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Refinery Shift Supervisor

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Location: Tacoma, WA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 15, 2022
Category: Operations Supervisors
Job ID: 115516

Job Description

The Opportunity:

Clean Harbors Tacoma, WA location is looking for a Refinery Shift Supervisor to join their safety conscious team. The Refinery Shift Supervisor is responsible for directing and supervising the operating activities during the designated shift. He/she will be responsible for supervising employees, scheduling, training, and overseeing maintenance activities and process in the tank farm and the refinery.

Why work for Safety Kleen?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5;
  • Competitive wages;
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage;
  • Group 401K with company matching component;
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement;
  • Positive and safe work environments;
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career;
  • Premium pay for overtime.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensures Health and Safety is the number one goal by following policies, processes, and acting in a safe manner always;
  • Directs and supervises the operating activities of the designated shift; 
  • Coordinate logistics of the refinery, including but not limited to: ensuring proper inbound/outbound traffic maintained, aid in strategy development, coordinate railcar switches;
  • Ensures that all operating activities during the assigned shift are completed within all federal, state, and local regulations;
  • Manages work assignments, resolves problems and ensures a safe, efficient operation;
  • Ensures all compliance and safety rules are met;
  • Trains, coaches and directs staff;
  • Evaluates performance and offers feedback to employee and next level management;
  • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned from time to time by management and will be required by the needs of the business.

What does it take to work for Safety Kleen?

  • High school diploma or equivalent required;
  • Post-secondary technical training and/or Certification (Engineering) preferred;
  • Experience in refinery operations preferred;
  • Operational background preferred (planning, training, and maintenance);
  • 3+ years of supervisory or related experience preferred;
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office software;
  • Good verbal and written communications skills, solid knowledge of core business and excellent leadership skills;
  • Ability to work day and night shift on rotation;
  • Previous experience in a physically intensive position preferred;
  • Mechanical aptitude;
  • Boiler and/or Forklift certification is an asset.

Join our safety focused team today!  To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at

Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company, has a commitment to excellence deeply rooted in a strong sense of tradition. Our entire business model revolves around keeping North American businesses green. We generate more than $1.2 billion in annual revenue as a world-class environmental service organization and market leader in industrial hazardous waste management, parts-cleaning technology, and oil re-refining. We collect over 200 million gallons of used motor oil each year and we have the largest re-refinery capacity in North America allowing us to re-refine more than 150 million gallons each year.
Every day, we help our customers resolve their waste management needs and reduce their carbon footprint. PROTECTION. CHOICES. PEOPLEMAKE GREEN WORK ™

We thank all those interested in joining the Safety-Kleen team; however only those that complete the online application and meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered for this role.

Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company is a Military & Veteran friendly company.


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