Operations Manager

Location: Beaumont/Port Arthur, TX
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $145,000.00 - $160,000.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science; Associate of Science;
Date: 2/28/2018
Job ID: 02574719
Job Description
Operations Manager - Beaumont/Pt. Arthur

Our client is one of the largest petrochemical businesses in the United States manufacturing chemical products for consumers and industrial customers.  They are operational in over 30 countries and employ approximately 10,000 associates.  Here you will find an energized and passionate team of professionals making products and providing solutions that impact all of us.

·       Bachelor Degree in Chemical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering and 5+ years of operations supervisory experience in a petrochemical manufacturing or
        refining facility is required.
·       Must have a level of proficiency with Internet, Email, and Microsoft programs
·       Requires a broad knowledge of engineering principles governing petrochemical operations. Must have experience in the chemical industry with strong
        background in plant operations and equipment. Must be able to coordinate the activities of operations personnel in all matters necessary to run the units in a
        safe, environmentally compliant, reliable, and efficient manner.
·       Must have strong technical and analytical abilities in order to handle operational problems and plant compliance concerns with quick diagnosis and prompt
        decisions. Must have the ability to motivate and influence others. Strong communication and diplomacy skills as this role will interact with all levels of the
        organization as well as the general public.

Job Description and Responsibilities:

Our client is currently looking for a dynamic individual to work as an Operations Manager.   In this role, you will lead and direct the daily operation of assigned units to provide a safe, healthy, environmentally sound, and profitable work environment for employees, and other stakeholders such as neighboring communities.

·       Is directly responsible to assure the assigned units are conducting business in a safe and environmentally compliant manner including extending such
        protection to the neighboring communities.
·       Oversee day to day activities in the assigned units and notify the Sr Operations Manager and other discipline managers of any relevant issues that arise. 
·       As a member of the managerial staff, is responsible to the Sr Operations Manager for administration, planning, coordination, and implementation of activities in
        the applicable operations department. Participates in formulating administrative practices and procedures, interfaces with leaders of other functional disciplines,
        bargaining unit leaders, and associates.
·       With the assistance of  the HR business partner, administers plant personnel policies, evaluates work, and makes recommendations to Sr Operations Manager,
        Plant Manager and Senior Leadership Team on hiring, promotions, salaries, compensation philosophies, coaching and counseling and if necessary the  release
        of people under his/her direction.
·       Participate in budgeting activities, reviews costs and expenses, and strives for continuous improvement, cost efficiency, and safety of unit operations.
·       Essential functions require presence in the workplace on a regular basis and an ability to work extra hours if needed.  If applicable, ability to work overtime may
        be needed to ensure required staffing capacity to meet daily production objectives.
·       Work collaboratively with team members with different backgrounds and perspectives.
·       Assists other employees in accomplishments of Huntsman company goals.  Follows instructions and performs other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.
·       Participates in Environmental, Health, & Safety initiatives as set forth by the company.  Participates in and completes company-required training programs.