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Plant Manager- Delaware City, DE (Red Lion) in Delaware City, DE at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

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Job Description

Plant Manager Operations – Red Lion Site
The Veolia Red Lion Plant located in New Castle, Delaware is looking for a Plant Manager to provide leadership and guidance for the safe operation of the Red Lion Sulfuric Acid Plant, a $70 million dollar facility. The Plant Manager leads an organization of 6 staff members, 15 process technicians, 2 E&I technicians and 8 full time contractors.
The Red Lion Plant is located directly outside the limits of the Delaware City Refinery in New Castle, Delaware. The facility provides sulfuric acid processing services primarily to the Delaware City Refinery as well as servicing other refineries and the merchant sulfuric acid market. 
This facility processes sulfur bearing gases from the refinery reducing the refinery’s environmental footprint.
This is an exciting and dynamic business.  Our organization is highly committed to safety, environmental and operational excellence.
Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
-        Provide Safety, Health, and Environmental Leadership
-        Provides Process Safety Management leadership in a High Hazard Process environment
-        Establish, sustain, and improve standard operating systems
-        Champion operational discipline
-        Foster an environment with open communication and feedback
-        Drive high production capability though utilization of improvement programs and maintenance best practices
-        Plan, develop, and implement HR initiatives
-        Represent the Red Lion plant at the Delaware City - Community Awareness and Emergency Response (DCCAER)
-        Champion the High Performance Work Teams
-        Manage area personnel – provide mentoring and guidance for direct reports, and oversee training and development systems
-        Work with the site employees to manage day-to-day operations
-        Interface with the Supply Chain for coordination of production and shipping schedules
-        Effectively communicate and interface with the Refinery
-        Effectively utilize leveraged resources as required
-        Accountable for total site cost and capital expenditures
-        Accountable for being compliant with all corporate systems and processes
-        Promote and support change in response to ongoing business needs

Job Requirements

Minimum requirements (Knowledge, skills, abilities):
-        4 year degree in engineering  or equivalent
-        Previous Management experience
-        Process Safety Management Experience in a High Hazard Process facility
-        5 years of manufacturing experience in a chemical, refining or pharmaceutical industry
-        Strong leadership skills and experience
-        Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal
-        Ability to set priorities and provide direction to influence management and the broader organization
-        Demonstrated strong teamwork, collaboration and cross-cultural skills
-        Demonstrated ability to create a respectful work environment where everyone can contribute to their full potential
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-        Six Sigma  Certification
-        Root Cause Investigation
-        Incident Investigation
-        Business software (SAP, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)


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