Responsible for all aspects of resin manufacturing and services including production plants, maintenance, HSE and new products. Ultimately responsible for all employees working within this part of the site and also part of a future succession plan with broader operations leadership remit.
Key responsibilities and activities:
Directs and monitors department managers to accomplish goals of the manufacturing plan, consistent with established manufacturing and safety procedures. Acts as liaison between department management/subordinate levels, as well as executive/department manager levels to inform personnel of communications, decisions, policies and all matters that affect their performance, attitudes and results.
Develops the resin manufacturing plan and establishes procedures for maintaining high standards of manufacturing operations to ensure that products conform to established customer and company quality standards.
Formulates and recommends manufacturing policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and the profitability of the operation.
Responsible for efficiency, cost controls and profit & loss.
Accelerate implementation of interim procedures to manage change better and maximize yields.
Assists company officers and senior staff members in the development and formulation of long and short-range planning, policies, programs and objectives.
Hires, trains, develops and evaluates staff. Takes corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy. Ensures compliance with current federal, state and local regulations. Consults with Human Resources Department as appropriate.
Identifies, recommends and implements changes to improve productivity and reduce cost and scrap, monitor scrap and rework data. Directs the establishment, implementation and maintenance of production standards.
Directs and coordinates various programs essential to manufacturing procedures (e.g., training, safety, housekeeping, cost reduction, worker involvement, security, etc.).
Initiates and coordinates major projects (e.g., plant layout changes, installation of capital equipment, major repairs, etc.).
Ensure that all workings are manufactured in a correct, cost effective and timely manner in alignment with specifications and quality requirements.
Contribute towards the achievement of strategic and operational objectives
Examine financial data/statements and utilize them to improve profitability
Perform quality controls and monitor production KPI s
Recruit, train, supervise and appraise human resources
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business Administration.
At least 20+ years of progressively responsible experience within the polymers, resin and chemical industry for a major company or division of a large corporation.
Within the 10 years, the candidate should have at least 5 years of senior managerial and leadership experience.
Should have experience in partnering with an executive team, and have a high level of written and oral communication skills.
Ability to manage and organize the work load and team efforts across different functions.
Skills & Competencies:
Demonstrate high levels of Leadership and Decision Making capabilities.
Experience of working in the Middle East and managing teams of mixed nationalities
Prior experience of managing large scale operations is essential, which should have a wider scope than covering pure manufacturing
Candidates should possess excellent communication skills, strong leadership capabilities, with proven skills in implementing and maintaining first class systems and processes
Knowledge of SAP would be preferred.
Industry Type :
Chemicals / Petrochemicals / Polymers / Industrial Gases
Functional Area :