- Leadership Experience
- Communication Skills
Serve as a critical operations leader in Advanced Refining Technologies LLC joint venture with Chevron
Provide goals and direction as it pertains to production and operations management, strategic manufacturing, supply planning and operations excellence
Manage ART capital budget ($10-30M annually)
Provide direction, coordination, and dotted line leadership to Curtis Bay, Lake Charles hydroprocessing operations to ensure alignment and realization of business objectives
Lead the Chicago 71st Street site operations functions including production, maintenance, logistics and support functions
Ensure all operations within the manufacturing site, distribution chain and customer interface are carried out safely in accordance with the companies EH&S policies and procedures
Maintain and improve Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety standards and performance
Promote the development of a continuous improvement culture, including Six Sigma and Lean tools
Create and establish plant policies and procedures as needed
Further develop a well-trained and engaged site workforce
Leadership experience and ability to lead and influence without direct control
Ability to interface successfully thorough the organization and operate in matrix organization by demonstrating Grace leadership behaviors:
Deliver Results, Think Critically, Communicate, Engage & Be Authentic.
Chemical process operations knowledge and understanding of hydroprocessing technology
Strategic thinking and change management
Problem solving and facilitation skills
Sense of urgency and bias towards action
Ability to organize and prioritize
Excellent communication / presentation skills
15+ years of relevant chemical or related manufacturing plant operations leadership experience
Degree required, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering degree preferred
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