Floyd Grindley

Position: 
General Manager

Mr. Grindley brings to Petrojam a wealth of experience in strategic planning, safety, operational management and project management. He has over 16 years of engineering experience in the petrochemical, power generation and bauxite industries and has worked in a number of senior professional roles both locally and internationally.

Prior to joining Petrojam, Floyd Grindley was a partner at Hargrove Engineers + Constructors, a full service engineering company in North America, where he served in various leadership positions including Project Director, Corporate Design Quality Assurance Leader and Senior Mechanical Engineer. 

He has successfully completed Major Capital Projects for Chevron, BP Oil, CHS Inc. ConocoPhillips & Exxon and undertook assignments in Thailand, Turkey, India, Mexico, Canada and across the USA.

Mr. Grindley was also Project Engineer at Hamon Research-Cottrell Incorporated, in Somerville, New Jersey for eight years. His employment at Hamon Research – Cottrell was preceded by tenures Kaiser Jamaica Bauxite Company Limited and Alcoa Limited, Jamaica. He is passionate about Environment, Health & Safety, Company Sustainability, Employee Development, Motivation and Productivity.

His success and contribution to community development was recently recognized in Mobile, Alabama USA as one of 40 Top progressive professionals under 40 years old.

Mr. Grindley looks forward to bringing his successful international experiences in safety, people management & development and refinery operations to Petrojam. He aspires to provide leadership to achieve operational excellence and profitable growth while fulfilling the company’s’ mandate “To refine and supply petroleum products at internationally competitive prices and quality…”

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of the West Indies (St. Augustine).