Emulsion Site Manager

Barry - Illinois - United States - Energy - Mining - Project Management & Services - Academic Bachelor

Our leading blasting and commercial explosives client has a permanent role open for an Emulsion Site Manager based in Barry, IL. We’re looking for an operational leader to manage up to four manufacturing explosive plants. If you have a proven safety record, strong customer service and a commitment to continuous improvement apply today. In return, you could be enjoying a great benefits package that includes a tuition reimbursement program.

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Gabrielle Warner, Account manager

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About this role

As the site manager you will be the expert driving operational excellence in safety and efficiency to deliver high-quality explosive products. Your main focus will be around all aspects of safety:

  • Ensuring compliance with applicable Company HSEQ Performance Standards, and all relevant regulations;
  • Driving Root Cause Analysis for any HSE incidents and significant production downtime issues;
  • Taking the initiative to ensure compliance with safety systems and constantly being aware of potential improvements.

You’ll be a leader, championing best-practice cultures externally with manufacturing and vendors, as well as internally by educating manufacturing personnel on safe processes. Your role as an HR leader also means:

  • Developing Site Supervisors for succession;
  • Arranging shifts to ensure cover for Site Supervisors with vacation and other leave events;
  • Supporting increased expertise across the emulsion organization, and development of core competencies with plant/site leadership.

You’ll have responsibilities impacting the operational business:

  • Maintaining the plant's expenditure and assets to achieve financial targets;
  • Ensuring the delivery of products and services from the relevant plants;
  • Effectively managing operating expenditures to deliver on agreed budgets;
  • Implementing and coaching BEx methodologies to reduce waste and improve sustainability;
  • Identifying and eliminating/reducing waste from emulsion and ANFO plant operations.

Your customer service focus will result in these outcomes:

  • Understanding and enhancing service requirements to continually improve customer profitability;
  • Identifying, recommending and leading continuous improvement projects that have financial benefits for customers and the organization.

You’ll have a strategic influence too, communicating all information that may have an impact on the organization, its business, operations and competitor activity.

About you

Education & Experience required

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (directly related work experience may be substituted for some of the educational requirements);
  • Minimum 6 years of relevant industry experience in a professional or technical capacity, with a minimum of 3 years as a supervisor;
  • SAP expertise with materials management, sales and distribution functions
  • Strong understanding and responsibility for compliance to relevant OSHA, ATF, DOT and EPA and local regulations.

You’ll need some experience in emulsion and/or fuel phase production facilities. Your experience in supervisory roles will be essential – this role requires people management skills, performance management, mentoring and coaching.

What we offer

Why apply through Brunel? Finding the next step in your career can be a fulltime job in itself. We manage the process for you, from submitting your resume to coordinating interviews to extending offers and assisting with on-boarding.

This permanent role comes with generous vacation time + PTO; full health benefits including employer HSA contributions + dental plan; a 401k match based on years of service; tuition reimbursement program and Employee Assistance Program – all delivered within a collaborative and supportive employee environment.

Let us get you going so you can get on with the job. Apply today.

About us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services. Join us today.


  • Vacancy number: PUB226240
  • Location: Barry
  • Market: Energy
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Mining
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Closing date: Friday, September 27, 2019
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Gabrielle Warner

Account manager Brunel Energy USA Salt Lake City

+1 801 987 5946

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