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Area Supervisor

Date: Jun 30, 2019

Location: AR:El Dorado, AR - Arkansas, US, 71730

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Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, renewable fuels and convenience store retailing.  The refining assets consist of refineries operated in Tyler and Big Spring, Texas, El Dorado, Arkansas and Krotz Springs, Louisiana with a combined nameplate crude throughput capacity of 302,000 barrels per day.

The logistics operations primarily consist of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek US Holdings, Inc.and its affiliates own approximately 63% (including the 2 percent general partner interest) of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE:DKL) is a growth-oriented master limited partnership focused on owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets.

The convenience store retail business is the largest 7-Eleven licensee in the United States and operates approximately 300 convenience stores in central and west Texas and New Mexico.

Role Summary

The Operation Area Supervisor will supervise employees in our facility, ensuring its effective operation by coordinating and directing employees, assigning tasks, coordinating the flow of work and assigned projects, overseeing completion of work, and monitoring performance of subordinates.  This role provides leadership, motivation, training, and development of workforce; participates in continuous improvement activities as part of the site management team and ensures Company policies are followed in order to maintain a positive work culture. 


Job Accountabilities

  • Supervise, direct and lead the day-to-day activities of team within assigned area to ensure safe and quality production and meet identified goals
  • Maintain a safe and healthy work environment by following, implementing and enforcing Company safety standards and procedures and complying with legal regulations
  • Lead or assist in the investigation of all injuries, accidents and near-miss incidents in assigned area
  • Provide a clean, organized and safe work environment and maintain area with safety audits and walk-throughs
  • Meets production operational standards by implementing production, productivity and quality standards
  • Ensure adherence to Labor Agreement, Company policies and process standards
  • Implement and maintain 5-S, Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing principles and continuously identify ways to reduce plant operating costs through lean concepts
  • Develop and implement cause and corrective actions for continuous improvement
  • Oversee the operator training of new and existing staff to ensure team is fully trained in, committed to, and conduct their activities in accordance with all aspects of Company safety and quality requirements
  • Addresses routine personnel issues including training, coaching and counseling and disciplining subordinates
  • Utilize sound human relations and communications skills in order to motivate the assigned work force
  • Coach, evaluate performance and develop work group to improve their performance
  • Identify operation issues and lead improvement plans in production processes, shift schedules, overtime levels, training, etc., to improve operation efficiency
  • Lead reliability, compliance, quality and safety programs for assigned area
  • Accomplish goals while maintaining employee accountability, positive team morale, employee involvement, and teamwork
  • Evaluate alternatives and make decisions in a fast-paced work environment
  • Coordinate with maintenance to schedule equipment down time for maintenance shutdowns and preventative maintenance
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree in business, science or technical discipline and three (3) years of experience in refinery, petrochemical or chemical role or equivalent military experience


  • High School Diploma or GED/equivalent and five (5) years of experience in refinery, petrochemical or chemical role, with two (2) years of experience in leadership role
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities with deadlines in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Proficient computer skills, specifically Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact effectively and positively with all levels of Company personnel
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Willingness to work a rotating shift schedule and overtime as required
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Must pass drug test and background check


Desired Characteristics

  • Bachelor's Degree in business, science or technical discipline
  • Five (5) years of experience in refinery, petrochemical or chemical role or equivalent military experience
  • Four (4) years of experience supervising operations within a manufacturing or industrial facility, including managing production and employees, scheduling, training, meeting deadlines and project schedules
  • Demonstrated experienced in managing in an union environment
  • Proven knowledge of safe work practices, OSHA and Environmental rules and regulations
  • Ability to achieve manufacturing excellence by establishing and communicating goals
  • Knowledgeable in refining process
  • Proficient with SAP and EAM
  • Strong skills in areas of: operational analysis, budget, problem solving, project management, communication, organizational and leadership
  • Knowledge/experience with 5-S, Six Sigma or Lean Manufacturing principles

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.

Nearest Major Market: El Dorado

Job Segment: Manager, Chemical Research, ERP, Lean Six Sigma, SAP, Management, Engineering, Technology

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