Production Manager - Chemicals

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Freeport, TX
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts
Oct 31, 2018
Job ID
Minimum Requirements:
B.S. Chemical Engineering, Science or Business degree with 7+ years’ of post-college experience out of a PSM-regulated chemical production facility, along with 2+ year of experience supervising 20+ operators. The candidate must possess promotable qualities since this position offers the potential for growth within the company at large.

Job Description:
Our client is an expanding, international specialty chemical manufacturing company with multiple production facilities across the US and overseas. They produce a variety of batch and continuous specialty chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food additives, and resins. At this medium-sized chemical plant that runs 24/7, they produce batch specialty chemicals using a batch reaction process, drying and distillation, using a DCS control system. This position reports directly to the Production Superintendent and will be responsible for supervising 30+ hourly personnel, with 8 to 10 operators per shift and will require no weekend work. The reason this position is open is due to a promotion. The last person who held this position was promoted to a Plant Manager role. Other responsibilities include the following: HAZOP reviews, submitting process improvement plans, operator safety training, reporting safety incidents, and conducting employee performance reviews. Relocation assistance is available and this client offers a generous benefits package.