Site & Production Manager US Middle Georgia- Air Float

Job location:
Sandersville, Georgia, USA
Created moment:
December 13, 2021
Job reference:
REQ - 05111

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Site & Production Manager US Middle Georgia- Air Float

Job Summary

Responsible for Environment,Health & Safety across the Site and ensuring safety best-in-class standards are achieved

·       Manages directly all aspects of operations across the Site, including Environment, Health & Safety,production, planning, maintenance, warehousing, industrial projects / capex, process improvement, quality, energy consumption optimization and continuous improvement initiatives, in close coordination with Imerys CoE (Centers of Excellence) and BA Centers of Excellence

· Ensures products are manufactured and delivered on schedule, and within quality standards and cost objectives

·  Develops the Site industrial plan in coordination with Hub Operations Director, BA CoE, BA Business Planning/ SC VP and with the support of Imerys CoE

· Leads Site operations optimization to address competitiveness / demand requirements, incl. capex execution (debottlenecking, extension), flexibility and reduction of lead-times,  productivity / energy consumption, maintenance, cost reduction / continuous improvement (I-Cube) programs, in coordination with Imerys / BA CoE

· Key interfaces: ensures effective coordination with Hub Operations Director, BA Business Planning /Supply Chain team, Imerys and BA CoE & Purchasing teams, BA Segments, and is supported by Finance & HR Business Partners

Background & Experience Requirements:

·Successful US-based candidates must be fully vaccinated before the employment start date unless exempted by applicable law.

·  Bachelors in Engineering (Preferred) or equivalent experience

· Excellent written and communication skills

· Minimum 8-10 years’ experience in Industrial Processing management, experience of customer oriented organization Recognized management skills (ability to manage teams)

· Good knowledge of all operations aspects (Safety, Production, Quality, Process, Capex…)

· Demonstrated capabilities of achieving cost reduction and productivity by promoting a continuous improvement mindset

· Multitasking skills

  Union experience preferred

· Crisis management

· Customer oriented mindset

· Ability to attract and develop professional teams

Position Type

Full time



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