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Unit Manager - Glass in Paris, TX at PQ Corporation

Date Posted: 12/30/2018

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  • Location:
    Paris, TX
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Job Description

PQ Corporation, is a leading producer of silicate, zeolite, and other performance materials serving the detergent, pulp and paper, chemical, petroleum, catalyst, water treatment, construction, and beverage markets. It is a global enterprise, operating in 19 countries on five continents, and along with its chemical businesses, includes Potters Industries, which is a leading producer of engineered glass materials serving the highway safety, polymer additive, metal finishing, and conductive particle markets.

Potters Industries has an immediate opening for a Unit Manager in our Paris, Texas site. If you are looking for a role of real responsibility with a dynamic industry leader, then we encourage you to apply.


Essential Job Functions:


  • Manage hourly work force including production, warehouse and maintenance personnel.
  • Ensure plant compliance with all health, safety and environmental laws.
  • Lead ongoing process improvement efforts by developing teams utilizing CQI techniques.
  • Assure full compliance with all product manufacturing specifications.
  • Manage fixed and variable costs of all manufacturing to meet budgeted expectations.
  • Manage capital projects.
  • Manage an effective preventative maintenance program.




Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

 This position requires experience working with a glass furnace.

  • Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent in mechanical, chemical or related engineering field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of manufacturing experience working with a glass furnace
  • Supervisory experience with an hourly work force.
  • Experience managing cost budgets and capital projects.
  • Compliance knowledge of OSHA and EPA requirements.
  • Familiarity with ISO 9001/14001 programs.
  • Proven record of excellent leadership skills.
  • Strong inter-personal skills.
  • Experience with and understanding of statistical process tools.


Potters Industries offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including 401(k) and profit sharing. Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.



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