Asst. Production Manager

Engineering Executive Search Firm

Help lead and guide the staff, work closely with support staff.

  • Salary: $115,000 to $120,000/yr.
  • Excellent Medical Benefits
  • Paid Relocation: YES
Asst. Operations Manager
Location: Belle, WV
Salary: $115,000 to $125,000/yr.
Excellent Medical Benefits
Paid Relocation: YES
  • Ensure timely technical input provided for process or facility changes utilizing the site MOC process, and appropriate communication and training is provided for all affected employees.
  • Ensure Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are written, maintained, utilized and complied with.
  • Ensures sufficient production engineer staffing for 24/7 production operation.
  • Works with production staff to determine maintenance needs in a manner that is least disruptive to production.
  • Work closely with Production and Reliability Teams to prioritize and schedule all maintenance and reliability work.
  • Work closely with Engineering Manager to support execution of annual Capital and Expense project work (Production Engineers provide Process Scope and MOCs).
  • Ensures timely incident (SHE, Process, Quality, and Reliability) reporting, investigation, and documentation, with corrective actions identified to prevent recurrence, and followed up to completion.
  • Ensure appropriate Hazard Review for process changes or non-SOP production activities.
  • Support ensuring good housekeeping is maintained in production areas
  • Supervise and coach direct reports (Production Engineers and Production Staff) to ensure organizational goals are met.
  • Involve team in problem solving activities with an emphasis on continuous improvement.
  • Conducts safety huddles with staff on an on-going basis.
  • Serves as a role model for ensuring compliance with Kureha PGA policies.
  • Ensures compliance with all federal and state safety/environmental laws and regulations.
  • Issue, verify and sign special work permits, confined space entry permits, and tank entry permits.
  • Ensures adequate training for operations personnel is completed
  • Raw Material Demand, Production Planning and Scheduling
  • BS Engineering (Chemical Preferred)
  • 8+ years of Chemical plant experience.
  • Demonstrated chemical production experience.
  • Demonstrated experience working with teams in a Leadership Role
  • Demonstrated experience with requirements of PSM (OSHA 1910.119)
  • Experience with major plant shutdowns, turnarounds, and start-ups