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Job Location: Philadelphia, PA

Job #: 8029
Title: Chemical Plant Operations Supervisor
Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $80,000.00 - $90,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


Chemical Plant Operations Supervisor

Are you searching for a rewarding career with a great team of talented people who are leaders in their fields from research, engineering and agronomy to information technology, supply chain and marketing? Do you believe in driving results in friendly environment that is open to creative ideas and diverse perspectives?

If so, you`ve come to the right place: our client is a company that is built on a rich history of teamwork, innovation and customer focus, and that has a fun, entrepreneurial mindset. We are:

  • A leading manufacturer of nylon 6 resins and films, which are used to make products important to everyday life from automotive parts, carpeting, and food packaging to wire and cable, building materials and sports apparel
  • Fully integrated into many important building blocks of chemistry, including caprolactam, ammonium sulfate fertilizer, and many other chemical intermediates used to make products that make our world go round
  • Respected by customers far and wide as trusted partner that can be counted on for quality products, sustainable solutions and reliable supply.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading and directing the workforce in problem identification, problem solving and implementing continuous improvement measures
  • Engaging team leaders and employees to improve department/area processes and performance
  • Managing overall performance of all process equipment (adherence to standard work, attendance, safety, code of conduct, etc.) to achieve expected standards in the areas of Safety, Quality, Delivery, Productivity and Cost
  • Interviewing, selecting and providing training for team leaders and employees
  • Creating a work environment conducive to employee morale and motivating to accomplish performance objectives
  • Managing performance including setting/adjusting pay rates, rewarding/recognizing, and disciplining
  • Communicating with team leaders on a daily basis and making decisions on issues related to productivity
  • Communicating daily with other shifts and peers regarding safety, quality, productivity, staffing, equipment, continuous improvement activities
  • First point of contact for team leaders in escalating process of problems/concerns
  • Communicating A6 Operating System principles to employees to improve their understanding and execution
  • Communicating/conducting performance appraisals, both formal and informal
  • Responsible for driving the creation and improvement of standardized work
  • Auditing team leaders standardized work to ensure adherence to standard processes and procedures
  • Make departmental decisions around waiving or deviating established procedures, taking into account any and all safety, environmental, or operational protocols and requirements
  • Conducting training and auditing standardized work
  • Establishing and sharing best-in-class manufacturing processes
  • Responsible for leading and executing the 5S activities to maintain the area to standard
  • Driving a continuous improvement culture by instilling Plan, Do, Check, Act methodology
  • Constantly searching for improvement and continually seek to eliminate waste
  • Evaluating, addressing and supporting employee suggestions and ideas for continuous improvement
  • Practicing rapid-problem solving processes to ensure corrective action at the appropriate level
  • Executing the escalation process, as appropriate
  • Responsible for the safe and proper management and handling of hazardous and non-hazardous waste in compliance with plant requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 5+years of operations experience in an industrial environment.
  • 3+ years of supervisory experience

Additional Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelors in a technical field is preferred
  • Experience working in a 24/7 operation preferred
  • Knowledge of and experience working in chemical process operations preferred
  • Experience leading a unionized environment preferred
  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Computer proficiency in SAP/RF, Kronos and Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated mechanical and electrical aptitude
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate others to achieve safety and productivity goals
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a unionized environment
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate and implement change

University - Associate`s Degree/Graduate Diploma/2 Years

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