LPG Terminal and Gas Production Manager: Job Opportunity

Friday 7th June 2024

Job Opportunity at Island Energy Group, Jersey

Department: Asset Operations

Location: Jersey

Responsible to: LPG Operations Manager

Responsible for: Maintenance of LPG/Air production plants, LPG bulk storage plant and accountable for the operations of the sites.

Our Values

  • Safety – Our primary goal is to achieve no harm to people and minimise our impact on the environment.
  • Teamwork Let’s work together effectively to achieve success for our business: every day we should think and act as owners of the company. As members of the IEG team, we are accountable for doing our part to contribute to success.
  • Customer Satisfaction – Our mantra is ‘putting the customer at the heart of everything we do’. We need to hold ourselves to account to deliver results that meet or exceed our customers’ expectations, offering a customer-first approach with quality products, efficient service and flexible scheduling that meets the needs of our customers.
  • Honesty – Always be sincere and truthful when dealing with colleagues and customers. It’s OK to own up when you make mistakes, so we can use them as a lesson to share.
  • Humour & Fun - Have fun while being the best –Be HUMAN! We love to be around happy, motivated, and positive people. It’s good for you, for the team, and for our customers.

Group & Team Goals

  • Great Place to Work
  • Safe Responsible Business
  • Gas to Energy Management
  • Role Model Net Zero Future
  • Shared Core behaviours
  • Blind Passing
  • Constant Tweaking
  • Get out of your lane

Position Summary

Responsible for all Production staff Technicians Plant fitters, and monitoring, inspection and maintenance of LPG/Air production plants, LPG bulk storage plant and all other relevant plant and equipment whilst ensuring activities are safely controlled. The role is responsible and accountable for operations and maintenance of the site including the LPG liquid transfer pipeline and Jetty assets.

LPG Terminal and Production Manager Responsibilities:  ·      

  • Carry out and team management duties team in line with Island Energy Core Behaviours.
  • Stock control: Ensure a minimum of 10 days stock and accuracy of bulk LPG import requests.
  • Control and supervision of PSSR inspections and examinations.
  • Control and supervision of road tanker loading and ship discharges..
  • Engagement with stakeholders including F&RS, adjacent facilities, regulatory inspectors, insurers on matters relating to site operations and its interfaces.
  • Maximize operational performance and efficiency of LPG/Air Production operation and processes.
  • Acting site controller on Lower/Upper-Tier COMAH sites.
  • Responsible for safe control of operations within the site.
  • Mentoring of direct reports.
  • Ensuring safe working practices and clearly defined procedures are developed, reviewed and utilised.
  • Ensuring asset ‘risk’ is reduced by proactively managing scheduled preventative and reactive maintenance tasks through Pirana CMMS.
  • Support company objectives by ensuring data is accurately captured, recorded and reported to key stakeholders.
  • Manage all operational activities within agreed OPEX and CAPEX budgets, and attend monthly financial reviews to report on exceptions. Provide proactive solutions to overcome exceptions.
  • Ensuring ship discharge operations are planned and adequately resourced for split shift manning.
  • Attend and contribute to Leadership Team meetings
  • Develop and implement individual performances reviews and identify training needs to ensure maintenance of competent employees.
  • Recruit, train and motivate staff to ensure that they carry out their responsibilities to the required standards.
  • Challenge inefficiencies and inaccuracies and provide solutions to ensure maximum outputs in line with Island Energy values and safe control of operations.

Management of staff:

  • Ensure resources are appropriately deployed to deliver safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the site.
  • The daily management of Plant Operatives and Technicians, including duty rota provision and ship discharge resourcing.
  • Responsible for project team during CAPEX Project delivery.
  • Provide inspirational leadership and management to the team of operatives and technicians.
  • Provide content and deliver monthly safety briefs and toolbox talks.
  • Challenge unsafe and inappropriate behaviours and integrate the team into the wider IE team by encouraging engagement.
  • Management and control of contractors within the site.
  • Deliver agreed objectives identified within annual performance reviews.
  • Identify training requirements to ensure maintenance of competent employees

 Service Delivery:

  • Successful delivery of key objectives set by the LPG Operations Manager.
  • Responsible for detailing variances in all areas of responsibility and ensuring corrective actions are closed.
  • Attend weekly leadership meetings at our HQ and work closely with all areas of the business, as required.
  • Responsibility for OPEX budget performance of the business unit.

Key working relationships (internal and external):

  • Develop and maintain a close working relationship with; LPG Operations Manager, Asset Manager, Asset Integrity Manager, H&S Engineer, EC&I Technician and site operational team.

Performance Management:

  • The post holder will be expected to contribute to their annual performance development review and interim performance reviews based on agreed objectives set by their line manager.

Any other duties:

  • Working outside normal working hours will be necessary. (Plant Checks, Ship off loading)
  • Participation in an out of hours on the Duty Engineer Rota.
  • Holds a Current Drivers License.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5 years + technical experience in the LPG / Oil/ Gas Industry or High Hazard Industry.
  • Over 5 Years professional experience in an engineering and asset maintenance environment.
  • ONC (Minimum) in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent or working your way to towards the qualification.
  • Experience working on COMAH Sites.
  • Experience leading operational teams.

 Desirable Skill Set:

  • Proven skills and ability in motivating and developing teams.
  • Ability to review system design documentation for compliance with design requirements, relevant regulations etc and provide specific recommended system and component technical changes.
  • Performing technical reviews of procurement specifications, reports, specifications related to site plant and equipment.
  • Ability to read process flow diagrams, P&ID’s and understanding of Process System description documents.
  • Demonstrates and understands compliance with relevant technical standards and legislation.
  • Demonstrable technical experience with the installation and maintenance of plant and equipment.
  • Knowledge of site control and emergency systems.
  • Basic knowledge of system logic diagrams and HMI Systems (Human machine interface)
  • Good communication skills – able to effectively communicate technical concepts over to non-specialists and write clear and constructive reports.
  • Demonstrate working to a high degree of accuracy.
  • Excellent people leadership and team management skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with line managers and reports.
  • Self-motivator/starter
  • Commercially aware and financially aware in decision making.
  • Able to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • Health and Safety qualification – IOSH-NEBOSH
  • IT Skills (Microsoft Office Applications)

Health and Safety

All staff are expected to follow established health and safety procedures while working for the IEG Group of companies, and in accordance with policies developed by IEG. This means:

  • Complying with and adhering to IEG’s accepted standards and procedures.
  • Where appropriate, taking responsibility for workplace hazards/risks you identify and communicated to management.
  • Undertaking regular reviews of workplace risks/hazards that are present in your work.
  • When, and if, necessary, participate in the investigation of accidents/incidents according to IEG’s procedures.
  • Undertaking appropriate and effective staff training when required or necessary.
  • Promoting a healthy and safe workplace.
  • Actively supporting health and safety initiatives.
  • Comply with any rehabilitation plan designed with you for a return to work after an accident

Changes to Job Description

From time to time, it may be necessary to consider changes in the job description in response to the changing nature of our work environment. Such changes, including technological requirements or statutory changes, may be initiated by the manager of this job with due consultation with the position holder. This job description should be reviewed as part of the preparation for performance planning cycles.

How to Apply

In the first instance, send your CV and covering email/letter to 


with the subject line: LPG Terminal and Gas Production Manager

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