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Director of Operations


Position: Operations Director - Refinery

Job type: Permanent Employee

Location: Ohio (relocation assistance can be provided)

Petroplan is currently working with an integrated oil and gas business who need a senior level Operations Director to join their team at their refinery in Ohio.

In this position, you will report directly to the VP of the US business unit and be responsible for overseeing and leading the operations team in executing the production plans at the highest level of safety, reliability compliance and productivity possible. Key challenges will include:

  • Developing and managing annual budgets that support adequate operational and capital expenditures, including Complex Maintenance and control expenses, to achieve business unit objectives.
  • Identifying both cost saving and increased efficiency opportunities that maximize production and profitability. Coordinate troubleshooting of major refinery operating problems.
  • Integrating all Refinery internal business unit groups and external resources, ensuring they are fully aligned and collaborating to meet unit goals.

The ideal candidate will have at least 15 years of experience working within a Refinery, including at least 5 years in a management role, and a bachelor's degree. You will have a very strong understanding of Project management principles and experience working on Refinery operations.

Suitable candidates will be a driven, autonomous, self-motivated safety professional who is passionate and hungry to succeed.

At this point the client are unable to sponsor VISAs.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

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