Operations Superintendent

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Two men in hard hats working in an industrial environment

Information

  • Location: Claremore, Oklahoma

  • Business Area: Operations

  • Schedule: Full Time

At CF Industries, our mission is to provide clean energy to feed and fuel the world sustainably. Our employees are focused on safe and reliable operations, environmental stewardship, and disciplined capital and corporate management. By joining CF, you will be part of a team that brings their varied experiences, wide-ranging knowledge and diverse talents together to deliver important work and you’ll be able to pursue complex, exciting opportunities that help you continue to grow and achieve your potential in different areas.  You’ll take pride in working for a company that lives its values and where you can be yourself at work, as part of an authentic team that encourages you to share your views and opinions.  Our eight manufacturing complexes in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, an unparalleled storage, transportation and distribution network in North America, and logistics capabilities enabling a global reach underpin our strategy to leverage our unique capabilities to accelerate the world’s transition to clean energy.

Function:

Operations

Job Summary:

The Operations Superintendent is a pivotal role that holds accountability for achieving production goals within the Ammonia, Urea Ammonium Nitrate (“UAN”) and Nitric Acid (“Acid”) plants. Focusing on safety, efficiency, timeliness, and cost-effectiveness, this position plays a vital role in leading the Operations team to operate the production units safely, effectively, and efficiently. The Superintendent oversees the operating units, with direct supervision of the Operations Supervisors, ensuring safe, high-quality production, storage, and shipment.

Job Description:

See what your future holds.

CF industries’ mission is to provide clean energy to feed and fuel the world sustainably.  Our focus on building a culture of quality work, long-term thinking, and supportive communities means we offer the perfect place to learn and get better at what you do, while having a positive impact on the world.

You are smart, ethical and a lot of people consider you resourceful.  When you join CF industries, you will be part of a team that brings their varied experiences, wide-ranging knowledge, and diverse talents together to deliver important work, and you’ll be able to pursue complex, exciting opportunities that help you continue to grow and achieve your potential in different areas. 

What You'll Do - Example Activities:

  • Champion safety and environmental stewardship as core values of leadership.
  • Foster cross-functional relationships to meet departmental goals.
  • Manage the budget with financial responsibility.
  • Cultivate positive employee relations, fostering a supportive environment.
  • Implement robust safety, cost control, reporting, and workforce development programs.
  • Vigilantly monitor plant operations, taking corrective actions as necessary.
  • Direct adjustments in plant processes, equipment, procedures, and staffing.
  • Coordinate the performance of the Ammonia, UAN, and Nitric Acid plants, ensuring synchronization.
  • Develop operational plans aligned with production goals.
  • Empower Production Department Supervisors for professional growth.
  • Cultivate open communication and strong relationships with plant employees.
  • Demonstrate swift, thoughtful decision-making, guided by sound judgment.
  • Take initiative, aligning actions with the plans of the Production Manager.
  • Operate autonomously within a collaborative framework.
  • Supervise the Shift Supervisors, Ammonia Day Supervisor, UAN Day Supervisor, Training Supervisor, and Offsites Day Supervisor.
  • Design and execute operational plans, including maintenance and skill enhancement.

Required Skills:

• Hold a B.S. in Engineering and possess more than 10 years of supervisory experience in chemical manufacturing or equivalent.

• Proficient in process safety management, emphasizing safety culture and leadership.

• Competency in Ammonia, UAN, and Nitric Acid production.

• Demonstrate effective leadership abilities.

• Exposure to project management and implementation.

• Possess strong communication skills, both written and spoken, for effective interaction.

• Familiarity with relevant codes, regulations, and standards.

• Successfully complete pre-employment physical and drug screening.

• Attain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential card (TWIC).

• Willingness to consider relocation to other company sites.

Preferred Attributes:

  • Prioritize individual and environmental health and well-being.
  • Display effective organizational, time management, and communication skills. Possess physical capability and willingness to excel within a team setting. Exhibit exceptional interpersonal and influential skills.
  • Demonstrate computer proficiency in a Microsoft Windows environment. Possess strong analytical, troubleshooting, and decision-making capabilities. Be driven to achieve the highest achievable level.
  • Display high-level engineering knowledge and related work experience.
  • Possess the capacity to educate and guide employees in their career paths. Demonstrate an ability to foster ongoing employee development.

Total Rewards at CF

We offer competitive compensation with all employees eligible to receive a bonus and access to retirement plan(s).  In addition, we provide comprehensive health, dental, vision benefits and well-being programs and incentives to help meet your physical, financial, emotional, and work-related goals. 

CF is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating an inclusive workforce where everyone is valued. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, creed or religion, age, disability (including pregnancy), results of genetic testing, service in the military, veteran status or any other category protected by law.

  • CF Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.  

 

Pay Transparency

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FMLA:

https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmlaen.pdf

 

Employee Polygraph Protection Act

https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppac.pdf

 

 

If you need any assistance seeking a job opportunity at CF Industries, or if you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please call 847-405-2400 or contact us at cfhire@cfindustries.com.

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