TSA Careers Guide - Flipbook - Page 22
What is your educational or working background?
BEng Aero and Astro, MSc Thermal Power Engineering.
I worked at Shell in the Netherlands and Malaysia for two years, then with an energy
consultancy in the UK for a year before joining Inter Terminals as Trainee Operations
Manager in 2016.
What has been your career journey to date/ your previous roles?
I started as Trainee Operations Manager in February 2016 and was promoted to Operations
Manager, Immingham, in June 2017.
Tell us about your current role?
It involves looking after terminal operations, ensuring compliance with legislation, Project
Management, Managing Waste Water Treatment Plant, Biomass Steam Generations &
Budgeting, developing and improving the Quality Management System, Management of
Change and communicating with customers to ensure operational requirements are met.
I also deputise for the Deputy Terminal Managers at East and West terminals.
What are you currently working on?
Negotiating contract, the upgrade of Immingham West Control Room, Management
of Change for new/existing systems, QMS, Managing Waste Water Treatment Plant,
Managing Biomass Steam Generation and maintaining day to day operations.
What might a typical work day entail?
Morning meeting to discuss and address tasks/issues, Management of Change planning,
managing and supervising on site work, speaking to customers, monitoring performance
of Waste Water Treatment Plant, Steam Generation and resolve any operational issues.
What is the best part of your job?
The diverse work I am involved in. I work with several departments (Operations, Engineering,
Stocks, Commercial and Accounting/Finance) so this gives me a really good understanding
of how the business operates.
How did you come to work for the tank storage industry?
I was looking for an opportunity in Oil and Gas locally and came to learn of Inter Terminals.
I did some research and was impressed with the company’s outlook and the things that the
company was doing. When I found out about the job opening, I thought this would really
fit my background and interest.
How have you found your experience working in the tank storage industry?
It has been an incredible experience, I have learned so much since joining the company. I
can say the tank storage industry is more exciting that it seems and sounds.
What are your career aspirations? Do you think you can fulfil them within the tank storage
I’d like to work at an executive level one day.