Careers

Looking for a job at Greenfield? Greenfield Global offers rewarding careers in many fields and locations, from science to sales and from Quebec to Kentucky.  Below is a list of current openings.  We look forward to your application!

Greenfield is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to the attraction, selection, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals, we respect the needs of all our employees.
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Greenfield Accommodation Policy a request for accommodation will be accepted and reviewed as part of the Greenfield hiring process.

Production Operator – Brampton

LOCATION: Brampton Packaging Facility
DEPARTMENT: Production
REPORTS TO: Production Team Leaders
POSTING DATE: January 18, 2018

Position Overview:

Based at the Brampton Packaging Facility, the Production Operator role supports the packaging business by operating process equipment in a safe and efficient manner while processing alcohol and solvents.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Forklift operation
  • Preparation and filling of drums
  • Blending chemicals
  • Loading, unloading and line work
  • Visually inspects equipment at periodic intervals to detect malfunction, need for repair, adjustment or lubrication
  • Cleans and sanitizes process equipment as required
  • Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of process areas
  • Adheres to and fully complies with the Company’s Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality Procedures.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Community college technical certificate or diploma
  • Minimum 3 years in a plant environment
  • WHMIS certified
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License
  • Experience with the transportation of dangerous goods
  • Aptitude for mechanics
  • Some shipping/receiving experience
  • Health and Safety Committee experience
  • Excellent communication skills.

Qualities: 

  • Comfortable in a dynamic, fast-paced, customer focused environment
  • Positive attitude and work ethic
  • Ability to work overtime and rotate between different shift times
  • Highest regard for safety
  • Ability to work overtime and rotate between different shift times.

 

Human Resources Coordinator – Chatham – One Year Contract

LOCATION: Chatham
DEPARTMENT: Human Resources
REPORTS TO: Director of Human Resources
POSTING DATE: March 29, 2018

Position Overview:

Under the direction of the Director of Human Resources – Bulk Manufacturing Ontario, this position supports the HR function for the Chatham plant, and the GET Demo Plant and R&D Center in the areas of recruitment and selection, policy compliance, performance management, training, KPI data management and general HR administration duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides support to staff to ensure compliance with policies, practices and procedures for HR specific issues
  • Coordinates recruitment and supports the selection process for local job postings
  • Organizes and conducts new employee orientations and monitors progress of new employees
  • Provides staff with information pertaining to employee benefits and retirement savings. This includes RRSP and benefit enrollment, STD/LTD benefits applications, etc
  • Monitors absences and works with EH&S Manager on WSIB case management when necessary
  • Supports the HRIS (Dayforce) time/attendance program. Is the point of contact for the GET site, overseeing department data input and approval prior to payroll processing. Train new employees on data input and usage of the program. Is a backup to the HR Administrator for the Chatham input and approval process
  • Works with the managers to ensure all employees have received a formal annual performance evaluation. A gap analysis to be completed and reported to the Director of Human Resources – Bulk Manufacturing Ontario
  • Works with HR Administrator to track and report on HR KPI’s
  • Works with the HR Administrator to support in-house training and manage record keeping
  • Provides assistance with HR project work as assigned
  • Ensures employee files are complete and up to date
  • Stays current with HR best practices
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Education and Experience:

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in the area of Human Resources Management
  • CHRP Candidate would be an asset
  • Must have a minimum of three years of experience in an HR function
  • Experience with an HRIS system required.

Skills and Qualities:

  • A self-starter showing strong leadership skills and initiative
  • Ability to analyze a situation and challenge individuals to get to the root of the problem
  • Holds a high regard for confidentiality
  • This individual must have excellent communication skills and an ability to communicate with sensitivity when necessary
  • Possesses Company values of honesty, integrity and commitment coupled with the ability to accept and drive change.

Shipping and Receiving Operator (Grain) – Chatham

LOCATION: Chatham
DEPARTMENT: Shipping/Receiving
REPORTS TO: Shipping and Receiving Coordinator
POSTING DATE: April 24, 2018

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Shipping Receiving Coordinator the Shipping and Receiving Operator is responsible for ensuring that products are shipped and received within specifications in a safe and efficient manner in both the grain and alcohol loading area

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for documenting and maintaining accurate records in excel spreadsheets, log books, log-sheets, and ISO requirements
  • Review log books, email, and scheduling programs each shift for operational instructions
  • Communicate to carriers and provide direction on vehicle position for loading and unloading
  • Operate mobile rail car mover
  • Maintain a clean, clear, and safe rail line including switches and ramps
  • Responsible for the completion of all safety permit processing and lock out tag out within area
  • Report process and equipment deviations, collaborate across departments, and provide technical expertise when troubleshooting equipment and operational problems
  • Actively monitor equipment and assist in the preventative maintenance program by visually inspecting equipment at periodic intervals to detect malfunctions, repairs, adjustments or lubrication
  • Collaborate and plan shipping and receiving activities for routine outages and annual shutdowns, and perform start-ups, shutdowns, and other procedures
  • Complete weekly housekeeping and maintain cleanliness and sanitation of control rooms, process areas, and laboratories to provide a safe work environment
  • Participate in continuous improvement programs, including internal training and Root Cause Analysis
  • Adhere to and perform job duties in a safe manner and in compliance with the Company’s Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures and regulatory requirements
  • Area specific requirements for Shipping and Receiving Operator, Alcohol Loading:
    • Responsible for the safe and efficient alcohol loading of trucks and railcars
    • Monitor alcohol levels within tank farm in preparation for and during loading
    • Monitor equipment operations using computer displays, meters, gauges, and recording devices
    • Add denaturants and other chemicals to alcohol shipment
    • Obtain vessel and tank samples and submit with paperwork to lab for analysis and processing
    • Load alcohol using proper equipment and procedures in compliance to Company policies
    • Ensure all transportation of dangerous goods and quality standards are met
  • Area specific requirements for Shipping and Receiving Operator, Grain Receiving:
    • Responsible for the safe and efficient unloading of corn and shipping of dried and wet distiller grains by truck and rail cars
    • Operate grain probe, weigh and measure receiving corn to ensure corn grade meet standards
    • Obtain samples for lab analysis and Canadian Grain Commission
    • Operate a front-end loader to ship dried and wet distiller grains by truck or rail
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma, plus a minimum of 3 to 5 years hands-on practical work experience
  • Preference will be given to those having post-secondary education in technical field
  • Previous experiences in the safety permit process and lock out tag out procedures would be an asset.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Self-starter individual with strong attention to detail for accuracy of shipments
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to safely and efficiently meet shipping demands
  • Must be adaptable and agile to manage changes to shipping and receiving schedule
  • Possesses good customer service skills for positive and professional relationships with drivers and contractors
  • Individual with demonstrated communication skills who promotes a team environment
  • Safety-focused, alert and responsible for own safe work behavior and for the safety of others.
  • Basic computer skills are required
  • Possesses Company values of honesty, integrity, respect and commitment coupled with the ability to accept change.

Communications Manager – Toronto – One Year Contract

LOCATION: Toronto
DEPARTMENT: Communications
REPORTS TO: VP of Government and Public Relations
POSTING DATE: April 24, 2018

Position Overview:

Reporting to the VP of Government and Public Relations, the Communications Manager will support our internal and external communications efforts. The successful candidate is a polished communicator with extensive corporate communications experience who excels working in a fast-paced environment and team environment to tell our company’s story – to colleagues, customers, investors, media, and other key stakeholders.

The position is based in our Toronto office. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead Greenfield’s digital communications. This includes all online communications, employee intranet, website design and maintenance, all with an aim to continually improve the digital experience for our employees and customers
  • Oversee tactics related to search (SEM, SEO) and evolve our digital presence
  • Support the development and implementation of communications strategies, policies, and plans for internal and external audiences to ensure the appropriate positioning of the Greenfield brand and overall direction of the company. Daily leadership is crucial in helping to shape what we say and how we say it – both internally and externally
  • Work with senior management to ensure a consistent corporate image in all external communications as well as deliver communications materials for company announcements, employee communications, and executive presentations
  • Understand the fundamentals and importance of information architecture, information/knowledge management, and user-centered design. This understanding is necessary to ensure success in managing our company intranet.
  • Develop and implement a corporate communications framework that trains employees for our company intranet, leverage subject matter experts for stakeholder presentations, and respond to issues as they arise

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications or other relevant areas
  • 5-7 years of works experience in the area of media relations, corporate communications, news media or government relations or public relations
  • High level of competency working with digital platforms and an ability to quickly learn new applications as needed
  • Deep knowledge of the digital space and have succeeded in elevating an organization’s digital capabilities through your existing expertise in digital communications, social media engagement, and content amplification to build brand awareness
  • Exceptional communication skills and can write, edit, and present in a compelling and persuasive way
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a collegial working style
  • Works well under pressure and can meet multiple deadlines
  • Experience establishing and implementing strategic communications plans to advance the organization’s mission and goals over the medium and long term
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing business needs and priorities and when receiving feedback from peers
  • Basic knowledge of, and experience editing HTML
  • Experience in conducting training and developing corresponding materials
  • Creative and thoughtful with respect to how new media can be utilized to build a company’s brand

Demonstration Plant Operator – Chatham

LOCATION: Chatham
DEPARTMENT: Demonstration Plant
REPORTS TO: Demonstration Plant Production Manager
POSTING DATE: April 20, 2018

Position Overview:

This position will operate the Demonstration Plant facility, and maintain and repair equipment as needed to meet trial objectives in a safe and efficient manner. The equipment used to operate the facility includes but is not limited to digesters, conveyors, pumps, blowers, boilers, waste water treatment, and twin screw extruders and ancillary systems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor operations using a combination of computer displays (DCS), meters, gauges and recording devices and make required adjustments to maintain set operating conditions and key process indicators
  • Provide technical troubleshooting expertise in the detection and correction of operational problems
  • Perform routine service on equipment, including lubrication, repair or replacement and cleaning
  • Inspect routine equipment to detect and investigate malfunctions, and repair or replace defective equipment
  • Operate necessary in-house equipment to perform regular duties including forklift and hoisting devices
  • Ensure shift to shift handover communications are clear and understood to team members
  • Complete detailed shift summary reports and forward by email to the distribution list at the end of each shift
  • Prepare lockouts and permits for safe work, line breaking, confined space and other tasks as required
  • Accurately record data, actions, incidents, instructions, deviations, in written (logbooks, field logs) or computerized format (e-logs, emails)
  • Participate in planning activities for trial start-ups and routine outages
  • Provide the Engineering Team with operational observations relevant to trial objectives
  • Responsible for maintaining a high standard of housekeeping plant wide
  • Assist with spill cleanup and plant emergencies when necessary
  • Participate as required in our Root Cause Analysis Program, Design review, HAZOPs and continuous improvement team activities
  • Responsible for checking email and Daily Operating Instructions each shift and responding as required
  • Assists in plant surveillance and security
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Completion of a related technical post-secondary diploma/degree
  • Three to five years relevant work experience. Experience in a continuous operation facility is an asset.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A self-starter with excellent communication skills and an ability to work well within team environment
  • Must be comfortable managing multiple tasks of varying complexity
  • Must be willing to learn and take direction from others
  • Forward-thinking and resourceful individual with demonstrated troubleshooting capabilities
  • Holds a high regard for safety and conducts work in a manner that is an example for others
  • Possesses Company values of honesty, integrity, respect and commitment coupled with the ability to accept and drive change.

Agriculture Sales Manager – Ontario Ruminant Feed Sales – Southwestern Ontario

LOCATION: Southwestern Ontario
DEPARTMENT: Agricultural Sales
REPORTS TO: Director of Agricultural Sales
POSTING DATE: May 11, 2018

Position Overview

Reporting to the Director of Agriculture Sales, this individual will work as a member of the Agriculture Sales Team, providing technical sales support to our valued customers.  While working closely with the animal feed industry, this positon will be responsible to increase sales of our high quality feed products by attracting new customers and demand.  In this role the primary responsibilities will involve the direct to farm sale of co-product’s produced at our Southwestern Ontario facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the company’s existing customer base and prospect new accounts
  • Work collaboratively with the logistics team in the coordination of sales orders, deliveries and plant inventories
  • Manage pricing and marketing strategy of all co-products
  • Management of accounts receivable
  • Ensure proper coordination of product and information flow through a collaborative relationship with the manufacturing teams at our Ontario production facilities
  • Develops targets, objectives, forecasts and overall future vision with the support of the Director of Agriculture Sales
  • Attend trade shows and other related industry events
  • Complies with all Company health and safety, environmental and quality policies as well as all regulatory requirements
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Skills, Education and Qualifications:

  • M.Sc. or B.Sc with a major in Animal Science
  • Minimum of five years’ work experience in the Canadian feed industry
  • Demonstrated experience working with livestock producers in a sales, feed formulation or nutrition consultation role
  • Holds a valid driver’s license
  • The majority of this role will require travel within Southwestern Ontario. This individual must reside in this area and be able to travel up to 80% of the time.

 Personal Qualities:

  • Uses critical judgement, decision making and problem solving skills to make decisions and deal with situations in a proactive and professional manner
  • Can effectively build rapport, has excellent communication skills, and works well with all positions to achieve business objectives
  • Knows and understands business fundamentals and uses this knowledge to enhance business performance
  • Establishes, sustains and fosters professional contacts to build, enhance and connect networks
  • Possesses Company values of honesty, integrity, commitment and openness to change.

Service Desk Team Lead – Mississauga

LOCATION: Mississauga
DEPARTMENT: Information Technology
REPORTS TO: Manager of IT Service Delivery
POSTING DATE: June 1, 2018

Fueling Innovation in Green Energy

Greenfield is Canada’s leading specialty alcohol producer and an innovator in the renewable fuels industry. Our mission is to unlock the potential of people, partnerships and nature to accelerate sustainable solutions for the health of the planet.

Position Overview:

As part of a Global support team, the Service Desk Team Lead is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the service desk, providing guidance and leadership to the team while working to continually improve customer satisfaction and end user support. The successful candidate will work with other IT leaders to implement policies and procedures. The Team Lead will also use end user feedback to identify areas of improvements. We are looking for bright, ambitious leader who is highly energetic and has a passion for success. Just like technology, our environment is constantly changing and we are looking for a candidate who is willing to learn and grow with these opportunities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide daily leadership and guidance to the Service Desk staff and daily operations
  • Follow and maintain hardware lifecycle management procedures
  • Mentor staff and provide improvement workflows
  • Schedule and conduct weekly Service Desk meetings for scheduling on-call rotation, site visit 
schedule, ticket review, new technology review, changes in policies and procedures
  • Create end-user training and solutions documentation
  • Provide primary escalation support to the Service Desk staff to manage tasks and relationships IT Teams
  • Procurement of Hardware/Software
  • Monitoring of FreshService support portal and Cisco Finesse Call Queue
  • Development and Reporting of KPI’s and End User Surveys
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Completion of a related technical post-secondary diploma/degree
  • 3+ years working experience in an IT leadership role
  • Strong analytical skills and customer service abilities
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills required
  • Ability to communicate effectively on technical and business issues
  • Strong people and interpersonal management skills.

Qualification:

  • Must be able to work on a team and inspire increased productivity from teammates
  • Must be able to think and adapt quickly to meet business needs
  • Must be willing to travel to meet business objectives, approx. 25%.

 

Technicien de procédés – Varennes

LIEU DE TRAVAIL: Varennes
SERVICE: Opérations
DIRECTEUR: Directeur Opérations
DATE D’AFFICHAGE: Juin 13, 2018

Résumé du Poste:

Au sein d’une équipe travaillant sur des relais et en continue, le technicien de procédés opère l’équipement afin d’assurer la fabrication d’alcool de manière sûre et efficace. Il sait résoudre les problèmes d’ordre pratique en collaboration avec les autres membres de l’équipe. Il assume également les responsabilités inhérentes à un mécanicien de machines fixes de classe 4, afin de satisfaire aux exigences de la distillerie, le tout en conformité avec les procédures de santé et sécurité.

Principales Fonctions et Responsabilites:

  • Opérer l’équipement de traitement et exercer toutes ses fonctions de manière sûre et efficace
  • Superviser les opérations de production en utilisant un ensemble d’écrans informatiques, de compteurs, de jauges, de dispositifs enregistreurs et d’alarmes
  • superviser le procédé et faire les modifications nécessaires au maintient de la qualité du produit
  • Veiller à ce que les démarrages ou arrêts de l’usine et autres procédures se fassent sans « heurt » afin de maximiser les volumes de production et la qualité du produit
  • Signaler les écarts de qualité et recommander les améliorations pertinentes, effectuer l’échantillonnage et l’analyse du produit en cours de traitement
  • Mesurer la température, la pression et autres paramètres en cours de procédé, dans un environnement informatisé
  • Tenir un registre écrit ou informatisé des données, actions, incidents, directives, etc.
  • Nettoyer et désinfecter les équipements de procédé selon les besoins
  • Veiller à ce que les zones de procédé, les laboratoires et les salles de contrôle soient propres et désinfectés
  • Procéder à un examen visuel de l’équipement à intervalles réguliers, afin de déceler les défectuosités et les besoins de réparation, d’ajustement ou de lubrification
  • Effectuer les ajustements nécessaires afin de maintenir l’équipement et les activités d’exploitation conformes aux normes fixées
  • Aider à la surveillance et au maintien de la sécurité des secteurs de production
  • Veiller au bon fonctionnement et à la surveillance constante des équipements suivants : générateurs de chaleur (100MM BTU/HRE-Gaz naturel-120lbs de vapeur, séchoirs rotatifs, centrifugeuses, évaporateurs, etc.)
  • Être responsable du démarrage et de l’arrêt de ces équipements
  • Enregistrer de façon constante et régulière les variations de température, de pression, ainsi que de tous les autres paramètres requis par les spécifications opérationnelles
  • Rapporter de façon régulière et ponctuelle toutes variations susceptibles d’influer sur la qualité de l’opération et de la production
  • Recommander tout besoin d’entretien et/ou de réparation mineure ou majeure
  • Procéder aux ajustements afin de maintenir les équipements en état optimum de fonctionnement
  • Inspecter, à intervalles réguliers, les équipements sous sa responsabilité afin d’y détecter tout élément inhabituel susceptible de causer un ralentissement et/ou un arrêt de l’appareil/équipement et par conséquent, un arrêt de la production.

Exigences du Poste:

  • Communiquer de façon satisfaisante aussi bien verbalement, par écrit ou par radio ;
  • Pouvoir réagir efficacement lors de situations imprévues
  • Être à l’aise dans les hauteurs
  • Pouvoir travailler aussi bien seul qu’en équipe
  • Être en mesure de lire, d’interpréter et de préparer (ou de contribuer à la préparation) des documents tels des guides d’opération, registres, manuels de directives, etc.
  • Adhérer, se conformer et agir dans le respect des lois et règlements relatifs aux programmes et procédures régissant:
    • La santé & sécurité au travail
    • Le système de Qualité et aux exigences propres à la distillerie de Varennes
    • Le système-Environnement, dans une perspective de développement d’une conscience environnementale individuelle, dans l’exercice de ses tâches et des gestes posés quotidiennement.

Experience:

  • 8-10 ans d’expérience en exploitation dans une usine de production en continu, ou dans un secteur connexe (Peut être plus ou moins dépendamment du niveau du poste d’opération à combler)
  • Expérience pratique de l’utilisation de systèmes informatiques
  • Participation au programme de formation des opérateurs
  • Expérience relative à la Gestion efficace des questions de santé et sécurité et de production dans un contexte d’exploitation continue.

Formation:

  • Diplôme d’études collégiales en procédés chimiques, chimie industrielle, ou l’équivalent
  • Certificat de mécanicien machines fixes classe 4.

Demand Analyst Planner – Connecticut

LOCATION: Connecticut
DEPARTMENT: Supply
REPORTS TO: Supply Chain Manager
POSTING DATE: June 18, 2018

Position Overview

The Demand Analyst Planner works closely with customers, sales, operations, logistics and other partners to establish accurate forecasts across the network to align demand with capabilities. The Analyst will be responsible for demand through trend or gap analysis, predictive modeling, analysis of historical sales performance and forecasts, inventory levels, and other market intelligence. The Analyst will assist the Supply Chain Manager to determine most advantageous plant or distribution center to service accounts.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creating, maintaining and communicating network demand forecasts
  • Responsible for developing, communicating and ensuring the accuracy of the Greenfield Global US Inc. short /long-term Demand, including delivery of the overall forecast accuracy for all business segments
  • Coordinate and communicate the demand plan throughout the network to align resources and capabilities
  • KPI Monitoring and Analysis (sales, demand forecast accuracy, inventory management)
  • Perform data mining and ad hoc data analysis
  • Present data analysis in meaningful ways utilizing methods of statistical aggregation
  • Oversee warehouse coordination and replenishment
  • Responsible for account level forecast, Collaborative Planning Forecast and Replenishment (CPFR) Analysis and Purchase Sales Inventory (PSI) Analysis
  • Lead, facilitate and manage the Sales Territory Calls to ensure a holistic and aligned business forecast drives the planning requirements for the organization
  • Monitor historical sales trend and inventory level to provide Sell Thru and Sell In forecast
  • KPI Monitoring and Analysis (Sales, aging, forecast accuracy, inventory management, weeks of supply)
  • Weekly reporting in support of leadership and internal stakeholders
  • Support the standardization and implementation of Supply Chain Management operating procedures
  • Ensure ongoing Demand Planning improvements
  • Use experience, analysis, reports and gathered intelligence to review history, evaluate the impact of future business and sales activities on demand and take appropriate actions to adjust forecasts
  • Collaborate with key contacts (e.g. Sales) to gather intelligence relative to Customer activities (Promotions, Calendar Events, New Business)
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Skills, Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Supply Chain Planning certifications (APICS, P.Log, CITT, etc) preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience in demand planning within CPG industry
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to interact comfortably with every level in the organization
  • Ability to gather and analize data and to work with figures
  • Solid judgement along with decision making skills
  • Experience with ERP platforms
  • Experience with Business intelligence platforms.

Plant General Manager – Kentucky

LOCATION: Kentucky
DEPARTMENT: Operations
REPORTS TO: Director of Packaging Manufacturing Operations
POSTING DATE: June 18, 2018

Position Overview:

Greenfield Global USA is a premier manufacturer of specialty and industrial chemicals for thousands of clients in the Life Science, Food, Flavor, Fragrance, Specialty Chemical and Beverage markets.  Under the Pharmco brand Greenfield Global manufactures and supplies the widest range of pure and denatured ethanol products in the world.   In addition to our ethanol products, our high purity solvent line also provides mission-critical chemicals to our customers that are used to create finished products essential to everyday life.

The Plant General Manager will demonstrate accountability for Operational Excellence while working with various organizations across the company.  This position will develop and execute innovative strategies to achieve world class quality, safety and financial performance while managing complex issues within functional areas of expertise.  The successful candidate will be involved in long-term planning and contribute to the overall business strategy and leadership of the Company.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership to all departments and individuals in the plant in order to meet customer requirements for quality, cost, and delivery
  • Work with functional leaders to guide and support the plant
  • Lead the establishment and attainment of plant goals in quality, cost, schedule, compliance and safety
  • Establish and maintain the plant vision for success
  • Facilitate the leadership team in strategic decision-making and problem-solving
  • Establish and maintain positive corporate citizenship through community organizations and the media
  • Establish and adjust an organizational structure that best supports the plant goals and measurements
  • Acts as a liaison between department management/subordinate levels, as well as executive/department manager levels to inform personnel of communications, decisions, policies and all matters that affect their performance, attitudes and results
  • Manage and plan critical resources to ensure maximum productivity, cost control, labor efficiency and effective raw material usage
  • Formulate and recommend policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and the profitability of the operation
  • Direct and monitor department managers to accomplish goals of the Operations plan with consistent and established safety procedures
  • Ensure compliance with current federal, state and local regulations. Consults with Human Resources as appropriate
  • Establish group and individual accountabilities throughout assigned departments for problem solving and cost reduction
  • Direct and coordinate various programs essential to manufacturing procedures (e.g. training, safety, housekeeping, cost reduction, worker involvement, security, etc.)
  • Ensure Quality Management systems processes are established, implemented and maintained
  • Participate in Environmental Management System and Health and Safety Management Systems
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Skills, Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science or Business is preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years of manufacturing management experience (preferably in chemical plants)
  • Experience with Batch Processing & Packaging of flammable liquids/solvents would be an asset
  • Highest regard and respect of employees, customers and individuals
  • Strong Business Acumen, able to develop a site business plan that is aligned with the commercial strategy
  • Sales, Customer Service and Supply Chain experience and exposure would be an asset
  • Experience working with multiple departments in a fast paced environment
  • Self-motivated team player with experience and proven record of managing teams, developing employees and achieving results through others
  • Experience with Lean and Six Sigma
  • Thinks outside of the box, open to change
  • Open and straight-forward in communications on all levels
  • Promotes the communication of clear expectations, performance standards and accountability at all levels
  • Comfortable providing timely and accurate feedback and support to his/her direct reports to motivate and develop them to their highest potential
  • Shares core values of Honesty, Integrity, Respect, Openness and Commitment
  • Demonstrates success using the core principles of Agility, Collaboration, Innovation, Discipline and Responsibility.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Production Operator – Kentucky

LOCATION: Kentucky
DEPARTMENT: Production
REPORTS TO: Plant Manager
POSTING DATE: June 18, 2018

Position Overview

The Production Operator will be responsible for operating bottling lines, drum lines, totes filling station, and pail line. Cross train in relabeling and manual filling.

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Ability to train and work in all areas of production
  • Perform relief duties in all areas of production
  • Maintain quality requirements in accordance with company standards
  • Operate forklift
  • Collect empty containers for fill
  • Label and seal packages
  • Torque bottles and pails
  • Palletize packages
  • Check caps and labels when boxing bottles on Bottling Line 1
  • Label boxes and stack on pallets in serial number order
  • Label finished pallets with pallet ID tags
  • Monthly, weekly, and daily cleaning
  • Assist the continuous running of equipment
  • Use the safety and protective equipment as required
  • Communicate issues related to paperwork, materials, products and equipment to management
  • Understand company expectations and perform according
  • Cross train in other Work Centers as needed
  • Participate in any Lean or process improvement initiatives
  • Assist the Supervisor in improving productivity and efficiency of the operation
  • Observe the process and initiate/own activities to improve the process
  • Assist in maintaining good housekeeping practices
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Skills, Education and Qualifications:

  • High School Degree – Technical degree a plus
  • Chemical/production background a plus
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to work independently as well as with other departments
  • Proven ability to multi-task and pay attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Bending, lifting required