Bilingual Business Manager - Industrial Gases - DR

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Rep
$70,000 - $80,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Feb 16, 2017
Job ID
Business Manager Engineer - Bilingual - Industrial Gases - Dominican Republic (Expatriate)

Our client is a Fortune 300 chemical company that supplies specialty gases as well as high-performance coatings and related services to a wide diversity of customers around the world. 
They serve a wide range of industries including metals, health care, food & beverage, energy, aerospace, chemicals, electronics, manufacturing, and others.

They are seeking a highly motivated relationship-oriented and business minded individual that can oversee both operations and sales functions for a small plant in the Dominican Republic. 
Responsibilities will include:
  • Directing the activities of the plant staff including safety, quality, support staff and production.   
  • Compliance with safety and environmental procedures and standards, compliance with quality procedures and standards, fixed and variable cost control, plant reliability and production performance, plant efficiency monitoring, cost reduction and six-sigma.
  • Must have the ability to read and understand financial statements and drive the facility to meet sales growth, profit and cost reduction targets.
  • Leads the business site to achieve established strategic and tactical goals. 
  • Accountable for developing and maintaining a comprehensive knowledge of its business environment; developing input on the strategic plan for the business; and prepare the annual business plan.
  • Engages customers on current applications, growth opportunities, and resolving customer disputes.
  • Monitors the production processes to ensure that the Quality Assurance functions, Job Instructions, and shop practices are maintained at their highest level of capability. 
  • Ensures that process capability problems are identified and resolved. 
  • Implement and maintain metrics for the production area on on-time delivery, process capability, and capacity.

  • BS Engineering
  • Must have 3-5+ years Operations experience, 3+ years managing and a minimum of 1 year P&L responsibility.
  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) (reading, writing and speaking)
  • 25% Travel
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills. Must have the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers. Must be able to maintain effective communication with plant personnel, vendors, and support personnel. This position also requires effective communication with the sales, R&D and business organizations on key customer issues. Requires an action orientated individual that can drive new business development.
  • Requires management of a diverse group of exempt and non-exempt employees.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to grow their career in General Management.  This would also require a 3-year commitment in the Dominican Republic