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Facilities Manager

Date: Jan 29, 2019

Location: Sulphur, LA, US, 70665

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 3273 

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,900 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

  • Leads the facilities operations team to ensure the operating units meet EHS, production and quality targets
  • Facilitates area daily review, area schedule commitment and weekly schedule commitment meetings
  • Ensures the accuracy and report on Daily and Weekly Operating Reports
  • Promotes the development of a continuous improvement culture, including Six Sigma and Lean tools
  • Participates in the development of the Annual Operating Plan (AOP), Updates and Forecasting and continuously review the plan compliance with respect to production, yields and fixed costs 
  • Ensures the accurate accounting close for month end reporting
  • Investigates and explains manufacturing variances that deviate from the plan
  • Manages the engagement, performance and development of their staff
  • Leads communication and recognition efforts for the operations units
  • Drives continuous improvement in production efficiencies and eliminating leakage
  • Ensures safety, environmental and PSM compliance of multiple operating units 
  • Manages the troubleshooting process in the units and determine corrective actions in timely manner
  • Provides inputs to the design or equipment sizing to comply with processing and quality requirements
  • Manages and controls the raw material and utility consumption
  • Directs and/or participates in all required PSM programs

Required Experience


  • 7+ years of experience in petro-chemical plants including leadership/management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering desired, but not required, must possess at minimum a high school diploma/GED or Associate's degree

Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.

Nearest Major Market: Lake Charles