Spinning Operations Manager

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''Innovation is facilitated by having the right people in the right roles with the right skills and values.''
- Charles Koch, Koch Industries Chairman and CEO

INVISTA brings to market the proprietary ingredients for nylon 6,6 and recognized brands including STAINMASTER®, CORDURA® and ANTRON®. INVISTA is a subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., which is one of the largest private companies in America with estimated annual revenues as high as $110 billion, according to Forbes. With a presence in about 60 countries, Koch companies employ nearly 130,000 people worldwide, with about 67,000 of those in the United States.

INVISTA is looking for a Spinning Production Manager to assist with operations at our facility in Camden, SC.  The Spinning Production Manager is responsible for leading the safe, compliant, and reliable operations of the various spinning operating units, as well as to lead continuous improvement in the reliability and efficiency of operations.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Ensure the safe operations of the manufacturing unit in accordance with MBM Guiding Principles and the INVISTA Risk Management Profile
  • Effectively lead and manage a production team in all aspects of safety compliance, operating excellence, and maintenance/reliability best practices
  • Establish clear performance expectations, monitor, and provide continuous feedback to promote team / individual development and growth
  • Provide leadership to continue the transformation of the culture to align with MBM® and the INVISTA Vision whereby every employee is an owner and Principled Entrepreneur ™ in their role driving and embracing change
  • Key driver of Ownership Based Work System
  • Play an active role supporting First Line Supervisors with training and development for 200 + production employees
  • Provide operations leadership to develop strategies to achieve continuous performance improvements in Operations Excellence - EHS, Compliance, Reliability, Efficiency and Capital Effectiveness with accountability for performance
  • Support the development and execution of economic driven site "5-year bet" strategies incorporating innovation and continuous improvement that leverages site capabilities resulting in sustaining value creation for the business
  • Quickly assess performance or capability gaps and take corrective action
  • Maintain awareness of procedures, work practices, equipment availability, risks and potential interrupters in all production areas
  • Identify and correct unsafe conditions and acts; recognize positive safety performance as well as individual and team contributions to a safer workplace
  • Apply Market Based Management to get better results
  • Mentor the organization to apply Market Based Management based thinking
  • Employ positive, strong verbal / written communication and interpersonal skills in working with various levels of the organization (engineers, supervisors, operators, maintenance, and contractors)
  • Effectively communicate progress, plans and issues with site operations leadership and the commercial business team as required
  • Effectively communicate operational issues that are, or will, potentially affect the production areas
  • Effectively work with field services and process technical teams to improve operations performance and practices
  • Actively support meeting daily goals through good analysis, critical thinking skills and resource allocation
  • Organize, prioritize and multi-task while meeting and/or exceeding deadlines

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in manufacturing/industrial experience or related military experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of leadership experience directing the activities of others in a manufacturing/industrial environment or related military environment
  • Intermediate skill level in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint including: Creating workbooks & writing formulas with functions in Excel; Procedure documentation and formatting in Word; Creating slides for presentations and project mapping in PowerPoint
  • Ability to work off shifts and on call as needed to support 24/7 operations

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Process Safety Management (PSM) and working knowledge of OSHA safety standards
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Experience in (RCA) root cause analysis techniques or other similar problem-solving systems
  • Textile experience, particularly in the fiber industry

Want to learn more about INVISTA?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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