Process Excellence Manager

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

Houston, Texas, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice



Nouryon has an outstanding opportunity for a Process Excellence Manager in Houston, Texas.


Key Responsibilities

  • Leads process standardization and digitization to achieve World Class Manufacturing Operations via Integrated Business Planning (IBP)
  • Proactively seeks, leads, and implements improvement opportunities
  • Improves the level of knowledge and training in the area of Manufacturing and Process Excellence
  • Lead change and foster an operational/manufacturing excellence culture at all sites and    ISC functions
  • Ensure sites and functions working according to World Class Standards and the IBP Processes
  • Liaise with ISC LT members to improve and automate KPI management
  • Govern Nouryon programs being deployed to safeguard   end-to-end efficiencies
  • Liaise with IM CoE to ensure process excellence solutions are built on solid IT solution architecture


Key Activities

  • Improve performance — Improve the strategic ISC KPIs such as OEE via process standardization and digitalization at all sites
  • Lead standardization — Globally integrate and embed the standard processes, data, and tools in Operations
  • Lead organizational change management — Lead change of operational and functional excellence throughout the ISC function. Asses and train key users and another site/functional focal points in relevant processes, SAP, MES, EPI Scheduler, and other tools
  • Optimize Nouryon processes, tools, data, and people capabilities Lead the improvements of business processes and tools to continuously improve standard processes. Provide in-depth knowledge of business, process, data, and tools. Organize the support to deliver the required improvements including capability building and necessary training.
  • Program Management — Manage global programs to move sites and functions to World Class levels.
  • Regularly perform and prepare for month-end closure checks to ensure all orders are invoiced
  • Coordinate customer requests, and provide routine/OTC-related documents to customers (e.g. CoA, MSDS)

Requirements for Job:

  • Experience as implementation lead for key SAP and MES modules
  • Experience in Operational Excellence
  • Experience in managing global projects
  • Deep experience working with Integrated Supply Chains, Business Planning, Finance
  • Experience with Supply Chain and Manufacturing Execution platforms – preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Economics, or Business administration or applicable experience of 7-10 years
  • Deep understanding of manufacturing operating systems

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Open until further notice
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North America
United States
Integrated Supply Chain
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Production Manager & Expert
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Full time/part time
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