OMNOVA Solutions Inc.

  • Production Manager

    Job Locations US-NC-Monroe
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/27/2018 2:25 PM)
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  • Who is OMNOVA Solutions?

    OMNOVA Solutions is a specialty chemicals and functional surfaces company, whose technologies enhance the performance of a wide variety of well-known products across the globe. We are proud to offer "The Science in Better Brands."

    What are we looking for?

    This position will provide daily leadership to plant operations to drive continuous improvement in the areas of Safety, Quality and Productivity. Reporting to the Director of Operations, the primary responsibilities include management of the production activities focused on driving key operations metrics, leading the implementation of corrective actions and process improvement changes, and overall leadership and direction of hourly and salaried production workforce. As a key member of the Plant Leadership Team, this position will work to drive change and develop projects to improve safety, productivity, costs, customer satisfaction, and quality issues. This position will also provide support for site strategic planning and promote a culture of employee involvement.

    Your tasks and responsibilities...

    • Responsible for promoting a workplace that has an unwavering commitment to safety, health and environmental compliance; and encourages total employee involvement in continuous improvement initiatives
    • Oversee production operations, assuring cost-effective processes that result in products of high quality and on-time delivery.
    • Analyze, develop and implement process changes, quality controls and corrective actions that are in compliance with internal and external specifications, and within the Quality Management System (QMS).
    • Assure accuracy of SAP inputs and adherence to management systems and processes with continuous focus on metrics.
    • Implementation of and demonstration of commitment to Monroe plant and OMNOVA policies and procedures
    • Directs production activities to assure flexibility, expanded capability, and reliable operations that meet customer and growth needs.
    • Responsible for leading, motivating, and development of the operations workforce.
    • Establishes, executes, and communicates key performance indicators/metrics, plans and objectives to drive plant goals and strategies.
    • Work directly with Customer Service and Product Design groups to meet customer needs and to support the launch of material

    Who you are...

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Preferably Mechanical or Chemical  
    • Minimum 7 years’ experience in Manufacturing Management
    • Demonstrated leadership skills with ability to function effectively in a team environment
    • Ability to implement and drive continuous improvement
    • Effective interpersonal communication skills throughout the organization
    • Strong environmental, safety and health background with proven improvement results
    • Experience in a continuous manufacturing environment

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience in printing/laminates or similar manufacturing industry
    • Strong SAP and Microsoft Office applications skills
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Time Management/Change Management
    • Effective Communication Skills
    • Lean Six Sigma training and/or certified training in continuous improvement with documented success

    Why OMNOVA?

    The science of better careers. Come formulate yours.

    Bring your ingredients for success and together we’ll create a unique plan for your development and career growth. We recognize that without our talented employees and their passion and curiosity (which really are the backbone of our organization), we would not be where we are today. Click here to learn more about why you should join OMNOVA.


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