Site General Manager - $200K + Bonus – Food Ingredients Refinery (Oils/Chemicals) - Manages a large site complex, company assets, site employees, and contractors. Executes and champions food safety, Environment, Health and Safety procedures at the Site.Develops, sets priorities, and monitors annual plan for Site as well as KPIs based on the corporate objectives.Oversees Quality, customer satisfaction, personnel and food safety. Creates, leads, and controls a work environment that utilizes a quality management system with a focus on “Right First Time”.Monitors general operations and maintenance of plant equipment, and collects and responds to improvement ideas.Lead engineering efforts for output and energy improvements. Monitor with other Managers and Supervisors the performance of personnel and equipment. Holds production meetings with various functions from around the Site and communicates outward from meeting to outside functions, (i.e. Sales, Commercial, and Supply Chain). Develops annual Site budget, including labor, energy, supplies, and maintenance costs, and presents to management for review.Work with vendors, engineers and managers to reduce costs in all process areas. Operate within Budget parameters. Meet and communicate with all Operations personnel and engineers to look at cost savings and improvements to reduce inefficiencies. Coordinates shutdown planning and procedures.Develops three-year capital plan to keep Site running safely and efficiently while meeting customer requirements.Aids in approval for capital projects and oversees project management, including capital commitment preparation, funding, timeline, safety, and budget.
Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering preferred, MS/MBA a plus. 7-10 years experience in senior operations management from a chemical or oil refining & processing environment (experience in refining edible oils, chemicals or possibly gasoline/petrochemicals). Knowledge of CA environmental regulations a plus. Ability to work well with others and communicate effectively. Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs. Strong Leadership Skills. Ability to travel as needed, approximately 20%. Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing a plus.