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Production Supervisor - FPSO Offshore

Req Id:  1295
Job Family:  Operations - Offshore Engineer

Rio Office, Rio Office

SBM Offshore believes the oceans will provide the world with safe, sustainable and affordable energy for generations to come. We share our experience to make it happen.  Take part in a world-class, diverse, and talented team committed to responsible business conduct and see where the future takes you.   #ENERGYCOMMITTED


Reports To: Production Superintendent
Background: The Production Supervisor will exhibit a high level of Supervisory, Leadership and Safety behaviours and will specifically ensure that all aspects of production activity are carried out effectively and efficiently through careful delegation and control of responsibilities.
Authority: The Production Supervisor assumes responsibility for safety, and operational and maintenance  aspects of production activities and is responsible for the competence of those under his immediate supervision.
Immediate Subordinates: Production CCR Operators Production Technicians, visitors, vendor technicians, and sub contractors.


Accountable For: Typical Responsibilities & Standards
1) Management System
1 Promote safety awareness and application of company Management System, COPs and prime policies.
2 Ensure subordinate personnel are fully aware of their responsibilities under Management System
3 Ensure subordinate personnel apply all safety procedures correctly in the workplace
4 Contribute effectively to incident investigation, review and reporting.

2) Personnel
1 Manage the workload and operation of the Production and Process and Utility systems at team level through subordinate staff.
2 Assess the competence of subordinate personnel using company competence assurance system and ensure continuous and timely progress of subordinate personnel.
3 Ensure probationary and annual appraisals are completed fairly and consistently in timely manner
4 Manage welfare and disciplinary issues at team level with appropriate reference to Superintendent, OIM and Fleet HR

3) Works
1 Efficient operation of unit systems having due regard for Health and safety
2 Ensure full compliance with PTW system, and Risk assessment and verification
3 Efficiency improvement and pursuance of company goals.

4) Contract
1 Liaise with relevant department heads to improve information sharing and efficiency of planning.
2 Maintain effective cost control and promote cost awareness in others
3 Report maintenance work required in timely fashion to maximise efficiency and uptime
4 Organise personnel and resources effectively

5) Emergency Response
1 Deputise for Production Superintendent during ER, managing Emergency Response with due regard for safety of personnel, vessel and environment.
2 Demonstrate through exercises and scenarios, knowledge and awareness of emergency response techniques
3 Demonstrate knowledge of potential impact of incidents and scenarios on vessel safety and security
4 Contribute effectively to preparation of useful exercises and to post exercise/ incident review and investigation.


Units Of Competence
1. Prepare Process & Utility Systems for start-up.
2. Start and Monitor Process and Utility Systems
3. Prepare and Shutdown Process and Utility Systems.
4. Isolate and reinstate Process and Utility Systems
5. Manage and Supervise Effectively
6. Contribute to control of critical situations and respond to emergencies
7. Monitor and maintain pollution control measures
8. Carry out emergency response role
9. Provide additional duties as required by the OIM/Unit Spt and /or HOD to maintain safe and efficient running of the Unit.

Pre-hire Qualifications and Experience
 Proven experience and/or qualified to N/SVQ Hydrocarbon Processing Operations Level 3 or local equivalent.
 5 years offshore experience
 Minimum 1 year experience as Production Supervisor/Lead Technician
 Experience and knowledge of hydrocarbon processing systems and utilities.
 Good knowledge of ESD and DCS operation
 Supervisory experience of Permit to Work, Mechanical/Electrical Isolation Standards and Risk Assessment.
 Computer literate on Management System 'Office' software packages.
 Medically fit to offshore International standards such as ENG1 or equivalent.

Personal Skills
Personal: Conscientious, flexible, versatile and determined. Capable of assertive and positive communication and performance.
Leadership: Good safety and supervisory leadership skills. Good levels of written and spoken communication in English language. Clear understanding of personnel behavioural and team issues. Capable of motivating teams. Flexible in applying different approaches to changing work demands
Technical: Appropriate standard of managerial, technical, and professional knowledge as defined by competences.
IT: Practical familiarity with standard ‘Office’ software package. Operation and use of Internet and electronic mail system.


SBM Offshore N.V. is a listed holding company that is headquartered in Amsterdam. It holds direct and indirect interests in other companies that collectively with SBM Offshore N.V. form the SBM Offshore Group (“the Company”).  SBM Offshore provides floating production solutions to the offshore energy industry, over the full product lifecycle. The Company is market leading in leased floating production systems delivered to date, with multiple units currently in operation and has unrivalled operational experience in this field. The Company’s main activities are the design, supply, installation, operation and the life extension of floating production solutions for the offshore energy industry.  As of December 31, 2018, Group companies employ approximately 4,350 people worldwide, including circa 650 contractors, which are spread over offices in key markets, operational shore bases and the offshore fleet of vessels. Group Companies employ a further 400 people, working for the joint ventures with two construction yards. For further information, please visit our website at www.sbmoffshore.com. The companies in which SBM Offshore N.V. directly and indirectly owns investments are separate entities.