Operational Readiness Lead

Job Title: Operational Readiness Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Charlotte, United States
Salary: USD125000 - USD135000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-03-19
Reference: 79520
Contact Name: Travis Lane
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 29, 2018 20:28

Job Description

POSITION TITLE:  Operational Readiness Lead

LOCATION: Charlotte, NC

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base. Our client is a leader in specialty chemical manufacturing with facilities and operations around the globe. They are immediately looking to hire an Operational Readiness Lead at their global headquarters in Charlotte, NC.  


Operational Readiness Lead
  • Drive operational growth across multiple functions, departments, and processes in order to ensure the successful transition of newly commissioned assets to full operational
  • Lead, run, & manage a team working on multiple projects working closely with external and internal contacts
  • Help develop standardized operational readiness programs for the transition of major capital projects to operations
  • Continually look at ways to optimize efficiency & process improvements to the operationsl readiness process
  • Travel to various chemical manufacturing facilities for onsite support and leadership
  • Mentor and train team members and other junior personnel

Operational Readiness Lead
  • BS Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering
  • 15+ years of experience in with a strong background working in a petrochemical/specialty chemical manufacturing environment
  • 5+ years of experience in a leadership based position; Operations/Plant Management, etc.
  • Strong experience/knowledge working both in the US and internationally
  • Bilingual; English including Spanish or Chinese
  • PMP certified
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills