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Sika Corporation Director of Plant Operations in Canton, Massachusetts

9878BRJob ID:9878BRExciting Challenges: This position is tasked with the efficient, safe, and environmentally correct operation and growth of the Canton Manufacturing Plant. The incumbent is expected to develop and implement new programs to achieve higher quality and productivity and be the Corporation's representative to direct and achieve our Vision in the Manufacturing Plant by cultivating an environment of confidence and trust.

  • Attain annual safety goals through a solid understanding of safety management as well as the ability to convey and enforce safety rules and procedures throughout the manufacturing organization.

  • In order to attain annual quality and delivery goals, this position must be familiar with the product quality needs of all products. Problem-solving, error-proofing and mentoring skills are required. The incumbent must have the ability to map processes and identify non value-added activities to streamline production activities.

  • Demonstrate ability to team up with the engineering, maintenance, and quality functions including participating in capital planning, preventative maintenance, and problem solving.

  • A comprehensive knowledge of continuous improvement concepts including statistical process control and lean manufacturing is also required. In addition, the incumbent must have a good understanding of mechanical engineering with conceptual understanding of chemical and/or electrical engineering.

Job Title:Director of Plant OperationsCountry:United States of AmericaLocation:Canton, MA Job Category:Operations/Production We Need Your Skills:

•This person must possess excellent communication skills, which are characterized by sincerity, persuasiveness and clarity of thought.

•Incumbent must have strong interpersonal skills reflecting leadership, sensitivity and the demonstrated desire and ability to foster teamwork focusing on positive cooperative communication.

•Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Business or related field.

•Minimum of 10 years Manufacturing Management experience.

•Experience managing production personnel

Picture employer branding: Intro: Sika USA is one of the nation’s top specialty chemicals companies with a leading position in the development and production of systems and solutions for building, construction, and automotive industries. With subsidiaries in 100 countries around the world and in over 300 factories, Sika employs more than 25,000 people.

Sika is a continually growing company with a variety of locations that offers opportunity to advance through career development. By joining Sika, you will join a dynamic culture in which growth is encouraged, work ethic is valued, and excellence is rewarded. Sika Corporation takes active roles in our community and maintains a variety of sustainability initiatives. At Sika, we are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion by providing equality of opportunity in all aspects of applicants and employment.

No matter the role or location, every member of the Sika team works with Sika Spirit: Protecting the past, Building the present, and Innovating for the future.

Building Trust Every Day: What You’ll Like About Us:

Competitive Benefits: Health Insurance available starting day one, 401k with 5% company match, quarterly bonuses, year-end profit-sharing bonus, educational programs, and paid time off.

Meaningful Work: Sika products enhance our surroundings and provide needed services. The work every employee completes helps positively impact daily lives by making our world stronger, more durable, and more reliable – every day.

Company Culture: Sika Corporation centers work culture around entrepreneurship where individuals have the power to make decisions, learn from mistakes, and define their career. Our employees are proud to work for Sika and continue to help develop the foundation for future success.

Community Involvement: Sika Corporation takes active roles in our community and aims to support volunteer work and charitable endeavors across the United States through rebuilding and giving back.

Sustainability Initiatives: Sika is committed to sustainable development, reducing environmental impacts, and assuming social responsibility. The company supports energy efficient projects and implements numerous measures aimed to boost economic, social, and ecological sustainability.