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Production Supervisor

Job Title: Production Supervisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Duhok, Iraq
REF: 1476
Contact Name: Susan Rafat
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Production Supervisor for an international oil and gas operator in Duhok. Candidates must have 20 years previous experience in production working on oil and gas processes including minimum of 5 years as production supervisors.
The Production Supervisor will be responsible to the Facility Manager for the safe, efficient & cost-effective operation of the site in Kurdistan region of Iraq. They will lead the production team in all aspects of oil production, oil storage and oil export. Operate a well-site production plant and associated systems in a safe, environmentally, sound and efficient manner as directed by the Facility Manager.
Job Specific Duties:
  • Site focal point for all production operation activities.
  • Meet or exceed installation hydrocarbon production targets and plans through safe, efficient and effective operation of the facility.
  • Monitor and operate all plant equipment Intervene to prevent upset and unsafe conditions occurring.
  • In depth knowledge of DCS/SCADA and Fire & Gas Panels.
  • Understand PSD/ESD/F&G systems and processes.
  • Able to work in and understand the limitations of extreme weather.
  • Lead by example and guide the production operators in best safe practices.
  • Regulate and optimise chemical usage and maintain chemical inventory.
  • Maintain high standard of housekeeping in areas of responsibility and facility in general.
  • Identify variations in production plant performance and effectively address each situation.
  • Properly document and accurately report all operational readings, adjustments, and inspections.
  • Input to the daily, weekly and monthly reports.
  • Prepare all permits for designated areas of responsibility.
  • Assume role of Performing Authority when required.
  • Perform process isolations/de-isolations as required.
  • Ability to review technical manuals, cause and effects and P&ID drawings.
  • Train and mentor trainee Operators.
  • Undertake training as offered by the company.
  • Comprehensive written and verbal handovers.
  • Review and update Operating Procedures.
  • Adhere to safe systems of work and procedures. Comply with existing Company standards.
  • Key member of the emergency response team and comply with Company Emergency. Response Procedures and plans.
  • Participates in project document review and HAZOP’s
  • Supervision contractors and vendors.
  • Demonstrates a personal commitment to Health, Safety and the Environment.
General requirements
  • Applicates must be self-motivated and proactive plus be able to demonstrate their ability to work within a small operations team structure.
  • Candidates ideally have 20 years previous experience in production working on oil and gas processes including minimum of 5 years as production supervisors.
  • The successful candidate must hold OND / ONC/ HNC / HND / relevant Degree or equivalent vocational qualification.
  • Candidates must be proficient in English language both verbal and written. Be computer literate and have experience of Maintenance and Material Management systems.
  • Experienced in coaching nationals to a competency program.
  • Industrial training assessor qualification preferred.
  • Work well within an international and multi-cultural environment.
Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.