Gas Assets & Operations Manager

Mercuri Urval
01 Mar 2017
29 Mar 2017
Business Management
Contract Type
Full Time

Oiltanking is one of the world’s leading independent storage partners for oils, chemicals, and gases. With 72 terminals in 22 countries in Europe, North and South America, Middle East, India as well as Asia Oiltanking has in total a storage capacity of more than 19 million cubic meters. Oiltanking offers creative logistical solutions to oil & gas companies, refiners, petrochemical companies and traders. One of its strategic focuses is on the gas business. Currently, Oiltanking already operates several integrated oil, chemical and gas storage terminals. In 2016, they bought the Antwerp Gas Terminal in the Port of Antwerp, and several investment and development projects are on the table. To participate actively in this strategic development, Oiltanking is looking for a (m/f) to become its global

Gas Assets & Operations Manager
Expert – leader - engineer – key person in the growth of gas logistic business

Manage and build expertise to support worldwide operational excellence and engineering

You will develop and lead the “Oiltanking center of competence for gas” and so support the operations and engineering services in all Terminals / profit centers with activities in gas. You will be involved in investments (expansion and greenfield), upgrades of existing assets, evaluations of operations and maintenance. You will build a community to integrate and develop the existing gas expertise, set the safety and operating standards, develop guidelines for maintenance and integrity management, manage risks, build specifications, develop and review conceptual design, analyze, review and approve budgets, a.o. You will lead the development of initiatives in the operational field (training, procedures, audits, etc.). You will work closely together with the Regional Directors, the Managing Directors, A&O, Terminals, Engineering, Operations and HSSE Managers of the operating companies and report directly to the Assets & Operations Director of Oiltanking Group.

Driven professional with strong technical, operational and business acumen

You hold a Master’s degree, preferably in mechanical or chemical engineering. You have at least 15 years managerial experience in petrochemical or the chemical process industry, oil & gas generation, shipping, storage or other relevant sectors where you were involved in operations, engineering, commissioning or maintenance. Responsibility, technical assets, people and operational excellence are appealing to you for the next step in your career. You have excellent communicational and influencing skills that will help you in your relations with colleagues, regional directors, local managers, specialists in the operating companies, key suppliers and contractors. You will be based in Antwerp (other options could be discussed) and travel up to 50% of your time.

A key position in our worldwide growth of gas applications

We offer an important future-oriented position as you will be a key player in realising one of Oiltanking’s strategic focuses. Oiltanking is part of Marquard & Bahls, a privately owned, prosperous and ambitious group with entrepreneurial people and a strong philosophy “Independent, sound, individual”. This makes them a sound and reliable partner in business and a great employer if you are entrepreneurial, willful and straightforward. This is a great opportunity, not just to use and expand your knowledge and experience, but also to further develop your career. Interesting contacts, a very international business environment and an attractive compensation package complete this offer.

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