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Operations Shift Supervisor

Date: Oct 7, 2017

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Company: Tesoro Companies Inc.

Requisition ID: 55382


Supervises operations work group in assigned area/zone. Responsible for safe and effective execution of operations work in environmentally compliant manner.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervises assigned crew of Operators to ensure process unit work is efficiently executed without incident. Ensures productivity and work quality in accordance with optimization plan. Oversees performance monitoring; communicates key performance indicators (KPIs). Promotes proactive focus to trouble-shooting process units and fosters positive, high-involvement work environment. Supports first-level response in troubleshooting operating issues/equipment problems. Communicates daily activities related to manpower, accomplishments and problem areas to management.
  • Ensures assigned personnel are adequately trained for their job assignment. Identifies training needs and provides input into development of training programs for operations skill pool.
  • Maintains visible and active field presence to promote safe working environment and ensure adherence to safe work practices and established procedures. Corrects work violation rules. Participates in audits and near-miss/incident investigations. Follows-up on safety issues until closure. Active member of safety committees.
  • Ensures Operations’ activities are conducted in environmentally compliant manner. Ensures timely action is taken to resolve deficiencies.
  • Works collaboratively with other supervisors and Superintendents to develop Operations procedures.
  • Must have physical ability to perform all essential job duties and work extended hours, including nights and weekends in process operations environment. Work may be conducted during periods of inclement weather. Must have physical ability to access all areas of the refinery including stairs and/or ladders to inspect critical process and mechanical equipment. Must be available to respond to upset conditions during off-hours.



  • Minimum high school diploma or GED required.


  • Minimum 5 years refinery operations experience with demonstrated safe work behaviors required.

Tesoro Corporation, a Fortune 100 company, is a leading independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products with a strategically focused presence in the western United States. Tesoro, through our subsidiaries, owns and operates seven refineries with a combined capacity of over 895,000 barrels per day. Our retail-marketing system includes over 2,400 retail stations under the ARCO®, Shell®, Exxon®, Mobil®, USA Gasoline™, Rebel™ and Tesoro® brands. Our full-service logistics business, a master limited partnership formed by Tesoro Corporation as Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP), owns and operates 4,000 miles of crude oil, refined products and natural gas pipelines; 29 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; 15 million barrels of storage capacity; two crude oil rail facilities; and four natural gas processing complexes. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, our operations span 18 states.

Our strength lies in our investment in employees and in their future. We measure success not only by the products we bring to our customers, or the financial results we deliver to our shareholders, but also by remaining true to our core values of safety and environmental stewardship, respect and integrity.

Discover your strengths and invest in your future by applying today.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

EOE: Race / Sex / Veteran / Disability

Posting Notes: || Los Angeles || California || United States (US) || SF:LI-JC-1 || |Refinery Operations || 90810 ||

Nearest Major Market: Long Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Manager, Refinery, Operations, Management, Energy