Plant Chemical Operations Manager


About this role

About this role

Brunel has an exciting opportunity for a Chemical Plant Operations Manager working for our client located in South East Louisiana.

As the Operations Manager, you will supervise and ensure optimum and safe operation in the following production units: Ammonia production units including storage facilities, product loading, and utilities area may include raw water treatment, process waste lagoons and domestic waste treatment. Other duties will include:

  • Direct activities in area of responsibility to attain maximum plant operating efficiency, product rate and product quality.
  • Manage operation within approved budget for controllable costs. Participate in annual budget process and develop budget for plants within areas of responsibility.
  • Supervises and trains personnel in the safe and proper operation and care of all equipment in process, storage and loading facilities.
  • Maintain good personnel relations by explaining company goals and policies.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (Years of Experience will be considered in-lieu of a degree)
  • 10+ years of progressive and combined experience in plant maintenance, operations, and supervision.
  • Ability to read and understand PFD's and P&ID's.
  • Ability to interpret and evaluate operating procedures and convey to operating personnel.
  • Understands technical functions and stays abreast of current developments and trends.
  • Knows key organizational standards, process and procedures.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and a team player



Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services. Join us today.

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Application process


We carefully review your application and in the coming weeks, you will be notified for an interview session if you are selected. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 7 days.


After being shortlisted, you will be contacted via email or telephone to arrange for a date on your availability for the qualification interview.


During the interview, you will be assessed on your level of experience and skills, work history, availability, and the qualifications the company is seeking for the position.


After successfully making through the phone interview, a face to face interview will be scheduled between the candidate and recruiter. This session can be a more in-depth interview to review your communication and interpersonal skills.


Submission of candidates resume for client’s approval and screening.

Start applying immediately

Start applying immediately

Sending an application is quick and easy. Just make sure you have the required documents ready to go.

  • Certifications (optional)
  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Cindy King is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Cindy King
Brunel USA - Detroit

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