Production Manager* – Charleston, WV USA

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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.  





Following is a list of primary duties and responsibilities which take up the majority of time on a daily basis.  The 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.


— 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







— BS Engineering 

 — 15+ years of Chemical plant experience.

— Demonstrated experience working with teams in a Leadership Role

— Demonstrated experience with requirements of PSM (OSHA 1910.119)

— Note: prefer some background experience in frequent, major plant turnarounds and startups.  






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