This Operations Manager will be responsible for overall management, direction and coordination of plant, maintenance and distribution operations. Responsible for performance result expectations of the site for Production Produced, EH&S, Operating Budget, Operating Equipment Efficiency targets, Quality, Service, Inventory and Distribution, Waste Control, Government Regulatory Compliance - OSHA and EPA, Efficient Plant Shutdowns, Startups and employees. Will drive continuous process improvements to achieve optimum operating efficiencies, lowest manufacturing cost. EH&S performance and positive labor relations. 8-10 Direct Reports, 100 Hourly
•B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering.
•Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in the chemical or petro-chemical industry.
•Working knowledge of Lean Sigma practices
•Progressively responsible management experience.
•Computer skills a must, with knowledge of MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint. ERP knowledge and experience is a plus.
•"Change Agent" - experience fostering and sustaining cultural work environment change.
•Knowledge and experience working in environments utilizing Continuous Process Improvement, Six Sigma and Lean Management techniques while fostering a strong on-going commitment to EH&S.
•Knowledge of Federal/ State EPA and OSHA compliance requirements.
• Project management experience
• Budgeting experience.
•Strong management, organizational, planning, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to plan and manage multiple priorities.
• Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with all levels of the organization and job site personnel.
•Experience in a union environment
•"Team Player" -Ability and experience successfully working with senior level functional peers to collectively drive policies, projects, culture change, etc. to achieve business/site goals and objectives.
•Successful experience working in a culturally diverse team environment.
•Strong oral presentation skills in small and large venues.
•Experienced interfacing and communicating with local government officials, regulatory officials and local media
•Crises management experience.