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Continuous Improvement Practitioner

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Hartlepool
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/02/2012
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The Company:
Our client a UK based refining and marketing company, have interests in a number of facilities in the United Kingdom, employing around 1000 people throughout the UK and over 33000 worldwide. They have had their presence on Teesside for over 30 years, processing and storing crude oil ready for shipment along with being an established supplier of bulk fuels, including LPG, to the commercial, aviation and marine industries.

The Role:
To administer day to day project management activities and investigate, evaluate and deliver improvements to workflow processes.

Key Safety
• Actively supports the PSI initiatives.
• Awareness of the Asset & Operating Integrity site strategy
• Comply with the site responsibility for legislative and operational regulatory compliance and ensuring that the requirements of the COMAH are implemented at the site
• Adhere to Upstream HSE Excellence Process Safety roles and responsibilities

Core Responsibility:
• Day to day administration of project costs and plans
• Manage project performance indicators;
• Develop routine project progress reports and PowerPoints;
• Undertake data gathering exercises and investigate root causes of problems with current workflow processes;
• Implement improvements to workflow processes based upon analysis of data, including development and delivery of training and presentations;
• Work with small teams to remove obstacles and frustrations within processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness;
• Provide process mapping facilitation and creation to enable processes to be clearly defined;
• Support the development of the Objectives and Business Case for Phase II of the Workflow Enhancement Projects;
• Advise and deliver training where necessary including in SAP based PM systems
• Determine the principles of continuous improvement and teamwork to resolve internal and inter-departmental problems, analysing the cause and consequence
• Role model for company core values and behavioural expectations
• Operations Maintenance and Project Superintendents
• Operations Coordinators
• Operations Support Planners
• Operations Support Trade Supervisors
• All internal departments
• External companies procedures.
• Strong understanding activity scheduling, planning and site working standards

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Experience of Petro chemical environment and knowledge of process plant, maintenance routines, safety and environmental
• Six Sigma / Business Improvement skills / Lean techniques including, experience with process flow mapping, data gathering and analysis, performance indicators.
• Prometheus WO scheduling tool desirable
• Knowledge of safe systems of work desirable
• SAP System – Maintenance Management System PM module knowledge desirable
• Training experience desirable
• Experience of Project Management practices;
• IT skills to Intermediate level with Microsoft packages, including MS Project;
• Ability and aptitude to take responsibility for personal learning and development to ensure satisfactory progression of skill level.
• Ability to handle an extensive and diverse work load and ability to demonstrate good reporting and communication skills (verbal & written)
• Interpersonal and Multitasking skills
• Ability to influence the organisation at all levels
• Ability t
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