Production Unit Manager
Job Opportunity at KLA Industries

Posted on Jan 5

http://www.klaindustries.com    513-939-3560

Location: Parkersburg, WV
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4181546

Company: A leading world producer of high performance plastics and specialty materials with a portfolio of over 30 brands in over 1500 formulations used in hundreds of applications with locations on five continents. This is a $13B organization with 60 US locations. For 150 years they have driven innovation serving diversified markets from consumer goods to energy. The company has 21 Global Research Centers.  The Technical Solutions Business unit is a global leader in specialty mining reagents, phosphine-based chemistry, and solutions for stabilization of polymers. They are are also a major player in phosphorus derivatives. The portfolio includes world class, leading edge technologies
  • High base salary
  • Bonus
  • 401K with company match
  • Relocation package
  • Full benefits
  • Advancement opportunities
The Production Unit Manager reports directly to the Site Manager and leads the manufacturing unit with 30 direct reports. The plant has 200 employees and produces high molecular weight (HMW) hindered amine light stabilizers (HALS).  This is the company’s only site that produces the products which provide ultraviolet stabilization polymers that are used to extend the life of plastics in outdoor conditions. This is a Union facility and the PUM will develop and manage personnel within the unit driving a culture of manufacturing excellence and continuous improvement. You will have full accountability for ensuring compliance with HSE regulations, quality standards, employee development and training.
  •  Located on the Ohio River
  • Small Town living with low cost of living and an excellent place to raise a family
  • 2 hours from Columbus, Ohio
Background Profile:
  • BS degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Management experience within Batch Chemical Processing
  • 5+years’ Experience in manufacturing/engineering leadership role
  • Exposure to roles demonstrating team leadership, improving business results, manufacturing excellence, continuous improvement teams.
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