Job Type:Supervision / Management
Regular or Temporary:Regular (employed indefinitely)

Job Title: Marine Tankerman Supervisor

Primary Responsibilities: Direct responsibility for PSC workgroup within the Marine Department and some other duties as assigned by the Operations Manager. The overall guiding expectation is that the Marine Supervisor will actively engage with field employees, customers, and facility leadership to ensure that all operations under his or her direction are striving to achieve excellent performance in the areas of safety, environmental and overall job quality. The workgroup will also produce acceptable value in terms of the business contribution with specific financial results as well as strategic value.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Overall Operating Performance
    • Ensures systems and processes are in place to drive safety and environmental performance by the workgroup.
    • Clearly communicates goals around operating performance and ensures they are understood.
    • Has direct participation in safety meetings and overall training initiatives to model appropriate behavior for our field employees.
    • Performs safety observations in the field and routinely visits worksites to establish high visibility with employees and customers.
    • Reviews safety observation forms completed and identifies trends or areas of concern, and develops plan to address them.
    • Responds to and investigates all incidents in a timely manner (i.e. employee injuries, spills, releases, etc).
    • Ensures that training is being conducted in alignment with PSC and the customers’ procedures.
    • Supports field employees with performance problems and helps establish effective corrective actions.
    • Works closely with field employees and customers to identify efficiencies and help implement them.
    • Ensures positive recognition is occurring for good performance and personally participate in recognition events.

Note: Operating performance typically will be measured through statistics in recordable injuries, environmental incidents, and significant property damages.

  • Leadership Development
    • Provides one-on-one and group coaching to field employees.
    • Actively participates and helps lead group leadership development activities and leadership training conducted with HR.
    • Perform annual performance evaluation with field employees.
    • Works closely with other Supervisors and the Operations Manager to identify future leaders, and creates an individual development plan for these candidates.
  • Commercial and Business Issues
    • Manages damage claims to minimize impact.
    • Identifies high risk activities or situations that leave PSC exposed to undesired liability (injury, contamination, reputation).
    • Develops win/win solutions to opportunities to maximize value to customer and at the same time contributes to PSC’s financial success.
    • Recognizes and acts appropriately for situations that balance protecting short-term financial impact versus long-term negative business position with a PSC customer.
  • Customer Relationships
    • Knows who the key customer contacts are in the organization from top to bottom.
    • Has regular contact with the appropriate level of customer personnel, including regular face-to-face interaction.
    • Helps facilitate appropriate customer entertainment.
  • New Business Development
    • Looks for new business opportunities and work to expand these operations, as appropriate.
    • Is fully aware of and promotes other SGS services with existing customers.
  • Organizational Support
    • Provides support and input to peers within PSC
      • Participates in regular supervisor meetings.
      • Shares information / best practices / lessons learned
      • Seeks input and collaboration on difficult issues and problems.
    • Works closely with the HR and safety groups
      • Recruiting / hiring / discipline issues
      • Helps with key safety training initiatives
    • Effectively communicates and implements company policy changes.
    • Actively supports business efforts between PSC plant operations and marine operations (best practices, training, leadership development, resource support, etc.).
    • Participates in any appropriate cross functional teams, as assigned.
  • Must currently hold a valid United States Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Credential with the Tankerman-PIC (Barge) Endorsement for Dangerous Liquids (DL). Liquified Gas (LG) Cargoes Endorsement preferred, but not required.
  • Previous experience in a supervision, or leadership role.

Additional Minimum Requirements: 18 years or older and legally able to work in the U.S.; stable work history with good references from past employers; pass a drug screen, physical, and background check; and speak fluent English.

Benefits: Key benefits and services offered (depending on eligibility) include affordable options for medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; matching 401(k) plan; employee discounts; industry-leading training and leadership development programs; paid sick leave, vacations, and holidays; safety incentives and bonuses; and much more.

About Us: SGS Petroleum Service Corporation (PSC) is a growing company with a proud tradition of excellence in providing product handling, operations, and logistics support at major oil refineries, chemical plants, and storage terminals in the United States and Canada. We are leaders in tankering barges, operating docks, switching railcars, operating warehouses, and loading and unloading tank cars and tank trucks with a variety of oil products and chemicals. We offer competitive wages, advancement opportunities, and industry-leading training and safety programs. Our excellent benefits package helps employees and their families maintain health, save money, and prepare for the future. At SGS PSC, we are a family-oriented company that fuels integrity, teamwork, and ambition. Our mission is to simply be the best at what we do and be recognized as the best.

Department/Job Function: Operations (Dept. #58K)

Reporting to: Operations Manager, SGS PSC

Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt

Hourly or Salary: Salary

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

SGS Petroleum Service Corporation (PSC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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