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Operations Manager

Company: Pinnacle Renewable Energy
Location: Demopolis
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Essential FunctionsOwning Safety

  • Champions Pinnacle's Owning Safety culture, including the use of DATS for recording safety
    conversations, observations and training. Regularly sets an example and provides leadership for
    Owning Safety looks to contribute in all areas of the business.
  • Sets an example and provides leadership for Pinnacle's Value of Owning Safety and the overall Safety
    program onsite.
  • Embodies having the "Courage to Care" - Sets the tone for safety, providing feedback, coaching and
    correction of behaviors at all levels of the company.
  • Executes the Investigation process, including the 5 why data collection and reporting back key
    learnings and action plans to address outcomes to Plant Management team. Ensures 100% completion
    of investigations. Shares best practices and learnings with key partners.
  • Support the leadership team when mentoring and training other employees to ensure employees are
    properly trained and competent complete with the appropriate documentation.
  • Maintains Pinnacle's high standards of housekeeping within the department and with the
    participation of all team members.
  • Utilizes SDS for all chemicals used in the production and ensures all employees are adequately trained
    Participate and communicate on the company radio's following Pinnacle's Radio Usage Procedure
    on their use.
  • To Maintain radio communication that is brief, clear, in a natural speaking voice and contains only
    essential instructions and Information.
  • Complete all safety related Plant Operator Development Program training requirements as required
    by each Level.
  • Active involvement in Pinnacle OH&S Committee.
  • All other duties and responsibilities as requiredOperations:
    • Manage the operations and manufacturing process of biomass to achieve and exceed facility and company goals and objectives
    • Exhibit high expectations, rapid feedback, and daily goals for operations to drive excellence.
    • Come to meetings with situational awareness and prepared plans to drive safety, quality, and productivity to highest possible level.
    • Create quarterly operational and production goals for direct reports that support continuous improvement of operational team and achievement of facility goals.
    • Support supervisors to manage time and attendance for plant to proactively fill gaps, build bench strength, and provide full coverage for daily shifts.
    • Provide leadership for Area Managers for planned maintenance, problem solving, and debottlenecking of processes to optimize daily on quality production.
    • Hold Area Managers accountable to provide active leadership in Safety, Quality, Cost Control, Productivity, and Environmental compliance.
    • Exhibit active leadership across plant. Encourage, coach, and intercede as necessary to achieve plant goals.
    • Insure 8D's are completed for safety and production incidents to support continuous improvement.Housekeeping:
      • Implement housekeeping standards to minimize hazards and to eliminate OSHA recordables and lost time injuries
      • Walk with Safety manager, Plant manager, and Area Managers at least once per day to assess plant housekeeping and compliance.
      • Give frequent and timely feedback to crews, supervisors, and individuals to improve plant housekeeping and dust score.
      • Insure temps and outside services are properly utilized to keep plant in best possible condition at least possible costs.
        • Responsible for overall facility personnel including hiring, training, coaching, setting expectations, insuring compliance to rules, procedures, and regulations, discipline, performance, and terminations if necessary.
        • Lead the hiring process for all operations employees, and staff as appropriate..
        • Insure temps and outside services are properly utilized to keep plant in best possible condition at least possible costs.
        • Develop training manuals, standard operating procedures and Lock-Out Tag-Out documents.
        • Schedule, train and maintain training records for all operations employees.
        • Insure that health and safety programs and plans are developed and implemented in accordance with all applicable regulatory requirement.
        • Insure that the biomass is produced in compliance with the manufacturing and quality specifications.
        • Communicate and support the philosophy of the Continuous Improvement Process.
        • Continuously encourage, seek, identify, and implement the means and methods to improve plant productivity and efficiency without compromising product quality, safety or environmental.
        • Ensure that operations employees are informed and updated on key business and organizational issues.** Additional Responsibilities and Special Projects as assigned by Plant Manager.
          • 10 year(s): Manufacturing experience

Keywords: Pinnacle Renewable Energy, Tuscaloosa , Operations Manager, Executive , Demopolis, Alabama

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