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Operations Capabilities Leader



At INVISTA, we make the chemicals, polymers, fabrics, and fibers that can handle life’s toughest demands, create new solutions for life’s biggest needs, and deliver products and brands incorporated into your clothing, your car, and even your carpet. With a business presence in more than 20 countries, INVISTA delivers exceptional value for its customers through market insights, technology innovations, and a powerful portfolio of global trademarks including Dytek® intermediates, and Cordura® Advanced fabrics.


INVISTA in Camden, SC. is looking for an Operations Capabilities Leader who is responsible for leadership and direct supervision of Production First Line Supervisors, ensuring operating area safety, and meeting environmental and production goals while optimizing shift efficiency and effectiveness. 

A successful candidate will have the following attributes:

    • Identify capabilities needed for the Leadership team to advance the vision; address talent gaps across the shift teams and leverage resource in a manner that creates the greatest value (develop, hire, role change, exit)
    • Provide Leadership team on-going coaching and focused development that facilitates personal transformation and strong performance management skills
    • Strong communication skills and proven success in communicating effectively with all levels of the organization
    • The ability to motivate, influence and drive good business decisions forward while working with a diverse workforce, and holding team members accountable
    • Partners with site leadership to establish priorities and deliver results

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Be responsible for continuous improvement of performance management through leadership and talent alignment across the shift.
  • Select, develop, and retain the right people with the right values, knowledge and capabilities associated with First Line Supervisors and Shift Employees
  • Provide performance development, training, feedback, coaching, support, and improvement opportunities to production first line leaders
  • Develop transparency and Governance across shift teams by monitoring and advancing the production performance metrics (Personnel/Process Safety, Environmental, Production, product quality, and reliable operations)
  • Provide Governance across the Operations team around total productive maintenance and overall advancement of our vision
  • Role Model for Market Based Management® Culture, economic thinking, and the company’s Guiding Principles
  • Support and drive training qualifications across all shifts
  • Participate and actively support team to drive continuous improvements across the organization

The Experience You Will Bring


  • 5 years of leadership/supervisory experience in operations or maintenance department within a chemical manufacturing or refining environment

What Will Put You Ahead

  • 8+ years in an Operations or Production leadership role with direct reports
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management
  • Experience relative to reporting systems (i.e., SAP, KRONOS, etc.)

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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