Plant Manager - Chemicals

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Springfield, MO
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Oct 02, 2018
Job ID
Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering required
  • 15+ years of overall experience, out of a PSM-regulated chemical-manufacturing background
  • Must have supervised 50+ people. Ideally the person would be a Plant Manager now, but someone who has 3-5 years of experience as a production manager would be acceptable
  • Pluses would be: union experience, a strong project background, be hands-on and managed a $15MM+ operating budget
Job Description:
Our client is rapidly-growing chemical and food additives manufacturer with plants spread through the United States. This facility employs approximately 100 people and produces food additives and specialty chemicals using reaction and a variety of other unit operations. This person would have responsibility for a multi-million dollar operating budget which does not include expansions and raw materials. This person would have responsibility for two area managers, eight supervisors and 65 operators, the engineering department, QA, maintenance and EHS. This site runs 24/7 and 365 days per year. There is a bunch of capital projects currently being executed at this facility as they seek to expand their production capability. The “sell” with this job is that there is a lot of advancement opportunity within the company – they have several facilities that this person could grow into as well as opportunities within the corporate structure. Relocation assistance is available.