Operations Manager (Chemical)

Posted on Nov 17, 2018 by Affinity Executive Search

Genoa, NE 68640
Construction & Architecture
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Our client is a green energy company that is committed to alternative solutions and sustainable development to protect the environment. The company currently has excellent opportunities for manufacturing growth and development. Nice location near Reno, NV. Close to the Sierra Nevada Mountains and Lake Tahoe. Seeking an Operations Manager capable of eventually stepping into a plant management role.


* providing backup support to the Facility Manager, and providing facility leadership in the absence of the Facility Manager.
* Lead the Operations team, promoting a safe operating culture.
* Maximize production while constantly working to drive down operating cost.
* Interface with Compliance and Safety managers to ensure all requirements are met.
* Work with the Maintenance department to prioritize repairs and improvement projects.
* Evaluate equipment and processes to identify ways to optimize performance or to ensure compliance with safety and environmental regulations.
* Assist in troubleshooting process and equipment problems involving rotating equipment, vacuum systems, fired heaters/exchangers, tankage, instrumentation, waste water treatment, etc.
* Work with management to develop capital improvement projects including design, budgeting, justification, management, and reporting.
* Assist in managing elements of the facilities Process Safety Management program including coordinating HAZOPs, mechanical integrity, management of change, etc.


* BS in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering.
* 5 + years experience in a petrochemical, chemical, refining or related type facility.
* 3+ years of supervisory experience, preferably in Operations Management.
* Capital project management experience.
* Process and equipment troubleshooting capabilities including distillation columns, industrial vessels, rotating equipment, control systems, instrumentation, piping etc.
* Experience with EHS compliance, particularly Process Safety Management.
* Has strong leadership and communication skills and willing to be a "Hands On" out in the plant working mgr.

Reference: 569324425

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