Regional Operations Manager

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Posted by: Koch Industries on Jul 11, 2018



Job Description:

Koch Specialty Plant Services LLC (KSPS) is seeking a self-driven and highly motivated Regional Operations Manager to support Asset Integrity Management Services. This position will be located in our Baton Rouge, LA office.


The ideal candidate shall have primary strategic responsibility for business development related to NDT, and Inspection services and shall also have a good technical understanding of the Refining, Pipeline, Petrochemical, and other industries that require AIM services. The Regional Operations Manager will work closely with the Director of Asset Integrity Management Services, to achieve the primary objectives. Using MBM® and The Guiding Principles, the successful candidate will endeavor to create measurable and sustainable value for the Company and ensure that business development efforts support the Company's overall strategy and goals. Pricing Strategies and Process Development are also components of this role that will be essential, along with effective presentation skills.

Education, Work Experience & Skills Required:

High School Diploma or Equivalent 5 years of experience in Operations and Inspection/Non-destructive Testing fields specific to refining, pipeline and chemical/petrochemical industry Experience building and developing working relationships with customers Good organizational skills Experience demonstrating effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills Experience and/or background in Mechanical Integrity, Risk Based Inspection, and Advanced NDT modalities Critical thinking skills with an emphasis on value creation Ability to travel up to 50 % including overnight Education, Work Experience & Skills Preferred:
Associates Degree or higher in Business or related field Established relationships in refining, pipeline, chemical or petrochemical industry Experience and/or background in Project Management Knowledge of NDT/Inspection/Risk Based Inspection in refinery/chemical plants Knowledge of plant turnaround Mechanical Integrity planning/execution Physical Work Demands/Unusual Work Conditions:
Able to bend, squat and lift up to 50 lbs Ability to travel up to 50% including overnight Koch Specialty Plant Services, Inc. (KSPS) is a world leader for providing tower, vessel, and mass transfer equipment services to the refining and chemical industry. We attained this leadership position by applying Market-Based Management®, our unique business philosophy that combines core values with a focused business approach. Integrity, compliance and customer focus are paramount to our success and KSPS' industry leading position as a specialty tower, vessel and mass transfer internals service provider has been solidified in the market place because, quite simply, ''We do what we say we can do''.

There are many ways to define value. For KSPS, meeting our commitments and exceeding customer expectations are key measures when it comes to quantifying the true value of a deliverable. Unlike anyone else, KSPS has the ability to integrate people, experience, discipline, knowledge, and our unique Market-Based Management business philosophy to deliver the best value proposition in the industry.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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About Koch Industries Inc.

Koch Industries, Inc., based in Wichita, Kansas, owns a diverse group of companies that employ 130,000 people worldwide and are engaged in trading, investment and operations around the world. Koch Industries and its affiliates are involved in petroleum, asphalt, natural gas, gas liquids, chemicals, plastics, chemical technology products, asphalt products, mineral, fertilizers, ranching, pipeline operations and finance businesses, as well as a host of new, technology-oriented ventures. Visit our homepage at and submit your resume online in our Veterans Career Section ( You may also email your resume to

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