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Technical Manager

Location: Beaumont/Pt. Arthus, TX
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $145,000.00 - $160,000.00
Degree: Bachelor of Science;
Date: 2/28/2018
Job ID: 02574660
Job Description
Technical 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 related Engineering degree and ten years experience with extensive background in plant operations and
        equipment in a chemical plant or manufacturing facility required.
·       Three plus years of supervisory experience in a chemical plant or manufacturing facility required.
·       Olefins experience preferred.
·       Must have a level of proficiency with Internet, Email, and Microsoft programs.
·       Able to monitor the manufacturing areas 24/7 including areas that require climbing ladders and accessing scaffolding.
·       Requires a broad knowledge of engineering principles governing petrochemical operations.  Possess the ability to coordinate the activities of operations
        personnel in all matters necessary to run in a safe, environmentally compliant, reliable and efficient manner.
·       Must have high technical and analytical abilities to handle operational problems and plant compliance concerns with quick diagnosis and prompt decisions.
·       Must have the ability to motivate and influence people.
·       Good communication and diplomacy skills in dealings with plant employees, corporate service groups, customers and general public.

Job Responsibilities:

Our client is currently looking for a dynamic individual to work as a Technical Manager.  In this role, you will lead and direct technical support provided to Company's  manufacturing operations to ensure the production processes meet their requirements with regard to production volume, cost, and quality.  Maintain the products reputation in the market place and to debottleneck the operation and improve yields through equipment and process refinements.  Support Company's expansion and growth strategies worldwide.

What will be expected from you?

·       Leads the technical team in support of the units production, quality, yield, and technology efforts to produce the required product quantities at or below budgeted
        cost.  In addition, the Technical Manager will participate in and guide process improvement plans that will improve the performance of the production processes.
        Improvement areas will include increased plant production capability, debottlenecking plans, manufacturing efficiencies, yield improvements, and improved
        environmental performance. 
·       Oversees day to day technical activities in the plant, supervises technical support personnel and supports efforts to adjust operations parameters to meet
        changing technical requirements.  Inform the Plant Manager and other Support Services Managers of any relevant issues that arise that fall under their
·       Manage the introduction of new products into the plant through involvement with the product commercialization team and the product evolution process.
·       Protect the Company's intellectual property and be aware of patents relevant to development programs, compliance with all secrecy agreements, and proactive
        initiation of intervention reports and patent applications.
·       Is directly responsible for the development of subordinates and for the retention of the Company's Technical Team members.  Working with the HR Partner
        assure team members are compensated correctly, have a positive working environment in which to work, and that each Associate is appropriately recognized
        for their accomplishments and contributions.
·       Participates in budgeting activities, reviews costs and expenses and strives for continuous improvement in the unit's the operating costs.
·       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 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.



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