Production Manager (Greater Grand Rapids) - Grand Rapids, Michigan United States - 43672

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Job #: 43672
Title: Production Manager (Greater Grand Rapids)
Job Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $95,000.00 - $120,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Excellent opportunity with this global chemical company located in beautiful Western, MI. Previous 3 people in this role have been promoted in the organization. Close to good schools and universities as well as a great area for outdoor activities as it is near Lake Michigan as well as a number of inland lakes. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Relocation assistance provided.



Provides overall direction for the Operations department to meet plant goals and objectives in regards to safety, environmental, quality, production performance, cost performance, and people development.

Develops, prioritizes, and directs the short and long term plans of the department to meet and improve performance goals in the areas of safety, environmental, quality, production, cost, and people development

Develops performance standards and performance plans for resources or staff in the department. Analyzes and evaluates performance; institutes development plans for employees as needed

Develops and oversees the implementation of the annual budget and monitor performance

Oversees the development of training programs to ensure that staff has sufficient system knowledge to perform their job satisfactorily and safely

Recommends or initiates personnel actions and administers company policies for the department

Identifies continuous improvement opportunities and help achieve world class manufacturing standards.



Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering (may consider M.E. or Chemist with very relevant experience)

Minimum 6 years, ideally 8+, with 2+ years of supervisory experience in the chemical or related manufacturing industry.

Should be knowledgeable in Continuous Improvement, PSM, ISO 9001, TQM principles, Root Cause Failure analysis and overall plant troubleshooting.

Proven leadership and people development ability. Union experience a plus.

Resource and project management abilities

Planning and change management skills

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