Site Operations Leader - Lake Charles, Louisiana United States - 15568

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Job #: 15568
Title: Site Operations Leader
Job Location: Lake Charles, Louisiana - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $150,000.00 - $175,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: 20% bonus, 6% 401k match & additional 4% retirement contribution
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Site Operations Leader

With the company taking aggressive actions to expand and grow, they are looking to improve and upgrade their facilities across the nation and some internationally! They are looking to hire the right type of talent and a fast paced, driven type of personality.

  • Career growth to a Plant Manager - possible locations include, Chicago, Houston, and Albany OR
  • This is a key role - Needs people management experience with either multi sites (~100ppl ea = 200+ people total) or single site ~300 people
  • Needs to have a passion to lead a site & past success in driving change 
  • Past success identifying PSM actions a plus
  • Prefer if has experience with a restructure - this site just finished one
  • Prefer Catalyst production xp
  • CAN consider a TN Visa


Summary of the duties of the position:

Accountable for the effectiveness of site wide operations and financial performance 

Primary responsibilities for this position: 

  • Serves as back-up for the Site Manager
  • Provides Operations Managers first line of support for resolving resource and coordination issues with other plants
  • Conducts Daily Site wide Performance Review
  • Determines capital and cost reduction priorities site wide
  • Works with EHS&S, QA, Maintenance, Operations and Engineering Managers to coordinate resources
  • Ensures compliance with EHS&S standards
  • Coordinates staffing and determines proper staffing levels
  • Primary contact for Operations union issues
  • Provides Operations Managers first line of support for off-shift problem solving & issues (people & coordination)
  • Approves area maintenance shutdown schedules
  • Responsible for the financial performance of each area
  • Ensures inventory procedures are maintained and accuracy is consistent
  • Prioritizes capital budgets and projects
  • Communicates daily and weekly site performance
  • Coordinates lab priorities to meet operations needs
  • Involved in the monthly S&OP process



Required Education/Experience/Certifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Chemical Engineering Preferred)
  • 15+ years of operations experience in a chemical manufacturing plant including leadership/management experience
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification preferred

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree