The APS Product Manager maximizes the profitability and growth of the APS businesses by optimizing asset utilization and product profitability. This position is focused internally on manufacturing cost reduction, efficiency improvements, production planning management, and long range asset planning.
Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Product profitability & optimization Recommends product deletions, specification changes, etc. by focusing on asset capabilities versus product profitability. Works with Manufacturing and S&OP to review product mix, product quality, and run rates to optimize production assets for maximum profitability. Leads the reduction of distressed (off-spec and aged) finished goods inventory Functions as the business liaison with Manufacturing for shared issues and initiatives
Asset Utilization Allocates capacity among products/applications to balance profitability with customer service requirements. Determines optimum asset utilization strategies by working closely with Sales, Commercial Management, and Manufacturing. Proposes and maintain medium-term and long-term asset loading plans for the relevant assets by balancing the business product needs, manufacturing capabilities, R&D developments and changes in supply patterns to reach an optimal economic solution Coordinates the efforts needed to timely and successfully implement grade slate simplification in the plants Leads recycle initiatives/opportunities
Operating Plan Leads development of manufacturing long range operating plans by facilitating Operating team meetings. Monitors and recommends short term manufacturing issue resolution as it relates to business profitability and provides support to planners to optimally plan production and supply customers economically
Strategy and Growth Contributes to and implements business segment strategies in conjunction with Commercial Management Determines impact of new market/products on asset capacity, costs, quality, etc. Coordinates asset strategy implementation at grade level in support of business needs and asset capabilities Monitors and works in conjunction with Manufacturing plant personnel to ensure successful completion of all capital projects. Publishes required KPIs for respective area
Process Development & Technology Coordinates product and raw material trials between Business, R&D, Procurement and Manufacturing Leads the Asset and Product Development Teams
Bachelors degree required, Supply Chain, Engineering or Technical is preferred
Minimum 8 years of professional experience required, manufacturing and/or commercial experience is preferred
Computer literacy (incl. MS Office, SAP and Business Warehouse)
Good knowledge of Polyolefins and Polymer Compounding Industries
Sound technical experience, such as manufacturing, R&D, or Technical Service preferred
Demonstrated proficiency with prioritization and decision making
Demonstrated influencing, collaboration and facilitation. Good communicator.
Knowledge of logistics
Demonstrated analytical skills
Demonstrated capability to lead a project team from problem analysis through execution
Ability to understand and identify critical manufacturing issues impacting business profitability with extensive interactions with Commercial, Sales, R&D, and Manufacturing management.
LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the worlds largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell (www.lyondellbasell.com) manufactures products at 55 sites in 17 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.
Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.
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