Chemical Production Manager

Wallingford, CT, United States of America

This role offers an exceptional chance to join a dynamic team at the forefront of sustainable chemical manufacturing. Relocation assistance is available for qualified candidates. If you're ready to lead a team in a challenging yet rewarding environment with ample opportunities for career growth, apply now to be part of our innovative journey toward a zero discharge plant.

Location: Wallingford, CT - relocation assistance available

Shift: Standard 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, with on-call availability 6 weekends per year.

Salary Range: $160,000-$180,000 annually + 10% annual bonus.

Benefits: Full medical insurance package included; 401K company match up to 6% (dollar for dollar) + additional discretionary 401K bonus of 3%;  3 weeks vacation + 11 holidays annually 

Experience Required:

  • Prior site management in chemical manufacturing.
  • Union experience is crucial.
  • Preferably a background in chemical engineering; mechanical or electrical backgrounds with chemical experience may be considered.
  • 10 years minimum chemical manufacturing experience.
  • Familiarity with large-scale reaction processes, significant hazards, and process safety.
  • Experience in managing a large site (240 acres) with complex operations, including a full wastewater treatment plant and 10 production lines.


  • Oversee the largest chemical complex in the state, managing 100-110 employees across 2 main production buildings and 30 other buildings.
  • Lead the site's aggressive sustainability vision, striving to achieve zero discharge and become a model for environmentally conscious chemical plant operations.
  • Collaborate on capital projects, aiming to improve the environmental profile and operational efficiency of the plant.
  • Mentor and develop a team of around 6 direct reports and oversee approximately 45 indirect reports.
  • Foster a positive, family-like atmosphere while maintaining a good relationship with the union.


  • Potential for advancement to a Plant Manager position within 1-2 years.
  • Room for growth beyond the Plant Manager role, with numerous opportunities for career advancement.
  • Engage in challenging, complex responsibilities, with the potential to take on new products and projects.


  • Engineering degree required.

Chemical Production Manager

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Chemical Production Manager

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