Production Manager - Chemical Engineer

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Columbus, OH
$90,000 - $110,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Feb 15, 2017
Job ID
Our client, a privately held global leader in the production of biologically active molecules for use in food and pharmaceutical applications, requires an experienced chemical engineer to lead a team of production personnel at their Columbus area manufacturing facility. The ideal candidate will combine a degree in chemical engineering with prior experience leading operators in a chemical production environment. This position reports to the Plant Manager. 

  • Manage all aspects of the production department including process optimization, scheduling, cost control, EH&S compliance, employee engagement and customer satisfaction. 
  • Work to ensure all maintenance activities are properly coordinated in accordance with the reliability based maintenance program. 
  • Develop, propose  and manage annual budgets. 
  • Collaborate with other site and corporate functions to ensure goals and objectives are met in a timely fashion. 
  • Actively enhance employee relations by providing leadership while identifying and mentoring future leaders in the company. 
  • Maintain compliance with all Health, Safety and Environmental regulations while promoting positive community relations. 
  • At least 5 years experience as an engineer in a chemical manufacturing facility. 
  • Previous experience in a PSM regulated environment highly desirable. 
  • Previous supervisory experience. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • A team oriented, "can do" work ethic. 
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. 
Our client is an Equal Opportunity employer. Visa sponsorship is unavailable for this position.