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Assistant Site Manager

Department: Fluidcare
Location: Shawnee, OK



To support the Complex Manager/Site Manager II and ensure the HFC site is aligned with Houghton’s vision and mission. Support site and company activities in achieving customer satisfaction and company profitability using standardized procedures throughout sites.



  • Support the Complex Manager/Site Manager II in all EH&S performance for all Houghton related operations. Ensures all HI operations and procedures are maintained and followed. Maintain and active awareness of hazard awareness and risk reduction. Housekeeping standards to be maintained at all times.
  • Support the Complex Manager/Site Manager II with respect to the SOW/contract and achieve or exceed the customer's expectation while achieving account profitability goals for Houghton.
  • Responsible for supporting the customer on all fluid related and SOW issues and working within the parameters of the Customer and Company Operating and EH&S - procedures.
  • Ensure all reports and data collection are kept up to date and distributed within the agreed upon timeframe.
  • Ensure all of Houghton owned/leased equipment including the site office is kept in suitable condition for the environment.
  • Work with the local HI Sales Rep. to ensure HI product implementation plans are met and/or exceeded to ultimately increase the profitability of the account.



  • Technical degree required in engineering, science, manufacturing or management and a minimum of 1 year of relevant work experience.
  • This position requires excellent leadership, planning, results driven, interpersonal skills.
  • Outstanding problem solving, conflict resolution abilities, proven negotiation skillfulness and focused on continuous improvement.
  • Experience with Metalworking Fluids, Metal Finishing, and Industrial Lubrication is preferred.


ABOUT HOUGHTON INTERNATIONAL, INC.: Houghton serves the metalworking, automotive, and steel industries–and a variety of other markets–with the development, production and management of the highest-quality specialty chemicals, oils, and lubricants. Our value proposition provides innovative and sustainable solutions designed to help customers improve productivity, reduce costs and minimize risks. With a singular focus on customer satisfaction we solve the toughest technical challenges and support diverse and widespread customer operations with a global network of fluids experts delivering innovative technologies, chemistries and high performing products. Houghton takes environment stewardship and social responsibility seriously as we conscientiously strive to develop renewable, sustainable products through innovation and process improvement. 

PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

EEO STATEMENT: It is Houghton International's policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Houghton International will also provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: 

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. 

                           Houghton International Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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