Plant Manager - Chemicals

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Madison, WI
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Aug 08, 2017
Job ID
Salary Range: $120,000 to $130,000/yr. base salary (15% target bonus, profit share also offered)
Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Must have at least 5 years of supervision experience, ideally 8+ years of post-college industry experience
  • Candidates should be out of: chemicals, pharmaceuticals or something closely related (renewables, petrochemicals, etc.)
  • A big plus would be six-sigma certification
Job Description:
This person will work at a medium-sized chemical manufacturing plant that is located near Madison, WI. The Madison area has a population of about 250,000 and has an average cost-of-living. Madison is located about 2.5 hours’ drive from Chicago and about 90 minutes from Milwaukee. This person will report to the site manager and will be responsible for a team consisting of 8 direct reports which includes production supervisors. This person will be responsible for day-to-day activities at this plant including operations, safety, environmental compliance, and administrative functions. This person will also have budgetary responsibility and will be responsible for driving lean manufacturing and ISO initiatives on-site. The parent company is a well-established and very stable manufacturing company and they own plants throughout the Midwest as well as in Texas and California. Relocation assistance is available and this company offers profit sharing opportunities as well.