Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Some College
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.
POSITION DESCRIPTION This position is responsible for the implementation of Calumet's Corporate Quality program, including ISO certification of the required facilities, quality objectives and metrics, Corporate Quality initiatives, and assistance in the formation of a quality mentality that supports the vision of being the premier specialty petroleum products company in the world. This Quality Leader role has responsibilities that include planning and directing activities of groups of employees to deliver on commitments, facilitating interaction with other work groups, reporting to senior management, and promoting the goals and objectives of the Corporate Quality Department. The Quality Leader has the responsibility to drive change in employee, supervisory, and management attitudes toward quality. POSITION DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES • Works directly with Marketing, R&D, Customer Service, and Plant Managers to implement the Quality objectives • Ensures all appropriate processes are in-place and working to maintain certifications. • Regularly analyzes quality data and suggests actions based on analysis. • Plans and directs activities, facilitates interaction with other work groups, promotes the goals and objectives of the Corporate Quality Department • Partners and collaborates with other corporate and plant quality personnel to plan and execute activities to address priorities for continual improvement • Provide support to share best practices, share resources, assess gaps and solutions to close any identified gaps. • Responsible for the auditing of ISO and other required certifications for the operating plants. Oversees the record keeping requirements related to this function • Works to implement new Quality objectives and metrics that provide continuous improvement for Calumet • Participates in the review of complaint resolution with the operating facilities to ensure that actions have been implemented to remedy the complaint • Schedules and participates in the ISO Quality System management review process. • Receives incident reports, reviews investigations and provides feedback, and provides initial and follow-up reports to customers, insurance companies, government, and legal bodies as required • Prepares, tracks, and reports quarterly quality and audit metrics POSITION REQUIREMENTS • Four-year degree, preferably in Chemistry or Engineering. • Experience developing and implementing key quality processes • Thorough knowledge of methodologies of quality assurance and standards • Ability to transfer ownership of quality to all relevant functions • Minimum of 10 years directly related experience including minimums of two years in an operations role and two years in a multi-plant/division or corporate role. • Candidates for this position typically have worked in the refining or specialty chemical industry as a process engineer, chemist, quality manager, or lean/six sigma blackbelts
About Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P.
A Commitment to Excellence in Hydrocarbon Specialty Products
Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: CLMT) is a master limited partnership and a leading independent producer of high-quality, specialty hydrocarbon products in North America. Calumet processes crude oil and other feedstocks into customized lubricating oils, solvents and waxes used in consumer, industrial and automotive products; produces fuel products including gasoline, diesel and jet fuel; and provides oilfield services and products to customers throughout the United States.
Calumet is based in Indianapolis and produces nearly 3,500 unique specialty products used in the development of the world’s most trusted brands and products. Calumet is vertically integrated and holds a comprehensive portfolio of branded products for use in commercial, industrial, and consumer applications. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, the company employs approximately 1,600 people and operates 10 facilities across North America, including 9 specialty products manufacturing and production facilities. Calumet products and services are available in approximately 52 countries across the world; serving approximately 4,400 customers globally.