Operations Manager

  • location: Jacksonville, AR
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $100,000 - $130,000 per year
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Operations Manager

Permanent position: An Operations Manager is needed in the Jacksonville, AR area at a leading chemical manufacturing plant. The ideal candidate will have their Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, and 7+ years related supervisory experience. Must have experience in a batch chemical manufacturing environment. Relocation assistance is offered for the right candidate. Apply now for immediate consideration!

Responsibilities for the Operations Manager
  • Supervising and directing activities of 8 direct reports and hourly personnel to ensure a safe and efficient operation
  • Hiring and training of Manufacturing Supervisors and Operators
  • In charge of labor relations with hourly personnel including employee opinion survey improvement, payroll and benefits issues, progressive disciplinary process and attendance issues
  • Leading continuous improvement initiatives for safety, productivity, and employee satisfaction
  • Maintaining high standards for safety and housekeeping in all areas of the plant, as well as maintaining operating procedures and work instructions for the operations department
  • Setting and maintaining inventory levels for raw materials and intermediates, as well as maintaining a system to reduce inventory variances
  • 70% on the manufacturing floor ; 30% administrative
Requirements for the Operations Manager

  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
  • 7-10 years of related supervisory experience; 3+ in a batch chemical manufacturing environment
  • Experience with plant automation and implementing process improvement initiatives
  • Experience in developing and implementing safety programs is desired

  • Relocation assistance
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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