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Production Manager Chlorination Operations

Company: Dover Chemical Corp
Location: Westlake
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionNOW OFFERING $1,000 SIGN ON BONUS!! APPLY TODAY!Great Work Atmosphere with life-work balance. Don't just be part of a team, become part of a family here at Dover ChemicalProduction ManagerJOB SUMMARY: The Production Manager – Chlorination Operations, is responsible for managing all related operational functions for the department. These responsibilities included, but are not limited to: direction and performance of the department hourly production workforce, conformance to all regulatory compliance, enforcement of safety, health, environmental, policies & procedures; work rules; cost control; operating procedures; budget preparation; asset utilization & optimization; quality and manufacturing efficiency. JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree Chemical Engineering preferred and/or Mechanical Engineering or Chemistry. (Practical managerial/leadership experience responsibility for a Chlorination Plant is a consideration equivalency).
  • 7-10 years of chemical manufacturing industry experience with a strong working knowledge of all elements of manufacturing systems (preferably in a chemical facility).
  • Experience with both batch and continuous operations are desirable.
  • Experience working at a PSM site.
  • Knowledge of State/Federal EPA and OSHA compliance requirements.
  • PSM / PHA knowledge a plus.
  • Proven experience and effectiveness managing union hourly work force a plus.
  • Experience working in a diverse team environment including interactions with technical staff, administrative staff, business team leaders and contract personnel.
  • Effectively communicate both orally and in writing; present complex topics in a concise manner.
  • Broad understanding of business issues, metrics, organizational linkages, and customer value.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Experience managing in a Union environment is preferred.
  • 6 Sigma training a plus.
  • Basic understanding of Control Systems and the ability to perform simple "troubleshooting" assessments.
  • Some travel required.
  • Essential physical requirements include: ability to climb stairs; lift or move up to 50 pounds occasionally. May also be required to climb ladders and examine work that may be conducted in high elevations. DIMENSIONS:NATURE & SCOPE: Most frequent interactions and contacts within the organization include: Operations Manager, Director of Operations, Production Engineer, Maintenance Manager, EH&S Professionals, Production Employees and Union Representatives. Other intermittent contact interaction may involve Finance and Payroll professionals. The position requires technical knowledge and accumulated experience managing a chlorination plant and related chemistry knowledge to diagnose operational problems, troubleshoot and achieve operational efficiency and improvement when required. The position also requires the ability to work in a "team environment" and inspire others to do the same. The position also requires the Manufacturing Manager –Chlorination to lead and influence others, communicate effectively (oral and written), coach and develop others, resolve conflict (one-on-one with an employee or when appropriate Union Representation) and the ability to communicate in non-technical terms to non-technical individuals The key challenges and responsibilities of the position are:
    • Achieve operational optimization/utilization within a broad and complex mix of chemistry requirements.
    • Drive and influence on-going culture change of employees to instill personal accountability for adhering to established operating procedures and safety policies and regulations. COMPETENCIES: (List the competencies associated with successful performance of the job) Thinking Competencies:
    • Strategic Thinking – Taking the longer term into consideration and developing broad scale objectives.
    • Innovativeness – Generating original and imaginative ideas and solutions to problems. Self-Managing Competencies:
    • Ability To Learn – Quickly understanding and applying information, concepts and strategies.
    • Adaptability – Maintaining effectiveness in different situations, environments and cultures.
    • Flexibility – Ability to alter behavior and opinions in the light of new information or changing situations.
    • Self-Control – Continuing to perform effectively in stressful and difficult circumstances.
    • Tenacity – Repeated and enduring efforts to overcome obstacles and/or to complete tasks.
    • Thoroughness – Seeking completeness and accuracy.
    • Interpersonal Effectiveness – Drawing inferences about and maintaining awareness of others' interests, moods and concerns. Influencing Competencies:
    • Strategic Influencing – Being aware of different forms and sources of influencing in choosing between different influencing strategies. Ability to employ a variety of means to gain agreement.
    • Leadership – Being able to lead a diverse group of individuals to meet common objectives and goals.
    • Teamwork – Being able to mold individuals into a team and as an individual; being able to work in a team environment.
    • Strategic Influencing – Being aware of different forms and sources of influencing in choosing between different influencing strategies. Ability to employ a variety of means to gain agreement.
    • Leadership – Being able to lead a diverse group of individuals to meet common objectives and goals.
    • Teamwork – Being able to mold individuals into a team and as an individual; being able to work in a team environment. Achieving Competencies:
    • Initiative – Engaging in proactive behavior; seizing opportunities.
    • Critical Information Seeking – Gathering critical information from key sources to assist problem solving.
    • Results Orientation – Focusing attention on key objectives; wanting effective outcomes. COMPETITIVE BENEFITS INCLUDING:Medical, prescription, dental, bonus potential, matching 401 (k) up to 4%, vacation, 11 paid holidays, company paid life insurance. Salary will be commensurate with education, training, and background experience.

Keywords: Dover Chemical Corp, Cleveland , Production Manager Chlorination Operations, Professions , Westlake, Ohio

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