Job description


Plant Manager (0519)

  • Title:
    Plant Manager
  • Group Company:
  • Location:
    Covington, GA
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
Group Company:
  • Mytex Polymers

Founded in 1987, MYTEX Polymers compounds high-performance engineered polyolefin materials for a wide variety of applications. As a custom compounder, MYTEX Polymers utilizes only the most advanced equipment, processes and people to create products to meet demanding specifications. We develop, test and manufacture polymer solutions that are used in everything from automotive parts (both exterior and interior) to household appliances; from recreational vehicles and industrial equipment to specialty packaging.

With the acquisition of Comusa in 2018, MYTEX Polymers became the global manufacturer of FUNCSTER™ pultruded, long glass reinforced injection molding grade Polypropylene. FUNCSTER™ LFGPP has long been known for its high quality and glass dispersion, making it ideal for usage in structural applications, either under the hood or when used in conjunction with other material such as PP.​​

Leveraging resources, technology and innovation, Mytex Polymers US Corp and Comusa, Inc. merged in 2018. The expanded product offering gives customers a one-stop shop for polyolefins as well as unprecedented services. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Chemical Company, we have something most of our competitors can only dream of – access to the expertise, research & development support and resources of one of the world’s largest and most successful chemical companies. With a strong record of proven performance, our company sets the standard for quality, innovation, consistency and cost-efficiency.​

Job Purpose

The Plant Manager will oversee all daily production operations of the GA plant facilities. Incumbent will develop and manage budgets, processes, goals and action plans that will maximize stewardship, safety/environmental, quality, cost containment, efficiency, productivity and human resource development in line with corporate objectives, ensuring continuous improvement and adherence to company/site policies and procedures.

Principal Accountabilities
  • With site managers and interacting departments, plan, organize, direct and run safe and optimum day-to-day site operations to exceed our customers’ expectations and business objectives
  • Increase productivity, assets capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs (budget compliance) and maintaining requirements to all quality, environmental and regulatory management system standards and guidelines
  • Implement and monitor a comprehensive preventative maintenance program assuring equipment reliability and critical spares and contingency plan program
  • Monitor operations, plant processes, report performance to goals/budget and implement action plans for continuous improvement
  • Collect, analyze and review data with physical observation to continuously improve organization, processes, safety, housekeeping and environmental improvement efforts while eliminating waste
  • Develop goals, systems and processes that track and optimize quality, cost, productivity and standards, metric and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets
  • Support development of and manage to site fiscal year cost and capital appropriation budgets, review financial statements, activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement.
  • Establish and implement departmental policies, goals, objectives and procedures, conferring with the executive members, management team and staff as necessary, proactively and collaboratively communicating with all levels of organization
  • Understand, implement and enforce required safety and environmental programs
  • Share a trusting relationship with all levels/departments of Mytex US organization. Recruit, manage, evaluate and develop GA plant staff
  • Stay up to date with latest production management best practices and concepts
  • Maintain a helpful and friendly working relationship with fellow employees.
  • Comply with all applicable customer, safety, ISO/IATF 16949 QMS, and ISO14001 EMS requirements.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned
Knowledge / Skills / Experience
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience: 5+ years’ experience as a Plant Manager in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience working with Japanese companies
  • Experience in the Plastics or automotive industry
  • Strong team building, decision making and people management skills
EEO Statement

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation values diversity in the workplace, is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally recognized protected basis under applicable law.
Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or other applicable laws. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition.

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Covington, GA
7101 Alcovy Road , CONVINGTON, GA, USA , 30014
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