Our client is a global Chemical Industry leader due to a major capital expansion of their Philadelphia area site we are conducting a search to find an Operations Manager. This operation is a continuous process and uses a plant derived feedstock. Reporting to the Site Director this individual will be responsible for:
Setting goals and objectives, performance management, personnel development and reviews
Management of a staff of Operators, Mechanics and Engineers in day to day operations
Proactively manage shop floor performance and other personnel issues. Handle grievances for area, actively participate in improving flexibility in operations, member of site negotiation team
Participate as active member is site leadership team, labor management meetings as operations representative, site safety committee and other site and business teams
Proactively drive site culture through operations to achieve safe and efficient performance
Efficient, high quality plant operation supporting of business requirements.
Meet complex production schedule to ensure targets are met
Ensure cost effective operation driving for lowest unit cost.
Ensure that highest Quality standards are maintained
Drive continuous improvement tools through operations team
Achieve continuous reduction in utility usage per unit of production
Assure all production policies and procedures (SOPâ€™s) are accurate and followed.
Support maintenance activities and ensure they are sufficient to meet operational requirements. Support capital changes to plant equipment.
Education and Experience requirements:
Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering
Minimum 8 years or more of Chemical Plant Operations Management experience
Continuous petrochemical plant operations experience preferred
Successful record of supervision and development of plant operations personnel
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
$120,000 - $150,000
Bachelor of Arts