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General Manager - Manufacturing (Polymer Center)

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Republic Services is a leader in Environmental Services, partnering with customers to create a more sustainable world.--We are Sustainability in Action - our promise to be environmentally responsible and to help our customers be environmentally responsible too.--Why choose Republic?Joining Republic isn't just about taking on a new job, it's about making a commitment to create a more sustainable world together. Our people provide an essential service, serving and impacting customers, neighborhoods, and communities everywhere. --As a company, we are proud of our values and encourage those who share in our aspirations to join our team:

  • We protect our colleagues and communities through safe practices everywhere, every day.
  • We are committed to serving our customers and communities by going above and beyond to exceed expectations.
  • We take action to improve neighborhoods and communities by being environmentally responsible and creating a more sustainable world.
  • We are driven to deliver results in the right way.
  • We encourage a human centered culture that honors the unique potential and dignity of every person.POSITION SUMMARY: --As we partner with customers to create a more sustainable world, a cutting-edge opportunity awaits a General Manager, Manufacturing (Polymer Center) to lead the Company's Polymer Center operations which includes P&L responsibility for all facets of the rPET flake and high-quality olefins manufacturing process. You will begin by working alongside the construction team to bring to life the Company's second Polymer Center, and thereafter be accountable for the 24/7/365 manufacturing operation in Indianapolis, IN. Working in a human-centered, matrix management environment, you will lead a multi-functional team comprised of Operations, Maintenance, Sales, Finance, Human Resources, Safety, Environmental Compliance, and Engineering team members.-- Our number one company value is safety and as such, you will oversee effective safety and accident prevention programs and lead all operations to ensure compliance with operating standards that produce food grade quality product for customers.To be successful, experience in manufacturing operations is essential, and being just as comfortable on the production floor as behind a desk will be equally important. The selected candidate will be an experienced leader of people with a problem-solving mindset; a leader that will train, motivate, and inspire a diverse team to display customer zeal as they serve internal and external customers; and, a hands-on leader who is a degreed mechanical, industrial or chemical engineer.The position will be a highly visible role within the Company, and you will represent the Company to customers, partners and other external stakeholders. You will play a key role advancing circularity in the environmental services industry and showcasing the Company's Sustainability in Action culture.PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITES:--
    • Executes upon the Company's strategic circularity operating plan; champions and drives the execution of the strategic plan and tactical initiatives, including but not limited to operating safely, enhancing customer experience, improving efficiency and maximizing profitability.
    • Oversees effective safety and accident prevention programs to ensure all reasonable actions are taken to prevent accidents and injuries; ensures a safe and productive work environment for all employees.
    • Drives the production planning process to optimize throughput.
    • Leads operations to ensure compliance with all standards including environmental, operating, regulatory, safety, accounting and ethics.
    • Engages and motivates team members through talent development and performance enhancement.
    • Cultivates and sustains a 5S Continuous Improvement program.
    • Builds and maintains strong and effective relations with relevant government, community and environmental groups.
    • This position may require travel by air, car and/or other modes of transportation up to 25% of the time.
    • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparentQUALIFICATIONS:
      • Demonstrable experience leading manufacturing operations: previous employment by a Fortune 500 company preferred.
      • Prior rPET manufacturing washline experience is ideal.
      • Demonstrated business acumen, strategic thinking and an ability to execute against formulated strategy.
      • Prior laboratory experience is ideal.
      • Demonstrated ability to lead change initiatives.
      • Process-oriented and results-oriented in setting and pursuing aggressive goals, demonstrating a strong commitment to organizational success and marshaling resources to accomplish goals and objectives.
      • Demonstrated problem-solving, analytical, critical-thinking and decision-making skills.
      • Demonstrated ability to optimize near-term results that contribute to long-term sustainable success.
      • Collaborative; builds and works with teams.
      • Creative thinker who challenges conventional solutions.
      • Demonstrates and promotes ethical behavior.
      • Strong leadership skills and proven judgment of talent, with an emphasis on hiring and developing high performance teams.
      • Ability to direct large staff of functional experts to execute the corporate strategy.
      • A hands-on leader who engages with the frontline operators and technicians in the production environment and who isn't afraid to get their hands dirty.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:--
        • Minimum of 5 years of progressive leadership and management responsibility.
        • Minimum of 5 years of P & L experience.
        • Experience leading a multi-functional team.Rewarding Compensation and BenefitsEligible employees can elect to participate in:--- Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.--- Health care and dependent care spending accounts.----- Short- and long-term disability.--- Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.--- Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).--- Employee discount programs.--- Retirement plan with a generous company match.--- Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified.-- Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.EEO STATEMENT:Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Indianapolis , General Manager - Manufacturing (Polymer Center), Executive , Indianapolis, Indiana

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