Assistant Manager Production

WTS Energy

WTS Energy is seeking to hire Assistant Production Manager for a chemical plant with one of its client who is a reputed operating company.

The Assistant Production Manager will have responsibilities but are limited to the following,

  • Plan, manage and lead a team of supervisors and operators to ensure production by maximum utilization of the feedstock to bring adequate profits to the company by ensuring safe operation of the units with on-spec products and minimum adverse impacts to health, safety and environment.
  • In line with the Production, the department looks ahead plan to meet local and export market demand.
  • Responsible for optimal operation of chemical plant processes, process troubleshooting and enhancement of product yields with min losses.
  • Plant Operation
  • Knowledge in the quality of product & intermediate products.
  • Knowledge in safety procedures during normal and emergency situations
  • Production Planning (Raw Material & product)
  • Approve start-up, shutdown, emergency, critical operating procedures
  • Ability to identify the safety and production of critical equipment
  • Knowledge in unit performance monitoring, optimization, troubleshooting
  • Participate in studies on modifications to the existing operating facilities
  • Coordinate with company projects directorate, engineering companies, vendors, process licensors, etc.
  • Review the stock status of chemicals and catalysts.
  • Procurement of catalyst


Basic skills:

  • Read, Write, Speak English
  • Degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Minimum 15 years experience in the Oil & Gas industry
  • Minimum 10 years in a LAB (Linear Alkyl Benzene) or Similar
  • Petrochemical plant at a senior Supervisory level

IMS & PSM system Skills:

  • Knowledge in QHSE Standards ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & OSHAS 18001
  • Knowledge in Energy standard ISO 50001
  • Participate in departmental process safety (PSM)
  • Participate in safety mock drills
  • Participate in internal & external audit
  • Control of Non-conformities (NC)
  • Corrective & preventive action

Financial Skills:

  • Prepare & utilize Operating Expenditure (OPEX) and Capital Expenditure (CAPEX)
  • Prepare & approve routine & non-routine Contracts / agreements
  • Certify Services utilized and Invoices for payments
  • Wide perspective with respect to Petrochemical plant Economics

Computer Skills:

  • MS Office, Outlook Email, SAP, LIMS

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