Production Manager

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

JOB SUMMARY:

This position reports to the Site Director and is responsible for the management of production employees and chemical processes to meet production requirements and utilize manpower and equipment in a safe, efficient manner.   

   

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Responsible for the management of production personnel to meet production requirements and to support business objectives.
  1. Manage all production personnel to meet production and scheduling requirements.
  2. Ensure chemical processes are run safely and efficiently.
  3. Training (new processes, new employees, skills upgrade, SOPs) of new and existing production employees.

 

II.           Responsible for the production schedule and inventory control to utilize manpower and equipment in the most efficient and safe manner.

  1. Includes utilization of storage space and managing inventories (finished goods, raw materials, containers)
  2. Monitor and control plant supplies and overtime.

 

II.           Provide technical support for process improvements and new processes.

  1. Solve problems related to raw materials, equipment, scheduling, and process conditions.
  2. Process optimization and process improvement projects.
  3. Technical support of new and existing processes/products.
  4. Administration of standard operating procedures and work instructions.
  5. Manage contract (toll) process improvement processes as required.

 

IV.         Responsible for HSES activities within production department.

  1. Responsible for safety training of production employees and adherence to appropriate codes and standards.
  2. Participate in the activities and processes to drive HSES initiatives.
  3. Participate in and support the site behavior-based safety process (CACTUS) to eliminate injuries, promote safe behavior, reduce exposure, and manage risk.
  4. Promote good housekeeping standards in plant.
  5. Participate as needed in injury and incident investigations.
  6. Ensure compliance with HSES requirements, directives, procedures, and standards including Product Safety and Stewardship.

 

V.          Interface with customers as required including coordination of toll manufacturing projects.

  1. Analyze fit and cost effectiveness for toll manufacturing activities to support business objectives.
  2. Manage toll projects as required to support business objectives.
  3. Participate in customer related activities that support business objectives.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.S. Chemical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 5-10 years related supervisory experience in chemical process industry.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization.
  • Supervisory experience in a union environment a plus.
  • Commitment to health, safety, environment, security, and quality.
  • Experience with Behavior Based Safety processes a plus.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Production personnel

 

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

SAP, Microsoft Office, Delta V, MES

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Employee must be able to work in plant and office environments. 

Travel as required.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Plant, Warehouse, Office

 

Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.

 

Vacancy data
Closing date
Open until further notice
Vacancy number
N0005250
Organization
Continent
North America
Country
United States
State/Region/Province
Tennessee
Site
Chattanooga
Business
Integrated Supply Chain
Job characteristics
Job family
Integrated Supply Chain
Hierarchy level
Management
Full time/part time
Fulltime
Contract type
Permanent

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