Job: Operations Shift Supervisor

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Job Description

Job Title
Operations Shift Supervisor
Job Type
Full Time
St Paul Park Refining Co LLC - St. Paul Park, MN 55071 US (Primary)
Job Description


The St. Paul Park Refinery has a full-time, exempt opening for a Shift Supervisor. The Shift Supervisor’s main job duties are to provide support, leadership, and direction to his/her crew regarding daily operations activities. The work schedule is a 12-hr rotating shift, including some weekends and holidays. Occasional extra hours may be required.


  •       Lead crew of 11-15 operators in support of day to day refinery and area goals.     
  •       Ensure crew follows all department and refinery policies and procedures  
  •       Conduct daily safety and start of shift meetings with crew
  •       Set daily priorities for crew and follow up to ensure completion
  •       Audit unit operations, procedures, permitting, LOTO, car seals, etc.; and follow up with operators on spot corrections
  •       Provide on-shift training/coaching for operators
  •       Maintain crew coverage following unscheduled vacancies
  •       Conduct performance management of crew, including recognition and discipline if necessary
  •       Drive environmental, health and safety excellence
  •       Communicate production plan/supervision priorities to crew, and relay information on plant constraints and issues back up the chain of command
  •       Initiate incident reports, notify the appropriate personnel, complete category 1 investigations, and drive the correct responses to resolve problems
  •       Act as an Incident Commander during area emergencies until properly relieved 
  •       Support implementation of policies, practices and procedures; and ensure compliance to them
  •       Implement changes to the production plan to manage plant constraints and maintain product quality
  •       Aid in troubleshooting unit/product blending problems and coordinate outside resources as necessary
  •       Document and report refinery activities


  • Strong leadership and teamwork skills; able to train, set expectations, hold self and crew accountable and delegate authority/tasks
  • 3-5 years of relevant operating or supervisory experience in a refinery or petrochemical setting
  • High school level education or equivalent
  • Can work a rotating shift schedule
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; Effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, PI, Oracle, and Internet Explorer
  • Self-motivated individual who takes initiative to get results and is not afraid to hold people accountable
  • Capable to complete physical tasks such as working outdoors, climbing ladders, wearing respirators/SCBA equipment, working in confined spaces, lifting up to 50 pounds, etc.
  • Must be able to qualify for a TWIC Card, pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical


  •        10+ years’ operating knowledge of refinery process units up to control board operator proficiency
  •        Formal post high school education/training in refinery operation and/or leadership
  •        Supervisory experience with subordinates under a collective bargaining agreement
  •        Experience with critical, fast-paced decision making


St. Paul Park Refinery offers a comprehensive salary and benefits package.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer


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