Company: Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions
Skills: Refinery / Plant Operations Supervisor
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Orange, Texas, United States

With 10,000 employees across over 60 countries, Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions delivers a wide variety of products and services to meet the needs of our customers around the globe. We have an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to take a step up in their career and manage one of our Chemical Plants in Orange, TX not far from Port Arthur, Beaumont, and Lake Charles, LA.

The plant includes approximately 60 employees total with 7 direct reports. To be well positioned for this role, you'll need to understand how to lead and optimize manufacturing operations at a plant producing chemicals (our chemicals are used for industrial water treatment applications) and servicing the Central US region. If you like the idea of doing meaningful work with a company that's doing big things to create a cleaner, more sustainable world for us all, here's more!

As the Orange, TX Plant Manager you will be responsible for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional areas of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy. We want to create a safe, healthy, and supportive working environment for our employees and you'll play a key part in making sure VWTS is viewed as an employer of choice in the local market.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure all Environmental Health and Safety regulations are met.
  • Review production demand to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, and duty assignments.
  • Develop and manage budgets to approve expenditures for supplies, materials, and human resources, ensuring that materials, and labor are used efficiently to meet production targets.
  • Direct the following departments: EHS, Quality, Engineering, Maintenance and Operations.
  • Communicate with corporate: E&HS, HR, Finance, Product Management, Sales, Engineering. Etc.
  • Incorporate Lean practices to drive engagement and productivity.
  • Ensure Customer Quality expectations are met and On Time Delivery performance is exceeded.
  • Develop 5-year plan for people and capital executing annual to achieve the sites strategy
  • Execute capital budget and site expansion projects.

Core Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering from an accredited university or college. Other engineering degrees with chemical manufacturing experience may be considered.
  • 8+ years of experience in manufacturing, with proven plant / production leadership or supervisor experience
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing processes, Root Cause/ Corrective Action Analysis and ISO Standards
  • Ability and willingness to be part of the Department of Homeland Security's Personnel Surety Program

At Veolia, we realize diverse teams make smarter decisions, deliver better results, and build stronger communities. We're an organization that champions diversity and inclusion at every level and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. Because our people are our greatest assets, we also offer competitive benefits that include:
  • Health & Life Insurance
  • Employee Reward Programs
  • Extensive Learning and Development Resources
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Parental Leave
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • AD&D Insurance
  • Disability Insurance

SUEZ – Water Technologies & Solutions is now part of Veolia and operating as Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions. With operations in 130 countries and over 10,000 employees worldwide, Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions solves the toughest water, wastewater and process challenges around the globe. Leveraging a comprehensive set of chemical, equipment and digital enabled services and products, the company helps customers optimize water resources and overcome process challenges. Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions serves customers across all industries, including food and beverage, metals and mining, power, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, chemicals, petrochemicals, pulp and paper, and utilities.