Operations Manager

  • location: Shreveport, LA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $120,000 - $150,000 per year
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Operations Manager

Permanent position: Operations Manager hands on in the plant role with a petrochemical / refining client located in the Shreveport, LA area. This hands on position will be responsible for leading and coordinating the site operations for multiple operating units throughout the site as well as for the operations of all site utilities and water treatment. Great benefits and the position is bonus eligible. Relocation is available for eligible candidates.

Responsibilities for the Operations Manager
  • Responsible to manage 4 Shift Supervisors and 24 Operators and coordinates site operations and activities with the Distribution, Lab and Maintenance departments for all the operating units on site
  • Develop, issue and execute on Production Unit Schedules for all areas
  • Work with Maintenance on developing long range Turnaround Plans to ensure plant stays compliant with mechanical integrity requirements and plans to maximize plant reliability
  • Increase process/plant reliability by measuring onstream, identifying improvement areas, developing action plans and executing while working with other plant resources
  • Focus on proactive ways to achieve HSE goals for reducing injuries, spills, permit deviations, etc. and lead by example
  • Review goals and objectives periodically with Supervisors and coach them on how to improve performance
  • Other duties as typical and assigned
Requirements for the Operations Manager

  • BS in Petroleum or Chemical Engineering
  • Approximately 10+ years experience in the oil and gas industry ( ideally in an Operations Engineering role ) with at least 3+ years leadership/management experience
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels within the refinery is a must
  • Capability and willingness to supervise employees and hold them accountable combined with strong people leadership and team building skills

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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