First Line Supervisor


Cherokee, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil


About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.

What role you will play in our team


Supervisor who will manage site operations in compliance with all pertinent regulations and applicable standards while ensuring the well-being of employees, contractors and the environment. Ensure reliable cost effective operations and product movements by marine, pipeline, rail, or truck to generate cash/profits for the company.  

What you will do


  • Provide leadership and assumes administrative responsibility for subordinates
  • Create high performing team: stewards employee development; coaches, mentors and supervises direct reports
  • Ensure that all employees meet applicable personnel and process safety, security, health, and environment (SSHE) requirements
  • Responsible for compliance with all corporate, local and legal requirements and regulatory standards (SSHE, Controls, Brand/Product Integrity, USCG, DOT)
  • Confirm contractor work activities, ensuring that work is completed in a manner consistent with contractual requirements and Company expectations
  • Ensure that activities are in compliance with applicable ExxonMobil management systems (e.g., OIMS, CIMS, GPQMS/GPIMS)
  • Accountable for maintaining high levels of work reliability, cost effective operations, and/or product movements to generate cash/profits for the company
  • Manage within the budget, identifies and captures efficiencies and prioritizes work commitments
  • Coordinate the deployment of personnel and all work activities in the field under his/her responsibility
  • Plans, coordinates, and executes the optimization of assets, manpower, and logistics
  • Oversee emergency response contingency plans and activity implementation
  • Where applicable, ensure customers' needs are met
  • May be responsible for managing labor relations within assigned area 
  • May be responsible for Community relations covering assigned area
  • Understand appropriate agreements within area of responsibility in order to ensure compliance to contractual and operating standards and key interface to deliver requirements of the specific position
  • Oversee the overall management of building systems, maintenance and repairs, grounds, etc
  • May be responsible for coordinating product movements with HQ Supply and transportation contractors


May be responsible for backfilling Area Supervisor or other operational roles

About you


Skills and Qualifications


  • 3yrs of Process Safety Knowledge of HVLs
  • Trained in Emergency Response as Incident Commander
  • Trained in work permitting
  • Trained is Process Safety High Risk work
  • Experience with Tanks, pressure vessels, pipelines, marine and rail operations
  • Experience with transportation of HVLs
  • Experience with HVL storage 
  • Experience with HVL movements
  • Experience with managing large projects
  • Focuses on what is right and manages the consequences as needed; weighs outcomes to determine the best course of action; recognizes and encourages personal and/or business risk; defines and selects alternative solutions; uses sound judgment to make timely decisions to ensure maximizing integrated value
  • Demonstrates personal ownership for developing self and others to reach full potential; leads by example; guides and influences others to take initiative and responsibility in order to become more effective and achieve personal growth whether as a supervisor, mentor or peer
  • Acts in accordance with one's convictions and ExxonMobil's Core Values; productively deals with resistance (e.g. organizational norms, processes, criticism) and perceived personal risk; uses appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to drive effective change in spite of opposition 
  • Recognizes that effective listening is necessary for successful communication; conveys information in a concise and unambiguous way that is tailored to each individual or group and adapted to different situations; encourages open communication and respectful debate
  • Makes clear distinction between different types of risks [SSHE, operational, financial, commercial, geopolitical, cybersecurity, and personal]; recommends when to eliminate or mitigate risk and when to embrace it; identifies, assesses and prioritizes risks to assure they are managed appropriately to maximize integrated value
  • Capable of using computer systems and software to drive efficiencies in work processes and manage base business activities such as scheduling, planning, and budgeting

Your benefits


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance, and life.

We offer you: 


  • Pension Plan: Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you. The basic benefit is a monthly annuity to be paid to you in retirement for the rest of your life
  • Savings Plan: You can contribute between 6% and 20% of your pay and are encouraged to enroll right away. If you contribute at least 6% to your savings plan, the Company will contribute a 7% match
  • Workplace Flexibility: We have several programs such as “Flex your Day”, providing ad-hoc flexibility around when and where you work, as well as longer-term programs such as leaves of absence and part-time work
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Culture of Health: Programs and resources to support your wellbeing
  • Employee Health Advisory Program: Provides confidential professional counseling for you and your family, including tools and resources promoting mental health and resiliency at no additional cost to you
  • Disability Plan: Income replacement for when you cannot work due to illness or injury occurring on or off the job. Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you


More information on our Company’s benefits can be found at


Please note benefits may be changed from time to time without notice, subject to applicable law.

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ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.


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