A leading world producer of high performance plastics with a portfolio of over 30 brands in over 1500 formulations used in hundreds of applications with locations on five continents. This is a $13B organization with 60 US locations. For 150 years they have driven innovation serving diversified markets from consumer goods to energy. 90% of company revenues are generated from businesses that are among the top three global leaders in their field. The company has 21 Global Research Centers.
Reports into the Operations Manager for the whole plant of 450 employees. Lead operations for manufacturing area. Responsible for all aspects of operations, including HSE, in achieving plant metrics, cost control, people engagement and development, and continuous improvement initiatives.
Operate department in compliance with HSE and corporate standards and in support of business unit objectives.
You will have have 12 reports; 3 Shift Team Leads (who manage union production operators), Mechanical Engineer, Quality Engineer, Quality Specialist and few Techs. This is a high visibility operation within the company producing high performance Composite materials used for aerospace applications.
What we are looking for in a Candidate:
Minimum 5-7 years manufacturing leadership experience.
Continuous improvement background, including kaizen leadership and change management. Demonstrated success in achieving improvements and business results.
Demonstrated confidence and decisiveness in a high pressure and highly visible role.
Bachelors of Science, technical background, MBA & knowledge of Six Sigma preferred.
Strong background in Quality initiatives in a manufacturing environment