INEOS OLEFINS & POLYMERS USA Rail and Logistics Team Lead in LEAGUE CITY, Texas

Job Description: INEOS Olefins and Polymers USA is one of the largest integrated producers of olefins and polyolefins in North America. From its manufacturing locations at Chocolate Bayou and LaPorte, Texas, it is a merchant marketer of butadiene, ethylene, polypropylene, and high-density polyethylene with annual revenue of over $2 billion. How the Role Fits In: The Rail and Logistics Team Lead will coordinate internally with Commercial management, Supply Chain management, Customer Service, Site Logistics teams, product management and other functional teams to optimize operational efficiency and cost. The position will interface externally with several delivery service providers and third party logistics companies. The position also will be influenced by changes in customer demand, INEOS production and carrier performance and capacity. Purpose of Job Purpose of the position is to manage a team of personnel responsible for the overall coordination of off-site logistics to include third party management of supply chain service providers. The position requires the ability to manage a diverse team of logistics professionals and staff against contract execution, safety objectives, business goals and improvements in an environment of conflicting and changing priorities to meet the Supply Chain performance contract and business goals and objectives. The position also is responsible for management of the supply chain operations face to market with all Class 1 railroads, short lines, rail storage facilities and related service providers. RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES Accountability 1: Safety, Health. Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) Support and monitor activities to ensure compliance with federal, state and industry regulations and operating rules. Promote, ensure and sustain commitment to manage logistics operations with no harm to people, property and the environment by demonstrating SHEQ and Operations Leadership. Support and lead logistics operations SHEQ activities, meetings, and inspections to ensure compliance with Supply Chain policies and procedures. Ensure compliance of Management of Change (MOC) and Tr@ction action items. Supports the quality management process and provides oversight to the day-to-day activities of site logistics to ensure operations meet or exceed the requirements of customers. Accountability 2: Financial Facilitate/prioritize the activities of logistics operations to meet the performance goals for Supply Chain Operations and the Business. Monitor and facilitate performance management of Supply Chain service providers on variable cost and operating metrics. Supports the Supply Chain Manager and the Logistics Operations Manager in the management of financial forecast, prioritization and allocation of resources to meet cost objectives versus budget. Accountability 3: Stewardship of people Identify the resource levels related to supply chain operations (direct labor, 3rd party logistics or fulfilment providers) to safely meet the execution operating plan, car flow management, shipment requirements, and customer demand requirements. Conduct succession planning Identify and define training requirements Define resource levels related to training and development Accountability 4: Optimization Actively share lessons in operations performance and best operating practices across the Supply Chain organization to include other functional areas and site logistics and packaging. Support the Supply Chain operations and Business teams by identifying improvement opportunities in the areas of Safety, Reliability, Productivity, and Cost Reduction. Manages prioritizing and assignment of technical service requests, and monitoring their completion. Operations management of external services. SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED Education/Experience BA/BS or equivalent in logistics/business/related with operating experience obtained through progressive advancement in func