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About Dyno Nobel
Dyno Nobel, a wholly owned subsidiary of Incitec Pivot Limited, is a global leader in the commercial explosives industry. We provide blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America and Australia, as well as selected customers in the Asia Pacific region. Due to continued results and world-leading innovation, customers in the mining, quarry, construction, pipeline and geophysical exploration industries choose Dyno Nobel.
Provide the leadership required for the Waggaman site ammonia plant personnel to ensure Dyno Nobel Americas (DNA) business ammonia demands are met through manufacturing excellence of the ammonia plant and associated distribution assets.
The nitrogen manufacturing plant is a major manufacturing facility producing 850K tons of anhydrous ammonia and supplied to DNA manufacturing plants via pipeline, barge and rail. Additionally, the plant supplies on site external customers at Cornerstone Chemical Company (CCC) Waggaman site, as well as significant trading volumes to Transammonia via ship loading.
Reports to: Waggaman Ammonia Plant Manager
· Awareness of Self and Others
· Inspire and Engage
· Influencing Others
· Leading and Empowering Change
· Developing Others
· Holding People Accountable
· Deliver Results
· Leading Collaboratively
1. Ensure compliance with applicable Dyno Nobel and Incitec Pivot Limited (IPL) HSEQ Management System, CCC Site standards as well as applicable State and Federal acts and regulations.
2. Aggressively lead health, safety and environmental protection initiatives and the implementation of a zero harm culture. Key activities include:
a. Proactive, passionate and visible leadership.
b. Maintain compliance to the IPL HSE management and information systems.
c. Risk based assessments.
d. Process Safety Management and RMP effectiveness.
e. Near miss, Incident and injury investigations to ensure the learning’s are captured.
f. Auditing and corrective actions.
g. Root cause analysis.
h. Effective contractor safety management.
3. Ensure world class on line time for the Waggaman Ammonia plant. Key activities include:
a. Downtime analysis and maintenance systems.
b. Plant and equipment inspections.
c. Asset management.
d. Strict operating discipline in accordance with standard operating procedures.
4. Ensure the plant continually meets the requirements of the S&OP process and is cost competitive. Key activities would include:
a. Plant performance reviews.
b. Capacity planning.
c. Uptime and efficiencies analysis.
d. Fixed Cost review.
e. S & OP participation including close interaction with CCC site plants and Transammonia logistics teams.
f. Inventory management.
g. Plant improvements through business excellence and process engineering efforts.
5. Trained and motivated plant employees available to implement facility plans. Key activities to ensure employee development include:
a. Strong and effective Leadership.
b. Provide input on talent reviews in conjunction with CCC Waggaman Site management.
c. Provide input on succession planning & staff selection in conjunction (during commissioning and ongoing) with CCC.
d. Provide input on performance management of all operating personnel.
e. Organizational development.
f. Staff training & development.
Decision Making Authority:
6. Freedom to act in all aspects of coordinating plant production and maintenance activities, communicating with plant personnel, and controlling operational expenditure.
7. The plant owned by DNA is located on an industrial complex owned and operated by Cornerstone Chemical Company and needs to be fully integrated into CCC standards and systems. The majority of operating employees are CCC employees. Close and strong relationships need to be maintained with CCC site management. The site is covered by PSM regulations and is complex in nature. Strict operating disciple is required to maintain its basis of safety. Risk Management is key to the safe operation of this plant and it is heavily regulated by state and federal authorities. The reliability strategy required to operate the plant safely and reliably is complex and requires very experienced on site plant leadership as well as specialized company support staff.
· Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline, preferably Chemical or Mechanical. Would consider I & E Engineer with right experience.
· 5 -10 years experience in chemical plant production, covering all phases of operations.
· Direct experience in ammonia or Ammonium Nitrate manufacturing would be beneficial.
· Must have knowledge of financial fundamentals and Lean manufacturing principles.
· Labor Relations: Proven experience in leading in a union environment.
Work Environment and Physical Conditions:
· Ability to wear and care for applicable personal protective equipment (such as, safety glasses and shoes, respirator, hard hat and ear protection, safety harness) as required by site-specific requirements.
· Frequently subject to various chemicals, temperatures, lubricants and weather conditions, etc. Common to nitrogenous fertilizer plants.
Dyno Nobel is an equal opportunity employer
Being a part of the Dyno Nobel team is a combination of everything that is unique about Dyno Nobel: our culture, our core values, our commitment to safety, but most importantly, it is our people. It is what set us apart from your average employer, and is everything that makes Dyno Nobel a great place to work. At Dyno Nobel, we are committed to equal employment opportunity.
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