Director Of Technical Services - Process Chemical Industry

Austin-Allen Company Baton Rouge , LA 70801

Posted 4 months ago

Director of Technical Services PROCESS CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

Salary $140,000 - $160,000 Plus Bonus & Excellent Benefits & Relocation Programs

Our strong & steady client is experiencing tremendous growth and is seeking a Director of Technical Services for their specialty chemical facility here in the Southern USA. Reporting to the Plant Manager, youll provide your technical expertise in all areas of the operations.

This will include capital project management, process optimization, cost reductions, new product development, and technical support. Also, youll have significant responsibilities supporting strategic initiatives of new locations, as the company is exploring joint ventures internationally and will launch new business units based on core products. You will lead a group of talented & capable engineers who will assist with the strategic growth.

In this role as the Director of Technical Services, youll plan and execute strategic capital projects & provide technical expertise for all operating areas, including a Pilot Plant. Other responsibilities will be:
Provide hands-on leadership support for any new product scale up
Lead engineering groups in the plant infrastructure changes and technical management processes
Support strategic initiatives such as design, construction, and start-up of new ventures, as well as support operations plans such as CAPEX and OPEX for the launch of new business
Facilitate new material yield improvements & energy cost reductions
Develop annual budgets, short and long term tactical and strategical business plans
Upgrade all aspects of the technical management programs.

Salary $140,000 - $160,000 Plus Bonus & Excellent Benefits & Relocation Programs to a Southern USA metro area. Charming neighborhoods give the city a small town feel, but you have all the amenities of the Big City with restaurants, events, festivals, art exhibits, & museums from the traditional to the funky.

There is great shopping & eating from groovy little cafes to microbreweries. Several professional & college teams will feed your sports need. There are great neighborhoods, historical places, museums, theaters, and daily live music happening somewhere.

Enjoy the parks & landmarks & other wonderful outdoor spaces. The quieter burbs offer excellent housing locations with access to successful public & private schools. You can live your life completely in the burbs or even go a bit further into the country & nestle in a treed lot.

Travel into the metro for work. So much to do in this great area that the entire family will be happy.

Requirements for this Director of Technical Services position:
Bachelor Degree in Chemical or Chemistry.
Minimum of 15 years of experience in a process Chemical Manufacturing, with at least 5 years in a Management role
Working experience as a process engineer
Experience with organic chemistry so that you can work directly with R&D
Experience in process design and improvement in both batch and continuous operations
Experience with designing and installing capital projects up to 5MM
Experience in developing and implementing significant process control upgrades in the areas of DCS and PLC
Experience introducing new products into commercial-scale production facilities
Demonstrated ability in developing operational budgets and financial targets
Experience writing technical reports to include developing and updating SOPs.
Experience with process troubleshooting and debottlenecking.TO APPLY: Email resumes to OR teriATaustinallenDOTcom in MS Word or PDF (please remove the capital letters and replace with proper symbols). Resumes sent with a link to an online resume or a video resume will not be considered.All Interview, relocation, & fee expenses paid by companies. Excellent compensation packages, benefits, perks, and generous relocation packages.

Some Facts You Should Know About Austin-Allen Company...
*Successfully recruiting professionals since 1973.
*One of the most successful firms in the U.S. We consistently rank in the top percentile of a large national network of Technical Recruiters.

*Many of our staff are national award winning consultants with years experience and are C.P.C.s (Certified Personnel Consultants).

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Director Of Technical Services - Process Chemical Industry

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