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Chemical Plant Manager

Company: Blue Star NBR
Location: Wytheville
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Blue Star NBR, a Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR) chemical formulation and glove manufacturing company, is currently undergoing construction in Wytheville, VA. Blue Star NBR will be a fully integrated chemical facility using raw materials developed and formulated onsite to proudly supply American-made medical-grade NBR for use in the production of nitrile examination gloves.
Wytheville is ideally situated off I-77 and I-81 in Southwest Virginia. Residents and visitors find charm, beauty, history, a robust outdoor scene, a quaint downtown and people who welcome you like you are family.
Role: Plant Manager
Position Description: The Plant Manager manages and leads the activities of all members of Plant Management staff, is primarily responsible for the safety and wellbeing of the employees, the environment and as appropriate the surrounding community. The Plant Manager will ensure that all operations are conducted per the requirements of a PSM facility and in accordance with all permits, applicable laws, and governmental regulations.

Manage/supervise the Plant Management staff
Coordinate government, regulatory, civic and local contacts, and communication
Ensure operations are conducted consistent with the PSM requirements and all applicable regulations/laws
Ensure the proper training and competency level of the workforce is maintained
Oversee that product quantity and quality requirements are met
Manage the overall plant/facility budget
Ensure necessary business and operating policies and procedures are in place and maintained
Provide for the periodic review/audit of business functions and facility operations
Analyze data and provide reports and key findings to executive leadership
Ensure continuous improvement and staff development programs are in place
Communicate goals, objectives, and expectations to employees
Conduct periodic Leadership Site Visits

Bachelor's degree in Engineering or relevant discipline
Senior-level experience in the manufacturing industry
10 plus years in a chemical plant environment
A minimum of 5 years' experience as a site leader managing 100 or more full time staff
Experience managing startup of a major new process or facility
Working knowledge of chemical plant batch process operations
Familiarity with Oracle and/or SAP business process management system
Sound understanding of production processes
Sound understanding of operating as a PSM facility
Familiar with hazard and risk management, work management, defect elimination, management of change and document management processes
Familiarity with failure analysis techniques, Five Whys, Root Cause Analysis, etc.
Strong knowledge of basic HSE programs
Strong communications skills
Strong Excel, Word and PowerPoint software skills
Strong aptitude for quantitative and analytical reasoning
High standards of professional ethics

Does this sound like you? Apply today to join Blue Star NBR!PI192397488

Keywords: Blue Star NBR, Roanoke , Chemical Plant Manager, Executive , Wytheville, Virginia

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