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Operational Excellence Manager - Refining

150,000 – 185,000 yearly

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/25/23

Job Description

Job description:

Operational Excellence Manager.

This position provides leadership, surveillance, direction, and support to ensure the compliance and continuous improvement in all phases of the Environmental, Health, Safety, Security, Process Safety Management Systems and Quality Management Systems for the refinery. The Operational Excellence Manager will also provide guidance and support to promote continuous improvement.

Operational Excellence Manager Responsibilities

  • Exemplify high levels of moral and ethical standards and values.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, mentorship, and development to department employees.
  • Provide guidance for the facility from a values-based foundation to establish the preconditions through which the refinery operates.
  • Develop and implement department budget.
  • Responsible for the overall direction and guidance of Process Safety Management.
  • Promote the advancement of process safety beyond compliance to regulatory standards.
  • Serve as the Process Safety Element Champion for Incident Investigations and Training.
  • Assist in developing and analyzing process safety metrics to focus on continuous improvement.
  • Track and report the status of action items and recommendations from audits, PHAs and incident investigations.
  • Ensure that information regarding environmental, health, safety, security, and process safety is communicated.
  • Assist all departments in focusing on continuous quality improvement.
  • Ensure that the Quality Management System is implemented and maintained according to the requirements of the ISO 9001 standard.
  • Identify, interpret, and enforce new and existing laws and regulations applicable to the environmental, employee safety, health, and security.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain environmental, health, safety, security and process safety programs and procedures that are applicable to the refining industry.
  • Serve as a liaison with regulatory agencies including WVDEP, OSHA, DOT and USCG. Participate in visits, audits, and inspections.
  • Strives to develop good working relationships with all co-workers, customers, and associates.


Operational Excellence Manager Skills/Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in applicable field of study
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the refining or chemical processing industry with desired experience in the fields of Environmental, Health, Safety & Security, Process Safety and/or Organizational Performance.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and other safety related regulations and industry practices relating to the refining or construction industry.
  • Knowledge of EPA, DOT, and Coast Guard regulations relating to the refining or construction industry.
  • Knowledge of security requirements related to the refining industry.
  • Knowledge of OSHAs PSM standard and EPAs RMP standard.
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 requirements for Quality Management Systems.
  • Knowledgeable in PSM risk assessment techniques (HAZOP, LOPA) management systems and the leading industry PSM initiatives and best practices.
  • Knowledge of OSHAs industry accepted safe work practices.
  • Knowledge of refinery process equipment and API refinery recommended work practices.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational and communication skills (both oral and written).
  • High level of proficiency with computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, database programs

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

They offer a competitive benefits package: 401(k) with company match, Health, Life, Dental, Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick Leave, Tuition Assistance and Profit Sharing.

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 150000

Salary Max : 185000

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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