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Search Enterprises, Inc. Northern Indiana Full-Time
$150,000.00 - $170,000.00 / year
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  • Develop plant objectives and priorities in order to achieve corporate goals and operating plan targets.  Deploy these goals and objectives to staff and monitor progress towards achievement of goals.
  • Provide technical and managerial expertise to solve problems, make recommendations, and oversee implementation of improvements; work collaboratively with other functions, such as EH&S, HR, Customer Service, Purchasing and Finance.
  • Support business strategies and objectives.
  • Manage plant activities and spending to optimize profitability and working capital.
  • Create commonality of purpose around safety, environmental, quality, delivery, cost and people.
  • Instill discipline and accountability in administration and execution of site and departmental policies/procedures.
  • Establish and implement performance management development plans for self as well as direct and indirect reports.
  • Develop an injury and incident-free EH&S culture.
  • Provide superior customer focus.
  • Create an engaged and winning organization, building organizational health.
  • Continuously improve plant operations and facility.  Advance operational excellence.
  • Set, communicate and sustain high standards for facility housekeeping / organization.

  • Degree in technical discipline, preferably Chemical or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Multi-plant production management experience in related chemical industry. 
  • Enthusiastic, self-starter, energetic, organized, and service-minded.  Able to cope with a wide range of situations.
  • Demonstrated record of successfully leading management staff, setting and communicating standards and expectations and holding employees accountable.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in fostering a collaborative team environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills including the ability to motivate staff and facilitate change management; as well as ability to influence peers.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements.
  • Pluses include: Union, PSM, Batch processing

NOTE: We have opportunities similar to this one with a number of Fortune 500 clients in the chemical, refining and pharmaceutical sectors. They/We  are always looking for candidates with credentials and experience similar to the above. We have positions for engineers who are seeking an opportunity to move in operations, engineering or production. So if the location or responsibilities of this position do not satisfy your present  career desires, let us hear from you anyway, as other unadvertised positions may be of interest to you.  We DO NOT contact our client companies on your behalf without your approval.

CAVEATS: Your experience must be as a direct employee of an operating chemical, refining, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, or closely related industry.  You must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, and you must reside in the USA.

Key Words:

management, operations, process engineer, chemical design engineer, chemical engineer, development engineer, controls engineer, instrumentation engineer, chemical engineering, process engineer, process control engineer, process development engineer, process controls engineer, instrumentation engineer, chemical engineering, process engineer, process control engineer, ChE, petrochemical, refinery, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, process plant, operations, maintenance.

Skills required

Preventive Maintenance
Perform Repair
Maintain Equipment
Heavy Equipment
Operate Plant Equipment
Repair Mechanical Equipment
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We are Search Enterprises, Inc. - a firm that recruits high caliber technical professionals for some of the best Chemical, Refining and Pharmaceutical Companies in the country and have specialized in this market since 1977. SEI recruits all levels of Engineers, Operations and Maintenance Management personnel from our offices in Chicago, Florida, North Carolina and Tennessee .

For the entire existence of Search Enterprises our recruiting focus has been Engineers and Managers employed in the Chemical and related industries, thus SEI understands the terminology associated with the niche industries we serve.

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