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Cincinnati, OH

SUMMARY: The Plant Manager is responsible for the planning, direction, management, and control of all manufacturing operations on the site. It also involves managing and directing all manufacturing functions in accordance with Company policies and procedures to continuously improve in the areas of safety, profitability, quality, customer satisfaction, and employee morale.

Commit to plant safety, environmental and health procedures.
Plan, organize, direct, and run optimum day-to-day operations to exceed our customers’ expectations.
Increase production, assets capacity, and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards.
Be responsible for product quality and on-time shipping.
Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results.
Implement strategies in alignment with strategic initiatives and provide clear direction to direct reports.
Monitor operations and trigger preventative corrective actions.
Share a trusting relationship with workgroup and recruit, manage and develop plant staff.
Develop systems and processes that track, optimize productivity, standards, and metrics and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets.
Stay up to date with latest production management best practices and concepts.
Communicate to senior management process deviations that affect the business.
Other Duties: Please note this job description is not a comprehensive listing of all duties, activities, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, activities, or responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice. Employees shall perform all tasks assigned by their manager.

BS degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field.
5+ years of experience as a plant manager in chemical manufacturing.
Adequate knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources).
Familiarity with ISO Quality Management and process automation.
Be knowledgeable of safety, quality, productivity, inventory, and stewardship processes.
Computer literacy – MS Office.
Strong team building, decision-making, and people management skills.

NOTE: We have opportunities similar to this one with a number of Fortune 500 clients in the chemical, petrochemical, refining, and coatings/resins sectors. They/We are always looking for candidates with credentials and experience similar to the above. We have positions for engineers who are seeking an opportunity to move in operations, engineering, or production. So if the location or responsibilities of this position do not satisfy your present career desires, let us hear from you anyway, as other unadvertised positions may be of interest to you. We DO NOT contact our client companies on your behalf without your approval.

CAVEATS: Your experience must be as a direct employee of an operating chemical, refining, petrochemical, resins/coatings, or closely related industry. You must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, and you must reside in the USA.

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