OPERATIONS DIRECTOR - East Liverpool, Ohio United States - 22161

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Job #: 22161
Job Location: East Liverpool, Ohio - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: Bonus: 10-14% based on company performance
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Leadership opportunity with defined promotion path!  Our client is looking for a strong change agent and leader.  They offer extremely competitive compensation and benefits, as well as, opportunities to continue your professional growth and development. The Operations Director will be responsible for providing leadership and direction for a hazardous waste plant environment.  Responsible for overall manufacturing excellence across the site including:   a) plant operation and maintenance; b) plant health safety and environment standards/goals; c) establishing and enforcing plant policies and procedures; d) accomplishing plant production goals; e) fostering a well-trained and motivated staff.

By submitting your confidential resume to us, we will immediately contact you should you meet our client’s requirements.  We are a team of seasoned recruiters specializing in placing Chemical, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers in the Chemical Process Industry and Environmental, Health, Safety and Human Resource Professionals for all Industries and we look forward to hearing from you.



Responsibilities include:

  • Ability to build a 'safety first' culture within all levels of the organization that is substantive and is driven as much by operations management as it is by safety professionals.
  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations
  • Ability to understand the technical aspects of the operation, find the safety risks within that operation and develop engineering or administrative controls to mitigate risks.
  • Assume Plant Emergency Coordinator duties in the event of an emergency.
  • Ability to set the example and infuse the culture with the company hierarchy of values of safety, regulatory compliance and profitable growth.
  • Ability to hold employees accountable with fairness and coaching mentality and to place and/or assess people in the right positions and to make adjustments as needed to fit company needs.
  • Ability to clearly communicate with a wide variety of people from entry level employees to company owners.
  • Ability to build / enhance a team environment with everyone working toward a common goal.
  • Maintain and build upon existing community relation efforts. Works with multiple departments (i.e. sales, customer service, transportation, billing, etc.) to ensure smooth running business processes


Education / Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in engineering or science discipline
  • 10 years in either hazardous waste operations and/or chemical plant operations in leadership role (plant management, operations management).
  • Knowledge of thermal destruction processes (past experience in process engineering and/or maintenance) and associated regulatory permits.
  • Heavy emphasis on safety leadership and Process Safety Management.
  • Prior P&L responsibility.
  • Technical knowledge of equipment and/or processes with chemistry background being a plus.

This position is not eligible for work visa sponsorship. Applicants must possess unrestricted US work authorization.

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