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Segment Manager in Detroit, MI at Marvel Consultants Inc

Date Posted: 10/5/2018

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Job Description

Segment Manager

Our client develops, manufactures and markets high-quality, proprietary rubber-based products to various industries, including automotive, heavy industry, construction and infrastructure, oil & gas, and defense. 


The Segment Manager will oversee the development, entry to our system, and future adjustments of customer compounds to meet all customer requirements within their segment, in a timely manner.  They will manage the compounds, systems, and processes, within the segment such that maximum output and quality are achieved in a pro-associate environment.


●        Coordinate RFQ enquiries within segment.

●        Develop/Manage Cap Ex plans/projects within segment.

●        Accountable for spread dollars by customer for segment.

●        Coordinate Segment Team activities.

●        Oversee the development of customer recipes from scratch, or based on customer-supplied recipes.

●        Ensure recipes are entered into the system with all required documentation.

●        Respond to customer technical problems as required, and maintain a good working relationship with customer contact person within their segment.

●        Handle technical customer complaints and returns within their segment.

●        Monitor the processing capability of issued recipes and adjust if necessary.

●        Disposition off-spec compound and lead segment team on root cause analysis.

●        Review new MSDS’s for problematic conditions and pass on concerns to Health & Safety Manager.

●        Serve as a resource to the segment team on relevant issues.

●        Participate on action teams or task forces as required.

●        Establish and maintain budgets, targets, and objectives.

●        Attend weekly department meetings as required along with the monthly QOS management review.

●        Communicate with and coaches all Segment associates to ensure compliance with all plant, and Occupational Health and Safety policies.

●        Perform all duties of a manager as outlined in the Internal Responsibilities section of the AirBoss Health & Safety program manual.

●        Ensure MSDS’ for compounds in their Segment are available to the customer.

Job Requirements

Segment Manager



  • Bachelor of Science degree and/or equivalent education/experience
  • Minimum five years industry and/or supervisory experience
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Compounding and technical experience

Please reference Job Code 5191 LO when responding to this position.  Please send your resume as an attached document in Word form. 


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