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Phillips 66 Operations Shift Team Leader, Borger Refinery in Borger, Texas

Phillips 66 & YOU - Together we can fuel the future

Phillips 66 has more than 140 years of experience in providing the energy that enables people to dream bigger and go farther, faster. We are committed to improving lives, and that is our promise to our employees and our communities. We are sustained by the backgrounds and experiences of our diverse teams, which reflect who we are, the environment we create and how we work together. Our company is built on values of safety, honor and commitment. We call our cultural mindset Our Energy in Action, which we define through four simple, intuitive behaviors: We work for the greater good, create an environment of trust, seek different perspectives and achieve excellence. Phillips 66 was recognized by Forbes as one of “America’s Best Employers” in 2021.


The Operations Shift Team Leader will supervise and direct the operation of the various units and personnel assigned to the operating area. The Operations Shift Team Leader will ensure compliance with company, regulatory and departmental policies and/or regulations while maximizing productivity and maintaining product specifications

Responsibilities May Include

  • Supervising all aspects of shift personnel for their assigned process units through effective supervision of all unit personnel (board & field).

  • Creating and maintaining a safe work environment by enforcing policy / procedure compliance, performing audits and ensuring the incident reporting process is utilized.

  • Creating and maintaining an environmentally sound operation through proactive monitoring of environmental performance against goals and targets.

  • Ensuring execution of production and maintenance plans.

  • Monitoring and improving reliability of operating equipment by ensuring equipment is maintained per standards.

  • Challenging barriers and providing tools and resources to remove those barriers to achieve success.

  • Following, reinforcing, and auditing utilization of work processes to ensure compliance

  • Leading day to day PSM compliance activities.

  • Setting and communicating expectations through performance monitoring, setting clear expectations, conducting performance evaluations, and developing performance improvement plans as needed.

  • Continuously monitoring shift team capabilities and identifying training and development actions needed to improve performance.

  • Actively minimizing cost.

  • Routinely reviewing metrics with team and providing leadership in achieving set goals/targets.

  • Engaging operators in continuous improvement of work, such as work processes, plant utilization, safety, environmental compliance and policies and procedures.

  • Seeking and implementing opportunities to maximize unit operating effectiveness.

  • Ensuring coordination with technical support teams to optimize unit performance.

  • Modifying or direct modification of Operating Procedures as needed to reflect MOC and other changes.

  • Career progression includes possible site transfer between Operations and Health and Safety Divisions.

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license

  • 3 or more years of Refinery experience in Operations / Technical support functions

  • Ability and willingness to perform/comply, with or without a reasonable accommodation, to:

  • Work a 12-hour rotating shifts, which includes some weekends and holidays

  • Respond to emergencies on a 24 hour basis

  • Willing to maintain required NIMS, ICS, and corporate QI/IC certification


  • Associate degree or higher in Science or Engineering

  • 1 or more years of direct experience in an Emergency Response related position

  • 7 or more years of Refinery experience in Operations or Technical support functions

  • Proficient (perform the skill with limited assistance) with Microsoft Outlook and Excel

  • Proven ability to lead by example

  • Class "A" Exempt Driver's License

  • Well-developed communication skills, both written and oral

  • Practical self-starter and can work effectively with minimal supervision

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Consistently displays a high level of personal integrity and self-discipline which builds trust and confidence

The Borger Refinery is located in Borger, Texas, in the Texas Panhandle, approximately 50 miles north of Amarillo, Texas. Refinery facilities include crude distilling, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation, hydrodesulfurization and delayed coking units. The refinery processes primarily medium sour crude oil produced locally, and heavy sour crude oil produced in Canada, all of which are delivered by pipeline. Borger produces a high percentage of transportation fuels, as well as petroleum coke, NGLs and solvents. Refined products are distributed to customers via pipelines from the refinery to West Texas, New Mexico, Colorado and the Midcontinent region.

To be considered

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of October 18, 2021 .

Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID: 54946

Location: Texas - Borger

Job Field: Operations

Division : Borger Refinery

Technical Req : No