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National Grid Senior Supervisor, Liquefied Natural Gas Field Operations in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

About us

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

National Grid is hiring a Senior Supervisor for our LNG Operations department in Tewksbury, MA.

Job Purpose

The Senior Supervisor is responsible for the safe, reliable, and efficient operation and maintenance of LNG or LPG plant facilities through the supervision and organization of assigned operations, personnel, and contractors in order to effectively and efficiently accomplish job tasks in line with departmental and National Grid requirements.

Key Accountabilities
  • Establish a culture of safety, reliability, efficiency, and compliance

  • Schedule plant shift personnel and direct activities to meet all peak shaving operation and maintenance requirements timely, reliably, and efficiently

  • Supervise a culturally diverse workforce effectively through coaching, counseling and team building to ensure success

  • Ensure efficient utilization of plant staffing to handle workload and deliver against program of work

  • Ensure all plant records are up-to-date and accurate; and communicate changes and revisions to all relevant stakeholders including plant staff and compliance & training coordinator

  • Ensure compliance with all safety policies, standards and processes to promote a safe work environment and minimize occupational risks

  • Maintain regulatory compliance by meeting all regulatory requirements effectively and in timely manner

  • Ensure efficient plant operation within all allocated budgetary requirements

  • Become proficient in the Process Safety Management system relative to LNG Operations

You will be required to actively participate in competency training modules arranged by the Process Safety Group and LNG Operations to increase your knowledge in the following areas: The 12 company process safety Risk Control Standards on track and provide data as requested for the Key Performance Indicator process on Awareness of the company’s US & UK Process Safety Groups; Participate in the various layers of the Process Hazard Analysis function for your plant; Participate in the performance of Risk Hazard Assessments for your plant; Promote the process safety values to all your employees; Other specific process safety related competencies as defined for your roles and responsibilities in the Company’s US Process Safety Competency Management system; become familiar with the term Major Accident Hazard sites

  • Bachelor's degree preferred and 5+ years of related supervisory experience in a technical field

  • Experience coaching, motivating, and leading a team of operating and maintenance personnel and increase their capabilities

  • Strong communication skills to partner effectively with all levels of an organization and with individuals/groups from different disciplines, industries and governmental agencies

  • Process industry experience relevant to discipline is preferred

  • Ability to understand and identify training or developmental needs of plant staff, and design and implement new programs of work to address them

  • Strong analytical skills to understand, manage, assess, trend, and problem solve ranging operational processes

  • Knowledge of LNG systems, and regulations including Federal DOT LNG CFR 193 and NFPA 59A is desirable

  • Ability to clearly understand and effectively write, implement, and maintain operational procedures

  • Strong MS Office skills

  • Valid drivers license

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.