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Chemical Operations Manager

Chemical Operations Manager

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Bay St Louis, MS

Hiring Manager:

Thomas Mundle

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Chemistry that Matters™

A career at SABIC provides you with an opportunity to leave a lasting positive impact to the world and yourself. From excellent health and well-being benefits to our comprehensive learning programs. We offer a wide range of benefits and offerings that recognize that our people have unique motivations and ambitions. It’s all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let’s explore what matters!


As one of the world’s largest diversified chemical companies, we activate the power of human capital to address society’s future challenges. Through partnerships, we enable life-saving medical innovations and help fight world hunger. We are driving the circular economy for the benefit of communities and our planet through sustainability initiatives, such as our TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio.  Our success is built upon the collective excellence of our 32,000 employees in 50+ countries.  Our values – Inspire, Engage, Create, and Deliver – are the foundation of our success. To learn more about these and how we strive to Be the Impact, click here.


Our purpose is "Chemistry that Matters". This is what drives us to do what we do. "Chemistry" goes beyond applying science and technology to enhance the supply of essential materials to the world. It is how we work, to build long-lasting relationships of trust. “What Matters” is making a meaningful impact for the world – through the customers and communities we collaborate with, so that we succeed and grow together.



It is all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. We are mindful about the importance of the team we are building and how our team members impact to our culture.   We believe that good ideas come from anywhere, being inclusive to diverse perspectives is stimulating, encourages innovation and is critical to our mission. Let us explore this together!


For an overview of our benefits, click here. 


Job Summary

Facilitates all functional activities in the Chem-Ops Production Area, including but not limited to, EHS&S compliance, manufacturing capabilities, quality and service performance, process improvement, cost optimization and team management.


How You Can Be the Impact

  • Interacts with the business and site in setting the direction for the operating unit including operating parameters and high-level production targets and Business Rules.
  • Identifies and communicates operating unit goals and technology plans with respect to health, safety, and environmental concerns, unit operations, and technical opportunities.
  • Owns the Unit Technology Plan.
  • Demonstrates leadership by assigning people appropriate decision rights.
  • Makes sound and timely business decisions based upon Business Technology and Unit Technology Plans.
  • Develops and drives implementation of capital projects that support and advance Business and Unit improvement initiatives.
  • Manages personal development and the development of direct reports.
  • Sets expectations and coaches unit and site team members to ensure that they are capable and accomplished



What Matters to SABIC

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (Preferred: Chemical or Mechanical)
  • 10+ years experience in chemical manufacturing and/or extrusion environment
  • At least 5 years of progressively challenging management experience
  • Ability to inspire and guide others toward identifying and achieving vision and goals; provides purpose and direction.
  • Ability to give encouragement, guidance and direction to others to improve performance.
  • In depth understanding of unit operations, process equipment and technology.
  • Ability to modify interpersonal style, to use listening and feedback skills to build understanding, and effectively manage conflict.
  • Ability to listen generously and practice open advocacy; ability to provide people the information to perform their assigned roles by spoken word.
  • Ability to provide people the written information necessary to do their job correctly; ability to make relevant information known in a responsive and effective way.


Eligibility Requirements

  • You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the “Apply Now/Apply” option on this page.
  • You must be 18 years or older
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work for SABIC in the United States on a full-time basis.


Work Availability

Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this position. Applicants must be regularly available and willing to work (e.g. Monday – Friday)] during assigned hours of operation and such other hours as the company determines are necessary or desirable to meet business needs


We are proud to be a diverse and an equal opportunity employer .We are fully committed to a culture of respect and inclusion.




Nearest Major Market: Biloxi
Nearest Secondary Market: Gulfport