Plant Director

Plant Director

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Plant Director
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Our client is a rewarded and recognized scale up developing the first synthetic fiber with a net positive impact on climate change and capable of meeting the demand of the market.

We are looking for a committed Plan Director to join their diverse and collaborative team to set up a pilot plant to be able to scale up this technology and open the first industrial plant in a few years capable of producing commercial volumes of polyester fiber.


  • Participate in design/ development of the pilot plant, from concept phase to the realization.
  • Define and deploy an industrial strategic and operational action plan with a view to a continuous improvement approach
  • Help recruiting an engineering team
  • Implement a global policy of HSE risk prevention and operational management of technical assets while ensuring the link with the competent authorities
  • Optimize the operation of the company's equipment through the reliability of prevention plans and of relevant performance indicators
  • Optimize reporting tools relating to activity monitoring
  • Define and carry out the supply and production program in quantity, deadlines and quality in accordance with S&OP commitments
  • Interact with vendors in terms of sample exchange, analysis, and reporting
  • Collaborate with internal business leaders to develop strategic product technology road maps including long-term technology capabilities and deliver them to the market


  • Technical background with at least ten years of professional experience in a similar position with international players in the pharmaceutical, chemical or oil industry.
  • Work experience on sites in the petro or chemical environment or any SEVESO classified site with ICPE/DREAL constraints.
  • Leadership skills
  • Results-oriented
  • Structured and rigorous
  • Strong team spirit and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-starter with entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to work under minimal supervision.

Start up/scale up

Compensation & perks :

  • Competitive Salary
  • Private health insurance
  • Public transportation participation