Operations Manager

Job Title: Operations Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Reference: 214723W
Contact Name: Angielina Tay
Job Published: June 16, 2021 15:43

Job Description

Why DuPont?

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Introduction to the role

As an Operations Manager, you will provide leadership, strategic direction and guidance to both operations and maintenance teams at our Jurong Island’s Sakra manufacturing plant. This is a high-hazardous plant that produces Zytel®. Hence, you are also the site’s custodian to Process Safety Management (PSM). You are a strategic leader to drive cost improvement, and continuous process improvement on site, with people and team development in mind.

This role reports to Plant Manager. You will be the champion alongside your manager to continue driving and advancing our core values on site. DuPont’s core values are Safety & Health, Respect for People, Highest Ethical Behaviour and Protect the Planet.

Your Responsibilities

  • Lead the operations team to maintain, operate and measure the efficiency and safety of manufacturing process
  • Lead the maintenance team to produce quality maintenance services to the plant
  • Define programs for operations and maintenance teams to improve safety, quality and costs to meet plant objectives
  • Employ, train and retain employees in both teams
  • Support Plant manager to develop and maintain a world class manufacturing organization
  • Ensure the teams are following the requirements of ISO, EQE and DuPont’s best practices
  • Implement and uphold Manufacturing Business Process (MBP) system, including providing business planning and formulation meeting for operations plan and maintenance budget; maintenance review and metrics tracking
  • Custodian of the plant Process Safety Management (PSM) core team and ensure compliance to PSM requirements

Your Experience & Competencies 

  • Bachelor Degree in relevant discipline
  • Minimum 10 years of managerial experience, at manufacturing site within chemical, semiconductor, oil & gas, utilities industry
  • Great influencer and communicator to engage across all levels on site
  • Proven leadership skill to motivate and inspire the teams
  • Excellent planner to plan ahead and strategize for future vision
  • Must have both maintenance and process knowledge from manufacturing site
  • Must have strong Process Safety Management (PSM) knowledge and experience


DuPont is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit our Accessibility Page for Contact Information.

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