Monica Montes Alvarez

Lead EH&S Delivery Manager
Function: EH&S
Business: Hydrocarbons Group
Location: Spain-Tarragona
Project Team: PSI


Mónica, is the Operations Leader for Octene-1 & TA North Utilities and is responsible for:

  • Excellence in EH&S Performance in Tarragona Hydrocarbons Plants. Spread and consolidate EH&S Culture and mindset in all Operations, Maintenance and Improvement organizations.
  • Octene-1 and Utilities People Management.
  • Lead Octene and Utilities organizations to optimize the plants performance, mainly focused on increasing yield and reducing energy consumption maintaining reliability

Prior to being named Octene-1 Operations Leader, she has developed several roles:

  • Tarragona North Hydrocarbons EH&S Delivery Leader
    • Excellence in EH&S Performance in Tarragona Hydrocarbons Plants ( TA-1 Cracker, Octene-1 and Marine Terminal) to achieve Zero Reportable Events
    • Team Member EMEA LCS Implementation Team
  • Tarragona Cracker 2012 Turnaround Operations Coordinator
    • Define the procedures, decommissioning and C&SU strategy
    • Define and lead Operations Organization in the different phases of TA
    • Lead the preparation of a consistent Cracker Work Inventory List (TA scope)
  • Tarragona Cracker Production Coordinator and Asset Capability Focal Point
    • Drive the organization to close AC gaps, leading project identification and budget distribution
    • Cracker Focal Point to Supply Chain, Repsol and Derivatives plants and Operational Contact FP with Repsol.
    • Start-up & Shutdown Leader.
  • Sr Run plant Engineer for Cracker Hot Section & Utilities
    • Optimize section plant Performance, aligned with EH&S requirements and AC target
  • Hot Section Improvement Engineer
    • Develop Projects in Hot section

Mónica earned her MSc Degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Oviedo (Asturias, Spain)