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Operations Manager Job

Company: Arkema - FR
Location: Chester
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Arkema has established itself as France's leading chemical producer and a world leader in specialty chemicals and advanced materials. With annual sales of ---8.8 billion and 20,000 people employed in some 55 countries, the Group pursues ambitious recruitment objectives both in France and around the world. Arkema offers diverse employment opportunities in 200 job functions and professions in four major fields: industrial, R, business, and support functions.Reaching far beyond your discoveries!Regarded as one of the world's leading innovators, Arkema has made research one of the pillars of its strategy. For example by discovering new solutions to help reduce the weight of materials, hence cut down consumption. By developing innovative thermal insulation systems that can optimize the energy performance of buildings. Or by seeking new applications for its biosourced products at the service of greater sustainable development.Innovative and durable solutionsOur high performance products have applications in wide-ranging areas, from new generation car batteries or telephones to recyclable wind turbine blades, from adhesives for the protective backsheets of solar panels to drinking water filtration systems, from running shoes and acrylic resins with no solvent and no volatile organic compound for 3D printing to molecular sieves for portable oxygen devices used by people suffering from respiratory failure... Joining Arkema means being part of a Group enjoying sustained growth that in little more than a decade has built up an exemplary achievement record, setting high ambitions for itself and for its employees. All our job opportunities are open to people with disabilities at equal merit or with equal skill levels.SITUATION IN ORGANIZATION This position reports directly to the Plant Manager. This position has 3 direct reports: Process Engineer, Production Manager and Shipping Supervisor.JOB DIMENSIONS Manage and coordinate all production, process engineering and shipping activities.The manufacturing manager is responsible for all production activities, including enforcement of safety, environmental, quality and corporate policies.Supervise manufacturing processes and staff, ensures timely shipping of products.KEY ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES DIRECT LEADERSHIP - 50%Directly supervise production manager,process engineer, and Shipping Supervisor, and indirectly all production personnel.Continuously supervise and improve production staff's capability through effective training programs.Oversee the Production Department daily work schedules to maintain adequate staffing resources at the plant when needed.Coordinate the planned operation of the Coatex plant's equipmentCoordinate production and shipping activities to ensure quality material is available when required.This includes helping create or change the weekly production and shipping schedules as needed.Ensure cost effective operation of facility by ensuring proper scheduling of manpower, maintenance of systems, and conversion of raw materials.SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL - 25%Manage production personnel to guarantee their safety at all times. Operate the facility in a manner that protects the environment. Ensure production meets quality standards.Understand plant environmental health and safety regulations and comply with all applicable laws and regulatory requirements.Maintain constant awareness of process hazards to ensure safe handling and storage of process chemicals.Coordinate the introduction of new products to the plant.Responsible for operation of wastewater discharge systems.Maintain a clean and orderly plant environment.REPORTING/COMMUNICATION - 25%Report plant performance on a monthly basis to the management.Maintain auditable records of physical inventory checks and reconciliations.Provide input to the Maintenance and Engineering departments to help maximize their efforts.Maintain SAP material master data. Other duties as assigned.CONTEXT AND ENVIRONMENT This position requires occasional afterhours work or a modified schedule to ensure that site's needs are met.Cooperation with all departments on siteDomestic and International travel may be requested.Understand the hazards and risks associated with maintenance and repair activities in a chemical manufacturing facility.Make independent judgments concerning assigned tasks, considering safety and environmental concernsSafely wear and/or use required personal protective equipment.Supports the site HES policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements.Participates in HES activities provided by site management and Arkema Inc. (e.g., Behavioral Base Safety, SafeStart, etc.).Supports and promotes the reporting of all health, safety, environmental, near-miss, accident or injury incidents.Support and promote all Continuous Improvement activities.REQUIRED EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS /WORK EXPERIENCE Preferred BS in Chemical Engineering, plus a minimum of ten years' experience in a chemical manufacturing facility, including automated process controls or other 4-year degree with 15 years' experience in a chemical manufacturing facility.Minimum of 5 years' experience working with chemical mixing and transfer.Strong software skills are required in spreadsheet applications, databases, and word processing.A minimum of 5 years of supervisory responsibilities, and strong communication skills are essential.Strong understanding of process control systems.Maintain training required to ship hazardous and dangerous goods internationally and domestically.Certification in a Lean/Six Sigma practice preferredDEMONSTRATED COMPETENCIES Technical expertiseAbility to assimilate new information and apply it to unfamiliar situations in the future.Ability to improve safety, organization and house-keeping with minimal directionAbility to utilize Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for the protection of the individual, coworkers and the environment.Organizational expertiseStrong safety-minded work ethic and work historyStrong team member skills including communication, participation, and expressing mutual respectA designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance. Our balanced business portfolio spans high-performance materials, industrial specialties and coating solutions. Our globally recognized brands are ranked among the leaders in the markets we serve. Reporting annual sales of ---8.8 billion ($10.4 billion USD) in 2018, we employ approximately 20,000 people worldwide and operate in close to 55 countries. We are committed to active engagement with all our stakeholders. Our research centers in North America, France and Asia concentrate on advances in bio-based products, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence.Job Segment: Facilities, Process Engineer, Operations Manager, Chemical Engineer, Environmental Health & Safety, Operations, Engineering, Healthcare

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