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Airgas Usa LLC Plant Manager in Pevely, Missouri

Plant Manager

Pevely, MO

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Complies with Regulatory Requirements

•Operates the facility in compliance with all governmental regulations and Airgas policies. •Maintains all necessary licenses and permits. •Provides all regulatory training and maintains documentation. •Reports and investigates all incidents and ensures corrective actions are complete. •Ensures that all performance evaluations, hiring, promotions and assignments are free of any form of discrimination.

Operates the Plant Safely and Reliably

•Meets or exceeds company safety standards. •Implements and maintains the Life Critical training system. •Owns Key Operating Documents. Maintains updated red-lines at all times. Displays detailed understanding of content and significance of each document. •Makes plant and process decisions and performs process troubleshooting. Establishes clear delegation of this authority to trained subordinates. •Fosters positive customer relationships. •Delivers the quality and quantity of product required by the business. •Executes predictive and preventive maintenance to eliminate catastrophic failures and unplanned maintenance. •Sets and maintains high housekeeping standards to exemplify and improve the Airgas image. •Keeps plant hazard analysis current and displays thorough knowledge of possible hazards and associated safeguards. •Adheres to Management of Change procedure.

Develops and Leads People

•Models exemplary safety behavior, leads by personal example. •Works to achieve our goal of “Zero Accidents” by taking a leadership role in safety. •Conducts an annual performance review with each employee. •Implements individual development plans annually and provides training and coaching to improve performance. •Provides candid constructive input to management decisions and actively supports those decisions. •Insists on adherence to administrative and operational policies and procedures. •Completes Personal Development System goals as defined in annual review.

Skill Set/Knowledge/Expertise:

•Technical and working understanding of the plant process – ASU •Familiarity with regulatory requirements for operating plants, including Process Safety Management, OSHA regulations, EPA regulations, EEOC guidelines, FDA regulations (where applicable), state and local requirements. •Ability to lead root cause analysis investigations. •Computer literacy – familiarity with MS Office and Google package , able to remotely access Intranet and learn use internal systems such as Intelex, Sharepoint CAR Capital Planning, and SAP Cost & Maintenance Reporting. •Trainable on Distributed Process Control (DCS) operation and troubleshooting. •Able to deliver and explain training material to operating personnel. •Extremely organized and effective at time management – able to establish and maintain a plant filing system and control of engineering documents. Ability to read and red-line key operating documents Displays mechanical and electrical aptitude for equipment operation and troubleshooting. •Working knowledge of commercial agreements and AL customer relations. •Excellent communication and team leadership skills. •General understanding of accounting principles and working knowledge of plant operating budget.

Physical Requirements:

•Ability to work extended hours and shift work as business needs dictate. •On call nights, weekends and holidays as required. •Occasional travel – typically 3 to 6 trips per year. •Willing to relocate family for promotional opportunity.

Education and Experience:

•Mechanical or Chemical Engineering degree preferred plus 6 years process industry experience. Equivalent combination of education and experience acceptable.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability.

Job: *Operations

Title: Plant Manager

Location: Missouri-Pevely-63070

Requisition ID: 29073

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