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  • Job reference: RMS0163698

Production Supervisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen - Offshore
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/12/2015
  • Time left:
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    (18/01/16)
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The Role:
Overall purpose of role:
To supervise and co-ordinate the safe and efficient production of hydrocarbon from the installations; this includes monitoring the wells, processing plant, export systems and associated utilities systems.

In addition, the Operations Supervisor will act as OIM on the Cygnus Bravo Platform (as required) and will be a key member of the Leadership Team.


Direct subordinates:
Offshore Operations Lead Technicians & Offshore Operations Technicians


Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

•Promote and supervise the implementation of a strong Safety culture and create an environment offshore which continuously improves the safety performance.
•Supervise and co-ordinate offshore production and operations activities in accordance with legislative requirements and Company procedures to achieve production targets without compromising safety.
•Ensure that the Permit to Work system is operated effectively and audited. Also ensure plant and associated equipment is optimised and used to maximum efficiency without compromising safety.
•Supervise all aspects of Operations such that adequate control is maintained over all on-going work and maintain systems such that these controls can be demonstrated as and when necessary.
•Supervise operations including maintenance and ensure compliance in accordance with industry standards and procedures.
•Actively engage in building the relationship with the ISC in order to promote a one team culture and maximise the benefit of their corporate strengths.
•Supervise implementation of process and plant isolations in accordance with industry standards and procedures.
•Supervise implementation of process and plant reinstatement in accordance with industry standards and procedures.
•Build strong relationships within the Platform Leadership Team in order to promote and support the one team concept.
•Supervise effective management of shutdowns (planned or uncontrolled) to maintain safety, and minimise lost production.
•Liaise and co-ordinate activities with well services team (work overs and well interventions) to ensure safe operations.
•Provide training and personal development opportunities for staff to maintain and increase skills and competencies.

Additional Comments:
The organisation is seeking an Operations Supervisor who will drive a strong safety and continuous improvement culture. Key attributes in this role will be communication and cooperation as the incumbent will be required to engage with their fellow members of the Leadership Team and the general POB in promoting and driving the vision.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Minimum qualifications and experience required:
•Extensive experience of working offshore and in a supervisory capacity
•Competent in Control of major emergencies
•NVQ in Hydrocarbon Processing or similar
•Apprenticeship in Process/Production Engineering, Instrument, Electrical or Mechanical

Delegated authority level:
The incumbent will occasionally be required to act as OIM on the (NUI) Platform.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Competencies and behaviours needed to be able to perform the role effectively:
•A safety champion who “walks the talk”
•A strong team player with a confident leadership style which earns respect from the offshore workforce
•Excellent communicator comfortable with written, spoken or electronic media
•A self-motivated individual who physically demonstrates high energy levels and commitment and who leads the team by example
•Act as a role model for all other Offshore Operations Staff
•Conduct all business professionally and to the highest ethic standards
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