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22

Nov

2017

Production Manager Calcines - Bauxite, AR

The Production Manager is responsible for the results of his/her production department. He/she leads his/her people by example and has to assure effective utilization of the resources, e.g. materials, energy, tools & equipment and facilities towards delivering the required quantities of alumina chemical products, in time, with the proper specifications and quality, at the lowest possible costs, always with a customer focus. He/she ensures a safe work place under consideration of environmental - health - safety practices and company policies.

Responsibilities

 Main focus areas are as follows:

  • Meet and exceed production targets; deliver the planned product volumes in time, within specifications and at lowest cost.

  • Define and oversees the department A3 and monitor production KPI’s if efficiency and performance are met or exceeded (main KPI’s are customer satisfaction, production performance and conversion cost control, EHS).

  • Risk Management: control potential threats, is proactive in order to create a stable and reliable production unit.

  • Manage production costs and improve the financial results of the production, with a conscious control of conversion cost.

  • Manage cost budget and capital expenditures for his production department.

  • Take care of an open and effective communication and create a process-oriented environment of sharing best practices and continuous improvement, which is the Almatis style of (Lean) Management.

  • Deploy relevant decisions to all levels of the organization.

  • Be a role model in exhibiting the company values, especially demonstrate trust and respect by listening to and involving, enabling and empowering people.

  • Go to “gemba” and support and coach people, establish and maintain team work, resulting in highly motivated people, engaged in effective and efficient performing teams.

  • Provide weekly/monthly reporting of KPIs to inform related target groups, within the due dates and company guidelines.

  • Review reports and define and implement corrective actions to resolve operational, manufacturing and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.

     

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Environmental, Chemical, Ceramic Engineering or a related field in an industrial environment, from four-year College or university desired. Advanced degree in this or related field is highly desirable.

  • (6) six to (8) eight years of applicable experience in production, preferably in midsized manufacturing companies in similar industries with international footprint.

  • Proven track record and a minimum of 5 years of experience in leading production process at plant level.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Extensive relevant experience in a production plant. Must have the ability to recognize and anticipate problems and solve them with the overall process in mind. Must exhibit strong analytical and reasoning skills

  • Good knowledge of the use of statistical tools, preferable 6 Sigma experience, (greenbelt or black belt), experienced with the Toyota Production System.

  • Knowledge of Internet software; Manufacturing software such as Process Control software, Spreadsheet software, Word Processing software, statistical data, and working knowledge of SAP preferred but not required

   

Our Offer

  • An interesting job with perspectives and opportunities for your professional development
  • Attractive remuneration and benefits package

  • An international, highly motivated team with a spirit of performance, connectedness & appreciation

 

If you want to be part of a fast growing global company, please send your resume via email to: employment.bauxite@almatis.com


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16

Nov

2017

EHS Specialist - Bauxite, AR

This position is responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining environmental, health, and safety programs in compliance with company and regulatory requirements that will result in reducing risk and eliminating injuries, illnesses, and environmental incidents. He/she ensures the location operates in a manner that complies with applicable laws and regulations, to realize the company’s commitment to social responsibility, including providing a safe workplace and protecting the environment.

Responsibilities

Main focus areas are as follows:

  • Performs standard assignments such as monitoring compliance and providing technical support to problem resolution and establishing annual plan with Quality, EHS & ABS manager.
  • May assume responsibility for a specific environmental concern of limited and structured scope (e.g. air quality at a single site), as well as participate in more comprehensive programs.
  • Manages local EHS programs consistent with the corporate and location strategy and requirements as well as legal requirements.
  • Monitors performance and progress towards targets.
  • Develops and/or support incident prevention programs for the location; resolves EHS issues and manage risks of adverse events, financial and legal exposure resulting from plant and EHS activities.
  • Ensures location comply with all regulatory and Almatis environment, health, and safety requirements.
  • Provides communication, and develops and provides training to plant personnel, so they understand their roles and responsibilities for identifying and resolving EHS issues, complying with regulations, and minimizing civil and criminal exposure of the plant, including training in safe work practices.

Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) or equivalent in Engineering or Environmental, Health, and Safety management, Chemical, Ceramic Engineering or a related field in an industrial environment, from four-year college or university, desired
  • 3 -5 Years of applicable experience in in the EHS area and in a production, environment preferably in midsized manufacturing companies in similar industries with international footprint

Knowledge and Skills:

  • This position requires thorough understanding of local EHS laws and standards in the respective regions.
  • Ability to communicate with others and to transmit information and instructions in a clear and effective manner. Have the ability to listen to employee concerns and suggestions and absorb them.

Our Offer

  • An interesting job with perspectives and opportunities for your professional development
  • Attractive remuneration and benefits package
  • An international, highly motivated team with a spirit of performance, connectedness & appreciation

If you want to be part of a fast growing global company, please send your resume via email to: employment.bauxite@almatis.com


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