Production Coordinator

Posted 07 Feb 2020

Savannah, Georgia - United States

Req Id 202875


A career with EMD Performance Materials is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 56,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Performance Materials is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.


Your Role:


The Production Coordinator will be an integral part of the Mica Pigment Production Team.  This role will provide a coordination function within the department as well as with other departments.  This position will work closely with Production supervision, Production operators, Production Support, QC, and other lab personnel.  The primary focus will be facilitating continuous improvement in safety, quality and cost.  This position will support the Production Manager with various initiatives for daily operation as well as strategic planning.  Additional responsibilities include Management of Change, Lean & Six Sigma, Incident Reporting, and 5S + Safety activities. 


Who you are:


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in manufacturing

Preferred Requirements:

  • Master of Science in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline
  • Lean and Six Sigma Certification
  • Experience in a leadership role in direct production
  • Previous experience in a Production Supervisor role
  • Consensus building
  • Competent in statistical techniques
  • Competent in Visio and SAP
  • German and Japanese language skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Excel in problem solving



What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.




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