Control Room Lead


Lead, mentor and develop high performing teams of Panel Operators where no two days are the same.

About us

Viva Energy is Australia's newest but most experienced energy provider, bringing together the strength of two of the world's foremost energy companies – Shell and Vitol.

We are a truly Australian- run company, proudly committed to building Australia's energy future. We now represent many Shell products in the Australian market and we continue to be successful and growing business; our portfolio of assets includes the Geelong Refinery, more than 800 retail sites and an extensive network of terminals and depots around the country. Our most recent acquisition brings the Shell Aviation network into our business. This is a new and exciting phase in which to join our business, in over 100 years of our operation in Australia.

We are proud of our work environment, which we describe as “Driven by People”. We empower our employees to make a difference and think differently. We value ownership, accountability, collaboration and inclusion. We aspire to be Australia’s most respected energy company, and our work is meaningful and makes an impact on the lives of everyday Australians.

We offer a collaborative working environment, generous salary package including above market superannuation, lucrative short term incentive, fuel discount.

We are committed to diversity, inclusion and flexibility in our community, actively encouraging female and ATSI applicants.

About the role

Opportunity that provides a varied and challenging role where no two days are the same. You will use your problem solving and investigation skills as you lead, mentor and develop high performing teams of Panel Operators. Your day will involve production optimisation, business improvement projects, the coordination of workflows, shift coverage and ensuring high quality handover and collaboration between shifts. In addition to providing transformational leadership, you will play an important role in projects, troubleshooting plant issues, incident investigations, monitoring production, planning and coordinating operations activities. You will ensure the teams are motivated trained, mentored and supported. The work pattern is a 12hour shift roster supporting a 24/7 operation.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have experience in an environment that champions safe and reliable operations. You have leadership experience in either an operational role within the energy sector, manufacturing or major hazard facility. You will have experience in resource optimisation and mentoring in a technical environment, displaying high attention to detail and the ability to think quickly in potentially high-pressure situations. You will be safety focused, curious and constantly looking to improve safety, reliability, production and energy efficiency.

What’s in it for you?

Joining our successful business has many rewards. We pay super contributions at a rate higher than the standard minimum, you’ll be able to build on your long-term security. You’ll also get additional support with regards to flexibility and parental leave provisions. You can apply for a novated lease to buy a car and even get a discount on your health insurance. There are many other advantages, too. As part of our team, you will also get a 25 percent discount every time you fill up with Shell fuel. This is a role where you can nurture and grow your leadership and technical skills in a high performing environment.

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