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Plant Manager

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Oberon FMR, Inc.
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Title:   Plant Manager


Oberon FMR, aColorado-based biotech firm, seeks a skilled and highly motivated individual torealize a unique opportunity at a flagship facility to be constructed nearTrenton, Ohio.  At the outset ofemployment, the individual hired will participate in build-out for thisfacility and hiring of operating staff.  Uponproject completion, this individual will manage a facility producing a novel feedingredient derived from the nutrients in beverage processing water.  The position reports to Oberon’s VP of ManufacturingDevelopment.      



·        On-site coordination and reporting for third-partyconstruction efforts

·        Assistance in hiring plant operator personnel

·        Training and management  of plant operators

·        Start-up of new equipment (including pilotequipment if necessary) and systems  fora smooth transition to full facility operation

·        Assurance of full facility functionality and efficient,continuous production of feed ingredient; these duties will include managingthe following: plant budget for operations and maintenance, daily workassignments and reports, and other assigned duties as deemed necessary toassure successful operation

·        Implementation of health and safety program, QA/QCplan, and sanitation plan

·        Assurance of permit compliance for effluent froma biological wastewater treatment plant

·        Management of third-party warehousing

·        Promotion of positive relationship with thefacility host at which Oberon’s production will be co-located

·        Consistent presence at plant site and predictiveattendance at scheduled meetings and teleconferences



·        Detailed understanding of industrial  wastewater treatment, with special experiencein activated sludge processes and biological control techniques; Ohio Class IIwastewater operator certification must be achieved within 9 months of hire date

·        Feed and/or food plant experience with processequipment including mechanical dewatering, sterilization, thermal drying, conveyance,storage, and packaging

·        Analytical experience related to process controland quality assurance efforts for both wastewater treatment and food/feedproduction

·        Construction management experience

·        Supervisory experience

·        Impeccable safety record

·        Excellent interpersonal skills bolstered by acollaborative work style and effective communication


The idealcandidate will be an entrepreneurial individual who has been responsible forthe operation of a biological wastewater treatment facility either before orafter holding a similar position of responsibility in a feed and/or food plant.  This individual will be capable of moderatephysical exertion and dexterity in an environment where exposure to elementsincluding weather, dirt, dust, fumes, darkness and/or noise may occur; the workenvironment involves daily proximity to mechanical equipment as well aschemical and electrical hazards.  Allwork-related risks will be mitigated by company-provided PPE and adherence tothe company’s health and safety plan and policies for a tobacco-free and drug-freeworkplace.



Oberon recognizesthe unique qualifications, great responsibility, and potentially irregularscheduling engendered in this position and has designed a highly attractivecompensation package for the individual hired.  


Reply: Please send résumé to careers@oberonfmr.comwith “Trenton Plant Manager Hire” in subject line.

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