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."
The Technical Engineering Manager will be responsible for managing process engineering activities at the Mogadore and Akron plant. The Technical Engineering Manager will act as the primary point of contact on all product/process improvement efforts. The individual will directly manage process engineering/technical personnel in Mogadore and provide lead ownership of engineering/technical processes in Akron. They will be fully accountable for making sure the technical process is sound with an ultimate goal of total customer satisfaction. They will be fully accountable for the successful scale up of new products/processes at both plants as well as the effective implementation of product/process improvements. The process engineering team will be the experts on the technical aspects of the products and processes at both plants. The Technical Engineering Manager will need to effectively utilize the expertise of their team and hold them accountable to supporting product/process improvement efforts in the plants. They must be agile and be able to quickly work with their teams to identify and resolve issues as well as identify opportunities and take action to continuously improve results. They also must be able to effectively utilize the fundamentals of continuous improvement to identify opportunities in safety, productivity, and cost and drive results in these areas.This role will partner with the technology team on a regular basis, as well as interface with the business and commercial teams frequently. They must be able to proactively and effectively communicate to all levels of the organization as well as customers.
Implement systems and tools to improve process capability and reduce product variability
Ability to communicate and present both internally and externally to a diverse audience
Higher level technical degree
Experience with latex chemistry
Experience with RCMS & RC/ISO14001
Certified Internal Auditor (Exemplar Global or ASQ Preferred)
ASQ CMQ/OE Certified
Previous experience working within ISO 9001 certified quality system
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