Operations Supervisor

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

Essential Job Functions

  • Abides by all safety procedures and practices applicable to location and position; participates in appropriate safety training; demonstrates commitment to and support of SH&E principles and values; champions safety as necessary
  • Enforces plant safety policies; maintains safe work environment; ensures all safety regulations, laws, Company practices, etc. are followed; ensures permit compliance
  • Is a working Supervisor, spending 80% of his/her time in-the-field supporting the Operators and/or directly performing operational activities, and 20% of his/her time on office communications and paperwork
  • Supervises operations staff; coaches, motivates, develops, trains, and performs employee evaluations
  • Documents employee time sheets, absenteeism and overtime; sets improvement goals and follows up as required for employee six-month progressions; performs quality checks on all operators
  • Supervises and expedites all loading, unloading, and product movement operations; schedules operators ensuring manpower levels meet needs; prioritizes assignments
  • Ensures employees have proper equipment; keeps complete inventory and maintenance schedule of all equipment including vehicles, tools, portable radios, and dedicated hoses
  • Maintains operations facilities appearance; performs inspections; reviews and updates standard operating procedures as necessary
  • Communicates with management and customer service problems concerning delivery modes
  • Manages internal activities; recommends and implements improvements; plans and schedules miscellaneous terminal activities
  • Verifies shift changes run smoothly; ensures proper relief procedures; schedules overtime as necessary
  • Assist in implementing projects coming from approved suggestions
  • Enters maintenance work orders in preventative maintenance system and coordinate with maintenance on planning and day-to-day activities
  • Contribute to the selection and management of suppliers and contractors for operations
  • Check on the quality and quantity performance of the contracted third parties
  • Assist operators as needed
  • Develop staff with appropriate skills to optimize current and future business performance. Ensure all direct reports are trained and developed according to plan
  • Utilize the available resources effectively to achieve maximum productivity
  • Ensure all direct reports are  trained and developed according to plan
  • Oversees and manages waste disposal operations as required
  • Initiates Management of Change process for scopes applicable to area of responsibility
  • Acts as Gatekeeper for work requests submitted on shift
  • Ensures all training is current; conducts safety meetings and periodic operational training sessions; collaborates with Training Coordinator
  • Trains regularly on all Federal, state and local environmental regulations, requirements and guidelines including, but not limited to, RCRA requirements; follows and adheres to all guidelines, regulations, and requirements
  • Functions as Immediate Response Leader for emergency situations inside of facility. ERT membership may be required if minimum headcount cannot be attained through volunteer participation
  • Confronts problems and conducts proper actions for discipline of employees
  • Reports incidents, safety violations, operational errors, and inadequate performance of operators to their immediate Manager; Investigates SHE incidents and implements corrective actions
  • Works with the Operations Manager to determine present and future needs for programs, personnel, equipment, and facilities
  • Assumes delegated responsibilities of Manager in his/her absence
  • Conducts daily Shift handover/Pass-on meetings in accordance with Vopak Standards
  • Liaise with other supervisors  to ensure the terminal functions effectively
  • Responsible for ensuring proper product quality and quantity within the framework of legislation and company regulations concerning safety, environment and labor conditions
  • Assesses tasks and do risk assessments and communicating to the field operators and verifying with the field operators to make sure the tasks are done safely
  • Ensures that Vopak and site operational policies & procedures are adhered to
  • Performs other duties assigned by management that fall within the generally expected scope of this position

Experience requirement

  • Minimum of 3 years terminal operations experience
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office suite, various email and internet programs and applications, sales and inventory software
  • Previous supervisory experience helpful
  • Experience working with Federal, state and local environmental regulations including RCRA
  • Excellent English communication skills both oral and written; Spanish language helpful
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements
  • Experience working in a safety critical environment
  • Good computer skills, including MS Office Suite, various email and internet programs and applications, financial, sales, database, and other programs

Education Requirement

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • College courses helpful

Application process

Step 1
Step 2
1st interview
Step 3 (optional)
Online assessment
Step 4
2nd interview
Step 5

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