Shift Trainer


Jubail, Saudi Arabia

Ref: GP831-14

Job description / Role

Job Summary
To identify training and development needs of operating staff within assigned Shift, and in collaboration with other Shift Trainers, develop and implement comprehensive training and coaching programs to improve and sustain operator capability levels. This role will also involve assessment and reporting of actual competencies, and development of strategies to close key gaps and overcome short-term deficiencies.


Major Duties I Responsibilities
Collaborate on the design of practical "hands-on" technical plant operations training, covering both outside areas and plant monitoring and control via the DCS system. Deliver this training, and continually assess effectiveness, refresh and improve. Contribute to Turnaround, S/U and S/D preparation and execution. Issue a monthly training report for every operator in the shift - report qualification levels, current / future training plans, and any current or potential future issues and challenges. Assume a leading role in enforcing and maintaining safety standards in all aspects of plant safety, from housekeeping to compliance with standards and procedures. Ensure all Best Practice procedures are understood and executed as required. Provide Best Training coaching and refresher training as required. Act as the in-shift CAMEL Champion (Continuous Awareness Must Eliminate Losses), providing coaching and guidance, ensuring compliance with CAMEL observation targets, with a strong focus upon the quality of the observations and follow-up Ensure full participation in the Innovation Program. In particular, ensure compliance with the "Focus and Continuous Improvement" Procedure (SIPC-MPI-BP-037), and utilization of the "Eureka" platform to register and collaborate upon ideas. Support the implementation of all new initiatives in collaboration with the High Performance Culture and Continuous Improvement Teams. Lead specified certain plant-operating activities. These include but not limited   to   monitoring   overall   plant operations and   directing   less experienced operators. Review permit-to-work audits and provide feedback and coaching as required to maintain required HSE standards. Highlight major areas of concern and provide permanent solutions to avoid recurrence. Provide support to the shift supervisor on plant operation and execution of all necessary maintenance obs, ensuring effective preparation of equipment and that all relevant safety procedures are being followed. Administrate all in-shift training requirements and be an instructor in the CBT system ("Questionmark"). Coach operators in the requirements to progress through qualification levels, and work to continually improve the standard and relevance of CBT and assessments. Execute a daily plant tour, also covering DCS operation. Record observations and any required actions in the J-5 e-log system.Network closely with the other Shift Trainers and develop and maintain plant-specific performance improvement plans.

Qualifications & Experience
Academic - minimum completion of Secondary Science   (12 years) education or equivalent. Related Work Experience (type and years) — a minimum of 15 years of experience in all aspects of petrochemical plant operation Additional / Specialized Training — Leadership training, Train the trainer, Technical training. Language skills — must have good oral and written communication skills in the English language. Minimum Level 6

About the Company

Saudi International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem) is a Saudi joint stock company owned jointly by private sector investors from Saudi Arabia and GCC countries. The company was established on 22/12/1999, with a total capital of SR 500 milion (currently SR 1.5 billion).

Sipchem actively invests in petrochemical and chemical industries, both basic and intermediate to produce chemicals used to manufacture a multitude of products that improve the lives of people worldwide.

Through its affiliates, International Methanol Company (IMC) and Gulf Advanced Chemical Industries Company (GACIC), Sipchem produces one million mtpa of methanol and 75 thousand mtpa of butanediol.

For the attainment of sustainable growth according to a special strategy that links the company's present with its future, Sipchem continuously explores the prospects of development and renovation to facilitate the process of desired growth and expansion. In the second half of 2006, Sipchem started construction of Acetyl Complex which consists of Acetic Acid plant (460 thousand mtpa), Vinyl Acetate Monomer plant (330 thousand mtpa) and Carbon Monoxide plant (345 thousand mtpa). Commercial operation of these plants is scheduled to start in the first quarter of 2009. The launch of these additional facilities demonstrates the company's aggressive expansion program, which aims to make it one of the largest, fully-integrated, petrochemical complexes in the Middle East, owned and operated by the private sector.

In conducting its activities, Sipchem maintains strict adherence to the highest product quality standard without compromising its commitment to the environment and the safety of its employees and the community.

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Trainer salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 7,500

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