Plant Manager

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Wilmington, DE
$180,000 - $190,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Dec 03, 2018
Job ID
Our client is expanding and growing their 250 employee Wilmington, DE area Specialty Chemicals manufacturing site as a result of this we are on a search for a Plant Manager. This plant is a Star rated VPP safety Site, registered Responsible Care and ISO Certified.  It is also a Green Energy based facility powered by landfill gas and solar.

The Plant Manager has responsibility for ensuring that all budgeted and expected measurements of performance are met for various areas of plant operations, including production, maintenance, quality, safety, environmental, and variable cost budget.  He/she will be directly involved with all other aspects of the business.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Managing plant personnel and budgets
  • Direct and indirect reports include an Operations Manager, Process Engineer, Quality Control Manager, Shift Manager and Operations personnel
  • Reducing operations costs while insuring quality standards are met
  • Process optimization projects, continuous improvement and debottlenecking efforts   
  • Plant Safety and Environmental concerns: OSHA Regulations; EHS standards, Environmental permitting and Community Relations.
  • Interacts with the company Senior Management Team, Maintenance and Plant Operations
Skills Requirements:
  • Demonstrated  plant or operations management experience in a specialty chemical manufacturing plant
  • BS Chemical or other Engineering Degree - MBA a plus
  • Management of People, Safety, Quality, EHS standards