About This Opportunity
The Plant Manager is accountable for the overall performance, direction, and execution of operations within the operating plant, and where applicable the associated local overflow warehouse.
You will be responsible for establishing the vision and objectives for the Plant which is aligned with the goals of the Global Supply Chain (GSC) in the Region and its business partners.
Accountable for all Manufacturing on-site activities including HSSE, Quality, Integrity Management, Production Planning, Raw Materials Inventory and performance improvement metrics.
Working alongside the Kancil project lead to successfully deliver objectives of the project safely and timely.
Champion and lead HSSE continuous improvement activity to ensure principles and standards related to HSSE are effectively established, communicated and engrained within the organization and documented within OMS.
Lead, coach, develop and motivate plant personnel.
Legal accountability for the site and operations (customs, safety, security, environment, social, H&S, works council (where applicable) on behalf of BP.
Optimise resources, operating safely and ensure processes are in place to deliver requirements and working closely with the planning function to balance demand and supply within the capacity constraints.
Continuously strive to improve plant operations to maximize efficiency and effectiveness that positions the plant in the top quartile benchmarking exercise.
Maintain relationships with external service providers to improve plant safety and efficiencies. Network with other plant managers within GSC for sharing best practices.
Act as BP Contract Accountable Manager (CAM) to ensure safe execution of the contracted work while applying the Working with Contractor process as specified in COMPASS.
Act as Risk Owner to be accountable for assigning action owners for risk reduction measures, monitoring and self-verification of the effectiveness, proper documentation and consulting with subject matter experts as appropriate.
Oversee that design & construction projects are conducted aligned with BP requirements and involve facility management to ensure process safety, design & construction, asset operation and inspection & maintenance activities are appropriately tracked and conformance.
About Your Background
At least 15 years' experience in manufacturing environment with at least 3-5 years running a complex plant and unionized workforce.
Preferable for experience in Supply Chain management, demonstrating good knowledge of production management and its measurements.
A background as a Chemical or Mechanical Engineer would be advantageous but other disciplines considered with relevant experience.
Proficient in Capex management, Lean, TQM and Capex project management
Understanding of potential operating risks on a daily and long-term basis in order to take appropriate risk reduction actions, in accordance with BP and regulatory requirements.