Shift Supervisor

Isle of GrainSouth East
22 Nov 2016
25 Mar 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Role synopsis
The Shift Supervisor will Supervise a team of Operators for all tank farm operations, including inputting by ship and exporting via road, rail and pipeline.

The shift Supervisor is a safety critical role and is responsible for control room activities covering a 24/7 shift pattern.

Key accountabilities
This role has a number of areas of accountability making it an interesting and varied opportunity.


  • Responsible for managing Terminal Operators and other contractors.


  • Responsible for ensuring unsafe work is stopped immediately.
  • Participate in all relevant terminal Operational meetings which could include leading daily operational meetings.
  • Ensuring the shift team (Operators) have sufficiently resourced for the shift.
  • Complete required competency training programs ELCT, Excellence through Development. Etc..
  • Ensure Operators are competent to undertake required activities
  • Assist Operators where required receive the necessary training.
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to Operators


  • Responsible for activities associated with Operational activities have appropriate HITRA's.
  • Perform Safety Observation Conversations (SOC's).
  • Understand Process Safety Performance Indicators.
  • Responsible for inputting all operational Incidents and Accidents into BP database.
  • Undertaking preliminary Root Cause Analysis of incidents and accidents.
  • Primary First Aider for the Terminal.


  • Performing Authority within BP's Control of Work (CoW) process.
  • Reviewing and updating procedures
  • Undertake Evacuation exercises and First Aid Exercises.
  • Key role in emergency response, taking the role of Incident Commander until relieved and thereafter taking the role of On-Scene Controller
  • "Responsible for ensuring the MoC process is followed
  • Raise MoC's as required"

  • Participate in HAZOP/PHSSER/LOPA and other studies as required to ensure safe execution of the right projects.
  • Reviewing Maintenance KPI's at daily meeting and ensure areas of continuous improvement in the short term are identified.
  • Ensure the safe and efficient operation of all plant and equipment, ensuring equipment integrity is maintained by operating the asset within its operating envelope.
  • Operate various computerised control systems in control room environment.


  • Lead terminal continuous improvement programs to deliver operational excellence.

Privilege to Operate

  • Understand and apply all legal and regulatory requirements associated with site operations.
  • Support as required in managing inspections by the Competent Authority and in managing actions arising.


  • Responsible for adherence to Operational Self Verification activities
  • Participate as required risk based audit activities

Essential Education
First Aid Training and appropriate certification is required.

Essential experience and job requirements
Legislation and Safety awareness and knowledge.
  • Knowledge of IT systems used within Fuels UK.
  • Knowledge of Fuels UK Operations.
  • Be familiar with emergency response equipment and procedures.
  • Be trained in the work permit system.
  • Experience of working with hazardous products.
  • Experience of working with industrial plant/processes.
  • Knowledge of requirements of ISO9002/14001 and of COSHH/COMAH regulations.
**You will need to be able to commute to our Isle of Grain site in under an hour (60 minutes)**

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)
** Please note interviews for this role will be ongoing. Potentially 14th December and 5th & 6th January at the Isle of Grain site**

Desirable criteria & qualifications
Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) Certificate.
NVQ Level 2 Bulk Liquid Warehousing

Recognised Health & Safety qualification (NEBOSH)

Relocation available

Travel required

Is this a part time position?

About BP
Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future.

The quality of our products and our customer's trust in us is based on the knowledge and experience of our employees. Every single employee contributes substiantially to our success on a daily basis. Besides expecting performance BP ackknowledges the personal tribute and supports the personal development of every employee. BP - "A great place to work"!


Closing Date
[ "24-Mar-2017" ]