The Operations Manager will be responsible for the daily supervision of production units resulting in safe and efficient operation, while producing on quality product, in a timely cost efficient manner.
Will supervise foremen and operators of assigned production units to assure they are in compliance with established policies, procedures, permits, and regulatory requirements.
Meeting or exceeding performance standards of assigned production unit including production rate, on-stream time, and raw material efficiency.
Meeting or exceeding quality specifications for manufactured products.
Prioritization and resolution of manufacturing difficulties (process or mechanical).
Continuous improvement initiatives to enhance product quality, reliability, and responsiveness to the customer.
Control of working capital and the promotion of inventory control principles.
Maintaining records pertinent to unit operations, preparing regular performance reports, communicating throughout the organization, and convening regular meetings with operating personnel.
Training of assigned personnel and support of these requirements for outside contractors.
Control of finished goods including satisfactory delivery to the customer.
Control of period costs, selection of new personnel, performance appraisals, and disciplinary action while maintaining a safe and orderly workplace.
Engineering degree with strong operations and engineering experience in manufacturing/processing industry. In addition client demands at least 5 solid years of supervisory experience, if not more. Familiarity with ERP systems and good verbal and written communication skills and a functional team orientation, with strong organizational skills are required. Pluses would be experience with batch processing, powders, drying systems, and solids material handling.
NOTE: We have opportunities similar to this one with a number of Fortune 500 clients in the chemical, refining and pharmaceutical sectors. They/We are always looking for candidates with credentials and experience similar to the above. We have positionsfor engineers who are seeking an opportunity to move in operations, engineeringor production. So if the location or responsibilities of this position do not satisfy your present career desires, let us hear from you anyway, as other unadvertised positions may be of interest to you. We DO NOTcontactour clientcompanieson your behalf without your approval.
CAVEATS: Your experience must be as a direct employee of an operating chemical,refining, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, or closely related industry. You must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, and you must reside in the USA.
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