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Production Shift Supervisor

Company: Elementis
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

About Us

Elementis offers performance-driven additives that help create innovative formulations for consumer and industrial markets, including Personal Care, Coatings, Chromium, Energy and Talc. Finding opportunities to enhance our customers' performance is at the heart of what we do-and has been for more than 175 years. We own unique raw materials, including the only high-grade hectorite mine in the world, and a leading source of high-purity talc. With our advanced technical solutions, we transform those materials to become innovative, performance-enhancing products for our customers. Elementis is a UK-listed global specialty chemicals company with operations worldwide and employs over 1,300 people at more than 30 locations worldwide.

Job Description Summary

The Shift Supervisor leads and manages operations for the assigned shift to meet customer requirements. Paramount to the position is the safe, efficient operation of the facility and providing technical leadership for operating personnel assigned to his/her team. Successful candidates must have a BS ChE or experience commiserate with the role which is typically minimum 10 years supervisory experience in a specialty chemical plant & an associate degree or equivalent in chemical processing/troubleshooting.

Job Description

The Shift Supervisor leads and manages operations across all departments for assigned shift to meet customer requirements. This is a rotating shift position. Must be able to work rotating shifts which consists of Days, Evenings and Nights on a rotating basis. This includes working weekends & Holidays when necessary. Monitor daily build schedule and analyze efficiency rates and downtime coordinating all personnel resources available on a shift to ensure customer requirements are being met. Drive escalation effort with departments if resources not on-site are required to meet customer requirements. Ensure manufacturing operations are running effectively in the areas of safety, quality, efficiency/productivity, cost, and team member morale. Provide direction and motivation to supervisors focusing on safety, quality, efficiency, cost, and morale. Conduct daily internal audits to ensure procedures for safety, quality, equipment, and training are being followed and all aspects of manufacturing are effective.

Ensure short and long term corrective actions are being executed according to plan. Support management of annual plan, budget, and Key Performance Indicators (KPI), operating efficiency, and cost control. Review and track manufacturing Key Performance Indicators (KPI) including leading problem solving for negative trends or goals not met. Assist with generation and report out of weekly/monthly reports with targets. Participates in strategic discussions and planning sessions to help formulate cost reduction, product improvement, and problem solving activities, and supports presentation of operational performance daily/weekly/monthly.

Additional Job Description

Elementis is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on a basis of disability.

If you are an individual with a disability in need of assistance at any time during our recruitment process, please contact us at Please note: This email is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry about positions or application status. EEOC Poster

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