Chemical Plant Operations Manager Salary in the United States

How much does a Chemical Plant Operations Manager make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Chemical Plant Operations Manager in the United States is $59 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $51 and $69. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Manages chemical processing operations. Establishes and implements standard operating procedures (SOP) and in process quality check protocols used to identify and resolve issues during processing. Monitors operational metrics to ensure production schedules, output standards, and targets are met. Leads investigations and determines the root cause of any production delays, disruptions, or quality excursions and implements solutions. Ensures that operations comply with environmental and safety regulations. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a director or plant manager. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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