Production Manager 8/24/2016
Global Chemical Company
Grand Rapids, MI
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Excellent opportunity with this global chemical company located in beautiful Western Michigan. Close to good schools and universities as well as a great area for outdoor activities as it is near Lake Michigan.
Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering (may consider M.E. or Chemist withvery relevant experience)
Minimum 6 years, ideally 8-12, with 3+ years of supervisory experience in the chemical manufacturing industry.
Should be knowledgeable in Continuous Improvement, PSM, ISO 9001, TQM principles, Root Cause Failure analysis and overall plant troubleshooting.
Proven leadership and people development ability
Resource and project management abilities
Planning and change management skills
Provides overall direction for the Operations department to meet plant goals and objectives in regards to safety, environmental, quality, production performance, cost performance, and people development.
Develops, prioritizes, and directs the short and long term plans of the department to meet and improve performance goals in the areas of safety, environmental, quality, production, cost, and people development
Develops performance standards and performance plans for resources or staff in the department. Analyzes and evaluates performance; institutes development plans for employees as needed
Develops and oversees the implementation of the annual budget and monitor performance
Oversees the development of training programs to ensure that staff has sufficient system knowledge to perform their job satisfactorily and safely
Recommends or initiates personnel actions and administers company policies for the department
Identifies continuous improvement opportunities.