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Plant Manager

Company: Spectrum Chemical Mfg. Corp.
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description About Spectrum Chemical: Spectrum Chemical Mfg. Corp. is unique in the chemical industry, boasting one of the largest selections of fine chemicals while also remaining a privately-owned business for nearly fifty years. We are an FDA registered manufacturer and distributor of fine chemicals and laboratory products with the largest selection of USP-NF-FCC chemicals for manufacture of food, drug and personal care products available from a single source. Our multi-decade progress and continued business success stems from our dedication to providing more for our customers each year. The Spectrum family works hard to earn the trust and confidence of the people we serve, and we appreciate the opportunity to continue providing outstanding service to these important industries. An Exciting Opportunity: Spectrum Chemical manufacturing company is seeking a dynamic Plant Manager to join their New Brunswick, New Jersey team. The Plant Manager is responsible for all aspects of the plant operations, including production, maintenance, shipping and receiving, and quality control. Additional responsibilities include plant optimization to ensure maximum production output and quality. The Plant manager oversees all plant operations and production by working directly with and providing leadership to supervisors in all departments. This is a great opportunity for an experienced professional looking to contribute to the accelerated growth of our successful company. Initiatives You Will Champion: Plant Management: Leader of the plant operations team, safety practices, automated plant equipment and a strong understanding of chemical packing, shipping and storage. Analyze and implements operational metrics to drive improved performance in all areas of the plant. Drive continuous improvement in quality, yield, reliability cost, process stability / capability, and productivity. Work with Engineering to manage the implementation of automation projects from concept development to launch. Ensure all plant operations comply with safety and quality standards. Develop and train on performance standards and Standard Operating Procedures for all plant processes. Establish and maintains effective relationships with the many support groups within the Corporation. Responsible for the performance management of all employees. Develop direct reports through teamwork, coaching and innovation. Responsible for cost control and efficiency initiatives relating to the plant operations. Maintain existing plant facilities and equipment, replacing or requesting adjustments to plant facilities and equipment when necessary. Responsible for plant security and responding to after hours calls when necessary. Work overtime and weekends to lead the team, when required. Communicate with management team and other departments to keep them informed and resolve issues. Promote Spectrum---s vision, mission, and values with employees, outside vendors, and customers. Establish policies and procedures required to ensure plant safety and cleanliness. Participate in maintenance planning and scheduling of projects. Perform other related duties as assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has direct supervisory responsibilities and is required to influence and lead cross functional Project teams. To be successful in this role you will need: A Bachelor---s Degree from an accredited four-year college or University in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering, Master---s Degree preferred. At least 10 years--- experience in plant operations management with proven results in a chemical manufacturing setting. Strong understanding of Lean manufacturing concepts/methods, as well as process optimization techniques (i.e. waste elimination, parts flow, pull, etc.) as well as Lean Six Sigma methodologies. Demonstrated success in implementing automation in a manufacturing environment. Experience in process driven operations; chemical down packing experience highly desirable. Strong technical knowledge and ability in chemical processing disciplines. Solid knowledge of cGMP, FDA and other applicable regulations. Demonstrated history of leadership and implementation of operational improvements that resulted in significant gains in plant operational efficiencies. Good communication, interpersonal skills with leadership ability and a good team player. Knowledge of federal and state health and safety regulations. Strong professional acumen, and proven project management skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to influence and lead. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Solid organizational skills including ability to multitask and pay attention to detail. If you want to work with our team: This position is based in our New Brunswick, NJ location. We offer a competitive salary, based on experience. Benefits include, medical, dental, vision, FSA, HSA, voluntary coverage, wellness plan, 401K, etc We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status Company Description Spectrum Chemical is an FDA registered manufacturer and distributor of fine chemicals and laboratory products with the largest selection of USP-NF-FCC chemicals for the manufacturing of food, drug, and personal care products available from a single source. We are a 50-year-old family-owned business and an industry leader with a very ambitious growth plan. Spectrum Chemical fosters a dynamic environment that values individuals who want purpose, are result driven and will value collaborating with a diverse and talented team of experienced and passionate professionals.

Keywords: Spectrum Chemical Mfg. Corp., New Brunswick , Plant Manager, Executive , New Brunswick, New Jersey

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