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We currently have an exciting opportunity for a talented and dynamic individual to join our Operations Team as Asset Manager - Distillation and Secondary Processes who will act as Goal Zero for Health Safety and Environment (HSE) role model, setting high standards and aspirations within their team. Reporting to the Operations General Manager. The role will be accountable for leading the Unit's process areas, with overall responsibility for production, operating costs, reliability, integrity and HSE. In conjunction with the Operations Delivery Manager, the role will be responsible for leading and coaching the Asset's Operations team and will develop the team members ensuring that they attain and maintain the skills and competences as required to fulfil their roles.
The Asset Manager will lead or support cross-site initiatives to improve business performance. The role will require you to work collaboratively with other teams within manufacturing. You will be scheduling to achieve the optimum HSE and operational performance for the refinery, ensuring all activities are undertaken in accordance with Group and legislative standards and requirements.
Implement the Stanlow Health Safety and Environment management systems and Quality systems to drive Stanlow towards measurable HSEQ excellence.
Ensure thorough and robust learning from any HSE, Reliability and Quality incidents within the Asset area and drive actions to closure in a timely manner.
In conjunction with Economics Planning and Scheduling (EPS), responsible for input into the annual and monthly production planning process, "deliver the plan", and identify learnings in the event of deviations from plan.
Ensure all assets meet the short and long -term production plan safely and effectively.
Ensure the effective operation of the Assets to achieve optimal throughput, yield and energy usage to maximise profitability.
Ensure unit operating, and variable costs are within budget, address cost challenges and support maintenance process improvements, driving cost leadership excellence, while maintaining high and robust unit availability.
Ensure safe and reliable production by implementing, sustaining, and improving continually work processes and organisational interfaces to achieve Manufacturing Excellence. (Key work processes include Ensure Safe Production (ESP), Standard Operating Procedures, Equipment Integrity Management, Maintenance Execution and Deliver the Plan.)
In a high support/high challenge mode, contribute to the site Operations Leadership Team to achieve the overall site objectives in all aspects of the business. Leadership Accountabilities
Champion Manufacturing Excellence as a key driver to achieve continual improvement in efficiency and effectiveness in all activities.
Ensure the priorities of all staff operating, maintaining, and providing technological and engineering support to the Asset align with business needs by steering appropriate alignment processes with daily, weekly, monthly, and annual horizons.
Leadership through all Unit Major Maintenance Turnaround activities, with a willingness to work extended / unsociable hours where required.
Continued development of staff through energised people, leadership, and application of "coaching for performance".
Implement robust succession plans in conjunction with HR to meet current and predicted workforce plans. Experience
Our ideal candidate should have the following
15+ years of operations experience in refining or chemicals manufacture to include substantial exposure to work process management.Qualifications
Chemical or Mechanical Engineering degree or a relevant technical degree is preferable.
Skills and Attributes
Demonstrable experience of leadership, team working and delivery against testing objectives is required.
Must be a Leader with an open and honest style be motivated to challenge, have respect for individuals' views, recognise performance matters, and be willing to learn.
Demonstrated ability to lead emergency response - will be expected to be a member of one of the site duty teams.
Displays the personal characteristics that foster an environment of continuous improvement, learning and professional development.
About the Company
Do you want to work for the company that's playing a leading role in delivering the North West's low carbon future? The manufacturing complex, owned by the business, produces over 16% of the UK's road transport fuels, provides key feedstocks to Britain's petrochemical industry and is investing in developing low carbon fuels.
We are a major supplier in the North West and beyond with customers including most of the major retail brands operated by international oil companies and supermarkets, Manchester Airport, leading commercial airlines and the region's trains and buses.
Central to innovative low carbon projects which are redefining energy to achieve our regional low carbon ambitions and national policy targets.
We employ over 800 expert and engaged colleagues, who are at the heart of everything we do. The company has an embedded safety culture, technically challenging work across all the different parts of the business and some of the best training available in the energy industry.
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