Director, Operations. Petro-Canada Lubricants Inc.


Based in Mississauga, Petro-Canada Lubricants Inc. blends and packages more than 350 different lubricants, specialty fluids and greases that are exported to more than 80 countries on six continents. Petro-Canada Lubricants Inc. specializes in products proven to maximize equipment performance, productivity, and overall savings. From heavy-duty engine oils and hydraulic fluids to automatic transmission fluids and gear oils and greases. Petro-Canada Lubricants’ base oil refinery in Mississauga is one of the largest in the world with an annual capacity of more than one billion liters.

Reporting to the Vice President & Refinery Manager, the Director, Operations will participate as a member of the Production Management Leadership Team and provide senior leadership and direct oversight to the operations team. The position is responsible for leading a team of 4 direct reports with accountability for a total staff compliment of up to 150 union and non-union employees within a 24/7 refinery environment.

The Director, Operations will align the operational strategy with business goals to deliver on both day-to-day requirements and the long-term corporate vision. The ability to enhance the safety and environmental mindset while continuing to develop best practices and drive profitability are key positional requirements. Operational consistency and standardized processes that predictably achieve the required commercial outputs and quality while eliminating facility downtime are critical.

As a candidate for this role, your deep understanding of refinery operations is underpinned by superior leadership skills and a demonstrated ability to lead, coach and mentor staff in a unionized environment. Ideally, you will have a minimum of ten years operational experience with at least five years in a refinery environment. Post-secondary education in a related technical field is considered an asset.

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