Production Manager - Chemicals
Posted on Nov 15, 2018 by Affinity Executive Search
B.S. Chemical Engineering, Science or Business degree with 7+ years of post-college experience out of a PSM-regulated chemical production facility, along with 2+ year of experience supervising 20+ operators. The candidate must possess promotable qualities since this position offers the potential for growth within the company at large.
Our client is an expanding, international specialty chemical manufacturing company with multiple production facilities across the US and overseas. They produce a variety of batch and continuous specialty chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food additives, and resins. At this medium-sized chemical plant that runs 24/7, they produce batch specialty chemicals using a batch reaction process, drying and distillation, using a DCS control system. This position reports directly to the Production Superintendent and will be responsible for supervising 30+ hourly personnel, with 8 to 10 operators per shift and will require no weekend work. The reason this position is open is due to a promotion. The last person who held this position was promoted to a Plant Manager role. Other responsibilities include the following: HAZOP reviews, submitting process improvement plans, operator safety training, reporting safety incidents, and conducting employee performance reviews. Relocation assistance is available and this client offers a generous benefits package.