Director, Operations Job in Sarnia, ON at Suncor Energy Services –

LOCATION: Sarnia, Ontario (CA-ON)


Why you should join us:
Do you have extraordinary leadership skills coupled with collaboration skills that allow you to partner with diverse groups effectively? In this role, you will provide strategic direction, safety expertise, and leadership support to Sarnia Operations team. You will be an integral member of the Refinery Leadership Team (RLT) and work collaboratively to achieve the refinery overall objectives.

You will use your expertise to:
Develop and deliver department goals and objectives that support the Sarnia Refinery business plan

Focus on strategic business improvements for the refining operations

Champion implementation and sustainment of our Operational Excellence Management System (OEMS)

Ensure operations organization is current on Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) laws and regulations and industry best practices

Drive continuous improvement in safety and fostering an inclusive and respectful culture

Support Journey to Zero performance which includes personnel safety, employee safety process, process safety and environmental compliance

Build and maintain constructive and collaborative relationships with Suncor employee bargaining association members

Develop and manage the operations budget

Conduct regular development and career discussions. Coach by clarifying performance expectations and demonstrating desired behaviors

Collaborate with the refinery leaders to identify improvement opportunities and develop plans to implement change

Create a work environment that is open, honest, high performance, challenging and motivating, yet fun with work life balance

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):
15 years of operations experience, preferably in a refinery

10 or more years of leadership experience

Demonstrated competence at running a large multi-level organization

Experience managing and supervising of staff including a unionized workforce

Strong leadership and change management skills; able to act as a champion of change

Excellent communication skills and the ability to coalesce numerous factors in the analysis of competing opportunities

The ability to build trust and respectful relationships with stakeholders while collaborating on advancement opportunities

Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity

Preference for:
A post-secondary education

Deep knowledge of all functional aspects of operating and maintaining a refining business including EH&S, production, maintenance, reliability, and capital projects

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other important information:

You will work out of our Sarnia refinery in Ontario, located at 1900 St. Clair Parkway

Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs

This position is safety sensitive

Relocation support will be provided

We have numerous Employee Inclusion Networks who work together to help foster an inclusive and respectful culture and drive positive change at Suncor. Current networks include both Workplace Inclusion Networks (focusing on inclusion and respect for all), and identity-focused networks (focusing on building community and a sense of belonging and allyship for different groups)

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We require qualified and safety-focused employees for business-critical roles that maintain our commitment to operational excellence and reliable operations. We are using technology to conduct virtual interviews to adhere to physical distancing recommendations and we are well set up for remote onboarding and orientation

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Why Suncor?

We are Canada’s leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – if it isn’t safe, we don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our purpose and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program

Flexible benefits package

Rewarding pension and savings plans

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We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request. Check out our social goal to learn how we are working to build greater mutual trust and respect with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

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JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals

About the Company

Company: Suncor Energy Services –

Company Location:  Sarnia, ON

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About Suncor Energy Services -