Clariant is a globally leading specialty chemicals company, based in Muttenz near Basel/Switzerland. On 31 December 2017 the company employed a total workforce of 18 135. In the financial year 2017, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 6.377 billion for its continuing businesses. The company reports in four business areas: Care Chemicals, Catalysis, Natural Resources, and Plastics & Coatings. Clariant’s corporate strategy is based on five pillars: focus on innovation through R&D, add value with sustainability, reposition portfolio, intensify growth, and increase profitability.
To coordinate activities at the site of responsibility, including technology, production, quality control, distribution, warehousing, and customer service. Responsible for efficiency, conversion costs and productivity of the site(s). Other duties may be assigned
Coordinates technology, production, quality control, distribution, warehousing, and customer serviceactivities within established procedures
Responsible for Quality Improvement efforts including internal and customer complaint driven corrective action
Reviews production costs, and modifies accordingly to maintain and enhance profitable operation of the site
Develops plans for efficient use of materials, machines, and employees
Ensure participation and cooperation in company implemented ESHA programs. Follow all company safety rules
Prepares and presents site metrics at site and BU meetings
Prepares and presents quality improvement progress, production and sample data at site and BU meetings
Recommends capital equipment and budgets to divisional management
Is responsible for people development, e.g. evaluation, coaching, talent identification, promotion.
Implements performance management tools according to corporate guidelines.
Ultimately accountable for compliance with all environmental, safety, health and security laws, regulations, policies, procedures, etc. that are applicable to the operation of the site.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business, Chemistry or other related field
Plastics processing knowledge
3-5 years previous management experience
5-7 years of production experience or equivalent
SAP experience preferred.
Excellent communication, excellent prioritization, moderate to advanced computer/internet skills, advanced analytical skills, excellent interpersonal skills