LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell (www.lyondellbasell.com) manufactures products at 55 sites in 17 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuelsBasic Function
The Operations Manager is responsible for developing and achieving safety, quality, and production goals at the Jackson site. He/she is accountable for the safety performance of the majority of the personnel working at the facility, and he/she is a role model for desired safety behaviors. The Operations Manager achieves optimal production, quality and utilization results through effective coordination of equipment and manpower with timely scheduling of maintenance and process improvement projects. Within Operations, there are four First-Line Supervisors, a Process Specialist and 65 non-exempt employees reporting to this position. This position also manages Technical and Logistics resources within the Jackson plant, including the Process Engineer and the Logistics Supervisor and his/her personnel. The Operations Manager is responsible for approximately 75% of the Jackson workforce, and approximately 60% of the Jackson fixed cost budget.Roles & ResponsibilitiesSupport the health, safety, and environmental initiatives and programs at the Jackson facility.Achieve or exceed KPI targets for production, logistics, quality and rework results.Meets or beats fixed cost budget and overtime targetsResponsible for professional development of all personnel, with a focus on First-Line Supervisors and Technical personnel. Work with First-Line Supervisors to develop their leadership capabilities and maximize consistency across shifts. Min. Qualifications
Must be a self-starter requiring minimal supervision able to influence colleagues at all levels, both within the site and the wider business organization. Must be relentless in driving results from self and others. Must be able to think systemically and see the 'big picture' and possess a strong desire to drive continuous improvement in all aspects of operations.
Must be able to build teamwork and collaboration both within and outside the plant to advance goals and initiatives. Must be a facilitator who can engage team members in openly expressing their opinions and providing different viewpoints and ideas in order to drive results. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to actively use communication skills to drive teamwork, consistency and achieve results.Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Polymer Science, or Business Management is preferred.CompetenciesBuilds effective teamsCollaboratesCultivates innovationCustomer focusDemonstrates courageDrives resultsEnsures accountabilityInstills trust and exemplifies integrity
Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.
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LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.
Nearest Major Market: Jackson
Nearest Secondary Market: Memphis