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Unit Manager

Company: Ecovyst
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Our Ecoservices division is on the hunt for a Unit Manager to be based in our Baton, Rouge, LA plant.Responsibilities:

  • Responds to electronic inquires/memo regarding unit operations/maintenance/safety concerns on computer systems.
  • Directs and coordinates, either direct or through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with production of company products.
  • Utilizes knowledge of product technology, production methods and procedures to develop short-term and long-term solutions regarding maintenance issues within the unit.--
  • Confers with management personnel to establish production and quality control standards.--
  • Utilizes knowledge of equipment and machine capabilities to develop action plan to increase the reliability of the unit.-- Recognizes problems and opportunities to formulate action plan(s)for obtaining/surpassing unit standards and achieving production and quality goals.
  • Obtain data regarding quantities, specifications and delivery dates of products to internal customers - Treatment Services and Shipping and Receiving.
  • Plans and directs production activities and establishes production priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors.--
  • Coordinates production activities with procurement, maintenance, and quality control activities to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment.--
  • Reviews and analyzes production, quality control, maintenance, and operational reports to determine causes of nonconformity with product specifications,and operating or production problems. Compiles operational data and displays on graphs to facilitate/enhance unit and personnel performance.
  • Develops and implements operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality.-- Track procedure and process changes through Management of Change system to document coordination and communication to appropriate personnel the stages of change implementation till completion.
  • Revises production schedules and priorities as result of equipment failure or operating problems.-- Consults with engineering and maintenance personnel as well as other resource avenues relative to modification of machines and equipment in order to improve production and quality of products.--
  • Conducts initial turnaround meetings to determine scope of work.-- Provides cost justifications when necessary.-- Leads post-turnaround review.--
  • Reviews incident database and reports to determine cause of incident.---- Develop causal tree as needed.-- Document initial incident situation pictorially and track implementation of resolution (s) to insure closure and abatement of cause.
  • Monitor safety performance and housekeeping within the unit daily.-- Performs biweekly assessment of ground water-outfall conditions.--
  • Maintains rapport with unit personnel daily through direct communication regarding operational, maintenance, or safety issues.
  • Develops appropriate safety training for personnel regarding changes in procedures, and accountability.
  • Conducts meetings to resolve or affect resolution of grievances with management, employee and union representative.
  • Recommends personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, discharges, and disciplinary measures.
  • Utilizes Personal Protective Equipment per job task specification or specified plant location.
  • Performs other duties as designated by supervisor.Health, Safety, and Environmental Responsibilities:
    • Attends weekly safety meeting to address safety and environmental concerns and incidents as well as current safety performance.-- Reviews and discusses safety incident occurrences within the industrial community or other plant-sites.-- Addresses current safety issues brought forth by unit personnel.
    • Performs safety presentation regarding relevant subject matter.-- This information includes, but is not limited to outside resources, accident/incident database, etc.
    • Assists in development and coordination of the safety training within the department.-- Compiles and presents monthly report regarding production, operational and maintenance issues and financial impact.
    • Participates on the Emergency Responder Training Team and/or EOC Back-Up.
    • Listens to operations health, safety, and environmental concerns and provides feedback in a timely manner.
    • Completes computer-based training to comply with Health, Safety, & Environmental requirements and policies.
    • Reviews all safety concerns generated in the database.Requirements:
      • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Engineering, preferably chemical or mechanical.
      • Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC)
      • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.
      • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establishes facts and draw valid conclusions.
      • Experience with interpreting an extensive variety of technical instructions, in books, manuals, and mathematical form.
      • Ability to deals with several abstract and concrete variables.
      • Experience utilizing algebra that deals with system of real numbers; linear quadratic, rational, exponential; logarithmic, angle and circular functions, and inverse functions; related algebraic solution of equations and inequalities; limits and continuity, and probability and statistical inference.-- Also utilizes geometry including deductive axiomatic geometry, plane and solid; and rectangular coordinates. Will utilize shop math including practical application of fractions, percentages ratio and proportion, mensuration, logarithms, practical algebra, geometric constructions, and essentials of trigonometry.
      • Strong oral and written communication skills--

Keywords: Ecovyst, Baton Rouge , Unit Manager, Executive , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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