Viskase Companies, Inc. Loudon, TN, USA
**Expectations Day to Day Accountabilities ** Improves profitability and throughput by increasing capacity and reducing production costs. Develops and executes strategic plans to continuously improve and upgrade the overall performance of Chemical Extrusion Drying Area (CEDA) operations. Ensures that production levels meet or exceed established targets. Ensures that production standards are communicated to all CEDA employees and that employees are held accountable. Develops, controls, and promotes programs for continuous improvement of manufacturing processes; actively seeks opportunities to reduce waste and eliminate redundancies. Directs and implements industry "best practice" manufacturing methodologies and techniques to increase throughput. Ensures visibility on the floor to ensure standard operating procedures, quality, safety, and productivity are being adhered to. Manages CEDA operating budget, monitors variance to operating budget to ensure efficient department operation....