• *Plant Manager III - Supply Chain - Oregon

    Job Locations US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/26/2018 12:46 PM)
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  • Overview

    Solenis is a leading global manufacturer of specialty chemicals for the pulp, paper, oil and gas, chemical processing, mining, biorefining, power, and municipal markets. The company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of process, functional and water treatment chemistries as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, and minimize environmental impact. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company operates 30 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of 3,500 professionals in 118 countries across five continents. For additional information about Solenis, please visit |Twitter | LinkedIn.


    Solenis is staffed with great minds and powered by ingenuity. When you join the Solenis team, you become part of a global community of 3,500 experts who work together to provide advanced process and water treatment solutions. Our team members take pride in their ability to think dynamically and help solve our customers’ unique challenges. If you’re interested in becoming a part of our elite team, please explore our current career opportunities.


    The Plant Manager leads the overall strategic, tactical and financial operations of a chemical process manufacturing facility of various size, complexity and volume by:

    • Maintaining a safe work environment for all employees while complying with all local, state and federal safety and environmental regulations and company guidelines
    • Developing and implementing a solid strategic plan for the plant while balancing its immediate needs with the long-term goals of the company
    • Fostering an inclusive and positive team environment that provides an open exchange of ideas stressing honesty, integrity and respect and providing open participation to achieve desired results
    • Providing high quality services, processes, programs and products to internal and external customers while consistently seeking ways to improve outcomes and enhance service
    • Modeling positive leadership through open and effective communication, motivation, example setting and best practices
    • Delivering appropriate advice, on-going feedback, support and resources to improve effectiveness of individuals and teams


    • B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering or a related discipline
    • Eight to 15 years of experience, depending on plant size, in a manufacturing environment in roles of increasing responsibility and across several disciplines (ie., production, safety, engineering, etc.), preferably in a chemical processing facility.  Refer to matrix in section V for specific experience based on plant size
    • Five to ten years of supervisory experience, depending on plant size, leading, influencing, building and developing a diverse and cross-functional team across various levels and skill sets including hourly, salaried non-exempt and professional exempt level staff. Refer to matrix in section V for specific experience based on plant size
    • Experience in effectively developing and managing a high dollar volume annual plan and budget in a cost conscience environment and with financial controls
    • Experience in working within and complying to regulations as required for specific area, country or region.  These include regulations in safety, environmental, quality and financial standards and laws.”
    • Project & capital management, lean manufacturing practices, and SAP experience preferred


    At Solenis, we understand that our greatest asset is our people. That is why we offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and numerous opportunities for professional growth and development. So, if you are interested in working for a world-class company and enjoy solving complex challenges, whether in the lab or the field, consider joining our team.


    Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer, including Minorities / Women/ Veterans / Disabled.  
    Solenis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


    Should you require assistance in applying to this opportunity, please reach out to Solenis Talent Acquisition at 1-888-756-2701.  #LI-JD1


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