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Technical Manager

Position Summary
Manages the Methanex Geismar Plant technical services to support safe and environmentally compliant production with continuous improvement in overall long-term plant competitiveness.
Manage efficient design and execution of expense and capital projects on schedule and within budget.
Support the Geismar Organization as a fully engaged member of the Senior Management Team.
Position Responsibilities
Leads department resources to provide technical services that ensure long-term competitiveness of the Geismar site.
Develops annual capital budget and 5-year capital plan for the Geismar plant.
Oversees efficient and effective design and execution effort for plant capital and expense projects, meeting both schedule and cost targets.
Enhances operational performance improvements via monitoring of key process parameters and initiating process adjustments and/or equipment changes.
Supports manufacturing world-class excellence by being current on technology and industry practices.
Provides accurate and cost-effective analytical services to the plant.
Ensures department implementation and compliance with all Methanex policies and procedures.
Ensures all Technical department personnel are adequately trained and competent to meet or exceed Methanex standards.
Works very closely and collaboratively with the Operations, Maintenance, and Responsible Care departments to address plant EHS and operational issues.
Visible in the plant and Control Room as an integral part of operations at the site and as an example for all Technical Team members.
Supports and contributes to the mission, vision, and core principles of Methanex Leadership.
Conducts personal and company affairs in an ethical, professional, and trustworthy manner.
Ensures that the performance management system is competently and fairly applied to all department members.
Leads a performance culture via continuous performance feedback, employee training and development, and succession and retention planning.
Actively participates on the Site Management Team supporting all initiatives and policies established by SMT.
Mentors employees as requested/needed across all departments.
Supports Methanex global engineering, technology, and project initiatives.
Supports the Global Technical Team and other global teams as appropriate.
Works collaboratively with the Operations and Maintenance Departments to continuously improve plant competitive position in the Methanol industry.
Conducts all business in a manner which supports the Responsible Care? ethic
Position Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in Engineering required; Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering discipline preferred, OR equivalent related experience/combined education.
Minimum 10 years of experience in engineering/technical services.
Typically, 5+ years' management experience in the manufacturing industry.
In-depth knowledge of Methanex standards, policies, and procedures
Demonstrated Leadership skills
Strong communication and employee motivation abilities
Planning, organization, and time management skills.
Technical and problem-solving abilities.
Competence in all common computer applications
Apply Now
To be considered, please send your updated resume and cover letter to khathcox@methanex.com. Include "Methanex Geismar - Technical Manager" in the subject line.

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