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Operations Manager



INVISTA Canada's Maitland Specialty Intermediate manufacturing site located in Maitland, Ontario is seeking an Operations Manager. At INVISTA we believe that our Principle Based Management™ culture will be our competitive advantage and are looking for an individual who is passionate about creating an environment where the team can thrive.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Provide leadership to 2 crew supervisors and a Process Technical Team in our PSM (Process Safety Management) high hazard Amines process, Water Treatment, site Lab and Power Utilities, consisting of 2 Cogeneration Units, Hydrogen plant, boilers and compressors.
  • Accountability for performance metrics: lagging and leading EHS outcomes, Reliable and Disciplined Operations, and Cost of Manufacturing.
  • Ensure the safe, reliable, and environmentally sound operation of the Maitland site.
  • Providing transformational leadership to achieve our site Vision and key strategies.
  • Develop Shift Runs the Shift ownership and capability by creating an environment for self-actualization.
  • Guiding the team to achieve site bets by driving innovation, acting as principled entrepreneurs, while successfully prioritizing and completing site initiatives.
  • Creating the environment where digital technologies disrupt the way traditional manufacturing is done to create superior long-term value for the organization.

    • Relocation assistance is available for a successful candidate, if required to move

    The Experience You Will Bring


    • Previous experience leading and managing in a complex work environment
    • Post Secondary education in science, engineering, business or technical field

    What Will Put You Ahead

    • 5 or more years managing in a cross functional teams in a manufacturing environment
    • Experience communicating complex concepts with the confidence of senior leadership
    • Experience in understanding and analyzing complex data sets to make recommendations or highlight opportunities for efficiency
    • Experience working in a PSM facility
    • Experience leading internal self-assessments in preparation for 3rd party audits

    We Provide:

    • Competitive Salary
    • Flexible benefits package
    • Competitive Pension plan
    • Vacation Purchase Program
    • Additional Floating Holidays
    • Education Assistance Program for Job Related Training
    • Advancement Opportunities

    We thank all applicants in advance but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    We are an equal opportunity employer. If you require accommodation or assistance at any time during the application or selection processes, please submit a request by following the directions located at the bottom of the kochcareers.com webpage

    About INVISTA

    From the fibers in your carpet to the plastic in your automobiles, INVISTA’s commitment to continuous improvement has led its employees to develop some of the most durable, versatile polymers and fibers in the world. A subsidiary of Koch Industries since 2004, INVISTA brings to market the proprietary ingredients for nylon 6,6 and recognized brands including STAINMASTER®, CORDURA® and ANTRON®. INVISTA also offers specialty chemical intermediates and process technologies. See the bigger picture at INVISTA.com. 

    As a member of the INVISTA team, you will also be part of Koch Industries, Inc.'s affiliates, one of the largest privately-held companies in the world. Koch companies have a presence in nearly 60 countries and employ about 120,000 people. For more information on INVISTA, please visit www.INVISTA.com.

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