Production Manager

About the role

Location: USA - Other location

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent

Production Manager Taylorsville, NC

We provide solutions for a better tomorrow.

The role holder is responsible for the safe and efficient execution of production for the Taylorsville Compounding Site.  
•    The role holder is responsible to supply the planned production volume on time and at the right quality in the most cost-efficient and safe way. 
•    The role holder is responsible for the continuous improvement of the production unit including focus on operating permit, HSSEQ issues and meeting customer expectations. 
•    Furthermore he/she is responsible for developing and leading the organization.

•    Delivers the objectives and KPI of the plant with continuous improvement approach (PDCA): 
o    Planning: Ensures that a department action plan is made to reach these objectives (use platforms).
o    Doing: Ensures that the necessary lessons are always drawn from incidents (HSE incidents, complaints, operability,…) by the implementation of a root cause analysis.
o    Checking: Watches the progress of the action plan. Reports the plant performance.
o    Adjusting: Adjusts the plan when measures are not effective.
o    Communicating: Ensures that each team member knows these objectives and results, so that everyone can contribute in reaching these objectives.
•    Selects & deselects, coaches & inspires, ensures development plan is identified and implemented.
•    Responsible for the effective and efficient organization of the work and overall prioritization of activities.
•    Ensures that all procedures and work instructions in the department are in place, known and followed.
•    Ensures that the plant is operated in accordance with the obligations out of the operating permit and all regulatory requirements.
•    Acts as a crisis manager for the plant.
•    Secures compliance with NAM and Group policies, procedures, instructions, ethics and values by checking, defining and implementing corrective actions to avoid damage to people, fixed assets or the environment. 
•    Steers allocated asset development projects (small size) 
•    Addresses profit improvement and asset development opportunities for the plant 
•    Supports and agrees with implementation of the test run requests
•    Assures that the customers’ requirements are known in his/her organisation
•    Manages critical peers’ interfaces: PA (costs vs reliability) Planning, Product Owner, Asset Development 
•    Supports other functions/locations

About you

•    Bachelor’s degree from acknowledged university, or equivalent relevant experience
•    Min. 5-10 years experience in Production or other relevant experience 
•    Experience with plastic compounding of polypropylene preferred

About Borealis and our offer

We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Marc Kochan, ( Please note that applications via e-mail will not be accepted since we are serious about protection of your personal data, so thank you for applying online.


We offer a role specific compensation and a competitive salary and fringe benefit package reflecting your profile, experience and the specifics of the country/location you apply for.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertised requirements and will contact you as soon as screening is closed.

Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and circular polyolefin solutions and a European market leader in base chemicals, fertilizers and the mechanical recycling of plastics. We leverage our polymers expertise and decades of experience to offer value adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries. In re-inventing for more sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people and excellence as we accelerate the transformation to a circular economy and expand our geographical footprint. | |

We go beyond boundaries. Together.




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