Site Leader / Plant Manager – Chemical Manufacturing

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Full Time


Parlin, NJ


Parlin, NJ

Description :

Skills: EHS, Environmental Health & Safety, Hazardous, Operations


  • Union experience
  • High Hazard Operations
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related area
  • 10 years of experience in manufacturing or industrial environment
  • Experience in working with – Manufacturing Technology, Project Management, Maintenance, Reliability Engineering, EHS and HR
  • Experience in the chemical, electronics, iron & steel, oil & gas, semi conductors or paper industry


  • Six Sigma Certification
  • Supply Chain experience
  • Multi-site experience

Experience level: Mid-senior

Experience required: 10 Years

Education level: Bachelor’s degree

Job function: Manufacturing

Industry: Chemicals

Relocation assistance: Yes

Visa: Only US Citizens or Current Green Card Holders

The company is looking to hire a new Site Leader. The Parlin, NJ Site Leader has the overall accountability for site personnel, EHS compliance, community relations, and local achievement of business and corporate goals.

The Parlin site is comprised of multiple E&I business units including assets from Industrial Solutions (Flexo-graphic Printing), Interconnect Solutions (Adhesives), Electronic Polymers (Polyimide Resin) and HD Microsystems (Liquid Polyimide solutions). The site also includes multiple tenants, third party logistics and onsite environmental controls through the company’s Corporate Remediation Group. In addition to overall site accountability the Site Leader also serves as the primary site business interface for another manufacturing facility.


  • Accountable for EHS performance of the site. “Driving to Zero” injuries must be the EHS target.
  • Accountable for full compliance with all regulatory and company requirements
  • Accountable for assuring full compliance to the company’s Ethical Standards
  • Ensures people treatment standards are clearly defined and administered equitably across the site.
  • Site Leader should take a strong lead in both words and action to support EHS performance

including field visibility to lead by example and drive behaviors

  • Sponsors site sustainability initiatives
  • Leads, represents, and partners with local government and community organizations
  • Has local, legal ownership of the Mechanical Integrity and Quality Assurance (MIQA) process results
  • Acts as the Responsible Official for local, state, and federal environmental signings. This includes

final legal accountability for all regulatory permits/licenses and remediation requirements.

  • Landlord for emergency, community response and public relations.
  • Accountable for security of site.
  • Sponsors Health & Safety, Process Safety Management (PSM) and Environmental committees


  • Cultivates CARE (Connect, Appreciate, Respect, Empower) culture across the site
  • Builds effective teams by driving site employee development process and ensuring site people

succession planning meets future skill requirements

  • Sponsors and Champions onsite DE&I networks; values and leverages differences in people
  • Works with Site resources to foster relationships with local school systems and technical colleges

ensuring education is adequate to meet the company’s current and future hiring needs

  • Develops constructive relationships with local Unions and Contractors
  • Promotes and expands the networks of succession candidates across businesses, regions, and

company globally.

  • Advocates on behalf and is accessible to employees and stakeholders of the business.
  • Promotes continuous improvement in employee engagement and satisfaction, through the utilization

and monitoring of employee feedback.

  • Spokesperson and representative to the site for corporate strategy and initiatives.
  • Communicates business and site information in clear and compelling ways; connects people to purpose


  • Represents the site in the business strategy development and goal setting process.

Example: operational costs, asset efficiency/ reliability, yields, quality performance, etc

  • Translates and communicates the business strategy and objectives to the site personnel and

manages broadly to assure execution vs objectives.

  • Oversees effectiveness of overall operations for all aspects of the Site including production,

maintenance, technology and other manufacturing /units functions.

  • Actively support the continuous improvement of quality management systems in order to maintain

industry certifications, as well as drive a continuous improvement mindset to meet customer needs.

  • Inspires all levels of the organization to apply the concepts of continuous improvement, digital

technology, value creation, and financial acumen skills to accelerate site profitability, productivity and
customer-centric solutions.

  • Accountable for site costs.
  • Understands the products and critical customers supplied from the site.
  • Works with other sites / functions to leverage best practices to the site.
  • Conducts annual and long-term capital planning for site including 5-year infrastructure plans
  • Ensures site infrastructure strategically maintained. Makes certain condition, reliability, and capability

is adequate for current businesses.

  • Manages tenants and utility providers. This includes legal agreements, services, and cost.


  • Serves as the face of the company to the community.
  • Steward of philanthropic funds and activities.
  • Provides facilitative leadership within the Community Advisory panel.
  • Represents the company at local, state, and community organizational levels.
  • Networks and advocates with other local, industry, and business associations.
  • Actively collaborates with local, regional and if appropriate national or international governmental bodies in shaping future regulations.
  • Maintains housekeeping and exterior image to community.
  • Legal authority for local transactions.
  • Hosts events for both internal and external stakeholders and visitors.


  • 10+ years of Manufacturing Experience
  • High Hazard Operations experience preferred
  • Prior multi-site or multi-unit management experience
  • Strong visionary change management and engagement skills
  • Tech Savvy / Knowledge of Industry 4.0 approaches
  • Multiple Cross-functional experiences (Mfg Tech, Project mgmt, Maint/Rel, EHS, SC, CI, HR, etc)
  • Employee relations experience with Union environment
  • Ability to set priorities and provide direction to influence management and broader organization
  • (Recommended) Supply Chain experience or equivalent training (APICS CSCP or CPIM)
  • (Recommended) Six Sigma Certification

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