Operational Excellence Engineer

Date:  May 20, 2023
Posting End Date: 

St. Louis, MO, US, 63111

Company:  ICL Specialty Products Inc

Job Description


As the Operational Excellence Engineer, you will be responsible for driving continuous improvement initiatives, identifying and implementing best practices, and leading change management programs that support the overall goals of the Carondelet Plant.


I’m interested! What will I get to do in this position? 
•    Develop and implement a continuous improvement strategy that aligns with the plant's goals and objectives.
•    Lead cross-functional teams to identify, prioritize, and drive improvements in all aspects of plant operations.
•    Facilitate problem-solving and decision-making processes to resolve operational issues and implement best practices.
•    Collaborate with the leadership team to develop and implement change management programs that support the adoption of new processes and technologies.
•    Monitor and analyze key performance indicators to identify areas for improvement and track progress.
•    Ensure compliance with all safety, environmental, and quality standards.
•    Provide training and coaching to plant personnel to develop their continuous improvement skills.
•    Maintain relationships with internal stakeholders, suppliers, and customers to ensure alignment and drive results.

What skills and experience do I need to be successful in this role? 
•    Bachelor's degree in engineering or operations management preferred.
•    At least 5 years of experience in continuous improvement or operations management in a manufacturing environment.
•    Experience leading cross-functional teams and implementing process improvement initiatives.
•    Strong analytical skills and experience using data to drive decision-making.
•    Excellent communication and leadership skills.
•    Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, results-driven environment.

ICL Job Level:  15


Salary Range: $71K - $131K/year


Annual Bonus Target: 7%, subject to plan provisions

Referral, Relocation, or Sign on Bonus Eligible

We've Got You Covered

ICL is committed to offering you a comprehensive set of benefits to empower you and your family physically, mentally, emotionally, and financially. The benefits we offer to our diverse and inclusive workforce include:
•    Competitive base pay and performance bonus
•    Medical, dental, vision, and life benefits that start quickly – the first of the month after hire
•    Tax-advantaged health savings and spending accounts (when applicable)
•    Wellness Incentive Program to lower your health insurance cost
•    Generous Leave and FMLA policies
•    Prescription program that provides most generic maintenance medications at no cost (including Insulin products & EpiPens)
•    401k eligibility from day one of employment with a generous company matching contribution. 100% vested after one year of service
•    Employee Assistance Program
•    Student Loan Assistance
•    Free membership to a program that offers various discounts for travel, entertainment, groceries, and much more

Who is ICL? 
ICL is a leading global specialty minerals and chemicals company that creates impactful solutions for humanity’s sustainability challenges in global food, agriculture, and industrial markets.  ICL leverages its unique bromine, potash and phosphate resources, its passionate team of talented employees and its strong focus on R&D and technological innovation to drive growth across its end markets. Our agricultural products feed the world’s growing population, our food additives enable greater access to higher quality food, our potash and phosphate products are essential components for the pharma industry and our bromine-based materials and phosphates contribute to a more energy efficient and environmentally friendly planet.  


ICL’s operations are organized under four segments: Industrial Products (Bromine), Potash, Phosphate Solutions and Growing Solutions. With approximately 12,000 employees worldwide, ICL operates mining and production sites located in Israel, Europe, North and South America and China which are supported by worldwide distribution and supply chains. Due to strong synergies between its business units and their mutual support, ICL benefits from its advantageous size, geographical spread, and operational flexibility. With a culture based upon leadership, innovation, and sustainability, ICL is well positioned to be an Employer of Choice within the communities in which we operate. To learn more about ICL, click here.


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