Plant Manager Job in Laflin, PA
EMD Electronics is hiring a Plant Superintendent - $10,000K Sign-On Bonus
A career with EMD Electronics is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Electronics is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.
Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers.
The Plant Superintendent has responsibility for developing and implementing activities in designated production areas to meet safety, production, quality, cost, and delivery goals. This position establishes, reviews, and prioritizes production schedules based on customer requirements, efficiency, materials supply, and labor resources. You will hire, train, and develop the manufacturing staff and lead manufacturing activities through production supervisors reporting to you. The position develops and implements departmental standards and practices; plans and administers budgets; provides leadership, direction, and counseling to direct reports and production staff. Interfaces and cooperates with Sales, Engineering, Materials Management, Facility Management, and Quality departments to jointly achieve business goals.
This role has leadership responsibility and accountability for manufacturing. You will be accountable for operating in compliance with the environmental, health, and safety regulations required by local and national agencies governing the respective facility and with EMD Electronics standards and policies.
Who You Are:
Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineer
8+ years relevant experience
10+ years of experience in specialty chemical production systems
Achieve safety, health, and environmental targets (ex: Recordable Injury Rate) through the deployment of an effective Basic Safety Process (BSP)
Manage operating expenses at each facility within the Operating Plan budget
Achieve plant's production schedule in each facility by hiring, training, developing, and coaching the production staff and effectively balancing sub-contracted work with in-house production
Understanding and proven dedication to EH&S excellence
Confirmed leadership, communication and organizational change skills.
Experience working with business leaders (marketing and asset management), customers, and critical suppliers.
Solid understanding of basic chemical unit operations, including manufacturing, purification and packaging technologies
Knowledge of ISO quality and EH&S systems requirements
Experience working in an SAP driven manufacturing environment
Experience leading Continuous Improvement activities is beneficial; Six Sigma certification is a plus
What we offer:
We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!