IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a PRODUCTION MANAGER for our Belle, West Virginia client.
Provide day-to-day leadership and overall guidance to production professional staff and operating teams and ensure high standards of safety and environmental performance while delivering against production cost, quality, quantity and schedule objectives.
Supports plant operations with chemical engineering expertise. Become technology expert for our client’s PGA processes. Lead plant and process design and implementation, and support production teams to work safely to achieve targets in the areas of production, costs, and quality product.
Provides leadership of all production activities
Sets the standards for operation and behaviors
Sets goals, objectives and the vision for the operating area and team
Communicates production plans and over-all company goals and objectives to production personnel.
Supports and guides the production teams to meet business objectives
Ensures effective production is completed to meet business requirements
Produces to plan, quality and schedule meeting budget
Ensures SOPs are written, maintained, certified, and complied with
Ensures raw material demand and production planning and scheduling is executed effectively
Ensures maintenance needs are prioritized, scheduled, and addressed in a manner least disruptive to production
Ensures operating teams and professional staff are properly trained for safe and effective operation
Builds Strong Teams
Coaches and develops staff for high performance
Implements effective training programs and monitors for training gaps
Holds people accountable using feedback, evaluations, and performance management
Supervises direct reports to ensure organizational goals are met
Ensures adequate staffing
Maintains a Safe Operation
Conducts safety huddles with staff on an on-going basis.
Addresses employee concerns around safety and health
Promptly investigates and reports safety and environmental incidents; develops and implements solutions to prevent reoccurrence
Ensures appropriate hazard review for process changes and non-SOP operations
Ensures good housekeeping is maintained
Ensures compliance with all federal and state safety / environmental laws and regulations
Drives Long term, Continuous improvements
Implements and/or supports capital, expense and improvement projects including safe startup and reliable operation
Monitors product and process performance
Sets-up systems to track performance and prioritize improvement opportunities.
Develops and implements process “best practices”, standards/policies, productivity improvements and work processes for operations that address safety, quality, efficiency and reliability.
Captures operating issues and incidents and investigates, develops and implements solutions to prevent reoccurrence
Involves teams in problem solving activities with emphasis on continuous improvements
15+ years of Chemical plant experience.
Demonstrated experience working with teams in a Leadership Role
Demonstrated experience with requirements of PSM (OSHA 1910.119)
Prefer some background experience in frequent, major plant turnarounds and start-ups.
Solid ability to utilize Microsoft Office products
Strong attention to detail, ability to manage data with a high degree of accuracy.
Excellent interpersonal skills to allow productive collaborative relationships with all levels of the organization.
Must be authorized to work in the US
Normal: M-F, 8am – 4:30pm, ½ hour unpaid lunch
Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Word Document to email@example.com.
ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED