At each department of IPSL, there are six (6) Departments which are responsible for the
management and operation of the facilities. These Departments are
Plant Operations, Engineering and Maintenance, Technical Services,
Materials Management and Corporate Services. Details of the
functions of each department are outlined below:
Responsible for ensuring that production targets are met. This
includes: Effectively monitoring the use of raw materials and
utilities; managing dock operations to ensure that the product for
export leaves Trinidad safely and within the required specifications.
This department is also responsible for the safe and efficient
operations of the Plant to ensure production efficiencies, budgeted
plant on stream factors and equipment reliability through the
optimization of its available resources. The health, safety and well
being of all plant personnel is also the responsibility of Plant
Engineering and Maintenance
Responsible for the maintenance of engineering systems for each
plant. This includes: Setting up of systems for Predictive
Maintenance; Routine Maintenance; Improving Plant Reliability /
Inspection and Failure Analysis; Planning and execution of Plant
Turnarounds and Shutdowns .Also responsible for formulating Engineering & Maintenance technical
policies, strategies and programmes to ensure optimal performance of
the facility in keeping with recognized world class standards.
Responsible for the provision of quality support services in an effort
to optimize plant operations. Main areas of focus include: Laboratory
Quality Control, Process Engineering.
Health, Safety Environment and Quality
Responsible for developing, maintaining, promoting and coordinating an integrated HSE management system inclusive of process safety while providing expert information and resources to meet our corporate and divisional objectives.
This department assists the line by building good safety awareness attitudes and trains employees in all aspects of accident prevention. Maintaining contact with regulating agencies and keeping informed of relevant legislation and best industry practices are also critical responsibilities of the department.
Responsible for the procurement of goods, services and inventory
management functions, inclusive of contract negotiation for service on
behalf of the Company.
This department supports the
organization through four (4) sub-units:
Responsible for the development, implementation and administration
of systems as it relates to the Company’s human resource function.
Specific areas of focus include: Recruitment and Selection; Training
and Development; Manpower/Succession Planning; Compensation and
Benefits Administration; Employee Relations; Corporate Communications.
Responsible for managing all aspects of information technology within
the Company. Specific areas of focus include: Infrastructural Systems
e.g. Servers, PCs and Network Administration; Applications Systems
e.g. Main Applications and PC Applications.
Responsible for the establishment of financial accounting systems to
ensure that client obligations are met. Specific areas of focus
include: Budgeting; Financial reporting and control; Performance
Management and Business Process Improvement.
Internal Audit and Compliance
Established to assist IPSL achieve a robust and documented system of internal controls, aimed at attaining better corporate governance through transparency, sound ethical practices and effective monitoring activities.
Specific areas of focus include: Financial policies; Contract Award procedures; Operational audits; Compliance reviews; Business Process Re-engineering; Education and Training.