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POST DATE 8/24/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Global Chemical Company Grand Rapids, MI

Grand Rapids, MI
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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.