Plant Manager Trainee

Wyoming, Lovell Lovell USA
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Position: Plant Manager TraineeLocation: Lovell, WY

Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTI) is a resource- and technology-based

company that develops, produces and markets worldwide a broad range of

specialty mineral, mineral-based and synthetic mineral products and related

systems and services. The Company has four reportable segments: Specialty

Minerals, Performance Materials, Refractories and Energy Services.

The Performance Materials segment is a leading supplier of bentonite and

bentonite-related products, as well as chromite and leonardite, to industrial

and consumer markets globally. Products offered by the Performance

Materials segment include specially formulated green sand bond solutions for

metalcasting, additives for powdered laundry detergent formulation, and pet

litter. This segment operates more than 25 mining or production facilities

worldwide. The Performance Materials segment also provides products for

non-residential construction, environmental and infrastructure projects

worldwide. It serves customers engaged in a broad range of construction

projects, including site remediation, concrete waterproofing for underground

structures, liquid containment on projects ranging from landfills to flood

control, and drilling applications including foundation, slurry wall, tunneling,

water well and horizontal drilling.MTI provides a business environment and promotes a culture that encourages

all employees to contribute to our success. We have long been committed to

the recruitment and advancement of the most talented and qualified people.

We recognize that MTI’s ability to provide the highest caliber of products and

services is enhanced by a workforce that reflects the diversity of the

communities and countries in which we work.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Plant Manager Trainee at ourLovell, WY location. As a Plant Manager Trainee you are a critical part of the

company’s achievements. You will learn to manage all plant operations with

overall responsibility for safety, production, maintenance, quality and other

production-related activities in the most efficient manner. In doing so you will

learn to collaborate with many other areas of the company, working as a team,

to deliver the best service and product possible to our customers. The Plant

Manager Trainee must be geographically flexible for several years and will be

required to be mobile as he/she will be assigned to designated manufacturing

plant or production facility during the training period and afterwards.

Position Details:

The Plant Manager Trainee will work alongside an experienced Plant Manager

and be responsible for:

The day to day operations of assigned manufacturing plant or production

facility including safety, production, quality and profitability;

Establishing and implementing organizational policies, processes and

procedures;

  • Motivation, training, development and supervision of all production

associates;

  • Initiate and Implement Capital Projects;
  • Daily monitoring and reporting of Plant Processes;
  • Track and report plant variable and fixed spending;
  • Analysis of operating data – develop, prioritize, and implement

improvement solutions;

  • Product and Customer Evaluations;
  • Develop/Update Operator Standard Work

OE/Lean

Along with the experienced Plant Manager, the Plant Manager Trainee will be

responsible for managing, supporting and achieving Operational Excellence

and lean goals and initiatives through the following:

5S, inventory reduction, process flow mapping, value stream mapping, visual

management, standard work, Kaizen events, statistical process control, and

Total Productive Maintenance

  • Leading the team in a continuous improvement work environment
  • Supporting quality teams and management with OE initiatives and

actively suggests opportunities for improvement.Qualifications and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in applicable field is required

  • Ability to learn quickly and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • High-energy, self-motivated team player with the ability to multitask
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
  • Strong attention to detail

Working Conditions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is

typically required to have the ability to work in an office environment, read,

write, listen, speak, and understand English, follow and provide instructions

and other oral/written information, compose correspondence in a professional

manner, complete documentation accurately, analyze information/situations,

be organized and detail-oriented, be able to identify/judge the urgency of a

situation, use judgment in decision making and negotiation when necessary.

Although the incumbent is required to regularly conduct work in a controlled

office environment, on a frequent and regular basis, there will be exposure to

plant production areas, which includes exposure to outside weather

conditions. In addition, conditions may be hot, moist environments and may

be dusty.

What We Offer:

Competitive pay, commensurate with experience

  • Health/Dental/Vision plans

  • 401k company match

  • Life Insurance

  • Short Term Disability & Long-Term Disability
  • Educational Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Plan

Submit resume via email to MTIRecruiter2.North[email protected], fax to 610-882-1385 or mailto North American Recruitment/HR Global Business Services, Specialty Minerals Inc., 1 HighlandAvenue, Bethlehem, PA 18017. EOE www.mineralstech.com

  • Due to the volume of resumes we receive, only candidates meeting position requirements will be

contacted.

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