Ergon Asphalt and Emulsions, Inc
  • Flowood, MS, USA
  • Full Time

401k matching, Health, Life, Dental, Holidays, Vacation, Sick Leave, Tuition Assistance, Profit Sharing

Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions has an opening for a Regional Technical Operations Manager assigned to the Eastern US market.

This person's primary responsibility will be providing technical operations support to polymer modified asphalt and emulsion facilities. He/she will be responsible for providing timely support and communication to these facilities to help them in several areas: formulation support, troubleshooting issues, product QA/QC, and facilitation of those systems. This person will be part of the Technical Operations Group working closely with the Vice President Technical Operations and Plant Technology as well as other Regional Technical Operations Managers. This person will also work closely with facility management and the local business teams. Prior experience with both polymer modified asphalt and emulsion formulations is highly desired. Experience in an industrial setting is also preferred, and the ability to quickly learn, understand, and work in polymer modified asphalt and emulsion facilities is required. Additionally, excellent communication skills, time management, and great customer service are necessary. This job requires a high energy, level headed person that is willing to work hard and has the ability to thrive in a deadline driven environment.

Regional Technical Operations Manager Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support to Emulsion/PMAC facilities
  • Support all aspects of product formulation
  • Work to provide timely solutions to customer, product, or formulation issues
  • Facilitate and support relevant QA/QC systems within the facilities
  • Work with Agencies as it pertains to Ergon QC/QA Systems
  • Involvement in product development as needed
  • Facilitate the commercialization of new products via plant scale up and trials
  • Ability to multi-task and keep on top of issues in a deadline driven environment is a must
  • Display effective time management and organizational skills
  • Must take ownership and accountability of own work
  • Self motivated, but also must be able to work harmoniously within a team
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Must maintain accurate and timely project accountability

Regional Technical Operations Manager Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Preferred qualifications include a bachelor's degree in Chemistry or Engineering and a working knowledge of facility operations and asphalt
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Must be willing to work overtime, as required
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and safely lift weights up to 50 pounds
  • Must have a valid driver's license

The person must reside in the Jackson, Mississippi area, and be willing to travel extensively, but not limited to, in the assigned market area.

We are a great company with great pay and great benefits. Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions is a relationship-driven company that values each employee's willingness to learn and contribute to the team. We are family owned with locations throughout the U.S. and Mexico, but we pride ourselves on maintaining a small-company feel.

Ergon offers a competitive benefits package for our operators: 401(k), Health, Life, Dental, Holidays, Vacation, Sick Leave, Tuition Assistance and Profit Sharing

Ergon is an EEO/AAP Employer.

Employment offer contingent upon pre-employment drug test, background check, and MVR.

Ergon Asphalt and Emulsions, Inc
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