Mojave, US

Location Details: 

Title:  Manager, Plant, Mojave

Join us and develop your career while creating a more sustainable future! You’ll be part of a global team of more than 5,000 people of 60 nationalities, where diverse perspectives are valued and you can bring your authentic self to work every day. At Kemira, you are empowered to reach your full potential, deliver innovation, and make an impact. We embrace a growth mindset, so we can deliver more value to our customers and communities. 


Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemistry for water-intensive industries. For more than 100 years, our chemistry has advanced human progress and quality of life. Kemira’s solutions help our customers in the pulp and paper, water, and energy industries clean water, save energy, and use natural resources responsibly, while improving their productivity and enabling more sustainable business. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day.



We are looking for someone to be responsible for managing and leading the manufacturing operations in Mojave, CA. The ideal candidate will oversee safe and environmentally conscious operations on a daily basis to ensure only the highest-quality products are produced in a timely and cost-efficient manner.  They will utilize lean manufacturing tools and processes to create a culture of total employee engagement and the elimination of all waste, manage the inventory of raw materials and finished products, and direct the planning and layout of equipment, workflow, and workforce utilization.


What you can expect from us:

  • Great opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Increasing your abilities and skills in various area
  • Employment in a stable company with an established position in the market
  • Attractive benefit package
  • Great, multicultural and positive working environment


What you’ll bring to the team:

  • Four-year Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Chemistry, or related technical field with a minimum of 5 years’ chemical plant management experience or a minimum of 8 years’ experience in one or more chemical plant management functions: production, materials management, technical, engineering or maintenance
  • Minimum 5 years’ prior supervisory experience in a manufacturing operation
  • Significant Lean and 6 Sigma experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong interpersonal relationship skills
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office
  • Experience with business management systems, preferably SAP
  • Proven leadership skills in a fast-paced, high-stress environment
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Experience with capital and project management
  • Experience with operations accounting and budgeting
  • Experience dealing with Hazardous Materials


Join Kemira and create better every day


For more information, please apply with a CV or resume at www.kemira.com/careers. 


Kemira is an equal opportunity employer.



Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water-intensive industries. We provide best suited products and expertise to improve our customers’ product quality, process and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, water treatment and energy sectors. In 2022, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 3.3 billion and around 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd.