Location: Lakeview, Oregon
Wage: $85,000 - $120,000 / year (dependent on skill set and experience)
A local Lakeview, OR greater area company is seeking an Operations Manager to manage and lead the day-to-day operations of the facility is instrumental in establishing and promoting a culture focused on safe, environmentally compliant, reliable, efficient operations. This position reports directly to the Plant Manager. This role evaluates plant performance, implements recommendations for reliability improvements and cost optimization, and champions initiatives in support of long-term sustainable profitability of the facility.
What you get to do:
Ensure operations personal are trained and qualified for safe and compliant operation.
Ensure efforts are being performed to continually optimize plant performance while maintaining safe and compliant operations.
Participate in site leadership activities including budgeting, short and long-term improvements to cost structure, and consult with other leadership team members providing operational insight.
Accountable for ensuring process safety and safety compliance by supporting process hazard analyses, leading and participating in incident investigations, owning procedure development and improvement, owning management of change, ensuring emergency response preparedness, supporting alarm management, and assessment of operability requirements for design consideration.
Participate in design, construction, and start-up activities for new projects and equipment.
Ensure all city, county, state, and federal regulations are met at all times.
Direct, maintain, and enforce the safety program for all plant operations personnel and equipment; review safety records to uphold standards of maximum safety for all plant operations department.
Continuously improve operational reliability, processing targets / quality control, safe work practices, environmental compliance, and efficiency to include identifying, implementing and supporting industry best practices.
Manage and participate in turnaround activities. Includes allocating and directing operational resources to sufficiently plan and support Shutdown, LOTO, CSE, work execution and startup efforts.
Provide on-call assistance and tactical guidance for abnormal operations.
Provide onsite leadership during operational incidents as required per site Emergency Response guidelines.
Conduct employee performance reviews on operations staff based on job descriptions to determine competency, knowledge, and contribution.
Responsible for interviewing, hiring, and training operations employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing complaints and resolving problems.
What we need from you:
BS in applicable engineering field preferred.
5 - 10 years in the Chemical/Refining Industry, encompassing a broad set of operational experiences.
Possess strong knowledge of refining process equipment including environmental regulations and requirements pertinent to refinery operations and ensures compliance with state and federal regulations.
Demonstrated communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees, contractors/consultants and agency representatives.
Ability to be decisive and make decisions to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Must have excellent computer skills as demonstrated by ability to compile and present information and data utilizing Microsoft Office.
Ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
Extended hours may be required during periods of startup, plant upsets and turnarounds
If you are interested in learning more, please submit a copy of your professional resume to Amanda Saylor : firstname.lastname@example.org