Manufacturing Manager

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Date: Jul 5, 2024

Location: Calvert City, KY, US, 42029

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Job Title: Manufacturing Manager


Job Location: Calvert City, Kentucky 

Job Type: Full-Time


Type of Role: On-site

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 

Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as Manufacturing Manager


Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the Beauty and Home Care industry, and looking for exceptional talent to join us on this journey. If you are ready to join an international company with talent around the world, and want to make a real impact, we want you on our team. 


What You'll Do:


As a Manufacturing Manager, you'll be at the forefront of our innovation by driving the performance of the manufacturing area, and for providing technical support to the manufacturing process. The Manufacturing Manager directly supervises the Plant Foreman, Process Engineers, Department Leads, Packaging and Warehouse Supervisor and indirectly manages the hourly personnel that fall within the Operations areas. The Manufacturing Manager requires interaction with Marketing, R&D, and business management in the development of new products and technologies, and implementation of the manufacturing plan. Administration of the Manufacturing Authorization System is also included.. 


What We're Looking For:

  • Direct Production Shift Supervisors
  • Process Optimization / Troubleshooting
  • Analyze production / budget status and report.
  • Review H/S/E performance and implement procedures to improve.
  • Review Product Quality performance and implement procedures to improve.
  • Manage production priorities and expenditures up to authorized limits.
  • Strategically assess opportunities to improve efficiencies in the Operations area (including process / equipment / manning / etc.)
  • Accountability and Decision Making:
    • Demonstrate Cultural Beliefs (All In, Take Action, Lead Decisively, Think External, Be Courageous)
    • Accountable for personal safety and that of others in workplace
    • Work with appropriate managers to handle employee discipline up to and including termination, employee recognition, policies that effect personnel, etc.
    • This position has the authority to change recipes and chemicals, modify equipment operating procedures, implement management procedures, approve expenditures, and initiate process improvement projects in compliance with the PSM-03 procedure and established management systems.
  • RC 14001 / HSES Goals for Individual:
    • Adhere to all RC 14001 and HSES procedures and practices to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations and company policies.
    • Report all accidents, injuries, spills, releases and near misses immediately to the Supervisor or HSES Department.  Safety suggestions should also be reported.
    • Complete all required safety training in the month it is assigned.
    • Responsible for maintaining, improving, and establishing corrective and preventive action process relating to the RC 14001 and HSES programs for their respective area of responsibility.
    • Participate in RC 14001 Management Review Meetings
    • Coordinate department activities and resources in implementation of the RC 14001 and HSES requirements. Provide information and feedback to the HSES Department as appropriate.
  • Quality Goals:
    • Comply with ISO 9001:2015/EXCIPACT GMP Quality System
    • Comply with EFfCi GMP standards.
    • Comply with IFAC GMP standards.
    • Comply with Halal standards.
    • Comply with Kosher standards. 
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager


Skills That Make a Difference: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (or related field),
  • 5+ years manufacturing process experience. 
  • 5+ years supervisory experience. 
  • Continuous improvement experience. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal. 
  • Must have good analytical troubleshooting skills.
  • Must have strong work ethic, professional attitude, safe work practices, reliability, organization and be detail oriented. 
  • Interpersonal skills to handle difficult issues and confidential.


Perks and Rewards That Inspire: 

  • Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
  • 401K Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution
  • Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave
  • Flexible work environment
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Ready for your next career step? Apply today and let's shape the future together! 

It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol. Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving. Our passion delivers our success — not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers and communities. We work with a relentless commitment to operate safely and responsibly, keeping safety, sustainability, ethics, and compliance at the forefront of everything we do. The well-being of our employees, customers and communities is paramount to our culture and in the way we approach our work. As a diverse, global team, we work together to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We impact everyday lives through science only Lubrizol can deliver, and we never stop pushing to do it better. One of the founding principles of The Lubrizol Corporation more than 90 years ago was treating every employee with dignity and respect. That same commitment is only stronger today. More than that, we are committed to providing an environment where every employee can be the best they can be, no matter their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic. 

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