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Production Shift Supervisor

at Elementis plc

Posted: 8/27/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: R001881

Job Description

Elementis is a UK listed global specialty chemicals company with operations worldwide that serve customers in North and South America, Europe and Asia Pacific in a wide range of markets and sectors.

The Group comprises three businesses: Specialty Products, Chromium and Surfactants. Both Specialty Products and Chromium hold leading market positions in their chosen sectors. Elementis employs over 1,300 people at more than 30 locations worldwide.

Job Description Summary

The Shift Supervisor is responsible and accountable for the safe, environmentally compliant, and efficient operation of the facility by Operating Personnel assigned to his/her team.

Job Description

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Directs shift operating personnel in assigned area to meet operating needs. Coordinate operations within area of responsibility and with operations in other areas of the facility.
  • Communicate with shift personnel to ensure effective between management and employees.
  • Implement all Elementis safety management controls, programs and policies.  Enforces safety and housekeeping standards for area to maintain plant standards.
  • Ensure subordinate’s activities are in compliance with all Federal, State and Local laws, regulations, and environmental operating permits (OSHA, EPA, EEO, NPDES, etc).
  • Responsible for area operations during off-hours.  Advises all parties, superiors, peers, and subordinates, on all changes or situations that have an effect on safety, the environment, or production.
  • Promotes performance to all employees.  Specifies to the operator acceptable work habits and if substandard, retrains, corrects or instigates disciplinary action.
  • Motivates all employees to perform above standard work by recognizing and rewarding above standard performance and safety habits and informing superiors with a letter of praise if appropriate.
  • Maintains qualifications and participates in shift emergencies.  Performs emergency first aid, CPR, fire protection and HAZMAT response.  Counsels subordinates or peers where qualified or recommends sources of help.  Distributes all company bulletins or personal messages received to parties concerned.  May serve as back-up Incident Commander.
  • Responsible for finding coverage for operators who will not be to work on their regular shift time due to sickness, accidents, family emergency, etc.
  • Responsible for maintenance of subordinate’s records (attendance, etc)
  • Responsible for implementing disciplinary actions as directed by Management and defined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Additional Job Description

Specialized / Technical Knowledge:

  • 2-5 years Chemical Manufacturing Experience
  • BS Engineering, Chemical preferred
  • Experience in a Union environment a plus

Skills:

  • Effective Communication
  • Leadership
  • Interpersonal
  • Reliability
  • Accountability
  • Flexibility

Physical & Scheduling Requirements:

  • Must be able to walk, climb stairs and wear personal protective equipment as required. 
  • Must be able to wear a respirator and self-contained breathing equipment.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.
  • Work rotating shift to support 24 hours/day, 7 days/week operation.


About Us

Elementis is a UK listed global specialty chemicals company with operations worldwide that serve customers in North and South America, Europe and Asia Pacific in a wide range of markets and sectors.

The Group comprises three businesses: Specialty Products, Chromium and Surfactants. Both Specialty Products and Chromium hold leading market positions in their chosen sectors. Elementis employs over 1,300 people at more than 30 locations worldwide.



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R001881