Refinery Supervisor
Yorkton, SK,Canada
Job Reference SP-8773301842
Professional Areas Industry
Function Operations, Engineering and Maintenance
Contract Type Permanent
Years of Work Experience 1-3 years
Start date 2022-07-25
Application close date 2022-10-24
Summary
As directed by Refinery Manager, this position is responsible for monitoring operations and supervising production staff in their assigned areas. Primary function is to ensure quality products are produced in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with established production schedules
Monitoring of Plant Production Operations:
• Accountable for the production, safety and quality performance of the team
• Help plan the daily activities of production staff, issues work assignments accordingly
• Maintain proper coverage by managing production staffing schedules
• Coordinate and lead production startups, shutdowns and changeovers
• Complete regular checks of staff and equipment throughout the shift to ensure that standard operating procedures are followed, and Company quality standards are met
• Responds to production issues or alarms and leads investigations as necessary
• Assure that production employees work safely and follow established safety procedures
• Other duties as assigned by the Refinery Manager.


Reporting and Communication:
• Serve as the liaison between the Refinery Manager and the production staff
• Notifies Dept Manager and SHE Manager of potential safety hazards, operational inconsistencies and employee incidents
• Report and follows up on any manufacturing equipment issues to maintenance staff
• Ensure Investigations and reports for safety and environmental accidents and near-misses are completed on time


Training and Coaching:
• Deliver job-related training to production staff to increase efficiency and safety
• Coaches staff on the Company’s performance expectations and provides ongoing performance feedback
• Set a positive leadership example for working safely, conducts shift safety meetings
• Create a productive, safe and efficient shift culture through recognition, investigation, education and motivation

General Production Support:
• Assist with production functions as necessary (e.g., handles materials, operates equipment)
• Other duties as assigned by management
• At least 1 year of experience in a supervisory or leadership capacity within production/processing in an industrial setting, preferably in the oilseed processing or biodiesel industry.
• Must have a proven track record of successfully implementing effective production practices
• Broad knowledge of manufacturing processes, procedures and machinery
General knowledge of Process Safety Management
• General knowledge of the regulatory requirements the facility operates under (e.g., Sask work safe, Haccp, Sask environment)
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to withstand extended periods of walking and standing
• Ability to climb stairs and ladders
• Proficiency with MS Word and Excel
• English (Basic)
• High school diploma or equivalent • Bachelor’s degree in a science-related discipline preferred

Main
Responsibilities
Along with the below listed responsibilities, the employee should conduct any other business related to the function as required by her or his supervisor.
Monitoring of Plant Production Operations:
• Accountable for the production, safety and quality performance of the team
• Help plan the daily activities of production staff, issues work assignments accordingly
• Maintain proper coverage by managing production staffing schedules
• Coordinate and lead production startups, shutdowns and changeovers
• Complete regular checks of staff and equipment throughout the shift to ensure that standard operating procedures are followed, and Company quality standards are met
• Responds to production issues or alarms and leads investigations as necessary
• Assure that production employees work safely and follow established safety procedures
• Other duties as assigned by the Refinery Manager.


Reporting and Communication:
• Serve as the liaison between the Refinery Manager and the production staff
• Notifies Dept Manager and SHE Manager of potential safety hazards, operational inconsistencies and employee incidents
• Report and follows up on any manufacturing equipment issues to maintenance staff
• Ensure Investigations and reports for safety and environmental accidents and near-misses are completed on time


Training and Coaching:
• Deliver job-related training to production staff to increase efficiency and safety
• Coaches staff on the Company’s performance expectations and provides ongoing performance feedback
• Set a positive leadership example for working safely, conducts shift safety meetings
• Create a productive, safe and efficient shift culture through recognition, investigation, education and motivation

General Production Support:
• Assist with production functions as necessary (e.g., handles materials, operates equipment)
• Other duties as assigned by management

    Experiences
    • At least 1 year of experience in a supervisory or leadership capacity within production/processing in an industrial setting, preferably in the oilseed processing or biodiesel industry.
    • Must have a proven track record of successfully implementing effective production practices

      Skills
      • Broad knowledge of manufacturing processes, procedures and machinery
      General knowledge of Process Safety Management
      • General knowledge of the regulatory requirements the facility operates under (e.g., Sask work safe, Haccp, Sask environment)
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills
      • Ability to withstand extended periods of walking and standing
      • Ability to climb stairs and ladders
      • Proficiency with MS Word and Excel

        Required
        Languages
        • English (Basic)

        Required
        Education
        • High school diploma or equivalent • Bachelor’s degree in a science-related discipline preferred

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