Production Manager in Chattanooga, TN at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

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Job Description

Job Title: Production Manager

Job Description

  • Manages the Production and Warehouse operations for Rare Earth Chemicals, Raney Catalyst and Specialty Chemicals in a safe and cost effective manner
  • Manages leadership team to insure support and implementation of all Company policies with special emphasis on Environmental, Health and Safety
  • Participates in the preparation of annual Production and Warehouse operating budgets, site capital budgets based on sales forecasts with appropriate consideration to direct manufacturing costs. Six Sigma Cost Reduction and Cost Control Project Leader
  • Participates in development of short and long-term Chattanooga operating plans, schedules, resource requirements, equipment selections and plant policy developments
  • Instructs, trains and counsels subordinates in matters relating to new and existing plant processes and procedures. Insures Company policies are fairly and impartially enforced
  • Promotes Union / Management relationship and participates in various meetings concerning grievances, arbitrations, labor contract negotiations and quality of work life
  • Works with vendors regarding quality and costs of raw materials and supplies
  • Serves on plant Quality Council and works with all departments to maintain ISO certification

Required Skills

  • Ability to communicate throughout all levels of the organization

Required Experience

  • BS Degree in Chemical Engineering with at least 5 years in a management position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Additional job experience could be substituted for some of the education. Ten years chemical manufacturing experience with at least 5 years in a management position.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.



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