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Director, Planning & Technical Services

Lima, Ohio
Job Posting: Sep 20, 2018 01:09:59 PM Unposting Date: Nov 05, 2018 02:59:00 AM
Director, Planning & Technical Services-00045621-20180918


One of Husky’s advantages is that we are an integrated oil and gas company. From exploration to development, production, refining and marketing, we’ve got it all! Combine this with a range of learning and development tools and an inclusive work environment, and you are well-positioned for a successful career at Husky.
We have training, mentoring and career development programs and resources to help you develop both personally and professionally – as an employee or a leader. We offer many internal leadership and business skills courses along with tuition reimbursement programs for qualified employees. Every year, a significant number of our employees are able to take on new roles within the company thanks to our strong focus on hands-on learning and development.
Husky is currently looking for a Director, Planning & Technical Services at the Lima, Ohio refinery. The Director, Planning & Technical Services will be responsible for operations technical support, capital and refinery performance management, and developing and implementing operating plans and strategies that maximizes refinery profitability, by optimizing all feed and product blending and coordinating all movements in and out of the Refinery with Transportation , Supply, Marketing, Corporate Planning & Economics, and Refinery Operations Department.
Specific responsibilities include:
  • Manages Process Engineering, Laboratory, Optimization and Capital and Refinery Performance Management groups
  • Provides technical support to operations through Laboratory and Process Engineering groups with main focus on process safety and then unit optimization.
  • Ensures that all product sales and fee purchases meet specifications required by Marketing and/or Refinery Operations.
  • Serves as primary contact at the Refinery for communications with Marketing Departments in the corporation
  • Compares actual operations versus planned and determines the economic impact of variances
  • Monitors and reports key Refinery performance indicators.
  • Prepares economic studies and evaluations to identify profit improvement opportunities and supports recommended operating strategies
  • Monitors LP model runs and calculates unit margins to identify operational changes that maximize Refinery profitability
  • Develops and reviews operating plans with Operations in weekly meetings
  • Responsible for making daily contacts with Transportation, Supply, Marketing, and Corporate Planning & Economics to communicate feedstock needs, product availability, and Refinery operating status
  • Prepares detailed gasoline blend recipes that optimize component use and provides to the blenders, along with blending instructions
  • Develops feedstock blends that meet unit operating constraints and enable operation at maximum yield value
  • Makes Actual to Plan comparisons and calculates the economic impact of major variances
  • Assists in the preparation of long term plans by Corporate Planning & Economics and reviews for feasibility and accuracy
  • Coordinates refinery business development initiatives including interfaces with regional governments and neighboring businesses
  • Generates, updates and monitors all capital budget activities.

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