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HF Sinclair

HF Sinclair

People & HR, Operations
Anacortes, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Basic Function

HF Sinclair Puget Sound Refining in Anacortes, WA is seeking a Production Team Leader. This position supervises operating work force in assigned area with minimal supervision.  Oversees safe production and environmental compliance during assigned shift.  Provides leadership and human resource management, works to increase bench strength in assigned crew.  Ensures oil flow plans and targets are being met during assigned shift.  Ensures equipment prepared for planned maintenance work. Effectively communicates with counterparts to allow smooth transition of plant operation between shifts so that longer term goals for the organization are met.

Job Duties

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: (functions considered essential as defined by ADA)

  • Conduct HSSE/V and V Audits
  • Assessor trained to deliver on HS1 and ESP Competencies to the front-line employee.
  • Responsible for P3 management
  • Handle callout scheduling on shift Oversees all aspects of plant operations on shift.
  • Gives work direction to the operators on shift, directing all operators during startups, shutdowns and emergencies.
  • Development of members of your assigned Team
  • Evaluates operator job performance.
  • May approve and issue work orders.
  • Ensures unit operates within environmental, health and safety compliance; identifies potential unit problems and takes action to prevent incidents and accidents, reports any environmental incidents to appropriate supervision, and participates in timely incident and accident investigations and follows up on assigned actions, if required.
  • Acts as Incident of On-Scene Commander depending on location in the Operations Manager/ Superintendents absence.
  • May review lab results and on-stream analyzers to ensure quality products, and daily oil flow targets with crew to identify daily limits; coordinate troubleshooting to solve operating problems and proactively review oil flow plan and adjust operation as necessary.
  • Ensure that operators perform PM/Pump Rotations and area has equipment ready for maintenance as planned, support resolution of process and mechanical issues and team in establishing shutdown scopes.
  • Ensure compliance with reviews concerning critical and normal standard operating procedures and recording of on shift events in unit logbook; maintain file system, complete reports, schedules etc., on time and accurately. monitor supplies and reorder as needed.
  • minimize costs for running area, assuming shared responsibility for meeting Operations and Maintenace expense budgets; take action on or give suggestions to supervision on cost-saving opportunities, optimize the cost efficiency for running the unit and develop and implement opportunities to control/reduce overtime. 

Special assignments, projects or tasks as assigned to the employee by their supervisor from time to time in the sole and complete discretion of management. 


A minimum of 5 years of refinery operations background and general knowledge of maintenance protocol is required.


Preferred Experience:

Supervisory, step-up and/or Special Assignment experience.

Education Level

A minimum of a High School Diploma is required.

Required Skills

Ability to direct and acquire work from a number of resources, in the absence of having direct supervisory responsibility of the resources.  Ability to optimize production through identifying and solving problems related to the operation of our assets within assigned area.  Ability to handle high visibility projects and activities, high pressure situations, and long hours while maintaining a positive and constructive attitude.  Team player with ability to effectively communicate with others through written and verbal communication.  Ability to constructively interact with all levels of staff including engineers, operators, shift and maintenance personnel. Intermediate computer skills, intermediate reading and writing skills and the ability to perform intermediate mathematical calculations.


Preferred Skills:

Leadership training for hourly or operations personnel.  Special training and/or skill demonstration in computer software.

Supervisory/Managerial Responsibility

Responsible for the direct supervision of up to 40 employees.

Work Conditions

Office and Refinery/Industrial environment based with up to 5% travel by land and air is required. Petroleum refinery, warehouse/plant environment, out-of-doors, and driver based environment, including but not limited to chemicals, pressure vessels, tanks, and rotating equipment. Subject to all weather, temperatures, and varying road conditions. Subject to occasional weekend and after hour call-outs, and working in confined spaces

Our One HF Sinclair Culture:

At HF Sinclair, we are united through our One HF Sinclair Culture, which is underpinned by our five core values of Safety, Integrity, Teamwork, Ownership and Inclusion. Developed to empower our people, our five core cultural values are at the heart of everything we do and extend to how we engage our stakeholders. These values influence our decisions, shape our behaviors and keep us connected across the entire organization.

We maintain a true Safety culture for our employees, communities, environments and customers. Our goal is to make sure everyone returns home safely each day. We have a long-standing commitment to Integrity and ethical behavior and do what is right for our employees, investors, communities and the environment. We encourage employees to Step Up and Stand Out by championing a culture of Teamwork and Ownership. We foster a culture of Inclusion by encouraging diversity of experiences, viewpoints and backgrounds. What makes each of us different, together makes us stronger.

About HF Sinclair Corporation

HF Sinclair Corporation ("HF Sinclair"), headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is an independent energy company that produces and markets high value light products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, renewable diesel and other specialty products. HF Sinclair owns and operates refineries located in Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Wyoming, Washington and Utah and markets its refined products in 19 states principally in the Southwest U.S., the Rocky Mountains extending into the Pacific Northwest and in other neighboring Plains states. HF Sinclair supplies high quality fuels to more than 1,300 Sinclair branded stations and licenses the use of the Sinclair brand at more than 300 additional locations throughout the country. In addition, subsidiaries of HF Sinclair produce and market base oils and other specialized lubricants in the U.S., Canada and the Netherlands, and export products to more than 80 countries. Through its subsidiaries, HF Sinclair produces renewable diesel at two of its facilities in Wyoming. HF Sinclair also owns a 47% limited partner interest and a non-economic general partner interest in Holly Energy Partners, L.P., a master limited partnership that provides petroleum product and crude oil transportation, terminalling, storage and throughput services to the petroleum industry, including HF Sinclair subsidiaries.

Equal Opportunity Employer

HF Sinclair Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other prohibited ground of discrimination.


Salary Range:  The salary range includes the minimum, midpoint, and maximum base salary values.  A candidate's offer can vary depending on differentiating factors, including but not limited to education, training, or experience.

This position has a salary minimum of $87,000.00 and maximum of $156,400.00.