BASF has been a committed partner to GreaterChina since 1885. With large production sites in Shanghai, Nanjing andChongqing, BASF is a major foreign investor in the country’s chemical industry,and operates the Innovation Campus Shanghai, a global and regional research anddevelopment hub.
BASF posted sales of more than €7.3 billion in 2019 tocustomers in Greater China and employed 9,230 people as of the end of the year. .
The Project Operations Manager represents the interests of BASF Integrated Site (Guangdong) Company Limited (BIG) site for the effective and efficient operation of the water treatment / supply plants during the whole project (Water treatment includes demi water, condensate polishing, potable water, production water, and desalination units).
Together with the Project Manager he / she is responsible to achieve the Project Requirements regarding cost, schedule, risk, quality and safety.
He / she is the primary contact for Maintenance and production with responsibility on plant operation aspects, operations manual, logistics, plant personnel, training, quality control etc.
The Project Operations Manager is responsible for the planning and execution of organization set up and optimization, team recruitment and training, mechanical completion checking, commissioning and start-up.
The project operations manager should fulfill the role of the commissioning manager or assign a commissioning manager early in front-end engineering and design (FEED) to develop and implement the commissioning and Start-up deliverables that are part of the pre-commissioning, commissioning, and Start-up concept.
The project operations manager retains overall responsibility of the commissioning and Start-up planning and execution close cooperation with the production cluster.
Main Tasks :
Represents the interests of utilities of water treatment and supply (WT&S) during the whole project and make the plant operation start-up successfully and reach stable operation.
Single point of contact for all WT&S related activities.
Jointly with the Project Manager responsible to achieve the Project Requirements regarding cost, schedule, quality and safety in close cooperation with Global Infrastructure Technology.
Jointly responsible with project manager towards and report to the Steering Committee.
Built up and lead the project operations team, including Coordination of mechanical completion (MC) checking, Quality assurance / control
Manuals, Commissioning, Start-up preparation and Start-up, Acceptance test, Technology, Asset management, Process management, Logistic concept, Operation Concept and Maintenance aspects.
Responsible for the implementation of all Technology requirements into the project, e.g., ensure compliance with Global Process Safety Concepts.
Coordinate and monitor the governmental permitting process.
Coordinate the application for project Initial and Final Approval.
Responsible for trouble shooting and problems resolving.
Support project team for equipment’s solo test, piping hydro test, site acceptance test, troubleshooting etc
Join in the project in pre-FEED phase and take lead for technology checking and operation in FEED / detail execution phase and all subsequent project phases.
Optimize water treatment and supply, during all subsequent project phases and foster digitalization application.
Support the Maintenance Manager to define maintenance requirement.
As the team leader of WT&S, responsible for organization setup, team recruitment, team training and training material preparation, start-up and operation procedure preparation, team management, retain and develop talent, workload management etc.
Responsible for all plant operation aspects, e.g., elaboration of the operations, safety, environment, employee health, and control manuals.
Organize the risk identification and assessment as the team leader and make sure all countermeasures of identified risks have been made and followed.
Maintain the asset in good condition and provide reliable water treatment and supply service to whole site.
Manage and maintain the operation cost within the budget and integrity of asset strategy.
Foster Operational Excellence (OpEx) culture in the team and improve the efficiency.
Foster digitalization application to optimize plant safety, operation, efficiency, cost etc.
Bachelor degree or above, majored in chemical, engineering or related.
10 years working experience in related field, 5 years of experience operating water supply infrastructure and / or water treatment systems in utility or chemical plants, BASF experience is preferred.
Good communication skill, conflict management, EHS management, teamwork spirit.
Excellent and proven leadership skills.
Good at reading and writing English skills, able to communicate efficiently about job-related matters.