Supervisor Op's at Kinder Morgan

Posted in General Business 4 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas

Job Description:

Position Description

Primary Purpose:
Responsibilities include assisting Manager Ops Terminal with all aspects of bulk handling operations to include supervising and coordinating activities of workers engaged in repair and maintenance of railroad locomotives and railcars; training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints; resolving problems and responsible for safe and efficient movement of bulk cargoes operations.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
• In the absence of the terminal manager, performs all duties to include but not limited to: flash reporting, invoices, environmental compliance, customer interactions.
• Supervise employees to perform preventive maintenance of railcar and locomotive components such as class one inspection, single car brake test, welding, diesel engine, frame, and housing electrical system and maintenance of the coke handling equipment and facilities.
• Monitor stock of replacement parts to detect shortages of parts needed for future repair and maintenance, and requisitions needed parts.
• Follows and enforces all rules and procedures established by Kinder Morgan for the safe and efficient operation of petcoke handling equipment.
• Observes for compliance of AAR, DOT (regulatory), FRA, safety rules and procedures.
• Assures that new employees are trained as necessary for tasks to be performed.
• Job Postings - must create and follow through to completion on the hiring of employees.
• Understands and can communicate understanding to others of petroleum coke movement operations and bulk material handling operations.
• Train and develop subordinates in petroleum coke crushing and loading operations.
• Work with the electrical and maintenance crew with electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and maintenance.
• Assist workers in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery and equipment.
• Control spare parts inventory, prepare requisitions and purchase material in compliance with Kinder Morgan's purchase order and P-card procurement policy.
• Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.
• Interprets specifications, and job orders to workers, and assigns duties.
• Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
• Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product handling.
• Has understanding and grasp of environmental impact of petroleum coke handling operations, do TCEQ sampling of discharge water and keep record to meet permit requirement.
• Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of coke operations, refinery requirements, track department, maintenance crews, or work crew.
• Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.
• Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
• Maintains payroll and overtime documentation and works with the Admin. Assistant regarding employee time records and weekly timesheet issues.

Position Requirements

Position Requirements:
Education:

Associates Degree or three to five years' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience / specific knowledge:

• Must be able to understand the needs of the business unit(s) for which development work is being performed.
• Must possess understanding of bulk handling operations/equipment.
• Intermediate to advanced proficiency level in Microsoft Office applications, including but not limited to Outlook, Word, Excel, and other Office Suite general products.
• Strong analytical skills and logical thought processes.
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including but not limited to the ability to present ideas, proposals, and results to business segment leaders.
• Ability to organize and prioritize daily work, including tracking and managing small projects and see projects to completion while maintaining strict confidentiality (as necessary).
• Must be able to successfully and simultaneously manage multiple tasks, and work with minimal direct supervision.
• Must possess general understanding of how corporate policies, procedures, practices and processes relate to the Petcoke business segment, associated business units.
• Ability to work with a team, take direction from supervisor(s), high degree of attention to details, follow work rules, and adhere to established work schedules.
• Must demonstrate a thorough knowledge/understanding of bulk materials handling.
• Must have the ability to communicate this knowledge/understanding.

Certifications, licenses, registrations:

• Must obtain and/or meet all requirements to enter foreign trade zones; such as back ground checks by the Department of Homeland Security i.e. obtain and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Card, TWIC.
• Must pass and complete safety training /certification as required by customers to work in their facilities and as required by Kinder Morgan.
• Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license and have willingness to use personal and/or company vehicle in the course of employment must pass and complete any required Kinder Morgan specific safety training as may be required by customers and as required at all Kinder Morgan work locations.

Competencies, skills, abilities:

• Proficient PC Skills; MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and other Office Suite general products.
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including but not limited to the ability to present ideas, proposals and results to business segment leaders and to internal and external customer.
• Ability to organize and prioritize daily work, including tracking and managing large projects, and see projects to completion while maintaining strict confidentiality (as necessary).
• Must be able to successfully and simultaneously manage multiple tasks, and work with minimal direct supervision.
• Must possess general understanding of how corporate policies, procedures, practices and processes relate to the material handling business segment, associated business units, and internal and external customers.
• Experience in developing, implementing and successfully managing operating budgets.
• Ability to identify and establish expectations in an employee/employer relationship (subordinate/manager).
• Solid leadership, communication, motivation and interpersonal skills, and the ability to manage projects(s) that will include working with individuals with varying disciplines, backgrounds and experience levels.
• Must be able to work with a team, take direction from supervisor(s), prioritize work schedules, focus attention on details, and follow work rules.

Physical demands:

• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Ability to inspect/supervise locomotive and railcar repair activities.
• While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions:

• While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
• The ability to accept after-hour callouts and weekend duty in rotation.

Supervisory Responsibility:

• Supervise up to 10 +/- employees in the bulk terminal rail car & locomotive maintenance by providing the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of workers. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.