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Director of Technical Services – PROCESS CHEMICAL INDUSTRY

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Location
Memphis, TN
Salary
$140,000 - $160,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor of Science
Date
Nov 29, 2018
Job ID
2630755
Director of Technical Services – PROCESS CHEMICAL INDUSTRY
 
Salary $140,000 - $160,000 Plus Bonus & Excellent Benefits & Relocation Programs
 
Our strong & steady client is experiencing tremendous growth and is seeking a Director of Technical Services for their specialty chemical facility here in the Southern USA.  Reporting to the Plant Manager, you’ll provide your technical expertise in all areas of the operations. This will include capital project management, process optimization, cost reductions, new product development, and technical support. Also, you’ll have significant responsibilities supporting strategic initiatives of new locations, as the company is exploring joint ventures internationally and will launch new business units based on core products.  You will lead a group of talented & capable engineers who will assist with the strategic growth.
 
In this role as the Director of Technical Services, you’ll plan and execute strategic capital projects & provide technical expertise for all operating areas, including a Pilot Plant.  Other responsibilities will be:
  • Provide hands-on leadership support for any new product scale up
  • Lead engineering groups in the plant infrastructure changes and technical management processes
  • Support strategic initiatives such as design, construction, and start-up of new ventures, as well as support operations plans such as CAPEX and OPEX for the launch of new business
  • Facilitate new material yield improvements & energy cost reductions
  • Develop annual budgets, short and long term tactical and strategical business plans
  • Upgrade all aspects of the technical management programs.
 
 
Salary $140,000 - $160,000 Plus Bonus & Excellent Benefits & Relocation Programs to a Southern USA metro areaCharming neighborhoods give the city a small town feel, but you have all the amenities of the Big City with restaurants, events, festivals, art exhibits, & museums from the traditional to the funky.  There is great shopping & eating – from groovy little cafes to microbreweries.  Several professional & college teams will feed your sports need.  There are great neighborhoods, historical places, museums, theaters, and daily live music happening somewhere.  Enjoy the parks & landmarks & other wonderful outdoor spaces.  The quieter ‘burbs offer excellent housing locations with access to successful public & private schools.  You can live your life completely in the burbs or even go a bit further into the country & nestle in a treed lot.  Travel into the metro for work.  So much to do in this great area that the entire family will be happy.
 
Requirements for this Director of Technical Services position:
  • Bachelor Degree in Chemical or Chemistry.
  • Minimum of 15  years of experience in a process Chemical Manufacturing, with at least 5 years in a Management role
  • Working experience as a process engineer
  • Experience with organic chemistry so that you can work directly with R&D
  • Experience in process design and improvement in both batch and continuous operations
  • Experience with designing and installing capital projects up to 5MM
  • Experience in developing and implementing significant process control upgrades in the areas of DCS and PLC
  • Experience introducing new products into commercial-scale production facilities
  • Demonstrated ability in developing operational budgets and financial targets
  • Experience writing technical reports to include developing and updating SOP’s.
  • Experience with process troubleshooting and debottlenecking.
TO APPLY: Email resumes to teri@austinallen.com OR teriATaustinallenDOTcom in MS Word or PDF (please remove the capital letters and replace with proper symbols)**Resumes sent with a link to an online resume or a video resume will not be considered.  ** All Interview, relocation, & fee expenses paid by companies.  Excellent compensation packages, benefits, perks, and generous relocation packages.
                                    
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