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Production Site Manager

Company: DuPont
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:

The Yerkes Plant in Buffalo, NY is looking for a skilled leader with 10+ years of Production and Chemical plant experience to fill a vacant Production Manager position for Corian operations. This individual will oversee the line management responsibility for an organization composed of approximately 180 DuPont production employees including Process Control Technicians, Run and Maintain Engineers and quality control technicians. This position provides strategic direction for all aspects of the Corian unit which includes acrylic product manufacture, mix preparation, acrylic sheet casting, sanding as well and product shipment. This position is part of the multi-site overall leadership team and will oversee other leaders.Role responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:Sets expectations and is accountable for maintaining a unit culture that models and supports DuPontCore Values.Accountable for unit's performance including SHE, PSM, cost, quality, capital, production and associated tracking systems.Leads cross-functional efforts as the primary interface with off-site personnel including the Corian Supply Chain Manager, various Electronics & Communications leadership roles (including business, technology and manufacturing) as well as corporate support resources.Manage the unit's infrastructure capabilities, improvement and resource plans. This includes identification and application of Lean and Six Sigma tools to deliver improvements through engagement and problem-solving.Active participation in the site leadership team and associated site improvement initiatives.Oversee the operation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with support from other site leadership team members.Representing the site in community outreach efforts (e.g.: United Way).RequiredQualifications:Bachelor's degree in engineering or science and 10 years of equivalent experience (production, chemical plant, etc.) REQUIRED.Demonstrated background of leadership experience managing large teams (i.e. Unit/Production Manager, Area Manager, Maintenance Leader, or Functional manager) within production and chemical plant REQUIRED.Process Safety Management in high hazard process experience.Cost management experience.Strategic planning and business analysis experience.Teambuilding and consensus-building experiences.Personal behavior that models and demonstrates accountability for maintaining DuPontCore Values.Preferred Qualifications:Process Safety Management (PSM): 1910.119 highly preferred.Experience and background in Quality Systems.Six Sigma Green Belt/DPS Expert/Lean Management certification desired; Black Belt/DPS Lead Expert.Prior experience working in a union site; experience with union labor contracts.About the Site:The Yerkes site employs approximately 435 DuPont employees and another 60-80 contractors. In addition to the Corian operation, Yerkes is the home for Corian R&D and solid surface production. The Corian business is part of the Shelter Business Division at DuPont and in turn part of the Water and Protection DuPont business segment. The Shelter business has landlord responsibilities for the Yerkes site with the Mobility and Materials business as Tenant. The two business units work collaboratively to share, where appropriate, improvement approaches, resources and site infrastructure support. The bargaining unit employees (operators, mechanics, lab technicians and clerical group) are represented by a local affiliate of the United Steel Workers union.The Yerkes plant is situated adjacent to the Niagara River between Buffalo and Niagara Falls, NY. The area offers all the amenities of a large metropolitan area (including education, medical facilities, fine arts, outdoor activities, all levels of sports) without the traffic and congestion.SGL 11-12DuPont is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit our Accessibility Page for Contact Information.For US Applicants:See the "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law" poster at: For our U.S. Affirmative Action Policy, click here.JobSummaryJob number: 215917WDate posted : 2021-04-27Profession: ManufacturingEmployment type: ExperiencedSDL2017

Keywords: DuPont, Tonawanda , Production Site Manager, Other , Tonawanda, New York

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