Mobile Technical Center Manager

Department:  Engineering
Date:  Nov 12, 2022

External Overview:

FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.

 

FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.

 

With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.

 

Function Overview:

 

The Mobile Technical Center Manager will supervise manufacturing technical staff at a unit or plant level, to deliver the technology and process capability needed to operate, maintain and improve manufacturing operations. This person will work closely with business supply chain, production & R&D teams to define goals (SHE, quality & asset productivity) and lead technical resources to meet these objectives.  They will also be responsible for the development of technical resources and the building of the capabilities needed to support the safe and efficient operation of plant(s). Coordinate the effective leveraging of manufacturing technology resources to optimize utilization for the site, supply chain & business.

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide effective technology leadership to the operations at the Mobile Crop Protection Site.
  • Serve as an integral member of the Mobile Leadership Team (MLT) and site PMO/Decision Board. 
  • Develop and improve professional competence and functional excellence for site technical professionals (chemists and engineers).  The technical professionals at the site take functional direction from the STL.
  • Direct responsibility for the Six Sigma resources, Quality team (as ISO & Quality Management Representative), and the Quality Control Laboratory.
  • Assure the development and implementation of technology improvement programs (5-year plan) and asset productivity best practices across the site.
  • Maintain current and future state vision of plant capabilities, improvement and technical resource plans and aligns with supply chain, business and R&D teams.
  • Account for the execution of the Technology PSM (Process Safety Management) elements: Process Technology, Process Hazards Analysis, and Management of Change - Technology.
  • Provide development and mentoring to Unit Technology Leaders (UTL) at the site to ensure continuous growth in technical and leadership capability to support the DCP business.
  • Provide representation for the synthesis site as part of the global DCP Manufacturing Technology Leadership network, actively participate in the Manufacturing Technology to maintain and drive improvements in manufacturing capability and asset productivity, and implement global MT initiatives at the site.
  • Champion lean enterprise methodology and processes at the site.
  • Lead change implementation via Six Sigma and DPS methodologies.
  • Define and manage capital projects to drive technology improvements.
  • Work with the Global Operations Technology Manager to define skill sets needed and number of resources required to effectively operate the plant as a world-class fine and customs chemicals operation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • 5-10 years of prior experience in a manufacturing technical support and production & maintenance line supervisory position.
  • The ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
  • A Bachelor's in Engineering or a Master's degree in Chemistry.   
  • Strong project management
  • Management and supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of the various organic chemical synthesis, engineering and analytical technologies used in a highly regulated agrochemical business (FIFRA).
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of the elements of Process Safety Management and Plant Safety Rules.

 

EEO Statement:

 

At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC.

 

FMC complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact our Talent Acquisition department at talentacquisition@fmc.com.

 


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