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Production Supervisor

Solvay

Job Description

Solvay is a multi-specialty chemical company committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. We innovate and collaborate with customers in diverse global end markets. NovaCare develops leading edge technologies that affect the behavior of fluids to give them cleansing, softening, moisturizing, hydrating, gelling, texturizing, penetrating or dispersing properties. Its products are found in shampoos, detergents, paints, lubricants, plant protection, mining and oil extraction.

We are currently seeking a Production Supervisor for our University Park, IL facilities.

Job Overview and Responsibilities

The primary purpose of the Production Supervisor will be to direct the safe and efficient operation of assigned shift. Uphold HSSE standards and ensure compliance with HSSE and plant procedures. Lead by example. Monitor and drive plant performance indicators and align priorities with production demand. Improve the operating skills, technical knowledge and working environment of the shift.

•        Coordinate the activities of the production operators on assigned shift.

•        Train new production operators on shift.

•        Serve as senior plant representative on off-shifts.

•        Act as incident Commander on off shifts.

•        Supervise the manufacturing of products in conformance to plant quality standards.

•        Supervise the packaging of finished goods in conformance to plant quality standards.

•        Follow accurate, timely and visible inventory methods to enhance both physical and electronic inventory accuracies.

•        Uphold and advance HSE policies and standards.

•        Maintain and improve operating performance of the operations department
Implement improvement projects.

•        Insure proactive planning and execution of activities within the operations department.

•        Coordinate day-to-day activities to ensure compliance in areas of safety, housekeeping, and training.

•        Ensure proper storage and handling of all materials.

•        Hold employees accountable for following procedures.

•        Issue work permits and enter work orders as required for maintenance/capital project activities in the operations department.

•        Comply with plant infrastructure systems (PHMP, ISO 9000, WCM, 3RHSE, Financial Reporting/Management).

Job Requirements

Education and Experience

•        BS in Chemistry, Engineering or a Science related field is preferred. Will consider candidates with a HS or Associates Degree

•        Must have min 5 years’ experience  in chemical or manufacturing environment

•        Min 3 years’ experience in a supervisory/managerial role

Skills

•        Good interpersonal skills with prior supervisory experience

•        Good computer skills with working knowledge of MS Outlook, WORD & Excel

•        Competent in or able to learn RCS (SAP) system for production transactions

•        Competent in or able to learn loading/unloading operations for bulk liquid tankers and railcars

•        Must understand the plant waste handling and shipping requirements (RCRA)

•        Understanding of safe work practices, Process Safety Management, incident investigation techniques, permit to work systems, management of change and safety & environmental regulations.

•        Must have strong verbal and written communication skills for interaction with other site departments

•        Leadership skills to develop a workforce through reward and recognition, coaching, corrective action and progressive discipline

•        Able to facilitate efficient cooperation between departments

•        Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and react to changing priorities

•        Ability to assess, prioritize, and resolve plant issues

Additional Information

•        The University Park plant is a union facility and operates 12 hour rotating shifts

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Job Snapshot

Location US-IL-University Park
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Engineering & Aerospace, Other

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Solvay
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Job Description

Solvay is a multi-specialty chemical company committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. We innovate and collaborate with customers in diverse global end markets. NovaCare develops leading edge technologies that affect the behavior of fluids to give them cleansing, softening, moisturizing, hydrating, gelling, texturizing, penetrating or dispersing properties. Its products are found in shampoos, detergents, paints, lubricants, plant protection, mining and oil extraction.

We are currently seeking a Production Supervisor for our University Park, IL facilities.

Job Overview and Responsibilities

The primary purpose of the Production Supervisor will be to direct the safe and efficient operation of assigned shift. Uphold HSSE standards and ensure compliance with HSSE and plant procedures. Lead by example. Monitor and drive plant performance indicators and align priorities with production demand. Improve the operating skills, technical knowledge and working environment of the shift.

•        Coordinate the activities of the production operators on assigned shift.

•        Train new production operators on shift.

•        Serve as senior plant representative on off-shifts.

•        Act as incident Commander on off shifts.

•        Supervise the manufacturing of products in conformance to plant quality standards.

•        Supervise the packaging of finished goods in conformance to plant quality standards.

•        Follow accurate, timely and visible inventory methods to enhance both physical and electronic inventory accuracies.

•        Uphold and advance HSE policies and standards.

•        Maintain and improve operating performance of the operations department
Implement improvement projects.

•        Insure proactive planning and execution of activities within the operations department.

•        Coordinate day-to-day activities to ensure compliance in areas of safety, housekeeping, and training.

•        Ensure proper storage and handling of all materials.

•        Hold employees accountable for following procedures.

•        Issue work permits and enter work orders as required for maintenance/capital project activities in the operations department.

•        Comply with plant infrastructure systems (PHMP, ISO 9000, WCM, 3RHSE, Financial Reporting/Management).

Job Requirements

Education and Experience

•        BS in Chemistry, Engineering or a Science related field is preferred. Will consider candidates with a HS or Associates Degree

•        Must have min 5 years’ experience  in chemical or manufacturing environment

•        Min 3 years’ experience in a supervisory/managerial role

Skills

•        Good interpersonal skills with prior supervisory experience

•        Good computer skills with working knowledge of MS Outlook, WORD & Excel

•        Competent in or able to learn RCS (SAP) system for production transactions

•        Competent in or able to learn loading/unloading operations for bulk liquid tankers and railcars

•        Must understand the plant waste handling and shipping requirements (RCRA)

•        Understanding of safe work practices, Process Safety Management, incident investigation techniques, permit to work systems, management of change and safety & environmental regulations.

•        Must have strong verbal and written communication skills for interaction with other site departments

•        Leadership skills to develop a workforce through reward and recognition, coaching, corrective action and progressive discipline

•        Able to facilitate efficient cooperation between departments

•        Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and react to changing priorities

•        Ability to assess, prioritize, and resolve plant issues

Additional Information

•        The University Park plant is a union facility and operates 12 hour rotating shifts

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