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Operations Manager - Refinery/Chemical Plant

Heartland/Vertex Refining OH Columbus, OH
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

The principal purpose of the Refinery Operations Manager is to lead the successful day-to-day operation of the Refinery consisting of a Distillation and Hydro treating unit as well as oil movements in and out of the Refinery. This position will also oversee the successful development, implementation, and maintenance of the organizational training program for Operations personnel. The Operations Manager position will function as a member of the Refinery Management team and will report to the Refinery Plant Manager. This person will work as a Salaried M-F position. The Refinery process is a 24/7 operation, so hours on occasion could require nights, weekends, and/or holidays as the production schedule dictates.

This position will serve as supervisor for the Refinery Operations team consisting of an Operations Supervisor, (4) Lead Operators, (12) Unit Operators, and (3) Bulk Material Handlers. The Operations Supervisor and Bulk Material Handlers will report directly to this position. This position’s main focus will be geared towards the successful day-to-day operation of the Refinery. This includes guaranteeing that Operations Team Members follow Safe Work Policies and Standard Operating Procedures as outlined by the Company, reporting all pertinent Health, Safety, Environmental, Process, and Production information upwards through the Plant Manager and other appropriate management personnel, maintaining the Refinery Process and all equipment in safe operating ranges, meeting daily production requirements, coordinating daily refinery business with other functional areas such as the Sales/Logistics and Engineering/Maintenance departments, ensuring all inbound/outbound material is handled in a safe and efficient manner, working as a Control Board or Outside Operator as needed, and working closely with the QA/QC, Maintenance, and Engineering departments to lead the reliability improvement process. This position will also champion the development, implementation, and maintenance of the Company’s Operations training program. This includes identifying and developing proper material for job specific training curriculum, tracking effectiveness of training material, and maintaining the program documentation in an audit-able fashion. The operations manager will provide facility leadership in the absence of the Plant Manager; he/she must be able to make decisions and direct staff while acting as a backup to the Plant Manager.

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We offer a competitive salary and a full benefits package.


Heartland/Vertex Refining OH

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4001 E. 5th Ave
Columbus, OH