Prepare your nomination. President’s Operational Excellence Awards 2013
2014 President’s Operational Excellence Awards

On any list of Things That Really Matter to Suncor, you’re certain to find ‘operational excellence.’ And just as certainly, you’ll find ‘the people who are making it happen.

The President’s Operational Excellence Awards (POEA) is Suncor’s annual celebration of the people pursuing operational excellence and, in the process, elevating Suncor to new levels of success.

People like you.

If you’re helping us advance operational excellence through standard, repeatable processes and tools…if you’re constantly seeking ways for Suncor to improve…if you’re living the operational discipline behaviours, then you could be a prime candidate for this special awards program.

Nominate yourself and your colleagues for a POEA…and get the recognition you deserve for being a partner in Suncor’s operational excellence journey.

Nominations are now closed

Upcoming important dates:

  • Judging period and Showcase Exhibitor selection: August 22 to September 5
  • Finalist and Showcase Exhibitor notification dates: September 15 to 23
  • President’s Operational Excellence Awards Gala and Showcase: November 18, 2014 at TELUS Convention Centre, Calgary

Nominations are accepted for the four awards categories which reflect the performance outcomes of operational excellence: (see Planning Sheet (PDF, 15 pp., 403 KB) for details).

  • Personal and process safety
  • Environment and sustainability
  • People
  • Reliability

Nominations that meet the criteria of their category are also considered for the President’s Award. Finalists for this award represent exemplary performance in multiple operational excellence categories, and resulted in significant and immediate corporate benefit.

All nominated initiatives must have taken place between January 1, 2013 and June 2, 2014. To be eligible, the nominee must be a Suncor employee or a contractor currently under contract with Suncor. Start dates for both employees and contractors must be before January 1, 2013.

Direct your questions about the awards dinner, nominations or the nominations process to