Lead Operator \- Ammonia Plant-Ammonia Plant–(190000AH)
Review the history of operational parameters around the clock and take appropriate action to meet the operational standards. Control the operation of the plant and equipment to comply with all EHS standards. Expected to operate the plant to meet budgeted rates and quality requirements. Review current work procedures and develop new work procedures and instructions in order to serve as a guideline for field operators Monitor and report to supervisors the operational performance of the process to ensure continuous, smooth and uninterrupted operationsEnsure all actions are taken for the safe shutdown and start up in specific areas of the plant in line with standard operating procedures. Take necessary actions to facilitate the authorization of work permits to work in the field specifying conditions to work safely and ensure compliance thereof (e.g. ensure equipment and process streams are isolated).
Undertake physical inspections in the field to ensure operational equipment is in good working condition.Follow up maintenance work orders and co-ordinate with other departments to ensure maintenance jobs are completed on time. Provide on– the-job training for Field Operator 1 and Field Operator 2 Trainee to ensure they are performing to minimum performance standards.Personally responsible and accountable for maintaining and cleaning the work place at all times to avoid accidents and/or personal injuries. Maintaining Company’s 5-S Housekeeping standards Will be unassisted by others, except whereby compliance to safety standards may apply. (This will include, but not limited to; Keeping plant/production areas and floors clean and clear of materials, products and waste.
Tasks requires: Shoveling, Sweeping, Washing down areas, and Trash and debris collection and removal Cleaning up spills and leaks of any type promptly to eliminate slipping hazards Handle proper waste disposal and ensure waste containers emptied regularly in areas Ensuring materials stored in areas that do not obstruct stairs, fire escapes, exits or firefighting equipment.Execute operations on a specific production process, with flexibility to work across multiple parts of the process, to ensure uninterrupted production and safe operation of the plant Follow all safety precautions and procedures to ensure the safety of equipment and personnel. Identify problems between processes, resolve operating problems and report any abnormalities and problems to the Shift Supervisor Take all actions for the safe shutdown and start up in specific areas of the plant in line with standard operating procedures Make suggestions for the improvement of plant operations and /or procedures Ensure required maintenance is performed.
Take appropriate action to maintain the work place clean and tidy at all times in line with company standards. Regular contact with associates at own level in addition to next higher level within the department to discuss and coordinate the maintenance implementation. Works according to established company procedures and craft standards.
Experience & Qualifications
Technical Diploma or equivalent education
12+ years operational experience with sound knowledge of Ammonia processes and operations.