´╗┐Rss http://www.employmentnews.com test description en-us Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:19:57 GMT Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:19:57 GMT http://www.employmentnews.com/rss/ Weblog Editor 2.0 editor@example.com webmaster@example.com <![CDATA[Major Maintenance Focal]]> http://www.employmentnews.com/display_job/97848/Major_Maintenance_Focal.html This position is responsible for proper maintenance record keeping, systems compliance and execution of the maintenance plan; while, also directing a multidisciplinary team that provides maintenance and reliability support to the Muskeg River Mine or Jack Pine Mine.

The main responsibility will be to ensure equipment/system availability and integrity to meet defined production targets contributing to the success of the organization in regard to the four business plan goals. Supervise 5 major contractors and other contractors during plant outages and other major maintenance activates and measure and evaluate contractor performance.

A day in the life Major Maintenance Focal: Provide leadership in Health, Safety, and Environment for the maintenance department. Ensure all maintenance activities by Shell and contractor personnel are carried out in a safe, efficient, and environmentally sound manner by ensuring that all necessary procedures, practices, standards, and rules are documented and followed. Provide frontline leadership to ensure the overall objectives of the department are met. Provide supervisory functions, like mentoring, coaching, performance management, and work practice review. Troubleshoot and develop solutions to address issues to ensure associated equipment is reliable and available with integrity to meet defined production targets contributing to the success of the organization in regard to the four business plan goals. Provide leadership to ensure that equipment is maintained for maximum efficiency and productive by initiating corrective action and ensuring maintenance and engineering standards are adhered to. Ensure changes to equipment by maintenance and other groups comply with the management of change procedures. Ensure that Human Resources Policies are applied in a fair and consistent manner. Actively engage employees and contractors by seeking input and feedback on issues affecting the department and plants for change/growth. Ensure that performance management processes are utilized and managed to meet the needs of the company and employee. Manage multiple employees and contractors amongst an environment of conflicting priorities, while also ensuring exceptional safety standards are met across multiple locations simultaneously. Determine potential hazards and risks to production to develop/implement systems to maximize equipment and system availability and integrity. Leadership of multi-discipline maintenance employees and contractors with diverse skills sets toward common goals. Control costs in an environment that requires constant revision of strategies to meet changing circumstances with respect to production rates, wear rates, technology, and physical equipment change. Ensure preparation work is completed as planned and parts/ equipment are available to carryout scheduled/ unscheduled maintenance activities. Asses requirements and organize logistic for contractors including orientation, accommodation, traveling.

Requirements: Journeyman Certification in one of the Mechanical trades such as Millwright, Shopfitters, Boilermaker etc 5 years of experience in the direct supervision of a mixed trade workgroup in an industrial setting Maintenance Lead experience would be an asset. Knowledge of maintenance systems and protocols. Contract management experience. Understanding of budget and cost/project schedule and development an asset. Demonstrated leadership ability and capacity to work effectively in a flexible team environment.]]>
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<![CDATA[Maintenance Planner]]> http://www.employmentnews.com/display_job/97847/Maintenance_Planner.html A day in the life of a Maintenance Planner: Manage planning backlog; if planning duration exceeds initial expectations, establish new LAFD with communication and approval from vested parties; coordinate updates in SAP. Ensure work order coding is accurately reflected in terms of equipment, priority, and financial coding; Work with OMC and vested parties to correct where necessary. Execute maintenance planning tasks in accordance with Shell Maintenance Execution process. Review and analyze work orders ready for planning for correctness and adequacy. Prepare complete job plans for the efficient execution of corrective mechanical work. This involves: Conducting field visits to scope job requirements Including HSE Requirements, Job Steps, Support Crafts Requirements, Materials, Fabrication Steps, Cost Estimate, Engineering and Inspection Requirements, and Operation requirements in plans. Initiate requisition of non stock items. Check that planned work is within realistic completion dates. Interfacing with the Scheduler, Analyst, and Maintenance and Operations Coordinators to determine work activities. Interfacing with Engineering and QA/QC group on incorporating requirements Initiate requisition of non stock items, procurement of materials and equipment as required. Interface with CP that facilitates timely arrival of material on site. Evaluate job feedback to improve future work and update best plans. Ensure/support/Audit the Work orders are properly closed, maintenance and financial history adequately entered. Support running maintenance planning team to manage unit planning work load. Create SAP notifications and or requisitions for material movement offsite- as necessary Create, use and maintain plant history and other technical information to include in current job plans. Interfaces with project and plant change planning as required. Assist with turnaround and plant changes when needed.
Requirements: Must be authorise to work in Canada for any employer without need for sponsorship Grade 12 Diploma Maintenance background (Millwright - Red Seal Journeyman Certification) 3-5 years in a Planning or Scheduling position is desired Primavera experience is a strong asset Experience in planning for multiple crafts Proficiency in CMMS (SAP) systems, specifically Equipment Maintenance, Purchasing Modules Proficient in MS Work, Excel, MS Project Knowledge of maintenance business processes and best practices, roles of specific trades, and manufacturing processes in an Upgrader, Refinery or similar Petrochemical operation Strong organizational and effective time management skills Flexibility in managing changing priorities and ability to work with minimum supervision Courses and seminars in the following area: Scheduling, Planning, Estimating, and Time Management are an asset Experience in a team environment is desire May influence indirectly on the Maintenance Annual Budget]]>
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<![CDATA[Refinery Scheduler]]> http://www.employmentnews.com/display_job/97844/Refinery_Scheduler.html Shell Downstream encompasses all the activities necessary to transform crude oil into petroleum products and petrochemicals, and deliver them around the world. Our Downstream businesses refine, supply, trade and ship crude oil worldwide, and manufacture, transport and market fuels, lubricants, bitumen, LPG and bulk petrochemicals for domestic, transportation and industrial uses. Altogether, the organization employs some 65,000 people in around 100 counties.

Our Manufacturing business has the capability to process some four million barrels of crude oil per day, and operates in 35 refineries worldwide, producing gasoline, diesel, heating oils, aviation fuel, lubricants and bitumen. Delivering cutting edge technologies, our manufacturing sites contribute significantly to meeting the world's energy needs.

Responsibilities: Provides and uses input from Trading & Supply and various Refinery groups to develop, optimize and execute an evolving and robust schedule through converting the Monthly Operating Plan into optimized product schedules that meet blending quality requirements while minimizing quality giveaway, stock outs and demurrage costs. Works with local Refinery groups and the central Crude & Feedstock and Products groups to identify and support opportunities to improve production economics. Supports and/or leads the process for calculating and consolidating production volume and inventory data for crude, feedstocks and/or finished products. This role also supports and/or leads the month end process for reporting production volumes and inventories for financial reporting. Tools utilized include: AspenTech Orion, Multi-Blend Optimization (MBO) and other spreadsheets. Strong focus on ensuring product availability in the necessary quantities and qualities to meet commitments whilst maintaining products and feedstocks within agreed stock levels and taking proactive actions to mitigate any unexpected changes to the plan. Ensures that the day-to-day orders and instructions to Production are prepared accurately, on time and consistent with the agreed plan. Performs the daily task of quantifying and analyzing discrepancies between the plan, schedules and actual performance. Analyzes and communicates results to the responsible parties to take necessary corrective actions. Coordinates and implements corrective actions to mitigate impact of unplanned disruptions. Ensures that the global standards and tools around Refinery Planning and Scheduling are used. Pro-actively manages product quality and follows Quality Incident reporting procedures. Leads or supports the weekly Flash process for calculating and consolidating production and inventory data for crude, feedstocks and/or finished products volume reporting. Leads or supports the month end process for reporting production volumes and inventories for financial reporting. Supports the margin variance analysis process by recording and reporting all deviations from the plan including impact on an ongoing basis and reporting regularly. Supports the monthly operating plan process through timely communication of operational and logistical changes/issues that may have impact on Production or Supply.
Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work for any employer in Canada without sponsorship. A post secondary education is an asset. Refinery experience is an asset. Scheduling experience with crude, products, trading an asset. Understanding of refinery economics, supply logistics, and finance an asset. Work well with data, spreadsheets and software applications an asset. Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team within the Economics & Scheduling department, Production teams and Shell Trading & Supply is important. Excellent communication, sharing of vision, customer focus, adapting and effectively managing changing situations while working as part of a team are keys to success. Flexibility to adapt quickly to changing business requirements and production capabilities a plus. Ability to multi-task and manage multiple competing priorities are pluses.]]>
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<![CDATA[Customer Strategy & Planning Analyst]]> http://www.employmentnews.com/display_job/97846/Customer_Strategy_&_Planning_Analyst.html Shell Downstream encompasses all the activities necessary to transform crude oil into petroleum products and petrochemicals, and deliver them around the world. Our Downstream businesses refine, supply, trade and ship crude oil worldwide, and manufacture, transport and market fuels, lubricants, bitumen, LPG and bulk petrochemicals for domestic, transportation and industrial uses. Altogether, the organisation employs some 65,000 people in around 100 counties.

Shell operates the world's largest single-brand retail network, serving around 10 million customers per day from more than 45,000 service stations in around 90 countries. The range of innovative products on offer is constantly expanding, supported by extensive research and development activities. With 100 years of heritage, Shell is at the forefront of developing new differentiated fuels that enable people to get more miles out of their tank while using less, and still enhance the performance of their engine.

Support the Marketing Planning process to ensure activities are customer focused and deliver return on investment. Use customer intelligence and research tools to help identify key opportunities for the Americas markets. Insights will be driven through transactional information and its integration with the wealth of Shell consumer data. The data will aid in order to properly measure and segment consumers to drive consumer value proposition strategies. The Customer Intelligence team needs talent to wade through transactional information and integrate with consumer data to create a clear story grounded in data insights to help drive business strategy.

Responsibilities :
Mine & analyse data from various global customer Intelligence & research tools on customer brand perception, site experience, purchasing behaviors, and integrate learning to create and disseminate a consumer story. (E.g. Global Advertising Tracker, Global Customer Tracker, Voice of the Customer). Identify emerging customer behaviours and scan competitive landscape. Use customer, market & future trends understanding to identify growth opportunities for the organization Generate business hypotheses for insights analysis, delivery, and communications to business organizations Centre of Excellence (COE), markets, leadership for crafting customer value propositions (CVP) Mine data for insights delivery helping to drive more targeted Customer Retention Management (CRM) offers to consumers and overall business understanding Apply and drive the discovery and communication of meaningful patterns in data through applying quantitative methods to approach business problems Reinforce a consumer focused culture by improving consumer data analysis and metrics Keep informed of the latest innovations in the field of analytics and ensure Shell uses the most relevant, most advanced methodologies to facilitate the timely collection of actionable consumer insights Co-ordinate quarterly external view of consumer reality (syndicated research). Assist to continuously assess research vendor pool, and bring in new methodology and research partners.
Requirements: Must be legally eligible to work for any employer in Canada without requiring sponsorship. Minimum five (5) years working experience in marketing, finance or data & analytics driven function required. Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Economics, or Business required. Understanding of data processing and analysis techniques, especially quantitative. Strong statistical skills. High volume and complexity of data will require significant attention to detail. Strong analytical skills and ability to see patterns and opportunities for data use and ability to drive data into action Comfortable in working with information and data to help drive data strategy, data quality and value exploitation Pragmatic approach with an eye to business delivery and details. Strong stakeholder and relationship management. Experience and effective working in a virtual team environment across countries and through others to deliver objectives is essential. Strong ability to communicate and influence effectively at all levels .]]>
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