Production Manager

At Reaxis, our mission is to provide the highest quality products and services to our customers, working together in a partnership to solve problems with innovative solutions. We aim to be a global supplier of specialty chemicals that meet or exceed both domestic and international environmental and quality standards. Reaxis, Inc. is currently recruiting for a Quality and Analytics Manager.

FUNCTION:
• Manages and directs Production, Maintenance/Engineering, and Logistics Departments at McDonald and Harmarville facilities, ensuring that goods and services are produced efficiently, in a timely manner, of the requested quality and quantity, and shipped to the satisfaction of the customer.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Direct supervision, mentoring, and evaluation of Production Supervisors, Maintenance Supervisor, and Logistics Manager.
• Responsible for:
• Ordering of raw materials
• Determining and monitoring the quality/appearance of finished goods
• Plant safety, plant industrial hygiene and plant ISO and RC compliance.
• Setting and meeting production goals
• Reviewing production schedules to suggest changes regarding staffing requirements, work procedures, time constraints, etc.
• Planning and maintaining agreed upon Production budget
• Evaluating processes and proactively suggesting and implementing process improvements where possible
• Minimizes Production, Maintenance, and Logistics costs

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• This job operates in a Industrial and Administrative setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computer, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

PHYSICIAL DEMANDS:
• None

EQUIPMENT OPERATED:
• Phone
• Copier
• Fax Machine
• Printer

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• Three years’ experience in a chemical manufacturing management position
• Must be able to communicate effectively with individuals from a broad range of backgrounds and experience levels both in written and oral communication.
• Adequate knowledge of organization effectiveness and operations management
• Must be willing to travel 20% of time

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required
• Five years’ experience in the chemical process industry in a management/supervisory role.
• Five to Seven years of experience working with Unionized workforce.
• Demonstrable history of proactive troubleshooting in a chemical plant.

Job Type: Full-time

Interested candidates are requested to please submit a cover letter and current resume to the attention of hr@reaxis.com.

We accomplish these objectives with our commitment to the following principles:

  • Compliance
  • Monitoring
  • Waste minimization
  • Pollution prevention
  • Product stewardship
  • Employee and community education
  • Partnerships with stakeholders and public

At Reaxis we are committed to the highest level of quality for all products and processes and to the health, safety and securing of our employees and the community. Our McDonald, PA location earned its first ISO 9001 registration in 1997 and added RC 14001 registration in 2006 and we continue to strive to consistently implement continual improvement processes.

We believe that Environment, Health, Safety, Security, Responsible Care and sound business management are mutually achievable objectives.