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Manager, District

Company: Plains
Location: Cotulla
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Job Type:RegularPlains All American (PAA) is an industry-leading transportation and midstream provider specializing in transportation, storage, processing and marketing solutions for crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs). We own an extensive network of pipeline transportation, terminalling, storage and gathering assets in key crude oil and NGL producing basins and transportation corridors and at major market hubs in the United States and Canada. On average, PAA handles more than 6 million barrels per day of crude oil and NGL in its Transportation segment. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas.We are looking for highly-motivated individuals who enjoy working as part of a team in a dynamic and entrepreneurial work environment. Our Operations department is a talented group of professionals who are committed to conducting our business in a manner that ensures the safety and security of the public, our employees and contractors, our assets, and the environment. We want consistent and predictable operations done the right way, every time.Job Purpose/Summary:The Manager, District Operations leads district employees and assets, including pipeline and facility operations, maintenance, internal projects, regulatory requirements, safety, and financial controls. The individual in this role liaisons with customers and contractors and assures that goals and objectives align with the organizational and commercial needs and operations are conducted in a safe, compliant, and reliable manner. The Manager, District Operations manages a team of approximately 6-10 direct reports and an organization of approximately 40+ employees and manages an operating and capital budget of up to $25 - 50MM.Job Responsibilities Operations Management

  • Implements strategy for the district, including operating policies, and contributes to organization policies
  • Partners with Manager, Operations to review the business strategy and executes the strategy within the district
  • Recommends improvements to processes and systems to meet current operational needs.
  • Evaluates potential approaches and policies in response to critical information
  • Manages district operations and assures costs and projects have a significant impact on the organization's business results.
  • Maximizes existing transportation and storage assets
  • Directs the deployment of a mix of resources across the district
  • Partners with the Manager, Operations to resolve complex or unusual business problems across the district
  • Endorses priorities and provides guidance to the district when implementing action plans
  • Anticipates industry trends and changes, including people, process, and systemsOperations Management System
    • Sponsors and endorses OMS, by demonstrating commitment to safety and continuous improvement through actions that reinforce the overall programManage Performance & Develop People
      • Builds effective relationships with leaders and employees to increase influence, motivate employees, and create high performing teams
      • Sets clear expectations, provides resources, gives direction, and helps employees to focus on and prioritize their goals
      • Conducts ongoing conversations, including coaching, feedback, and check-ins.
      • Manages leaders' performance, leads performance discussions, and consistently models Plains' values and behaviors
      • Practices succession planning and works with HR and leaders to identify the best successors
      • Seeks to keep employees engaged by looking for opportunities where leaders can continue to grow and develop
      • Conducts developmental conversations, creates a development plan, and provides developmental activities for leaders to growKnowledge, Skills, and Experience Required:
        • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 5 years of applicable experience in petroleum transportation and/or storage business or in lieu of degree a minimum of 10 years' experience in petroleum transportation and/or storage business
        • A minimum of 5 years leading people and teams
        • Able to interact with Plain's leaders and employees, build strong relationships at all levels and across all business units and organizations, and articulate business focus and initiatives.
        • Able to partner, collaborate, and influence within operations and across the business.
        • Demonstrated business acumen and able to describe the business impact of projects and policies.
        • Demonstrate planning, coordinating, and prioritization skills
        • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively within and across the Operations organization and the business.
        • Experience with applicable environmental regulations, PHMSA regulations, and applicable API measurement standards.
        • Experience interfacing with individuals inside and outside the company, e.g., public officials, regulators, engineers, business professionals, contractors, and others
        • Solid presentation skills, experience presenting to leader audiences, and able to effectively convey the data and the story.
        • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, problem solving, and critical thinking.
        • Able to successfully complete Haz-Mat training and perform Incident Commander role, safety awareness training, and any related required training and certifications
        • Must have a valid U.S. driver's license
        • Experience with Microsoft office suite applications w/ strong emphasis on Excel
        • Able to travel within the U.S. and Canada up to 40% of the timeQualifications:
          • Valid driver's license with a clean abstract
          • Cleared criminal history (background) and satisfactory reference checks
          • Compliance with the Company's drug and alcohol policy including pre-employment D&A Testing #PlainsOur employees drive our success. At PAA hard work is rewarded with competitive compensation and a top-tier benefits program designed to keep you safe, healthy and happy. We work hard to deliver the best results to our stakeholders and we also respect our employees need for personal and family time, which is reflected in our great benefits program.Salary details estimated by job boards such as Indeed, Glassdoor, and LinkedIn do not represent Plains' compensation structure. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. By submitting your resume, you consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of the personal information provided during the application and selection process. Learn more.External Field

Keywords: Plains, Laredo , Manager, District, Hospitality & Tourism , Cotulla, Texas

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