Vacancy Details

Production Manager

The client is a premier provider of organometallic compounds and other specialty chemicals used in a wide range of applications. A pioneer and leading manufacturer of metallocene catalysts and co-catalysts that are primarily used to produce metallocene polyethylene, polypropylene and elastomers, but also supplies products into Electronics, Pharmaceutical and Defense applications.

They are seeking an experienced Production plant leader to direct and coordinate site activities at the facility in CO. This manager will be responsible for production activities, site organization, site housekeeping, physical chemical storage, and overall safe operation of the site for all of the activities. This manager will manage shift production supervisors who oversee a large 24/7 team of Operators.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for day-to-day safe management of the Production Department in coordination with the Director, Operations (department operates 24 hours a day 7 days a week) to ensure that production goals around quality, cost, and timeliness are met
  • Works closely with QA and Analytical/R&D Chemist to ensure safe and efficient processing of samples, communication of results, along with consistent quality of 'button ups' and Checks all Batch Records before processes start to ensure they are the most current
  • Responsible for closely participating in the review of each process prior to it being launched in Production; during the Run phase, have first-hand knowledge of all important aspects of each process or activity of the Production operation
  • Manages the work product of approximately 70 employees; supervises, coaches, evaluates, trains, and develops the Mead production staff to ensure efficient work and a cohesive work crew
  • Ensures that Operators and Supervisors are trained and prepared to safely produce products and that the Production Department follows all applicable PSM regulations
  • Monitors all processes, plant conditions, and overall site practices for safety and quality
  • Responsible for oversight of the site beyond normal business hours and may be required to work a non-routine schedule
  • Ensures that all Batch Records are completed appropriately, all material movements are managed in the ERP system, and all production time is properly posted
  • Responsible for coordinating with EHS&S to manage Hazardous Materials storage and disposition for the entire site
  • Coordinates with other employees to set up and maintain stock for consumable items and process tools that will be needed to perform normal production and other SP processes
  • Works with Engineers to improve PLC and HMI performance and to implement process changes that improve efficiency, reliability and throughput
  • Coordinates the overall activity at the Mead site associated with Operations and Manufacturing. Partners with the site maintenance manager to appropriately schedule and coordinate maintenance activities


  • Degree required. BS, Chemical Engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years managing a contemporary Fine Chemicals facility
  • Must be proficient in OSHA and EPA regulations as they pertain to Production operations and safe handling of hazardous chemicals

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