DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plans and directs plant production operations and improvements.
Contributes to plant and process design and implementation, and supports production teams to work safely to achieve targets in the areas of production, costs, and quality product.
Responsible for all the Safety, Health, and Environmental aspects of the Operation.
Development of safety and operations excellence culture.
Conformance to all PSM requirements. Participate in PSM activities and audits.
Lead PHA revalidations.
Guidance and development of Production Teams in the operation and troubleshooting of process and technology.
Change management processes including MOC, PSSR, ECP, P&ID, and hazard reviews.
Process trials and process improvements.
Controls, Equipment, and Distributed control system.
Lead or coordinate incident investigations and problem-solving sessions (safety, quality, production, reliability, etc.).
Troubleshooting and problem solving of process / equipment issues.
Continuous improvements in safety, productivity, quality, reliability, and cost.
Standard Operating Procedures and annual certification.
Energy Control Procedures and annual review.
Attend daily/weekly maintenance planning meetings to help prioritize work needs for Operations.
Coordination with the Operations Planner and Reliability Planner for technical and maintenance testing and needs.
Update Operations metrics and lead morning turnover meetings (time to time) with technical, maintenance, and leadership.
Operations support for Shutdown planning, especially coordination or area shutdown and start up processes.
Production and material planning, execution, and reporting.
Packaging, Shipping, Receiving, and Material Planning.
Degree in Chemical Engineering.
Experience in chemical engineering with a working knowledge of chemical process operations, OSHA and PSM.
Chemical or polymer manufacturing experience is preferred.
Demonstrated experience working with teams.
Demonstrated experience in getting results, meeting commitments & problem-solving skills.