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Operations Manager

Company: Chemtrade
Location: Anacortes
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

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Competitive base salary, commensurate with experience & capabilityannual incentive compensation potentialup to 6% of base salary 401k contribution matchCompany unit purchase plan matches 100% of up to 4.5% of employee base salaryRelocation assistance available -Scope of the Position -As a member of the Anacortes, WA sulfuric acid plant management team, the Operations manager has shared accountability for ensuring reliable, cost-effective, profitable operations while meeting or exceeding Safety, Environmental, Responsible Care - and Quality standards. -The Operations Manager has a key role as part of the plant management team in advancing the performance, people, and systems of the operations team, and the unit overall, to these high standards. This will include networking and sharing best practices with other Chemtrade facilities, as well as from other industry leaders. - -What You Need To Be Successful -
  • 10+ years' experience working within Chemical processing environments
  • 5+ years leadership experience within manufacturing facility
  • Excellent Communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Experience with Continuous Improvement projects a key asset
  • Become familiar with, and abide by, all Chemtrade Environmental, Safety & Health (ES&H) policies and procedures
  • Immediately report all ES&H incidents (injuries, near misses, releases)
  • Complete all required ES&H training in a timely fashion
  • Attend and actively participate in facility ES&H meetings and forums that will drive employee involvement
  • Participate in job safety analysis activitiesKey Responsibilities -
    • Responsible for leading all manufacturing employees in safely operating the plant, to meet production, quality, safety, and environmental goals.
    • Work with various departments at the site to ensure all manufacturing and site goals are being met.
    • Operate the plant within approved fixed and variable budget plans. Track period costs and material and energy usage. Reconcile spending and usage to plan. - Assist in preparation of the plant's period and capital plans.
    • Troubleshoot and resolve equipment and operating problems.
    • Ensure that the plant is operated within regulatory and permit limits, and in compliance with Chemtrade's policies and procedures.
    • Ensure that employees are properly trained in these areas and the proper records and documentation are maintained.
    • Responsible for preparation of reports, tracking raw material and energy usage, production volumes, shipping, inventories, etc.
    • Actively work to develop personnel, to maintain a positive working environment, to resolve personnel conflicts, and to serve as sounding board for others.Reports to: Plant Manager -CHEMTRADE is a publically traded (TSX: CHE.UN) chemical manufacturing and handling company headquartered in Toronto, Canada with 65+ locations across North America and Brazil. Chemtrade provides industrial chemicals and services to our customers in three main business segments; Sulphur & Performance Chemicals, Water Solutions and Electrochemicals. Chemtrade is a reliable industry partner to the Oil & Gas, Pulp & Paper, Water Treatment and Food & Beverage industries and is committed to the codes and ethics of Responsible Care 14001. -We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. -Learn more about Chemtrade by visiting or follow us on Facebook. Chemtrade is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and will, where possible, provide accommodations for persons with disabilities. -#LI-POST#ChemW -

Keywords: Chemtrade, Bellingham , Operations Manager, Executive , Anacortes, Washington

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