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Job Opportunities

Blending & Packaging Manager 

American Refining Group, Inc.
Please contact:

Roberta Anderson, PHR
Supervisor, Employee Relations
American Refining Group
Office: 814-368-1226


  • Core leadership role in the development and execution of Blending & Packaging systems, processes and procedures.  Oversight and direction of a team of ~35 Blending & Packaging personnel. Ensures that Blending & Packaging departments are properly staffed and trained.
  • Ensures the safe, reliable and environmentally compliant running of our Blending & Packaging facilities and assets.
  • Clearly communicates company and Blending & Packaging departmental goals around performance and ensures that they are understood.  Holds his team accountable for their performance against these goals.
  • Provides leadership and one-on-one and group coaching to Blending & Packaging employees. Works closely with Vice President of Operations to identify future leaders, and creates individual development plans for these candidates.
  • Collaborates with Sales, Customer Service and Distribution to ensure that Customer Order Fulfillment is maintained at industry benchmark levels.
  • Ensures systems and processes are in place to drive safety, environmental and quality performance by the workgroup.
  • Leads the development of relevant Blending & Packaging systems and procedures required for OSHA PSM compliance.
  • Ensures that our Blending & packaging operations are properly staffed at all times with qualified and competent personnel; immediately communicates to ARG Leadership Team any significant incidents or operational issues.
  • Reviews safety observations and sub-standard equipment reports, then identifies trends or areas of concern. Ensures that all incidents are investigated and participates directly in significant incident investigations.
  • Reports on and analyses Blending & Packaging key performance indicators and drives course correction.
  • Evaluates customers packaging requirements and advises on the most efficient way to safely fulfill the requirements.
  • Ensures that all systems are available so that personnel can fulfill the requirements of an ISO 9001:2008 Quality System.
  • Determines projects and priorities for the Packaging Plant Maintenance Team.
  • Purchase repair and replacement parts for the packaging lines.
  • Manage capital projects from conception to completion in Blending & Packaging.

Job Requirements:

  • 10+years of experience in Operations Management (specifically blending and/or packaging) with demonstrated Operational Excellence (Six Sigma, Lean Management, Continuous Improvement)
  • BS degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical, Operational Management, Packaging Engineering)
  • Familiar with a ISO 9001:2008 Quality System
  • Familiar with safety requirements for a packaging and blending facility (OSHA, PSM, etc.)
  • Ability to be on-call and manage a 365/24/7 plant



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