- Microsoft Excel
- Leadership Experience
- Six Sigma
US IL Argo
Provide technical leadership for the production units including: Technical effectiveness targets, maintaining the technical work, developing and maintaining the Productivity Improvement plan for the unit, and helping to set and support the tracking of annual goals for the plant.
Based in Columbus, Ohio, Hexion Inc. is the global leader in thermoset resins. Through a broad range of thermoset technologies and specialty products, Hexion serves and supports customers in a diverse range of applications and industries.
Hexion materials are found in products that touch nearly every facet of modern living. At Hexion, we believe that leadership begins with integrity, ethics and environmentally sound operations. When you work for Hexion, you are partnering with a company that is not only focused on delivering value but on doing it in a safe, ethical and environmentally responsible manner.
This exciting opportunity is part of Hexion Inc.
Manage long term optimization in the production unit including:
Identification of cost/rate/process capability improvements
Developing plans to eliminate pervasive or systemic performance problems
Benchmarking against other production units; and innovate improvements to process, controls, or equipment maintenance.
Will be involved in projects large and small.
Will be responsible for the updating the Monthly Reliability Report, using Excel. Will focus on improving batch optimization, cycle time and continuous improvement.
Additional responsibilities include:
Manage maintenance, upgrades, and programming of the process control system (Delta V). This is conducted through a third party contractor except for minor programming and troubleshooting needs.
Manage global supply of 153S surfactant based on material properties and production demands.
Manage the site’s Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) as part of the site’s Process Safety Management (PSM) program, to include updates/changes (managed through MOC process) and revalidations.
Lead and support cause analysis efforts pertaining to process upset/abnormal conditions. Maintain current Hexion recommended problem solving training (eg. Cause Analysis Certification Process).
Manage product formulation documentation for procedures pertaining to production processes.
Manage raw material withdrawal process to the production area based on production needs.
Develop and manage special instructions based on production needs.
Assist in managing site’s slow moving and obsolete material disposition.
Be an active member of the site’s cross functional Asset Team that develops the short and long term strategic focus of the assets on site.
Manage site’s weekly production reporting requirements.
Conduct site’s monthly SOX required variance reporting.
Will carry a cell phone and be available to answer questions and offer plant support.
Team leadership skills
Ability to work with little to no supervision, direction, or oversight; must be detail oriented and ensure accuracy of work product.
Must have 5 years related experience as an Engineer in an Industrial Environment.
Experience in the Chemical Industry preferred.
Strong Microsoft Excel skills required.
Six Sigma experience preferred. Experience with Control System-Delta V is a plus
A BS degree in Engineering, Chemical Engineering preferred.
We are an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, minority status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any characteristic protected by law.
In order to be considered for this position candidates are required to submit an application for employment through our career site, be at least 18 years of age, willing to take a drug test and submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process.
Candidates are required to have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.
If currently an employee of the Company, you must have current satisfactory work performance and in most cases, have been in your current role 18 months.
Disclaimer: We are not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee about this position. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee of the Company via email, the Internet or in any other form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of the Company; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by the Company as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means.
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