Plant Manager – Chemicals

Job Code (02621933)

Location: Springfield, MO

Salary:       $130,000.00 – $145,000.00

Full Benefits:      Yes

Interview Exp:   Yes

Relo Exp:  Yes

Comp Comments:       20% bonus target


Industries: CHEMICAL


Job Description

Minimum Requirements:

  • S. in Chemical Engineering required
  • 15+ years of overall experience, out of a PSM-regulated chemical-manufacturing background
  • Must have supervised 50+ people. Ideally the person would be a Plant Manager now, but someone who has 3-5 years of experience as a production manager would be acceptable
  • Pluses would be: union experience, a strong project background, be hands-on and managed a $15MM+ operating budget

Job Description:


  • Our client is rapidly-growing chemical and food additives manufacturer with plants spread through the United States.
  • This facility employs approximately 100 people and produces food additives and specialty chemicals using reaction and a variety of other unit operations.
  • This person would have responsibility for a multi-million-dollar operating budget which does not include expansions and raw materials.
  • This person would have responsibility for two area managers, eight supervisors and 65 operators, the engineering department, QA, maintenance and EHS.
  • This site runs 24/7 and 365 days per year.
  • There is a bunch of capital projects currently being executed at this facility as they seek to expand their production capability.
  • The “sell” with this job is that there is a lot of advancement opportunity within the company – they have several facilities that this person could grow into as well as opportunities within the corporate structure.
  • Relocation assistance is available.