IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for an ASSISTANT PRODUCTION ENGINEER for our Belle, West Virginia client.


Provides day-to-day leadership and overall guidance to the hourly production staff (Team Leaders, Operators, and Specialists). Ensures high standards of safety and environmental performance while delivering against production cost, quality and schedule objectives.

Key Results: – key business results or outcomes associated with the Position:

Skilled Shift Team Leaders who are involved, educated, and know and demonstrate the company vision, policies, and procedures.

Highly productive and effective work teams that consistently meet production, schedule and quality targets.

A clean and safe work-place.

Compliance with all government and Safety, Environmental and Health policies and procedures and regulations.

Continuous improvements in safety, productivity, quality, and cost.

Train, coach, and mentor shift Team Leaders to develop their skills and the skills of their teams.

Lead development of safety and operations excellence culture among production staff.

Lead day to day plant operations.

Drive continuous improvements in safety, productivity, quality and cost.

Involve teams in problem solving activities with an emphasis on continuous improvement.

Organization and cleanliness of the plant areas.

Serves as a role model for ensuring compliance with policies.

Ensures compliance with all federal and state safety/environmental laws and regulations.

Leads or participates in pre-start-up safety reviews.

Troubleshooting and problem solving of process issues.

Investigate incidents, determine root causes, and complete corrective actions to prevent repeat.

Sufficient production staffing and scheduling including overtime.

Works with staff to determine maintenance needs for production in a manner that is least disruptive to production.

Coordination of equipment servicing.


BS, or MS Chemical Engineering

Work Experience:

15+ years of Chemical or polymer resin plant manufacturing experience, including operational roles

Demonstrated experience working with teams in a Leadership role

Demonstrated experience with requirements and use of PSM (OSHA 1910.119)

Note: prefer some background experience in plant turnarounds and start-ups.

Working relationships:

Peers- Quality Manager, Reliability Manager, SHE Specialist, Administration Manager, Engineering Manager, Assistant Production Manager – Production

Management- Production Manager, Plant Manager, President

Subordinates- Team Leaders, Operators, Day Shift Relief, Packaging Specialist

Must be authorized to work in the US

Normal: M-F, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, ½ hour unpaid lunch

Occasional: Nights and weekends to participate in operation activities. May be requested to join a shift rotation (to share in providing 7 day per week, 24hr coverage) for an operating campaign.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Word Document to