Song Than Site Manager 1

Department:  Operations
Date:  Jul 10, 2024

FMC Corporation is a global agricultural sciences company dedicated to helping growers produce food, feed, fiber and fuel for an expanding world population while adapting to a changing environment. FMC's innovative crop protection solutions – including biologicals, crop nutrition, digital and precision agriculture – enable growers, crop advisers and turf and pest management professionals to address their toughest challenges economically while protecting the environment. With approximately 6,400 employees at more than 100 sites worldwide, FMC is committed to discovering new herbicide, insecticide and fungicide active ingredients, product formulations and pioneering technologies that are consistently better for the planet.

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.  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.  Visit FMC to learn more and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter


The Plant Manager has overall accountability for the FMC Song Than Plant operations including EHS performance, production, customer satisfaction, financial management, product quality, community outreach, and Responsible Care.



Create a culture where EHS performance is embraced as a Core Value

  • Champion a culture of root cause analysis and preventive actions
  • Establishes an organization with a high level of accountability and ethics
  • Maintains site policies and procedures with alignment with company policy, local laws and standard practices
  • Daily presence on the plant floor to ensure policies and principles consistently executed through the site
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with community leaders, state and local organizations, regulatory officials, and other producers to sustain plant operations and support Responsible Care
  • Directs Responsible Care activities for the site.



Develop the strategies and priorities for the department that will best support the Business competitive position in the future

  • Dedicated to a work environment that fosters employee engagement and alignment with Core Values
  • Directs site strategic planning (e.g., operating review, facility plan, budget) to ensure competitive performance level is achieved and is consistent with strategic initiatives
  • Develop, communicate and ensure commitment to the business measures/goals required for success
  • Lead the process for prioritizing and allocating resources to ensure functional responsibilities are effectively and efficiently managed and improved
  • Support discovery, benchmarking, development and implementation of new systems for the site   



Establish the expectation/standards, the supportive environment and ensure that resources have the capability to meet standards and performance expectations.

  • Ensure that functional activities are performed at the appropriate levels of the organization and that resources are in place to build capability where skill gaps have been identified
  • Provide direct reports structured feedback on performance.
  • Coach and mentor team members so that competencies are developed and maintained
  • Engage the full organization and build a culture of inclusion 



Ensure organization processes, systems and structures are operating and focused on the material flow and the results the business must produce.


Required Education:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering


Position Requirements:              

  • Strong commitment to EHS as a Core Value
  • Demonstrated track record or delivering results in a chemical production facility
  • Customer commitment and ability to connect markets needs to shop floor performance
  • Experience managing a sites financial system to meet budgetary expectations
  • Possess a firm understanding of the strategic drivers and components for success in a business-to-business environment.
  • Working knowledge of chemical plant processes and systems, management skills, financial systems, engineering processes, and general experience in plant functional areas
  • Experience in an S&OP process and enterprise planning systems
  • Management experience in implementing organization-wide initiatives.
  • Experience leading an organization through continuous improvement or other quality initiatives
  • The preferred candidate will have a minimum of 5 years operations leadership experience in a chemical manufacturing facility.


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