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Supervisor of Operations-Shipping

Kinder Morgan
Geismar, LA 70734
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Position Description

Position Description:
Primary Purpose:
Oversee the daily operations function of a bulk liquid storage and handling terminal. Coordinate with customers and internal functional groups including EH&S, Procurement, HR, Engineering, Commercial and Accounting. Perform all work in accordance with Company standards, procedures, and regulatory requirements.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Position is responsible for assigning work, supervising operators at a liquid terminal. The position will provide direct oversight and general management of personnel, equipment and facilities for terminal operations.
Direct and supervise daily work assignments interpreting job orders and assigning duties to employees.
Organize and prioritize daily work and include long and short term projects into day to day execution.
Actively participate in the process to achieve terminal objectives, keeping management apprised of related progress, strategies and adjustments.
Enforce established quality control standards, Kinder Morgan policies and terminal site specific procedures.
Review processes to recognize and promote ideas that provide safer, more efficient cost effective operations, ensuring that operating costs are consistent within the established budget.
Review production and operating reports and direct the resolution of operational and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
Monitoring facility equipment and assist employees in general diagnostics of malfunctions in systems.
Stay actively involved in the operational aspects of EHS, Human Resources and labor support.
Support the instruction, development and discipline of the terminal workforce in compliance with KM standards, including mentoring and leading that workforce.
Effectively interface with customer representatives, regulatory personnel, KM staff (including office staff) and others as required.
Assume Operations Superintendent duties on a temporary basis when necessary.
Be knowledgeable of and ensure compliance with company policies, procedures and regulatory requirements to ensure safe, efficient, and compliant facility operation. Perform tasks as directed by management and established procedures.
Communicate sufficiently and professionally with all terminal employees to ensure appropriate individuals have the necessary information to meet the goals of the facility.
Develop and implement processes and procedures to eliminate reoccurring daily operational issues including asset based and performance based issues.
Actively participate and champion efforts of the SQE process.
In conjunction with the continuous improvement process, personally conduct field and operational audits and MBWA to measure performance versus expectations. Identify gaps, root causes and implement corrective actions.
Assist with and participate in the customer audit process, KM internal audit process.
Perform all job duties in accordance with Federal, State, and Local Regulations
Follow all Kinder Morgan Policies and Procedures
Perform all job duties focusing in on Good Manufacturing Practices
Periodically inspect and audit production orders for accuracy and quality during and at completion of order.
Periodically inspect package filling equipment for proper and accurate filling and weights.
Periodically audit all aspects of the package and bulk shipping process
Ability to back-fill key roles including but not limited to: Customer service, inventory control, quality control.
Observe operation of all drumming activities and ensure compliance with procedures and KM / Customer requirements. This includes all phases of packaging operations including but not limited to: container preparation, filling, container weighing, container shipping, and inventory.
Assure and advise operations on a clean and safe work environment to include but not limited to: proper storage of tools, hoses, and acid suits; cleanliness of work area; proper wear of all personal protective equipment; immediate containment and reporting of any spills or unsafe conditions.
Maintain a positive and professional atmosphere for all employees and visitors.
All other duties as assigned or requested by management.

Position Requirements

Position Requirements:
High school diploma or GED required
Applicable industry experience will be considered in lieu of bachelor's degree.

Experience / Specific Knowledge:
Minimum of three (3) years of related work experience in industrial or maintenance work.
Must possess working knowledge of liquid and/or dry bulk operations.
Certifications / Licenses / Registrations:
Must possess a valid driver's license with a driving record that meets company standards and its insurers.
Ability to obtain TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) as issued by TSA (Transportation Security Administration).
Successful completion and passing of pre-employment background check, drug screen and other related testing.

Competencies / Skills / Abilities:
Must be able to effectively communicate, orally (face to face and by telephone) and in writing, in English with coworkers, contractors, government officials and Senior Management.
Read and understand written material (in English), including use and understanding of basic numerical calculations.
Ability to complete HAZ-MAT, DOT, Confined Space, and Lockout/Tagout training.
Must be able to deal effectively with people and resolve conflicts and problems.
Must possess management/supervisory skills and be able to effectively manage employees and contractors.
Must possess well developed interpersonal skills to manage, lead, and direct personnel.
Able to organize and prioritize multiple projects and makes adjustments quickly as needed.
Able to analyze financial and cost data and develop conclusions and recommendations.
Ability to accept direction and work effectively & cooperatively with other people.
Must have intermediate computer skills with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Power Point).
Must possess strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills with both company and contract employees.
Must be goal orientated, self-motivated and able to work independently.
Must have strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.

Physical Demands:
Must be able to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time.
Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Must be willing to work in protected areas at heights greater than six (6) feet above ground.
Must be able to work over water (dock).
Must be able to reach, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.
Must be able to hear and smell for deficiencies or hazards.
Must be able to work in confined spaces (inside storage tanks).
Must be able to pass a respiratory fit test.
Must be able to perform tasks while wearing a full face respirator or supplied air.
Overtime may be required and is anticipated.

Working Conditions:
Must be able to work in all weather conditions.
Maintain regular, dependable attendance and a high level of performance.
Must be willing to work all shifts, overtime, weekends, and holidays as needed and required.
Must be available to respond to call-out as assigned.
Must be able to work with a team, take direction from supervisor, keep required work schedule, focus on attention to details, and follow work rules.
Must be able to communicate effectively with fellow workers and demonstrate adherence to established safety policies and procedures.
Must be able to withstand moderate noise levels

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.

Posted: 2019-10-10 Expires: 2019-11-08
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