Full responsibility and oversight for day-to-day chemical operations involving more than 15 contracted customers and at least 20 different chemicals.
Process owner responsible for ensuring a Safe work environment, high Quality customer service, and an Environmentally compliant terminal operation.
Lead in the development and implementation of procedures, training programs, a safety and quality oriented culture, execution of activities within budget, accurate inventory, compliance and regulatory matters.
Manage 50-100 supervisory staff and bargaining unit employees.
Manage and continue to develop supervisors to lead, train and develop bargaining unit employees for safe-handling of chemicals via Marine, Rail and Motor Carrier.
Ensure all operations personnel are operating in a safe manner, wearing proper PPE and following procedures.
Management responsibility for customer fulfillment and operational excellence
Implement and Oversee training program for new and current employees
Participating in customer meetings and act as liaison between commercial department and customer
Participation in negotiations with the bargaining unit
Responsibility for financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting
Manage overtime and other operational costs.
Manage Operations and Maintenance Budgets
Prevent, investigate, and follow up with all incidents.
Foster growth and development of KM safety culture among all employees
Participate in and promote regional and/or corporate initiativesTake ownership for service, maintenance and capital assets
Assist in the standardization, implementation and maintenance of standard operating procedures for terminal operators.
Routine interface with maintenance, engineering and other terminal support teams
Routine communication and coordination with Customer Service Group and the regional Commercial group.
Continuously look for better and more efficient ways to improve operations
Work off hours as needed and after hours calls and respond to terminal as needed
Other duties as directed or required
Minimum requirements and any additional preferred education or training:
Bachelors degree or commensurate education and experience in operations/engineering of a terminaling facility, chemical plant operations
Extensive background in Chemical terminal industries
Strong organizational and leadership skills for a multifaceted work environment
Excellent interpersonal skills, strong oral and written communication attributes
Detailed oriented and customer focused
Focus on results when surrounded with distractions
Willing to take on other duties as needed without assignment; ability to take initiative, exhibit self direction and work with co-workers as a team to accomplish goals for a fast paced challenging environment
Work additional hours as needed/required
Professional, high energy personality with a positive attitude
Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and driving record satisfactory to the company and its insurers
Familiarization with local and Corporate PC management applications including Word and Excel
Ability to troubleshoot operational problems associated with equipment with some experience with automated truck loading racks
Familiarization with applicable regulatory requirements for the handling, storage and transportation of various hazardous materials including D.O.T., USCG., F.R.A., F.D.A., DPPC, TPCA, CGMP etc
Ability to drive initiatives for establishing the KM safety culture initiatives
Ability to manage multimillion dollar budgets and apply financial analysis
Physical requirements include but may not be limited to walking and down stairs/ladders, negotiating uneven surfaces, and carry up to 50 pounds.
Excellent communication skills.
Must be able to wear standard PPE
Preferred experience, skills and knowledge Above the minimum requirements; not required but advantageous in this position:
Specific knowledge of regulations such as DPCC, DOT, RMP/PSM, OSHA, OQ, industrial hygiene and other industry regulations
Experience with supervising/managing in a union environment
Profit and Loss management skill.
Supervise Department Managers and supervise Union and Non-union employees
BENCHMARKS OR COMPARABLE JOBS: Tanker vessel captains/department heads. Armed Forces company grade officer and above. Chemical Facility Managers.
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