Operations Superintendent

  • Location

    Aberdeen, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Oil and Gas

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gordon Clark

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

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Our client a leading Oil & Gas Operator are urgently seeking an Operations Superintendent for a Permanent Role based in Aberdeen.

Position Overview

Responsible for the safe delivery of production targets within budget. Maintains daily contact with the platform. Onshore point contact for the provision of support and technical solutions to production issues.


* Accountable for assuring effective planning and coordination of all IAP activities
* Accountable for management of onshore team to optimize plant and process in the pursuit of safe production delivery
* Accountable for accurate production loss reporting and management
* Effective stewardship of asset's production management system

Key Responsibilities
* Engender a culture of continuous HSE performance improvement via transfer of knowledge and sharing of best practice
* Demonstrate excellent safety leadership behaviours at all times and ensure all members of the operations team achieve outstanding performance in meeting Company HSE and business targets
* Ensuring compliance with Company performance standards
* Actively drive the production loss management process and ensure all current losses planned and unplanned, completion of 5 Why's/RCAs
* Actively support and promote asset integrity management
* Ensure safe operations by supporting platform in the management of operational deviations and risk assessments
* Onshore focal point for the offshore operations team
* Regular reporting to Operations Manager to ensure awareness of short term plans and operational support issues
* Assure effective planning and coordination of all IAP activities to ensure optimal Plan and Schedule Attainment and cost control
* Custodian of asset's Production Management System
* Responsible for assuring planning gate compliance
* Management of onshore team to optimize plant and process
* Ensure high level of quality control of Production Loss Management System data input and output
* To manage the onshore support team to provide proportionate responses to immediate operational challenges and ensure team is proactive in optimising plant, process and short range plans for the asset
* Ensure effective scheduling, coordination and delivery of key asset operations meetings, including: morning calls PLE meetings planning meetings
* Management of T&O Register in conjunction with Maintenance Superintendent with emphasis on immediate production threats
* Management of onshore Synergi actions including ICP
* Lead or participate in Root Cause Analysis activities to address production loss events and enable production protection and optimisation
* Promote a performance mindset within onshore teams to encourage behaviours focused on safe and production efficient working practices
* Support effective engagement with regulatory bodies, third parties and matters relating to License to Operate
* To act as primary onshore point of contact for Offshore Leadership Team to ensure the onshore support team objectives are aligned with the asset's demands, priorities and targets
* Delivering agreed targets to achieve asset KPIs

Education Attainment & Accreditation

* Degree qualified in an Engineering discipline, or equivalent, or considerable technical experience in a similar role
* Accreditation from relevant professional institution
* Mandatory safety, medical regulatory regulations for travel working offshore UKCS

Professional Skills & Experience

* Extensive operational experience in the upstream oil and gas industry
* Wide ranging technical understanding of offshore hydrocarbon producing facilities
* Emergency Response experience desirable
* Demonstrates general management skills, drive and performance, delivery focus
* Highly computer literate with a demonstrable working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
* Working understanding of UK offshore legislation including OGA Production Efficiency Guidelines
* Fully conversant with all forms of process engineering documentation, including block diagrams, PFD's, P&ID's, Data Sheets and Cause Effect charts
* Proven operational experience in a COMAH operational site
* Proven track record of demonstrating success at delivering against production plans and efficiency targets
* Good understanding of cost control and budget planning
* Proven capability in measuring, reporting and analysing data to deliver performance improvements
* Demonstrable understanding of process safety and MAH prevention.
* In depth understanding of production management, production loss elimination and production optimization
* Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation and be able to apply it in the workplace