LPG Plant Manager

Position: LPG Plant Manager

Department: Operations

Reports to: Operations Director

JOB SUMMARY

We are seeking an experienced candidate which is responsible for overseeing the managing, operating & ensuring the safety of the company’s filling plant.

We are seeking an experienced candidate which is responsible Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills. Ensuring proper operation and maintenance of plant and machineries. LPG pump, compressors, blowers, diesel engines, mounded storage vessels, fire-fighting systems and other equipment. You will also be responsible for ensuring financial discipline in plant operation as well as for optimizing plant operations cost without compromising quality, safety, maintenance and security.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • A good university degree in Engineering / Chemical Sciences
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years’ experience in Engineering function, 2 of which must be in Supervisory or equivalent capacity in LPG operations

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages all Plant operations as well staff related matters.
  • Ensure that all proper HSE standard regulations are adhered to strictly.
  • Coordinate all activities at the plant to achieve set goals and objectives.
  • Carries out technical studies and make recommendations for improvements which will increase productivity or equipment performance.
  • Undertakes front-end engineering design work.
  • Undertakes trouble shooting to resolve plant and equipment issues
  • Takes part in project and job risk assessments; study work; and plans modifications to plant and/or equipment.
  • Provides technical support to on site personnel.
  • Monitors plant operations and reports on the technical performance of company plants e.g. inventory statistics; inventory losses; equipment maintenance history etc.
  • Undertaking staff training in the use of new equipment; safety operations; and to enhance operational efficiency
  • Any other related function as management may deem fit.

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

  • Product loss
  • Discharge time
  • Turnaround time
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Product availability
  • Staff management
  • Effectiveness of processes and controls
  • Downtime of equipment and facility per month
  • Adequacy, usefulness and timeliness of information/reports produced
  • Effectiveness of problem identification, analyses and solutions development efforts
  • Levels of proactivity displayed

 

DESIRED SKILLS

Candidates should preferably possess sufficient knowledge and skill in handling/operations of an LPG plant processing unit. They should also have good knowledge in handling shift operations and ‘Hazard area classification’ in a process plant. They must have sound knowledge about various ‘Safety systems’ such as GMS, water sprinkler, hydrant, monitor etc. along with emergency handling procedure in an LPG plant. They should also have thorough knowledge a

Job Category: OPERATIONS
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: KAMPALA

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