA
JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 6947
Title: Refinery Operations Manager
Job Location: Shreveport, Louisiana - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: 25% Bonus Target
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Reporting to the Plant Manager, The Operations Manager is responsible for leading and coordinating the site operations for the Primary Crude unit and the Hydrocal Complex that includes the Hydrogen Generation Unit, Hydrotreater, Amines Unit and Sulfur Recovery Unit. In addition, this role is responsible for the operations of all site utilities and water treatment. Reporting to this position are the Operations Engineer, four Shift Supervisors and operators for the site, OMC (Operations & Maintenance Coordinator) and Relief Supervisor & Training Coordinator. This role also provides process and technical knowledge and support to the operations of these units.

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: Operations Manager

LOCATION: Shreveport, LA Area

SALARY: $125k $149k (25% Bonus target)

PURPOSE AND SCOPE:

Reporting to the Plant Manager, The Operations Manager is responsible for leading and coordinating the site operations for the Primary Crude unit and the Hydrocal Complex that includes the Hydrogen Generation Unit, Hydrotreater, Amines Unit and Sulfur Recovery Unit. In addition, this role is responsible for the operations of all site utilities and water treatment. Reporting to this position are the Operations Engineer, four Shift Supervisors and operators for the site, OMC (Operations & Maintenance Coordinator) and Relief Supervisor & Training Coordinator. This role also provides process and technical knowledge and support to the operations of these units.

This role is responsible for ensuring all HSE requirements are met, product quality meets specifications, production schedules are developed and executed, daily/weekly and turnaround maintenance activities are coordinated with operations to ensure mechanical integrity and maximum plant reliability. This must all be done while maximizing profitability through production optimization, implementing new products and capacity and by controlling costs as appropriate.

This position is a key member of the site leadership team and is expected to interact with all plant personnel to solve problems and make substantial decisions to effect improvement throughout all areas of the refinery. The incumbent in this role will also routinely fill in for the Plant Manager.

Reporting to this position will be:

Four Shift Supervisors

o 12 Primary Crude Unit Operators

o 12 Hydrocal Operators

o 4 Water Operators

Relief Supervisor & Training Coordinator

Operations Engineer

OMC (Operations & Maintenance Coordinator)

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

GENERAL:

The Operations Manager is responsible for all the operating units on site and has 4 Shift Supervisors and 24 Operators and coordinates site operations and activities with the Distribution, Lab and Maintenance departments.

Set clear expectations for direct reports and measure results.

HSE

Focus on proactive ways to achieve HSE goals for reducing injuries, spills, permit deviations, etc and leads by example.

Establishes and ensures operators maintain housekeeping standards.

Perform thorough investigations on all incidents (safety and environmental) that occur in Operations. Follow up on action items to completion with team.

Provide safety leadership by having safety talks/meetings with operators, encouraging participation in the behavior based safety observation system to reduce injuries by identifying unsafe/at-risk behaviors. Promote a do it safely culture that does not cut corners and follows all safety procedures. Enforce all safety rules.

Perform duties trained in during emergencies. Stay current with emergency procedures.

Ensure all safety work permits are issues with 100% compliance to procedures.

Ensure applicable OSHA PSM standards are met and kept in compliance.

QUALITY/CUSTOMER FOCUS

Ensure team members follow operating procedures to ensure product quality is consistent and meets specifications. Perform thorough investigations on quality issues.

Work with QC Lab Manager, Customer Service, etc and follow up on customer complaint corrective actions.

PRODUCTION, SCHEDULING, MAINTENANCE COORDINATION

Ensure that long and short term production commitments are met and ensures products are loaded and shipped per agreed upon dates for customers.

Develop, issue and execute on Production Unit Schedules for all areas.

Understand unit capacities and bottlenecks and identify opportunities for improvements to meet business plan needs.

Coordinate plans with maintenance to ensure equipment is prepped, clean, locked out for maintenance.as required.

Work with Maintenance on developing long range Turnaround Plans to ensure plant stays compliant with mechanical integrity requirements and plans to maximize plant reliability.

Ensure operations are occurring per the production and blending schedules.

Ensures all operators complete all shift reports as required and perform a thorough shift relief. Also ensure all operators are performing a thorough shift relief at their work areas.

Escalate communications as appropriate during off-shift hours due to any HSE, quality, production issues that occur on shift.

Increase process/plant reliability by measuring onstream, identifying improvement areas, developing action plans and executing while working with other plant resources.

PROFIT IMPROVEMENT & COST CONTROL

Maximize profitability through production optimization, implementing new products and capacity and by controlling costs as appropriate.

PEOPLE LEADERSHIP & PERSONNEL DEVELOPMENT

Promote a positive and team oriented attitude among your team members and across the site.

Addresses all employee performance issues in their area.

Evaluate skills, train and develop the Shift Supervisors and Operators.

Review goals and objectives periodically with Supervisors and coach them on how to improve performance.

EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENCE: BS in Petroleum or Chemical Engineering

5-10 years of experience preferred as an Operations Engineer or similar

3-10 years leadership/management experience preferred

10 years experience in the oil and gas industry preferred

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Candidate must be highly organized, self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.

Able to multitask and handle multiple projects and deadlines

Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Good communication, time management and interpersonal skills

High level of proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Capability and willingness to supervise employees and hold them accountable.

People leadership and team building skills.

QUALIFICATIONS

BS in Petroleum or Chemical Engineering

5-10 years of experience preferred as an Operations Engineer or similar

3-10 years leadership/management experience preferred

10 years experience in the oil and gas industry preferred

Education:
University - Bachelor`s Degree/3-4 Year Degree




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