Production Manager

Description: 

Position:

Production Manager

Date::

March 1, 2022

Department:

Production & Technology: Belpre Plant

Incumbent:

TBD

Reports to:

Plant Manager

Prepared By:

TBD

Hay Grade assigned

TBD

Approved By:

Timothy Byars

GENERAL PURPOSE:  (A brief statement indicating the reason for the existence of this position)

 

Manage all Production and Pigment Shipping department activities in a manner that ensures optimum production, safety, efficiency, and profitability in accordance with plant and corporate policies and procedures.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: (Major activities or end results necessary to fulfill the position requirements on an ongoing basis)

ACCOUNTABILITY

Frequency

(Daily, monthly)

% of time spent on each activity

Ensure that all operations comply with all legal standards.

Daily

5%

Troubleshoot process-operating problems to improve plant operation.

Daily

10%

Organize the workforce to ensure proper department staffing.

Daily

15%

Motivate the workforce to achieve day to day desired results.

Daily

5%

Develop and initiate process and quality continuous improvement.

Weekly

5%

Develop and maintain standard operating and quality procedures, ensure that they are followed.

Weekly

5%

Train hourly and salary department personel to ensure proper safety and operational competency.

Weekly

10%

Coordinate operational activities with other managers and corporate positions to achieve common company goals and objectives.

Weekly

15%

Review operating budget to outline and control expenditures within approved limits.

Monthly

5%

Monitor process equipment condition and provide input concerning repair or replacement.

Daily

5%

Assume Plant Manager responsibilities in his absence

Monthly

5%

Consult on union contracts, grievances, and issues

Monthly

5%

Participate on corporate Process Safety Standards Committee

Monthly

5%

Participate in community organizations to promote positive attitude toward company.

Monthly

5%

     

     

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STRATEGIC FOCUS: (The focus desired and expected on the position over the next 1-3 years)

  1. Assist and provide input for the design of new technology and equipment.  Ensure the operation of any   

      new equipment is carried out in a safe and efficient manner.

  1. Assist in effort to make our plant totally environmentally sound from beginning to end of process.
  2. Assist in effort to train all relevant personel on specific funtions in online systems including SAP,                                              Gensuite, Shift Connector, etc.

 

 

 

NATURE & SCOPE:

  1. Qualifications –List the specific education, skills, training, and relevant experience (in a similar or lower level position) that you would seek in a recruit for this position.

 

Education/Experience:

 

  • B.S. in Engineer or related technical background
  • 5+ years Chemical Plant experience
  • 5+ years of direct Supervisory experience (preferred Union experience
  • Knowledge of ISO Standards
  • The ability to understand complex technical processes.)
  • Excellent communication, organization, management, and leadership skills
  • Effective problem-solving skills, implement solutions to complex unanticipated issues, impacting production of Rubber and Pigment units.
  • Must effectively function in a multi-task environment, analyze situations, and respond promptly
  • Knowledge of various process equipment
  • Proficient with ERP system (SAP preferred) and Microsoft Office

 

  1. Contacts Identify the internal (departmental and company) or external (outside the company) contacts required to establish and maintain in order to perform the duties described.  Describe the nature of these contacts.

 

Internal – Plant Manager – Advise/Assist with Plant Maintenance, Budget ,and Capital Projects

                Payroll/Admin Supervisor – Advise/Assist with Personnel issues.

                Shipping Dept – Advise/Assist with output of product

                Quality Manager – Advise/Assist with Customer Complaint Resolution.

                Maintenance Manager – Advise/Assist with Maintenenace issues and Capitol Projects

Plant Scheduler – Coordinate production runs based on input from SAP

 

 

External -  Corporate Engineering and Technical Group – Assist with various technology initiatives

 

  1. Decisions/Support/Guidance - What types of decision are referred to other levels (how work flows to and from the position.) What sources of support and guidance are available to the position?

 

   Plant Manager – Oversee all of Belpre Plant Budget

        Maintenance Manager – Assist with Plant Maintenance – schedule/unscheduled downtime

        Payroll/Admin Supervisor – Assist with all Personnel and Safety Policies

        ESH Manager – Assist/Compliance with all Safety/Environmental Policies

 

Degree of authority delegated to this position is:

 

Established Departmental Budget

 

 

ORGANIZATION:     PLEASE PROVIDE UPDATED ORGANIZATION CHART OR FILL IN THE FOLLOWING:

 

 

DEPARTMENT: Process & Technology

 

LOCATIONBelpre Plant

 

 

                                Position to which Manager Reports (Title)                        

 

 

Director of Operations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Manager of this position (Title)

 

Other positions reporting to the same Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plant Manager

 

Quality Manager

Shipping Manager

Pigment Technology Manager

ESH Manager

Maintenance Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

This position (Title)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Production Manager

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Titles and of  people supervised

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sr Process Engineer

 

 

 

 

 

 

16 Process Operators

 

 

 

 

 

 

8 Pigment Shippers

As indicated report on the two levels that the position being evaluated reports.  The functions being supervised by this position must be direct reports.  If a dotted line or matrix relationship is sigficant please indicate.

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

QUANTITATIVE DATA: (Indicate the scope of the position in terms of dollar measures, unit measures, budgets, etc.)

Dollar Measures: (gross revenue, capital expenditures, capitalized value of plant or equipment, functional costs, budget responsibility, signing authority) $1000

Off-Spec Lbs generated, % Quality Production, Adherence to Production Schedule, # of Safety Incidents, Unit Uptime %:

 

Gross Sales of $120,000k est; Capital Expenditures of $2,300k; Fixed Cost budget of $9,800k; Spending authority up to $15k

 

Unit Measures: (number of plants, locations, units/pounds.)  Total number of employees supervised (direct or indirect).

 

1 Rubber Black Unit, 3 Pigment Black Units, 25 employees,

 

Total operating budget or sales dollars for which this position is accountable:                       $2.3MM                    per year.

 

 

 
           

 

 

SECTION I

THE PHYSICAL ACTIVITY OF THIS POSITION

Identify which physical activities are commonly associated with the job by indicating the percentage (%) of time during a typical workday in the right hand column for all that apply. 

 

 

ACTIVITY

Percentage

A

Climbing:Ascending or Descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like,using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.  Body agility is emphasized.  This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion

 

B

Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces.  This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.

   %

C

Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.  This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.

   %

D

Kneeling:  Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.

5%

E

Crouching:  Bending the body downward and forward by bending legs and spine

   %

F

Crawling:  Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.

   %

G

Reaching:  Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction

5%

H

Standing:  Remaining in an upright position particularly for sustained periods of time.

10%

I

Walking:  Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances.

10%

J

Pushing:  Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward

   %

K

Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul, or tug objects in a sustained motion.

   %

L

Lifting:  Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position.  This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.

   %

M

Fingering:  Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.

10%

N

Grasping:  Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.

5%

O

Feeling:  Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips

25%

P

Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.  Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.

25%

Q

Hearing:  Perceiving the nature of sounds with no less than a 40-db loss @ 500 Hz, 1,000 Hz and 2,000 Hz with or without correction.  Ability to receive detailed information through oral communications, and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machined parts.

25%

R

Repetitive motions: Substantial movements (motions) on the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

   %

S

Carrying:  Transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms or on the shoulder

   %

T

Sitting:  Remaining in the normal seated position.

25%

U

Other:  (specify)       

   %

 

 

 

 

Non Essential Functions of the Job (list)

Percentage

 

 

   %

 

 

   %

 

 

   %

 

 

   %

 

 

   %

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SECTION II.

 

 

THE PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION (check only one in right column)

Check

Sedentary work:  Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.  Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.  Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Light work:  Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.

Medium work:  Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Heavy work:  Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Very heavy work:  Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

 

 

 

       

 

 

SECTION III.

 

 

VISUAL

 

This section to be filled out only if applicable to the job requirements. Percentage of time per typical workday

Percentage

A

Acuity, Far: Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more

25%

B

Acuity, Near: Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less.

25%

C

Depth Perception:  Three-dimensional vision.  Ability to judge distance and space relationships.

5%

D

Field of Vision:  Area that can be seen up and down or to right or left while fixed on a point

20%

E

Accommodation:  Adjustment of eye to bring object into sharp focus – Important for near point work.

10%

F

Color Vision:  Ability to identify and distinguish colors.

15%

G

Other:  (Specify)       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SECTION IV.

 

 

ENVIRONMENTAL/ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS

(Indicate % in typical week of ALL that apply)

Percentage

A

Worker is subject to inside environmental conditions:  Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.

15%

B

Worker is subject to outside environmental conditions:  No effective protection from weather.

15%

C

Worker is subject to both environmental conditions:  Activities occur inside and outside.

20%

D

Worker is subject to extreme cold:  Temperatures below 32 degrees F for periods of more than one hour.

5%

E

Worker is subject to extreme heat:  Temperatures above 100 degrees F for periods of more than one hour.

10%

F

Worker is subject to noise:  There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above the ambient noise level.

5%

G

Worker is subject to vibration:  Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body.

5%

H

Worker is subject to hazards:  Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.

15%

I

Worker is subject to atmospheric conditions:  One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.

5%

J

Worker is subject to oils:  There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.

5%

K

Worker is required to wear respirator.

0%

L

Worker is required to don a gas mask.

0%

M

None:  Worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work)

   %

N

Other:  (specify)       

   %