Senior Manager Technical Services SABIC site Geleen

Geleen, Netherlands

Posted: 21-Nov-2017

Ref#: 3943

The Site Geleen encompasses 7 plants, including 2 Naphtha crackers, a Logistics unit, a Polypropylene and 2 Polyethylene units. The Naphtha crackers produce amongst others ethylene and propylene which are mainly used as feedstock for the successive poly-olefins plants. Our polyethylene product range includes all of the commodity thermoplastic polymers, linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE), low density polyethylene (LDPE), and high density polyethylene (HDPE). The polypropylene product range includes block copolymer and specialty automotive grades.
As Senior Manager Technical Services you are responsible for the Technical Division at the site Geleen.
You are member of the Site Management Team and will report directly to the Site Director. You will lead a team of 7 direct reports and 94 indirect reports.
  • You will develop and implement company Strategic Business Plan in line with company & corporate strategies focusing on reducing risks (i.e. EHSS Risk, Business Risk, etc.), improving cost effectiveness and increasing company revenue. Promoting the company brand, reputation and increase shareholder value. 
  • You are responsible and accountable for Process Engineering Chemicals & Polymers, Asset Engineering , Process Control & DCS management, Inspections, Sustainability & Energy Engineering, Project Development & Control for the total SABIC site Geleen.
The following focus area’s are part of your responsibility:
Technical Services
  • Provide support to benchmark studies and follow gaps closure through technical solutions to achieve best quartile performance targets for each process/ plant with continuous improvement.
  • Ensure Effective utilization of feedstock, raw materials and utilities.  Ensure efficient, effective and continuous process optimization of plants (i.e. Yield, Specific Consumption, Selectivity and TMR) to achieve “Best Quartile” performance.
  • Develop and drive Businesses Continuity “BCM” & ensure Enterprise Risk Management "ERM" pillars are in place and maintained including planning, risk scenarios, risk assessment, drills and mitigation.
  • Develop, approve and stewardship implementation of Strategic Business Plans
  • Maximize complex production and assets utilization with quality products through manufacturing excellence, innovation and cost optimization to increase company revenue while sustaining maximum value for stakeholders
  • Ensure plant Operability and Maintainability through effective implementation of Turn Around strategies and manage the execution to the best targets in terms of scheduled & cost index and safe flawless start up.
  • Identify opportunities of Advanced Process Control (APC), pursue them, and ensure implementation of state of art APC technologies towards capturing values, optimizing energy and processes, stabilizing the performance of Process Control Systems.
EHSS & Regulatory Compliance
  • Lead process safety program and promote the culture of process safety and Risk Management and drives accountability through the organization in order to eliminate process risks. Apply continuous risks discovery methodologies and root cause analysis, implement short-term and long-term risk mitigation and elimination actions.
Reliability & Integrity
  • Drive and Implement Asset Reliability and Integrity programs through Asset Performance Management tools.
  • Develop and implement assets selection criteria, assessment methodology, and conduct equipment life assessment and life extension programs to ensure asset mechanical integrity and optimized investment plan.
  • Drive the implementation of effective maintenance and inspection strategies to achieve assets availability targets.
  • Drive accountability across functions, ensure effectiveness of Plant Management Team (PMT) performance, give direction & make critical decisions for safe operation continuity.
Cost Effectiveness
  • Promote cost conscious and cost control culture across the organization and derive cost leadership practices.
  • Drive company’s strategic projects and take investment decisions based on evaluated Capex criteria and expenditure plan, and execute them to the best efficiency and maximize value to the Company. Sponsor Site & Mega Capital Projects through the full Capex cycle from initiation & design up to the commissioning and closing.
  • Sustainability.
  • Identify, develop and derive the execution of sustainability and energy programs across the company. Lead sustainability strategic projects and improvement opportunities to achieve short-term and long-term targets in accordance to the government and corporate strategies.
People & Organization
  • Attract, Retain, and develop competent talent to assure sustaining safe & reliable assets.
  • Demonstrate/promote Company values and assure Integrity/compliance to company policies.
  • Create healthy and attractive work environment that foster engaged and inspired workforce.
  • Coaching and Mentoring Talented leaders and employees through continuous feedback and promoting performance culture.
  • Provide leadership to develop and effectively implement people strategies related to Talent Management to enhance staff competency level across all technical functions.
  • Ensure effective manpower planning and recruitment strategies for succession planning & manpower adequacy.
External and Global responsibilities
  • Provide leadership to effectively manage internal (SABIC SBU’s, Corporate Functions and Technology) and external (Government agencies, Regulatory Authorities and stakeholders) interfaces in order to assure Business Continuity and promote Company brand.
  • Establish and Maintain effective networking platform(s) with internal/external functions and entities (.e.g. SABIC affiliates, Technology licensors, OEM's, feedstock providers and utility suppliers).
  • Master of Science (MSc) Engineering Degree
  • At least 12 - 15 years work experience in petrochemical plants. 
  • Exposed to operational, technical and financial aspects of the business.
  • Experience in developing company policy, and developing and implementing new procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop Business plans / Budgets and manage resources. 
  • Experience in strategy management and execution.
Strategic Focus / Business Acumen / Planning and Organizing / Drive for Results / Leading Change / Motivating Others / Develop and Empower People / Personal Leadership / Adaptability / Analytical Thinking / Effective Collaboration / Global Outlook/Influencing & Communication for Impact / Innovation/Negotiation / Relationship Management

At SABIC, we create the conditions for our talent to flourish: fulfilling work environments, state-of-the-art technology and the empowerment you need. As a SABIC employee, you will benefit from career opportunities that are accompanied by an attractive package and benefits. You will have access to comprehensive training and development programs which are among the best in the Petrochemical industry. Furthermore you will be offered opportunities in a diversity of disciplines and locations worldwide.

Important notice: please be informed that a reference check, an employment verification and E-assessment is part of our recruitment process. A Certificate of Good Conduct can be requested depending the level of the role in our organization and/or function, allowing us to request dependent of local regulations. 
Responses from employment agencies will not be considered.

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