Tank Farm Supervisor – Salinas, CA

We’re SeQuential. We collect used cooking oil, refine it into biodiesel and bioproducts, and then refuel our communities. We are the longest-running commercial biodiesel producer on the West Coast and thanks to relationships with great partners we’ve become what we are today- an innovative, conscientious maker of local, responsible, bioproducts that’s helping build a better energy model for the future.

Our corporate headquarters is in Portland, Oregon and we have 11 locations from as far north as Seattle, Washington all the way down to San Jose, California. Geographically we span a large footprint, but our clear sense of mission and values allows us to operate cohesively.

Current Need: Tank Farm Supervisor

The Tank Farm Supervisor will supervise all depot tank farm operations, including  but not limited to:

  • Supervising two Tank Farm Operators
  • Operating boilers and performing routine testing
  • Manage and schedule all incoming and outgoing loads
  • Oversee daily operations of testing out incoming and outgoing loads
  • Complete daily plant logs and manage inventories
  • Oversee Waste Water Department (including compliance and inspections)
  • Perform monthly facilities meetings
  • Work with Depot Manager to complete compliance and safety audits
  • Regularly interact with, and occasionally repair, valves, pipes, tanks, and electrical switches
  • Must have the ability to communicate within all levels of the organization
  • Operate transfer pumps to receive, move, and ship bulk liquids
  • Operate vacuum trucks and forklifts

    Experience and Competencies
    Passion for biofuels and sustainability
    •Schedule flexibility
    •General mechanical ability (understanding of pumps, pipes, valves, etc.) strongly preferred
    •Demonstrated verbal and written communication, English literacy (multilingual applicants encouraged to apply)
    •Stress tolerance
    •Driver’s license

  • Forklift certification highly desired

    Physical Demands
    •Ability to stand, sit, walk, push, pull, work in splayed positions, and carry materials up to 100 pounds daily
    •Must be willing to work in adverse conditions (weather) •Ability Compensation and Benefits
    •Ability to work in varying noise levels, and to wear hearing protection as required
    •Work Schedule TBD

    Compensation and Benefits
    •Starting Wage is $25-$28 per hour
    •Competitive medical, vision, and life insurance
    •Three weeks paid vacation (PTO) each year
    •Seven paid holidays per year
    •401K with 50% employer match