On October 13, a study tour of the production was held for 33 students of the Kuban Technological University (KubSTU) and Krasnodar Engineering College (KMSK).
Valery Manchenko, the plant’s Chief Engineer, spoke about the company and the refining processes, Marina Anisimova, the Director of the Personnel Management Department, introduced the company’s personnel policy, and Ilona Kharakoz, the Director of Health Safety and Environment Department, conducted a safety briefing before visiting the facilities. Within the framework of the conference, the students asked questions about the possibility of practical training, demanded specialties, as well as about the technical potential of the enterprise, the subtleties and depth of processing.
The guests were given an excursion and shown some of the oil refinery facilities: ELOU-AT-6 crude unit, sewage treatment plants, a tank farm, and the crude oil delivery and acceptance point. Accompanied by Chief Technologist Sergey Katerinin and Director of Health Safety and Environment Department Ilona Kharakoz, the group was told about the specifics of the work and the skills necessary for successful employment.
The production of A.A. Shamara Ilsky Oil Refinery (INPZ) is in the modernization stage, and this requires personnel expansion. Therefore, the company cooperates with the educational institutions of the Krasnodar Region and all over Russia. The students of KubSTU, KubGAU, Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, KMSK, KKEP undergo their practical training here, and the graduates who have successfully proven themselves are being employed. The plant’s management maintains partnerships with reliable technical universities: holds meetings with graduate students, participates in job fairs, and posts the information on educational institutions’ websites.
It is worth noting that the company has more than 60 divisions and 1,500 employees, more than 1,000 specialists with higher education, 550 people under the age of 35, and among them almost 100 are under 25, 70 young employees occupy senior positions. After the modernization is completed, 950 vacancies will open: 450 for blue collar workers, 450 for engineers, and 50 for management.
According to Marina Anisimova, Director of the Personnel Management Department, commodity operators, instrumentation fitters, train compilers, track fitters, system administrators, 1C programmers, and process engineers are currently in demand at the plant.