Terminal Manager at Kinder Morgan in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Posted in General Business 24 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Description

Primary Purpose:

  • 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

Position Requirements

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

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Minimum experience, skills, knowledge, certifications, licenses, competencies, working conditions:

  • 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:

  • Multi-discipline technical expertise (electrical, instrumentation, mechanical)

  • 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.

Supervisory Responsibility

  • 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.

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.