Provide day-to-day leadership and overall guidance to the production professional staff and ensure high standards of safety and environmental performance while delivering against production cost, quality and schedule objectives.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Following is a list of primary duties and responsibilities which take up the majority of time on a daily basis. The Assistant Production Manger will be evaluated and held accountable for being able to perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations will be made when possible. This list is not all inclusive. Other duties may be assigned.
— Become a technology expert on processes by working closely with technology experts to learn the plant process and equipment.
— Supports Production Manager and works with Production Team to ensure production is completed to meet business requirements (safely, on spec quality and on schedule)
— Ensure timely technical input provided for process or facility changes utilizing the site MOC process, and appropriate communication and training is provided for all affected employees.
— Ensure Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are written, maintained, utilized and complied with.
— Ensures sufficient production engineer staffing for 24/7 production operation.
— Works with production staff to determine maintenance needs in a manner that is least disruptive to production.
— Work closely with Production and Reliability Teams to prioritize and schedule all maintenance and reliability work.
— Work closely with Engineering Manger to support execution of annual Capital and Expense project work (Production Engineers provide Process Scope and MOCs).
— Ensures timely incident (SHE, Process, Quality and Reliability) reporting, investigation and documentation, with corrective actions identified to prevent recurrence, and followed up to completion.
— Ensure appropriate Hazard Review for process changes or non-SOP production activities.
— Support ensuring good housekeeping is maintained in production areas
— Supervise and coach direct reports (Production Engineers and Production Staff) to ensure organizational goals are met.
— Involve team in problem solving activities with an emphasis on continuous improvement.
— Conducts safety huddles with staff on an on-going basis.
— Serves as a role model for ensuring compliance with policies.
— Ensures compliance with all federal and state safety/environmental laws and regulations.
— Issue, verify and sign special work permits, confined space entry permits and tank entry permits.
— Ensures adequate training for operations personnel is completed
— Raw Material Demand, Production Planning and Scheduling
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, core competencies, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
— BS Engineering (Chemical Preferred)
— 8+ years of Chemical plant experience.
— Demonstrated chemical production experience.
— Demonstrated experience working with teams in a Leadership Role
— Demonstrated experience with requirements of PSM (OSHA 1910.119)
— Experience with major plant shutdowns, turnarounds, and start-ups
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
— None required
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