Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Technical Manager
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Competitive
Location: Texas City, Texas, United States

The Ammonia Site Manager has the EH&S, Operational and Maintenance responsibility for our clients' Production Facility and associated assets in the southwest shoreline of Galveston Bay.

The facility is a greenfield build for what will be the world's largest single-train ammonia plant.

The facility assets include our client's largest Steam Methane Reformer, a Nitrogen Air Separation Unit, an Ammonia Plant and associated Ammonia Pipelines, Steam Turbine Power Generation, and large Utility System. The facility has connections to our client's Gulf Coast Pipeline system for Hydrogen and external parties for Natural Gas, Water and Electrical Power. 

With a group of 35 employees, this position reports to the Executive Director, General Manager Gulf Coast Ammonia and works closely with our clients' Customer Service Center Manager, Regional Technical Resources and the Gulf Coast Ammonia Owners Operations Representative to ensure the on-going alignment of operational and business goals for both the client & Gulf Coast Ammonia. 

You will be responsible for the safety of all personnel in the facility and ensuring the safety of the community in which they operate. You are the key interface with the local community and expected to maintain and foster relationships with key community stakeholders including Texas City Community Advisory Council, Texas City Plant Managers Network, Texas City Emergency Co-Ordinator and other local officials. During periods of crisis or emergency, you  are required to react immediately to plan, organize, and execute the proper corrective actions.
You will be responsible for the set-up and establishment of the facility organization and work processes, using our clients' Management Systems as the foundation, as well as the identification of new systems, tools, skills and processes based upon the, new to AP, ammonia systems and the asset ownership split of the integrated facility.

You are responsible for maximizing the asset utilization, minimization operating costs and process performance management for the facility to meet customer requirements safely, efficiently, and reliably. 


•    Engineering degree is preferred but not required.
•    Minimum 15 years of manufacturing experience in a refinery, chemical plant, ammonia plant, or an operation of equivalent complexity.
•    A minimum 5 years of ammonia plant experience is essential and not negotiable.
•    Experience with a facility start-up situation preferred. 
•    Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across broad range of operational, technical, and commercial areas.
•    Demonstrated commitment in the successful EH&S management of chemical processes and facilities.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.