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TITLE: Plant Manager
Summary: Responsible for
overseeing the Operations department and objectives. Responsible for the safe
operation of the plant to ensure maximum production quality and optimal
efficiency while complying with all city, county, state and federal
Duties and Responsibilities:
and communicates Operations department objectives
monitors plant production and performance to ensure maximum efficiency and
performance in plant operations
and communicates problems and process bottlenecks in order to maximize
production and minimize plant down time
for the direct supervision of Production Supervisors including delegating
responsibilities as needed to keep the department working efficiently
regularly with Operations employees to ensure optimal facility performance
revises and certifies Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
monitor use and inventories of process chemicals and supplies, re-ordering
a good relationship with the plant Maintenance department to coordinate
maintenance and repair work to reduce equipment downtime
future needs/priorities and participates in goal setting for the
department and the company
and implements projects to improve efficiency and reduce operating costs
all documents maintained by Production Supervisor are correct and accurate;
documents include but not limited to daily logs, transfers sheets, PM’s,
ferm sheets, permits, and any other documents needing maintained during a
with interviewing, hiring and onboarding of Operators
assists with the career paths of Operators to ensure proper training and
development to encourage opportunities for advancement
closely with laboratory staff to ensure compatibility of experiments with
the production process
oversee and comply with all company health and safety programs to ensure
all city, county, state and federal regulations are met at all times.
required training, participates in additional supervisor training and
attends additional training/conferences as recommended by the company.
other duties and tasks as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
– the individual should be committed to achieving results under demanding
skills – the individual synthesizes complex or diverse information.
solving skills – the individual identifies and resolves problems in a
timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
communication skills – the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in
positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills
and conducts meetings.
– the individual delegates work assignments, gives authority to work
independently, sets expectations and monitors delegated activities.
– the individual inspires and motivates others to perform well, accepts
feedback from others.
skills – the individual includes staff in planning, decision-making,
facilitating and process improvement; makes self available to staff;
provides regular performance feedback; and develops subordinates’ skills
and encourages growth.
management – the individual looks for ways to improve and promote quality
and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
– the individual displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound
and accurate judgment and makes timely decisions.
– the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time
efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
and security – the individual actively promotes and personally observes
safety and security procedures, and uses equipment and materials properly.
– the individual possesses high ethical standards and expects the same
from all others in the organization.
and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in chemical,
process or mechanical engineering or related engineering degree. Previous
management/supervisory experience required. Strong knowledge of the ethanol
production process and technology preferred.
Requirements: Must have ability to lift
at least 50 pounds, must have the ability to climb ladders and work at heights
of at least 30 feet and must have ability to stand and walk for long periods of
Conditions: Work areas are exposed to
all elements of weather, loud noise, and dusty conditions. Also exposure to
chemicals and heavy moving machinery.
This job description in no way states or
implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee
incumbent in this position. Employee
will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform
any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give
instructions or assignments.