Dicamba Operations Leader
Luling , Louisiana
January 14, 2017
Production Area Leader
Luling, LA
Dicamba Expansion

This position is part of the Luling Dicamba Leadership team and will be instrumental in working with the broader team to establish a successful organization. During design and construction the Area Leader will be responsible for establishing roles, work process and infrastructure required to bring a new facility on line. A primary responsibility will be leading the development of the training programs. The area leader will ensure the organization is well developed and trained, has the effective resources and plans to check out the unit and once operational maintain high standards of operational excellence.

Job Responsibilities Include :
    • Lead efforts in developing required training programs for the roles in the organization partnering with engineering and training. .
    • Ensure that appropriate documentation for training and operations are complete.
    • Participate in the selection and staffing of personnel
    • Ensure that checkout, water batching and start up plans are met, including provision of appropriate resources.
    • Establish plans to transition the new facility from start up into routine operations.
    • Champion changes in organization and work processes.
    • Set direction on operational reliability, safety environmental and quality standards.
    • Provide team members with objectives and direction, development opportunities and performance feedback.
    • BS in Engineering. .
    • 5+ year experience as a people leader
    • Strong oral and written communications skills
    • Ability to present and speak publically for small team meetings to large audiences
    • Strong analytical approach to problem identification and resolution.
    • Good listener and willing to seek others perspectives
    • Strong emotional maturity
    • Strong grasp of sound business practices.
    • Demonstrated success in helping other learn and achieve results
    • Ability to provide critical feedback.

Desired Skills/Knowledge
      • Previous experience managing multi-dimensional operations unit
      • Strong coaching skills
      • Creates and leverages strong peer relationships and networks.

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