With this small eastern Oklahoma plant of a multinational corporation you will be responsible for the safe, efficient day-to-day operation of the Engineering, Production, Maintenance and HSE teams. Efficient operation means delivering a quality product, while optimizing costs, ensuring a safe work environment, and complying with all environmental permit conditions for all employees and contractors. You will directly supervise Plant Engineers, Maintenance Manager, HSE Manager, Shift Supervisors, and Plant Administrator – total of about 40 people. As the Plant Manager is also responsible for a larger facility in the Houston area and spends most of his time there, you will in effect be the plant manager there in Oklahoma.
— Work in tandem with Sales and Customer Service team to schedule all customer jobs, and update that schedule as needs change; ensure a production schedule that not only meets customer delivery needs, but also creates the most efficient operating configuration for the plant production team, while providing a quality product.
— Maintain frequent communications with Customer Service to provide job updates and ensure constant communication on progress of current, upcoming and closed jobs.
— Be a key contributor on special projects and capital projects and provide significant input into the formulation of the annual capital plan for the plant.
— Balance preventative maintenance needs with the uptime required to meet business demands.
— Be a key hiring manager in the process of hiring both Operators and Shift Supervisors; fully participate in the interview process for any of these position openings as well as with any position as requested by HR or the Executive VP.
— Show effective decision making skills by shutting down units and maintaining production schedule when necessary.
— Complete material balances and work with the Plant Engineers on material balances for various production areas.
— Partner with Sales and Customer Service for the overall success of customer site visits that include Plant site tours, and customer troubleshooting and production meetings upon visit to the plant.
— Manage the Maintenance Manager, Plant Engineers, the HSE Manager, the Shift Foreman and subordinately the Plant Operators.
— Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the Production department.
— Overall supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
— Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year college or university, preferably in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering.
— 15-20 years Plant Supervision and/or Engineering experience; preferably in a Specialty Chemicals, or Petrochemicals Manufacturing environment.
— Computer skills including Inventory Management System, Microsoft Suite, Outlook, PLC’s.
— Experience in ISO-9001 a plus.
— Professional Engineer certification not required, but a plus.
— Able to work legally in the USA without sponsorship now or in the future.
Salary: $115,000.00 – $130,000.00Apply / Submit Resume