Sr Operations Manager

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POST DATE 8/11/2016
END DATE 2/23/2017

Momentive Performance Materials USA LLC Waterford, NY

Waterford, NY
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Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Based in Waterford, New York, Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is a global leader in silicones, quartz and advanced materials, with a 70-year heritage of innovation and being first to market with performance applications that improve everyday life. Our solutions are found in products that touch nearly every facet of modern living and we work closely with some of the biggest brands in B2B and consumer worlds, covering a broad range of markets - from aerospace and automotive, to building and construction, personal care, and electronics.

Momentive materials are found in products that touch nearly every facet of modern living. At Momentive, we believe that leadership begins with integrity, ethics and environmentally sound operations. When you work for Momentive, you are partnering with a company that is not only focused on delivering value but on doing it in a safe, ethical and environmentally responsible manner.

Company Distinction
This exciting opportunity is part of Momentive Performance Materials Inc.

Position Overview

The Chemical Operations (Chem Ops) Area of the Waterford plant consists of both the East and West operating areas. The successful candidate will be considered for either Operating Area. Leadership of either Chem Ops Area will include both salaried (exempt) and hourly (union) employees. Manager will be responsible for all aspects of the Chem Ops East or West area to ensure execution of all programs, processes, and environmental, health, and safety compliance requirements (EHS) to support manufacturing.

Job Responsibilities

This includes ownership of daily operations, safety and environmental compliance requirements, and development of and execution on area operating plan, cost tracking and cost reductions. Responsibilities will include team management for projects driving overall plant execution and compliance goals and objectives, in addition to utilizing strategic vision to assess opportunities and other needs.

Minimum Qualifications

* BS Degree in Engineering

* 10+ years Chemical Manufacturing and/or Engineering experience

* Strong influencing and decision making skills

* Demonstrated leadership ability

* Strong customer focus, with experience contributing to and leading cross-functional and diverse project teams.

* Effective time management skills with ability to multitask.

* Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including influencing skills.

* Working knowledge of MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Preferred Qualifications

* Written and verbal skills to effectively communicate across engineering and craft disciplines both internally and externally.

Education Requirements
BS Degree in Engineering


In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an application for employment through, be at least 18 years of age, willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process.

Candidates are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

If currently a Momentive employee, you must have current satisfactory work performance and in most cases, have been in your current role 18 months.

Candidates must be physically able to work in an industrial environment involving some walking and climbing of stairs and fixed ladders.

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