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Production Engineer

Production Engineer

  • Location United States - Indiana - Whiting
  • Travel required No
  • Job category Operations Group
  • Relocation available Yes - Domestic (In country) only
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 139529BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

The Production Engineer is an Operations Leader for a process unit complex who is the Operating Superintendent’s "No. 2". The Production Engineer is the "go-to" expert for field production related knowledge. The Production Engineer has the leadership capability to routinely fill in for and backup the Operations Superintendent and provides long-term stability to the Production Team. The Production Engineer on a daily basis test what is "real in the field" regarding personal safety, process safety, and compliance, and intervenes as necessary to drive performance.

Yields and Energy - The Production Engineer provides leadership to the Production Team to ensure the short- and long-term plans are delivered

  • Safe, compliant operations that meet the operating plan.
  • Defines the production plan after consultation with E&S
  • Issues daily Game Plan input, ensuring clear aligned communication from the day staff to the 24/7 team.
  • Lead Operations troubleshooter (after the shift team lead)
  • Works with OE to ensure overall process health. Mentors OE on unit operation.
  • Ensures E&S are informed of maintenance activities and operational limitations as defined in the 16-week maintenance look ahead kept by Asset Coordinator.
Sustainable Costs - The Production Engineer is accountable for developing, monitoring, and delivering the operating budget.
  • Monthly forecasting and deviation explanations.
People - The Production Engineer is accountable for creating and nurturing a culture of teamwork, learning, two-way communication, and integrity
  • Create a team that works towards a common goal of safe, compliant, and reliable operations by setting clear expectations and adhering to plans and rules.
  • Be sure each individual knows how they contribute to safety and the primary goals of the business.
  • Foster effective teamwork across all areas and departments in the refinery.
  • Focus on education and personal growth by developing and maintaining a personal development plan.
  • Help develop others by sharing what you know and learn from your and other’s experiences.
  • Ensure your team knows you will listen to what is important to them. Help bring out the best in everyone by listening effectively and using two-way communication.
  • Foster effective communication with key stakeholders.
  • Get and share important information with teams.
  • Trust and respect every person at all levels. Treat others as you would like to be treated.
  • Behave ethically.

Education:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor of Science in Engineering preferred
Experience:
  • 10 years of refining/petrochemical plant operations experience is required OR 7 years of refinery or petrochemical plant experience with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree is required.
Required Skills / Competencies:
  • Competencies: For information regarding competency needs for this profile, please search for this job profile at our Refinery Competency Assurance Tool (RCAT): http://bp1xtxii348/compassur/
  • Skills: Must work within the established Ops Model, Maintenance Work Process, TAR and project CVP, MOC, and PSM processes.

The Production Engineer is an Operations Leader for a process unit complex who is the Operating Superintendent’s "No. 2". The Production Engineer is the "go-to" expert for field production related knowledge. The Production Engineer has the leadership capability to routinely fill in for and backup the Operations Superintendent and provides long-term stability to the Production Team. The Production Engineer on a daily basis test what is "real in the field" regarding personal safety, process safety, and compliance, and intervenes as necessary to drive performance.

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