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Material Handler – Fite Road, Memphis, Tennessee

About the Company

Lucite International has a strong heritage of delivering excellence in the design, development and manufacture of some of the world’s best known acrylic products– Lucite® and Perspex®. We are the global leader in the manufacture of Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) and are proud to be part of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings.

Our people are the energy and driving force behind a dynamic business that supplies a range of growing sectors and geographic markets in The Americas, EMEA and Asia.

About the role

To be involved in the day-to-day production of the Acrylic Sheeting Continuous Cast sheet plant. The incumbents are charged with the responsibility of working through a series of tasks to assist plant in meeting objectives. Additionally, the incumbents are responsible for the upkeep of the plant which includes belt security and housekeeping.

Dimensions

  • Non-financial: The incumbent Material Handlers are responsible for the safety, health, and performance of themselves and also their peers.
  • Financial: The incumbents play a significant role in all plant financial objectives (safety, throughput, yield, uptime, fixed and variable cost controls)

Organization: Reports to Application Development Manager

Principlal Accountabilities

  • Assist in gathering and analyzing requirements.
  • Assist in developing, testing and implementing secure and reliable Business Applications that meet the department’s business requirement to provide help boost employee efficiency, cut costs , and increase profitability.
  • Support and maintain existing applications while constantly finding ways to improve performance to eliminate downtime.
  • Monitor jobs and processes that import and export data from SAP to SQL.
  • Provide Data for reporting and analysis when requested.

About You

Knowledge / Experience / Skills

  • Graduate of B.S. Computer Science or 2+ years’ experience in Applications Development.
  • Experience in Object Oriented Programming using C# and the .NET Framework, developing ASP.NET Web Applications.
  • Experience in working with SQL Server and SQL Integration Services
  • Experience in development of Applications in Lotus Notes using Lotus Formula & Lotus Script is a plus

Competencies

  • Interpersonal Effectiveness
  • Customer Focus
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Flexibility
  • Tenacity
  • Initiative
  • Critical Information Seeking
  • Results Orientation

How to apply

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of our committed and enthusiastic team, register your interest in this exciting opportunity at the global leader in Acrylics below.

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Production Assistant – Fite Road, Memphis, Tennessee

About the Company

Lucite International has a strong heritage of delivering excellence in the design, development and manufacture of some of the world’s best known acrylic products– Lucite® and Perspex®. We are the global leader in the manufacture of Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) and are proud to be part of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings.

Our people are the energy and driving force behind a dynamic business that supplies a range of growing sectors and geographic markets in The Americas, EMEA and Asia.

About the role

The overall objective is to provide production assistance and production accounting support to the Acrylic Sheeting Department at Fite Road. while maintaining manufacturing excellence and zero SHE incidents.

Principlal Accountabilities

  • Provides support to the Production Department with daily production reporting.
  • Reviews, maintains, and monitors daily production schedules and reports discrepancies/shortages ensuring the accuracy of production scheduling.
  • Prepares and issues daily schedules, paperwork and pallet labels to the production area for ensuring the correct product production needed for stock and customer orders.
  • Maintains yield accuracy for both the Production and Accounting Departments with daily and monthly production reporting and generates management reports that are used to monitor manufacturing goals and efficiencies.
  • Organizes and maintains the Acrylic Sheeting daily production records, lab reports and shipment documentation to the CDC warehouse in accordance with area needs, records retention and regulatory guidelines.
  • Collaborates with the Plant Manager, Production/Training Supervisor, Area Engineer/Quality Manager, Color Specialist, Production Scheduler and First Line Supervisors resulting in improved time management of specialized skills/tasks for each.
  • Provides back-up support for the Production Scheduler with production scheduling and raw material procurement.
  • Performs work order reconciliation of products daily and monthly to ensure an accurate cost of manufacturing as well as areas of improvement for yields in product families.

Special Features

The Acrylic Sheeting Production Coordinator is relied upon to gather, organize, analyze and distribute vital information in a timely basis. The Production Coordinator handles multiple tasks and demonstrates strong self-management. The Production Coordinator works closely with the Quality Manager, Production Scheduler, and the CDC personnel to ensure that all products are released and classified to the appropriate category and in a timely manner. The Production Coordinator works closely with the Plant Accountant and the IT department with identifying and correcting issues around data accuracy; and, to improve the data accuracy and efficiency and data entry tasks.

About You

Knowledge / Experience / Skills

  • High School Diploma required, Associate Degree or some college courses desired.
  • Competent in use of Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, CSVA, and Reflections/ASK software packages with a minimum of three years office experience.
  • Previous experience in SAP or JDE experience is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of a manufacturing process is preferable
  • Ability to learn new computer systems is desired.
  • Ability to work in a rapid pace and dynamic environment.

Competencies

  • Results Orientation
  • Initiative
  • Critical information seeking
  • Ability to learn
  • Adaptability
  • Self-Development orientation
  • Thoroughness
  • Customer Focus

How to apply

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of our committed and enthusiastic team, register your interest in this exciting opportunity at the global leader in Acrylics below.

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Electrical & Instrumentation Technician- (E&I Tech) – Fite Road, Memphis, Tennessee

About the Company

Lucite International has a strong heritage of delivering excellence in the design, development and manufacture of some of the world’s best known acrylic products– Lucite® and Perspex®. We are the global leader in the manufacture of Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) and are proud to be part of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings.

Our people are the energy and driving force behind a dynamic business that supplies a range of growing sectors and geographic markets in The Americas, EMEA and Asia.

About the role

Assure reliability of equipment and to repair equipment in a safe, effective, efficient manner. Strive to elevate operational uptime through preventative and predictive maintenance activities with a focus on continuous improvement.

Principlal Accountabilities

  • Promote a safe work environment by using safe work procedures and advising proper guidelines for the purchase, installation and maintenance of mechanical equipment.
  • Assist in diagnosis of problems to a root cause failure and facilitate repairs as needed.
  • To install, maintain, and repair magnetic motor starters and associated control circuits at voltages up to 2400 in a safe manner.
  • To install, service, and repair electric or pneumatic transmitters, analyzers, and gas chromatographs.
  • To service and repair circuits that utilize distributive control (DCS) or programmable logic controls (PLCs)
  • Available for scheduled overtime and call-in overtime.

About You

Knowledge / Experience / Skills

  • Must possess high school education or GED, two-year degree or technical school desired
  • Must possess applicable WorkKey scores-Applied Mathematics, Applied Technology, Locating Information, Reading for Information
  • 3-5 years’ experience in manufacturing environment preferred-chemical plant experience preferred
  • Able to read/interpret electrical/instrument drawings (single line, schematic, P&I, logic, loop)
  • Able to use computers systems to enter and read data and order parts.
  • Knowledge of PLC’s, distributive control (DCS) systems, electronic/pneumatic transmitters (flow, temperature, etc.), temperature/pressure switches, valve actuators/controllers/positioners, and analyzers
  • Must have a Shelby County Journeyman’s electrical license and ISA Certification in instrumentation. If employee is hired with 1 (one) of the 2 (two) required license/certification they must then obtain the second license/certification within 6 months of employment.
  • Employee will begin as a “B” Mechanic until they acquire skills of an “A” Mechanic within a reasonable amount of time (6-12months).
  • Must be able to work 12-hour rotating shifts, 24-7 operation

How to apply

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Accounts Payable Coordinator – The Lucite Centre, Cordova, Memphis, Tennessee

About the Company

Lucite International has a strong heritage of delivering excellence in the design, development and manufacture of some of the world’s best known acrylic products– Lucite® and Perspex®. We are the global leader in the manufacture of Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) and are proud to be part of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings.

Our people are the energy and driving force behind a dynamic business that supplies a range of growing sectors and geographic markets in The Americas, EMEA and Asia.

About the role

Efficient, accurate, and timely management of payments to vendors and accruals, ensuring compliance with Lucite policies and related internal controls.

Dimensions

  • Accounts Payable records and pays over 33,000 vendor invoices annually, with total disbursements exceeding $600 million.
  • Accounts Payable is one of the most rigorously audited areas of the business, therefore compliance with internal controls is mandatory.
  • Monthly accruals averaging 150 invoices per person.
  • Account Payable Action items averaging 200 per person.

Principlal Accountabilities

  • Compliance and enforcement of Lucite policies, particularly the Delegation of Authority.
  • Consistently effective operation of all applicable internal controls.
  • Compliance with state sales and use tax regulations.
  • Accurate and timely recording of month end accruals.
  • Investigate invoice payment limitations and initiate resolution procedures.

About You

Knowledge / Experience / Skills

  • A basic understanding of accounting is necessary. A BS degree in Accounting or Business is desirable.
  • A knowledge and understanding of Accounts Payable processes is required.
  • Competent use of Excel
  • Proficient with ERP system

Competencies

  • Thoroughness
  • Efficiency Orientation
  • Concern for Standard
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness
  • Critical Information Seeking
  • Initiative
  • Analytical Thinking

How to apply

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of our committed and enthusiastic team, register your interest in this exciting opportunity at the global leader in Acrylics below.

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Regional Talent Acquisition Manager – The Lucite Centre, Cordova, Memphis, Tennessee

About the Company

Lucite International has a strong heritage of delivering excellence in the design, development and manufacture of some of the world’s best known acrylic products– Lucite® and Perspex®. We are the global leader in the manufacture of Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) and are proud to be part of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings.

Our people are the energy and driving force behind a dynamic business that supplies a range of growing sectors and geographic markets in The Americas, EMEA and Asia.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Regional Director for Human Resources, Administration & Communications the successful applicant will be responsible for delivering an effective and consistent Employee Value Proposition utilising appropriate social media and related communication channels.
You will manage internal and external recruitment; identifying the right talent in the market and building appropriate KPIs and benchmarks to measure source effectiveness. As many of our roles are of a specialist, technical and niche nature there will be a high degree of passive search activity required, alongside leveraging the ATS and graduate attraction scheme to manage and develop the applicant pool.
Working with existing HR teams and stakeholders across the business to continuously develop and improve the end-to-end hiring processes, the role will include providing training and guidance in capability/competency based interviewing and selection techniques. As the expert in our geographic and functional markets, your knowledge will direct and influence our talent management programs and attraction strategies.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping
  • Stay up to date with OSHA required training modules
  • Inspect quality of final product
  • Package and load final product for shipment
  • Scan final product into system as produced
  • Forklift operations
  • Monitor schedule changes and make process adjustments to match
  • Use of HMI to make process changes
  • Restack product as needed as it relates to quality
  • Change out and apply masking

Special Features

Managing resources is a significant task in that the Acrylic sheeting plant has one production line on which several thousand sku’s(ranging in product, color, thickness and size)are produced, as well as development of new products and processes. The equipment consists of two highly polished stainless steel belts worth millions of dollars and requiring several years of lead time for deliver, therefore belt security is of utmost importance.

Knowledge/ Experience/Skills

  • High school diploma or GED required, two-year degree or technical school desired
  • Must have applicable Work Key scores – Applied Mathematics, Applied Technology, Locating Information, Reading for Information
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing facility preferred
  • Technical and managerial/leadership skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills to resolve quality or production problems that arise
  • Technical ability to be able to anticipate problems and resolve before they occur; confidence in job knowledge to make critical operating decisions
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills

Competencies

Ability to Learn, Analytical thinking, Initiative, Tenacity, Concerns for standards, Efficiency Orientation, Results Orientation, Flexibility, Concern for Impact, and Strategic Influencing.

Join Us

Join us and experience a level of autonomy and the chance to effect positive change in a global business. As a valued member of the team, you can expect a challenging and fulfilling career with opportunities for further progression. This is a great time to join us and help us make a significant impact in the Americas region.

Register your interest in this exciting opportunity at the global leader in Acrylics below.

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Operations Manager – Beaumont, Texas

About the Company

Lucite International has a strong heritage of delivering excellence in the design, development and manufacture of some of the world’s best known acrylic products– Lucite® and Perspex®. We are the global leader in the manufacture of Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) and are proud to be part of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings.

Our people are the energy and driving force behind a dynamic business that supplies a range of growing sectors and geographic markets in The Americas, EMEA and Asia.

About the role

The successful applicant will be an integral part of the Site Leadership Team and is the focal point for determining the required production and volume targets based on sales forecast, equipment limitations, inventory space, required maintenance and inspection activities and operating budget. Proposes and ensures implementation of improvements to minimize the production costs while attaining production goals to meet customer’s needs in accordance with all Safety and Environmental requirements.

You will motivate the workforce through visibility and direct contact to ensure maximum safety and productivity while fostering an environment that develops, trains and coaches Production Engineers and staff for future needs within the organization. Most importantly, provide leadership and purpose to our committed colleagues across the Beaumont site.

You will be fully committed to maintaining the highest standards of safety, security, health and environment and will be responsible for SHE standards relating to operations. Your aim will be to achieve world class operational effectiveness by delivering best practices across the site and encouraging a culture of continuous improvement.

About You

Our colleagues are the heart of our business and our values are central to our success. As a committed people leader, communicator and change agent you will be fundamental in developing a culture that reflects our vision and values. Your credibility, skills and experience will enable you to build a competent and highly engaged team that delivers world class results.

You will have demonstrated leadership skills and be a cultural change agent. A BS Degree in Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering is preferred and ten plus years of Operations Manager experience in a Manufacturing or Chemical Plant environment will be essential to your success in this role. Position requires individual with strong communication skills in order to effectively provide team briefings, conduct meetings, write reports and exchanging information with all levels of the organization. Individuals must have in-depth knowledge plant equipment function, maintenance technology as well as an appreciation of engineering issues. Demonstrated knowledge of operating and technical disciplines such as Process Safety Management and technical documentation is required along with the demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize and manage multiple, complex, time-sensitive projects.

Fundamentally you will be a strong leader with great interpersonal effectiveness and the ability to motivate and inspire your team by creating common goals. You will be a strategic thinker with a results orientated, proactive approach, anticipating needs and addressing them before they become critical to performance.

How to apply

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of our committed and enthusiastic team, register your interest in this exciting opportunity at the global leader in Acrylics below.

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Mechanical Maintenance & Reliability Engineer – Beaumont, Texas

About the Company

Lucite International has a strong heritage of delivering excellence in the design, development and manufacture of some of the world’s best known acrylic products– Lucite® and Perspex®. We are the global leader in the manufacture of Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) and are proud to be part of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings.

Our people are the energy and driving force behind a dynamic business that supplies a range of growing sectors and geographic markets in The Americas, EMEA and Asia.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Mechanical Reliability Engineer to join our team in Beaumont and help continue our sites development and growth. You will be responsible for ensuring we meet or exceed Lucite and Industry engineering standards for the technical aspects of mechanical maintenance work. This is a key role for us and you will work closely with colleagues across our business to identify, engineer and implement mechanical solutions or improvements to equipment.

Working directly to the Site Maintenance & Reliability Manager, you will have proven experience gained within the Chemicals industry and will be confident in working with operations and maintenance colleagues to improve the reliability of both rotating and stationary equipment. You will be a change agent and comfortable with taking ownership and accountability for on-going and project work as the mechanical lead.

We are passionate about Health, Safety and Environment and this role will play a key part in ensuring our safety standards, policies and procedures are fit for purpose and that our colleagues go home safely at the end of their working day. You will lead our Process Hazard, Root Cause Failure analysis, and reliability maintenance studies, developing maintenance strategies to ensure assets are available to the business as required in an effort to achieve World Class reliability and maintenance effectiveness. You will create long range plans for mechanical equipment and provide adequate training for colleagues as well as being a resource for our manufacturing colleagues when they require support.

About You

You will have a strong background of mechanical systems, and an ABS in Mechanical Engineering is required. As such there will be significant opportunities to develop your career within our business, knowledge of Process Equipment, including piping, valves, pumps, tanks and pressure vessels is essential as well as an understanding of process safety management. 10+ years of experience in static equipment reliability is required, general understanding of metallurgy, and codal compliance (API 510 and API 570) is desired.

You will have strong interpersonal skills, determination and an analytical approach to problem solving, making sure that the root cause is understood before actions are taken to rectify an issue. Most importantly you will be a self-starter with a desire to achieve results.

How to apply

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MCIS Manufacturing Associate – Fite Road, Memphis, Tennessee

About the Company

MC Ionic Solutions US, subsidiary of Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, manufacturer of electrolyte solution for lithium ion batteries has an opportunity for you to join our team!

The Opportunity

The primary function of this position is the efficient production of electrolyte solution for lithium ion batteries. In addition, the individual will be responsible for clean room routines, operating equipment, recording and reviewing documentation, and supporting environmental monitoring routines.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Operate production equipment in the manufacturing of chemical products
  • Receive and review order instructions (Batch Records)
  • Set-up, operating and monitoring of chemical transfer equipment.
  • Initiate and control manufacturing of chemicals in vessels, including changing of raw materials, monitoring batches, keeping records and operating process equipment according to Standard Operating Procedures
  • Available for scheduled overtime and call-in overtime
  • Adheres to standard operating procedures
  • Completes production records and maintains a clean environment to comply with regulatory requirements
  • Operate, Clean and set-up processing equipment
  • Notify supervision, maintenance, or other personnel regarding equipment malfunctions and troubleshoot process issues as needed
  • Performs all job functions and responsibilities in a safe and responsible manner.
  • All other duties assigned by management

Knowledge/ Experience/Skills

  • Must possess high school education or GED, two-year degree or technical school desired
  • Must possess applicable Silver level WorkKeys scores-Applied Mathematics, Applied Technology, Locating Information, Reading for Information
  • 3 years’ experience in manufacturing environment chemical experience is a plus
  • Ability to obtain lift truck certification previous experience required
  • Must be computer literate
  • Excellent problem solving skills to resolve quality or production problems that arise
  • Technical ability to be able to anticipate problems and resolve before they occur; confidence in job knowledge to make critical operating decisions
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and a drug test with negative results, and be able to pass a background check

Physical Requirements

  • Moderate lifting, drum handling, use of stairs, ladders, tools, walking, bending, stooping, some outdoor work is required, Must be able to lift 50 Lbs.
  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment and adhere to plant PPE requirements.
  • Must be able to respond to visual and audible alarms.

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