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Wallingford, CT, US

Category:  Manufacturing & Engineering Jobs

Chemical Plant Production Manager

At allnex, you can go to work knowing you make a lasting impact on the world. Our work helps to protect and improve more than 1,000 products: from interior coatings for airplanes, corrosion protection for cars, scratch-resistant coatings for smartphones to printing inks for glossy magazines at a newsstand.
Sustainability is a commitment to our stakeholders and a key part of our continued success. be ECOWISE™ is our promise and our proposition.
We are present in 4 regions, with more than 4,000 employees globally, and serve customers in over 100 countries, which makes allnex the world’s leading coatings resins company.

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Job Details

  • Salary range: $130k - $145k (depending on experience)
  • Benefits: 3 weeks’ vacation (prorated this year)
  • 11 holidays a year
  • Global Bonus Plan
  • 3% discretionary 401K bonus
  • Full medical benefits offered
  • 401K company match up to 6% (dollar for dollar).

Position overview

Are you interested in learning more about the Production Manager in the world leading industrial coating resins company? Based in the plant, the Production Manager will lead production units to ensure safe manufacturing and shipment of products, in full compliance with regulatory/corporate standards and in support of business unit initiatives. Also responsible for developing and implementing strategies to provide business units with the most competitive unit costs and service profile for the markets served.

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  • Remain in compliance with facility policies and procedures regarding environmental, health and safety and governmental laws
  • Prepare, analyze and issue production and performance reports
  • Control plant budget
  • Drive the spirit of continuous improvement to achieve manufacturing standards, using Lean tools, 5 S, Management of Change (MOC)
  • Deliver production plan, develop capacity and resource plans to ensure flexibility and agility to short term challenges
  • Explore growth potentials and pursue new business opportunities in close cooperation with marketing and sales
  • Lead, motivate and develop organization in line with company policies
  • Manage performance of individuals/all plant staff 

Required skills and experience

  • 5 years' experience with managing operational teams.
  • Leading in a union workforce environment.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering or other technical field


  • 10 years' leading experience in a chemical plant environment

We offer

We are proud to offer an international working experience with a tight-knit network of employees, making it easy to connect and learn from people all across our different functions. On top of that we are a truly innovative company with a strong team spirit, openness to new ideas, and great opportunities to grow and develop your career.

Equal Employment Opportunity
allnex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an environment where all colleagues contribute for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our communities.

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Check out our careers page for available opportunities. We look forward to hearing from you.


Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford

Job Segment: Coating, Plant Operator, Industrial, Plant Manager, Chemical Engineer, Manufacturing, Engineering

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