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Site Manager (Plant Manager) Chemical Manufacturing - Franklin Job at Arkema

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Type: Full Time
Location: Franklin / Courtland, Virginia

Job Description:

Req Id 30061 - Posted 05/08/2018 - Manufacturing Management - Franklin / Courtland, Virginia, US

Site Manager reports directly to the Manufacturing Director. Direct reports include Production Superintendent, Sr. Process Engineer and Production Support Specialist.


Safety - Facilitates integration of Arkema directives and standards. Ensures policies and procedures are implemented to promote safety beliefs and advance safety as a core value. Ensures that adequate initiatives are in place to deal properly with emergencies. Supports Loss Control policy, AIMS, ISO 9000 and OHSAS 18001 management systems and/or comparable Solenis management systems.

Environmental -Ensures training is conducted, procedures are followed and records kept as required. Ensures plant compliance with external regulations and Arkema standards and maintains it.

Operations - Ensures safe operating procedures and practices are in place and followed. Ensures that mechanical integrity is maintained to allow safe and efficient operations. Ensures the plant produces at volumes to meet demand requirements set forth in S&OP plan.

Technical - Facilitates reliability improvement process to maximize unit OAU's and minimize operating costs. Ensures that maintenance work is completed in a safe, efficient, and cost effective manner. Oversees capital use to: provide ROI, increase asset value, maintain infrastructure and meet business needs.

Human Resources - Ensures employee activities related to hiring, promotion, layoff, salary, etc. are handled professionally.

Services - Ensures contract performance with Solenis is met; coordinates with Solenis Plant Manager and integrates with Arkema contract manager. Ensures integrity of quality assurance program to satisfy customer and protect ARKEMA from liability. Ensures purchasing activities are conducted in an ethical manner that maximizes value to ARKEMA.


* Complies with all external regulatory requirements, industry best practices, and internal policies & procedures related to capital, accounting, purchasing, safety, environmental, etc.

* Ensures new or modified permits are obtained as required for all new/modified plant conditions.

* Ensures processes are operated to achieve optimum yields, quality, and energy usages.


* B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering

* 10 - 15 years of experience in plant operations, process design, and engineering.

* Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

* Strong organizational, problem solving and planning skills

A 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 EUR7.5 billion in 2016, we employ approximately 20,000 people worldwide and operate in close to 50 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, compensation and training.

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