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Plant Manager – Baton Rouge, LA


  • The Plant Manager will continually optimize plant operations to maximize the Efficiency and On-Stream-Time of the manufacturing equipment. Monitor and address daily production and quality metrics.
  • In conjunction with the EHS department, drive EHS excellence in the plant. 
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures that meet ISO9001 and PSM requirements. 
  • Minimize/eliminate out of specification production by ensuring equipment is maintained in the condition that is required. T
  • The Plant Manager will conduct thorough non-conforming product and customer complaint investigations necessary to identify root causes. Drive effective corrective/preventive actions to eliminate quality issues.
  • Investigate/identify causes of product waste in order to minimize generation • Apply troubleshooting/problem solving techniques and resources, as required, to quickly respond to operational issues. 
  • Collaborate with Maintenance and Engineering, as needed, to address production bottlenecks and equipment issues. 
  • Train the salaried and hourly staff, as appropriate, on technical matters.
  • Relocation provided.


  • BS degree in Chemical Engineering.
  • 10 years of leadership experience in chemical plant operations. At least 5 years as a Plant Manager.
  • Highly hazardous chemical manufacturing experience is required.
  • Experience in PSM, environmental and other regulatory requirements. 
  • Plant design, construction, and commissioning experience is a plus. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to continual improvement.
  • Comfortable in fast-paced, collaborative Operations department.
  • Demonstrated ability to make timely decisions.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. and have a stable work history. Sponsorship is not available.


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