Operations Manager at Huntsman in Conroe, Texas

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Job Description:

Job Description:

Operations Manager

Huntsman's Performance Products Division is now searching for an Operations Manager who will lead and direct the activities of their Conroe plant's Kettle and Utility Operations Department to ensure safe, environmentally sound and profitable batch and utility production at the site. This role is an active member of the plant leadership team, located in Conroe, Texas.

The Operations Manager:

  • Acts as a member of the plant managerial staff, is reponsible to the Plant Manager for administration, planning, coordination, and implementation of activities in the Kettle and Utility Operations Department. Participates in formulating plant administrative practices and procedures.

  • Oversees day to day activities in the kettle and utilities areas of the plant and notifies the Plant Manager or other managers of any issues that arise that fall under their responsibilities.

  • Acts as the commissioning manager for plant changes including the introduction of new products into the kettle units. Works with the product commercialization team and participates in the product evolution process.

  • Administers plant personnel policies, evaluates work, and makes recommendations to Plant Manager on hiring, promotions, salaries, and release of people under his/her direction.

  • Is directly responsible that the Conroe Kettle and Utility Operations Department is conducting its business in a safe and environmentally compliant manner and extending such protection to the neighboring communities.

  • Represents the plant manager when he is not on site for instances which require immediate action by a plant authority.

  • Participates in budgeting activities, reviews costs and expenses and strives for continous improvement of the operating units.

  • Supervises the four kettle and utility shift supervisors and insures they lead the kettle and utility shift operations teams to continuous improvement in safety and production performance.

  • Ensures the overall equipment effectiveness of the production units is measured and leads continuous improvement efforts.

  • Supervises the kettle and utility operations day team to insure maintenance permitting, training, and engineering technical support functions are properly conducted.

Skills and experiences required:

  • BS degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering with 10+ years of chemical plant engineering and leadership experience.

  • 5+ years operations management experience in a chemical manufacturing facility.

  • SAP experience is highly preferred.

  • Must have a level of proficiency with Internet, Email, and Microsoft programs

  • Requires a broad knowledge of engineering principles governing petrochemical operations.

  • Must possess the ability to coordinate the activities of operations personnel in all matters necessary to run in a safe, environmentally compliant, reliable and efficient manner.

  • Must have strong technical and analytical ability to handle operational problems and plant compliance concerns with quick diagnosis and prompt decisions.

  • Must have the ability to motivate and influence people.

  • Must have good communication and diplomacy skills with plant employees, corporate service groups, customers and the general public.

  • Must have the ability to motivate and influence people.

Huntsman offers unsurpassed opportunities to build a successful future. Our diverse portfolio creates a range of career fields including manufacturing, research and development, technical services, sales and marketing, customer service - and the list goes on.

Here, you can make an impact and make a difference. Come join us.

Huntsman is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all qualified applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identification, sexual orientation and/or expression or any other characteristic protected by law in every location in which we have facilities national or local.

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