Provision People is looking for a Engineering Manager


    Our award-winning client is one of the largest and fastest growing developers and manufacturers of carbon nanotubes for industrial applications. They are opening a new plant in Kansas City, KS…


    • Will work with the firm already selected to provide the equipment for the build out of the plant.
    • Once the plant is up and running, the individual will manage all day to day engineering operations within the company.
    • Will be a key member of the management team as it establishes capabilities within the country and market.
    • Manage all aspects of the startup from equipment installation, commissioning, and product qualifications.
    • Assist in building the technical team.
    • Create operational work instructions/standard operating procedures for all manufacturing processes.

    Required Qualifications:

    • BS or higher degree in Engineering. (Chemical or Mechanical Preferred).
    • 7 + years Engineering experience in mixing processes, combustion or chemical batch production processes, ideally with powders such as carbon black or fumed metal oxides.
    • Must have plant startup experience and understand material (liquid, gas, and solid) handling/conveying, mixing processes.
    • Demonstrated analytical skills evaluating information carefully and solving complex problems.
    • Strong budget awareness.
    • Communication and interpersonal skills overseeing staff and working with other team members.
    • Detail-oriented for understanding complex systems and the ability to pay attention to details.
    • Organizational skills for tracking various budgets, employees, and schedules simultaneously.
    • Practical understanding of chemical, mechanical, and electrical disciplines along with applicable environmental and regulatory standards.
    • Solid experience with good engineering practices as defined in the ASME standards.
    • Track record of success working with Front End Engineering Design and Engineering Procurement Construction Management firms.
    • Familiarity with OSHA, the National Building Code and environmental regulations.
    • Proficiency in standard software productivity suites such as Microsoft Office.
    • Previous experience with environmental permitting.
    • Lean manufacturing, 5S, and/or Six Sigma experience and/or certifications preferred.
    • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment