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Plant Maintenance Supervisor

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a global leader in packaging and paper with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia and North Africa. Its businesses include industrial and consumer packaging and uncoated papers. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the company employs approximately 65,000 people and is strategically located in more than 24 countries serving customers worldwide. 
International Paper’s vision is to be one of the best and most respected companies in the world. A company of substance in everything we do, from the products we make, to investing in communities, to protecting our environment, International Paper supports communities where our employees live and work.
The Maintenance Supervisor Responsible for leading and directing plant maintenance activities; ensures that equipment and facilities are kept in optimum operating conditions. Typically found in a Sheet or Sheet Feeder plant, or small box plant. May be located in a larger box plant, but have limited to no previous supervisory experience.SUMMARY
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Report to Manufacturing Manager any information that may impede the operation of the plant as soon as it becomes known, while providing technical expertise regarding plant equipment and facilities.
  • Initiate and/or maintain a cost-effective preventive maintenance program and Implement quality improvement and cost reduction ideas
  • Contact and work with vendors and subcontractors to achieve desired results.
  • Maintains adequate inventories of spare parts and Purchase materials, parts, and supplies as required.
  • Troubleshoot and solve problems.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Four years maintenance experience in a manufacturing plant.
  • Candidates are PREFERRED who offer the following:
    • College and/or related technical courses.
    • Five years experience in the corrugated box industry with heavy experience in electronics,
    • Mechanical, hydraulics, pneumatics, and electricity.
    • Demonstrated personnel supervisory skills.
PREFERRED COMPETENCIES
  • Action oriented
  • Customer/Quality Focused
  • Organizational Skills
  • Developing Direct Reports
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Priority Setting
  • Process Management
  • Conflict Management
  • Decision Quality
International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

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Plant Supervisor

Our Company's engineering practices, formerly known as Failure Analysis Associates, are the leaders in the investigation, analysis, and prevention of accidents and failures. For more than forty years we have worked on significant disaster and failure investigations and have helped many corporations analyze products that you find in the market today. For over twenty years, our Environmental practices have provided scientific solutions to complex environmental problems around the world, and our Health Sciences group is one of the nation's foremost organizations applying epidemiology, toxicology, and other health sciences expertise to public and corporate health issues.

Job Duties:

?Accomplishes manufacturing results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.

?Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process; monitoring personnel and resources; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points

?Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.

?Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.

?Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.

?Maintains working relationship with the union by following the terms of the collective bargaining agreement.

Skills/Qualifications:

Supervision, Coaching, Managing Processes, Process Improvement, Production Planning, Experience with Word, Excel and Lotus Notes.

Ideal candidate will have previous Supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment. HS Diploma or GED Required. Interested?

Our team of electrical engineers performs a wide array of investigations ranging from electric power systems to semiconductor devices. We operate laboratories for testing both heavy equipment and light electronic equipment. Our scope of work includes the traditional electric power and electric energy systems, as well as electronic components and systems that are the foundation for our computer, instrumentation, control, and communications systems.


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Weld Assembly Production Supervisor / Automotive Plant

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Assists in the development of work instructions, training on processes, and supervises daily operations.
  • Monitors and reports daily production activities with regards to SPC.
  • Identifies, develops, and implements strategies to attain production targets with respect to SQDCM.
  • Leads daily production meetings to communicate production goals and provide feedback on overall team performance.
  • Evaluates employee areas of improvement and implements strategies relating to employee development.
  • Provides overall employee/team development strategies through training, coaching, counseling, and performance measurement.
  • 7. Participation in the Layered Process Audit schedule. 
    8. Participation in the Internal ISO/TS 16949 Audit schedule (applies only to certified ISO/TS 16949 internal auditors). 
    9. Participation and cooperation in answering questions and providing information for internal and external audits regarding or related to ISO/TS 16949, VDA 6.3, and customer standards. 

  • Other related activities as related to the scope of the position.

  • Job Requirements EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business discipline or extensive supervisory in an automotive environment
  • 5 – 15 years experience in team oriented manufacturing environment.
  • Strong experience with measurables in regards to SQCDM and SPC.

  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

  • Strong people and leadership skills.
  • Willingness to work a second or third shift assignment

  • PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION 
    1. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus 
    2. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle, manipulate, or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, talk and hear 
    3. Employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds 
    4. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time 
    5. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate 
    6. The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences 
    7. The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so other will understand 
    8. The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted

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Plant Supervisor

Our Company Group offers strategic advice to help you with the complex problems related to your global services. Through our practical consulting, original research and industry resources, we help you get the maximum value from your back- and middle-office services.

Our advisors ? equipped with our function-specific research ? possess the comprehensive knowledge in wide range of areas including IT Infrastructure, IT applications, Finance and Accounting, Human Resources, Procurement and Contact Center Services. They will complement your internal team?s focused experience and expertise with a broad view informed by our work with multiple projects in your functional area.

Job Duties:

?Accomplishes manufacturing results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.

?Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process; monitoring personnel and resources; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points

?Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.

?Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.

?Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.

?Maintains working relationship with the union by following the terms of the collective bargaining agreement.

Skills/Qualifications:

Supervision, Coaching, Managing Processes, Process Improvement, Production Planning, Experience with Word, Excel and Lotus Notes.

Ideal candidate will have previous Supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment. HS Diploma or GED Required. Interested?

Our team will provide you a new level of insight to successfully address the rising pressure to delivery ROI quickly within the already challenging service delivery environment ?whether that means optimization of your existing internal services, creation or transformation of your shared service center or global in-house center (GIC), outsourcing your services, or incorporating a blended or hybrid solution.

Let us help you take the first step on your pathway to long-term returns.


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Plant Supervisor

Our Company has a worldwide presence, with offices in Dallas, New York, Toronto, London and Gurgaon. We are a global team of numerous nationalities, religions, backgrounds and experiences.

We honor our diversity by offering cultural training spotlighting our various geographies. Yet for all our differences, we are committed to a common set of values and an organizational culture that respects our differences.

Job Duties:

?Accomplishes manufacturing results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.

?Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process; monitoring personnel and resources; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points

?Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.

?Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.

?Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.

?Maintains working relationship with the union by following the terms of the collective bargaining agreement.

Skills/Qualifications:

Supervision, Coaching, Managing Processes, Process Improvement, Production Planning, Experience with Word, Excel and Lotus Notes.

Ideal candidate will have previous Supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment. HS Diploma or GED Required. Interested?

Our professional backgrounds are also varied. Our consulting teams combine training and experience derived from many perspectives, including management consulting with other strategy firms, high-level functional backgrounds in a variety of industries, roles in the service provider community and MBA graduates with relevant work experience. The members of the research practice also come from varied backgrounds with some joining us shortly after graduating college and others with established research careers.



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Plant Supervisor

Our Engagements

We will accept only engagements for which we are qualified by our experience and competence.
We will assign staff to client engagements in accord with their experience, knowledge and expertise.
We will immediately acknowledge any influences on our objectivity to our clients and will offer to withdraw from a consulting engagement when our objectivity or integrity may be impaired.

Job Duties:

?Accomplishes manufacturing results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.

?Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process; monitoring personnel and resources; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points

?Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.

?Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.

?Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.

?Maintains working relationship with the union by following the terms of the collective bargaining agreement.

Skills/Qualifications:

Supervision, Coaching, Managing Processes, Process Improvement, Production Planning, Experience with Word, Excel and Lotus Notes.

Ideal candidate will have previous Supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment. HS Diploma or GED Required. Interested?

Our Profession

We will respect the intellectual property rights of our clients, other consulting firms and sole practitioners, and will not use proprietary information or methodologies without permission.
We will not advertise our services in a deceptive manner and will not misrepresent the consulting profession, consulting firms or sole practitioners.
We will report violations of this Code of Ethics.


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Chemical Plant Operations Supervisor

Job Description

CHEMICAL PLANT OPERATIONS LEADER

Job Summary: SGS Petroleum Service Corporation, the leader in the petrochemical material handling industry, is growing and looking for individuals to join our leadership team. Our leadership roles are regular full-time. This position will directly work with the leadership team in regards to all operational and safety functions throughout the chemical plant facility. If you’re looking for a stable, long-term career in a booming industry, then consider joining the SGS PSC family!

About Us:
SGS Petroleum Service Corporation (PSC) is a growing company with a proud tradition of excellence in providing product handling, operations, and logistics support at major oil refineries, chemical plants, and storage terminals in the United States and Canada. We are leaders in tankering barges, operating docks, switching railcars, operating warehouses, and loading and unloading tank cars and tank trucks with a variety of oil products and chemicals. We offer competitive wages, advancement opportunities, and industry-leading training and safety programs. Our excellent benefits package helps employees and their families maintain health, save money, and prepare for the future. At SGS PSC, we are a family-oriented company that fuels integrity, teamwork, and ambition. Our mission is to simply be the best at what we do and be recognized as the best.
Job Benefits: Affordable options for group, medical, dental, life, and disability insurance with company paying a portion of the premiums; matching 401(k) plan; employee discounts; industry-leading training and leadership development programs; paid sick leave, vacations, and holidays; safety incentives and bonuses; and much more.
Primary
Responsibilities:
  Direct responsibility for PSC workgroup at a specific site and some other duties as assigned by the Operations Manager.  The overall guiding expectation is that the Operations Supervisor will actively engage with site leaders and field employees to ensure that all operations under his or her direction are striving to achieve excellent performance in the areas of safety, environmental and overall job quality.  The job site will also produce acceptable value in terms of the business contribution with specific financial results as well as strategic value. 
Reporting to:  Operations Manager
Specific
Responsibilities:
  • Overall Operating Performance
    • Ensures systems and processes are in place to drive safety and environmental performance by the workgroup.
    • Clearly communicates goals around operating performance and ensures that they are understood.
    • Has direct participation in safety meetings and overall training initiatives to model appropriate behavior for our field employees.
    • Performs safety observations in the field to establish high visibility with employees and the customer.
    • Reviews safety observation forms completed and identifies trends or areas of concern.
    • Ensures that all incidents are investigated and participate directly in significant incidents (i.e. employee injuries, spills, derailments).
    • Ensures that training is being conducted in alignment with PSC and the customer’s best practices, including auditing of records and informal participation in employee qualification process.
    • Supports field employees with performance problems and helps establish effective corrective actions.
    • Works closely with the field employees and customer to identify efficiencies and help implement them.
    • Ensures positive recognition is occurring for good performance and personally participate in recognition events where possible.
Note: Operating performance typically will be measured through statistics in recordable injuries, environmental incidents, derailments and significant property damages.
  • Leadership Development
    • Provides one-on-one and group coaching to field employees
    • Actively participates and helps lead group leadership development activities and leadership training conducted with HR.
    • Performs annual performance evaluation with field employees.
    • Works closely with Operations Manager to identify future leaders, and creates an individual development plan for these candidates.
  • Commercial and Business Issues
    • Understands specific contract pay and billing details
    • Manages damage claims to minimize impact.
    • Identifies high risk activity or situations that leave PSC exposed to undesired liability (injury, contamination, reputation).
    • Develops win/win solutions to opportunities to maximize value to customer and at the same time contribute to PSC’s financial success.
    • Recognizes and act appropriately for situations that balance protecting short-term financial impact versus long-term negative business position with a particular customer.
  • Customer Relationships
    • Knows who the key customer contacts are in the organization from top to bottom.
    • Has regular contact with key customer personnel, including regular face-to-face interaction.
    • Utilizes PSC quarterly report card process to facilitate the ongoing regular dialogue in customer relationship at the facility.
    • Helps facilitate appropriate customer entertainment, particularly with senior management at organization.
  • New Business Development
    • Looks for new business opportunities and works to expand these operations, as appropriate.
    • Is fully aware of and promotes other SGS services at existing account.
  • Organizational Support
    • Provides support and input to peers on the team
      • Participates in regular in-plant management meetings.
      • Shares information / best practices / lessons learned.
      • Seeks input and collaboration on difficult issues and problems.
    • Works closely with the HR and safety groups
      • Recruiting / hiring / discipline issues.
      • Helps conduct safety intensive and other key safety training.
    • Effectively communicates and implements company policy changes.
    • Actively supports business efforts between in-plant operations and PSC marine operations (best practices, training, leadership development, resource support…).
    • Participates in any appropriate cross functional teams.


Business Unit:  SGS Petroleum Service Corporation
Department:  Operations
Type of Position:  Non-exempt

Job Requirements:
18 years or older and legally able to work in the U.S.; stable work history with good references from past employers; pass a drug screen, physical, and background check; and speak fluent English. 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability

SGS Petroleum Service Corporation (PSC) is an EOE/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer and
committed to a drug-free and harassment-free work environment.

Company Description

With more than 65 years of experience, SGS Petroleum Service Corporation is the industry leader in product handling and site logistics services for the refining, chemical, and marine transportation industries. Our 3,000+ employees work at sites throughout the U.S. and Canada in groups ranging from 10 to 200 full-time employees. SGS Petroleum Service Corporation is a member of the SGS Group, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company.
We're proud of the reputation we’ve earned for quality service and taking care of our employees. That has been and will always be at the heart of our mission “to be the best at what we do.”
An EOE/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

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Plant Supervisor II

Job Description

Responsible for working with the Operations Manager on all aspects of the ready mix plant site including safety, environment, operations, sales, maintenance, inventory management, performance, quality, financial performance, employee relations, plant’s image and community relations. The Plant Supervisor II is an operations professional who is working with understanding the value of planning and works closely and effectively with safety, environment, sales, credit, and customer service, performance, finance, and Human Resources.  Additionally, this position is accountable for the efficient use of financial and physical resources associated with the assigned concrete plant which are required to produce the quality and quantity of Ready Mix concrete and for the generation of budgeted profits.

Specific Duties:

  • Manages implementation and compliance of Argos Safety Program to ensure personnel are working in a safe manner in accordance with policies and procedures.  Ensures all aspects of his/her role are executed in a safe manner.  Ensures employees, equipment and processes meet or exceed the OSHA and Argos guidelines, standards and advisories.  Pursues a culture of safety that is best in class with an objective of “zero” injuries or incidents.  Actively engages with the employees to reinforce safe behaviors.
  • Responsible for batching quality concrete to produce specified concrete mix according to customer requests and design specifications.  Ensures ready mix trucks are loaded and ready for delivery as scheduled to meet concrete orders from customers. Communicates with drivers on an accurate and timely basis to ensure delivery of concrete products.
  • Directly supervises drivers, plant operator and yard attendant if any.  Responsibilities include:  interviewing, hiring and training/coaching employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Monitors incoming materials, payroll, truck scheduling and compiles / publishes periodic production reports. Management of raw materials to ensure a balance between cost optimisation and meeting customer needs.   
  • Works with the Division or District Manager on communicating environmental policies and processes as a priority at the site. Recognizes environmental compliance as a priority at the site. Submit daily and monthly EPA reports to ensure plant is operating within the safety guidelines
  • Ensures good customer relations, by communicating with customers and/or operation personnel any problems / issues in a timely fashion. Achieve annual revenue target by actively managing customer relations along with sales reps in the designated market.
  • Schedules personnel, equipment, raw materials deliveries, etc. to meet customer requirements
  • Ensure plant runs efficiently and is in compliance with various government safety regulations and Argos policies and procedures.  Oversees all plant maintenance and preventative maintenance to ensure no breakdowns.
  • Ensure drivers are compliant with all rules and regulations including CDL requirements, driver logs and assuring drivers are performing pre-trip and post-trip inspections and filling out necessary reports.
  • Conducts monthly safety meetings and training with staff
  • Shadow drivers and visits job sites to ensure job readiness
  • Receive / process invoices to ensure payment through corporate office
  • Daily review of time cards and fuel logs to ensure accuracy of information reported
  • Investigate accidents and injuries - report submissions and workmen’s compensation
  • Complete end of month profit and loss statements for submission to senior management
  • Assists Plant staff by answering the telephone, performing customer service duties, documenting company records and proactively resolving employee behavior.

Occupational Health and Safety Responsibilities/Activities

·         Follow up the guidelines, procedures and standards that support the OH&S management system, to mitigate the risk of incidents and accidents caused by unsafe actions or conditions.

·         Inform collaborators on the risks that exist in their positions and controls to be applied to mitigate the risk of incidents and accidents caused by unsafe actions or conditions.

·         Verify the delivery and use of personal protection elements to and by collaborators, to ensure these elements are used appropriately such that they can protect people's health and integrity.

·         Carry out, coordinate and verify training for all collaborators in safely performing their work, so as to prevent and mitigate the risk of incidents and accidents caused by insecure conditions or actions.

·         Identify critical situations and risky tasks, analyze them, standardize them and share them with direct collaborators, temporary collaborators and contractors, to make known the risks and controls applicable to their operations.

·         Issue and audit permits for risky work (eg. work at heights, confined spaces, in hot areas or dangerous electrical work, hoists, electrical), to make sure the proper conditions exist for its execution and to minimize the risk of incidents or accidents.

·         Investigate all work-related accidents and incidents occurring in their area and share any lessons learned, in order to apply any preventive measures necessary so they aren't repeated.

·         Implement improvement proposals submitted by collaborators, to help optimize the industrial safety and occupational health system.

·         Be an example and transmit interest to collaborators in maintaining safe working conditions, achievement recognition, OHS improvements and contributions, to maintain their commitment and motivation.

·         Verify compliance with industrial safety and occupational regulations by contractor companies, visitors and other persons entering the plant, to ensure the systems integrity regarding all populations that interact with the Company.

·         Follow up actions plans on a monthly basis, to close conformity gaps within the OHS system and ensure system integrity.

·         Perform workplace visits to ensure interiorization of fundamental safety values and exercise visible leadership.

Environmental Responsibilities/Activities

·         Contribute to the accomplishment of the Environmental Policy to assure the Organizational sustainability and its environment.

·         Implement good environmental practices in each position with the aim to minimize the environmental impacts generated.

·         Follow up the implementation of the Environmental process to assure the accomplishment of the Environmental Guideline and the applicable law.

·         Promote the Environmental awareness and continuous improvement with the aim to boost creative talent in the identification and building of improvement opportunities.

·         Support the report of Environmental information in a real and accurate manner, to assure the calculation and report of transparent indicators and corporate commitments.

·         Develop environmental training with direct personnel and contractors, to assure knowledge transfer and the disclosure of established environmental policies and guidelines.

·         Implement the Environmental Action Plan, with the aim to improve the environmental performance and to assure the business sustainability.

·         Activate the environmental operational controls defined in the process, to reduce risks of unusual or emergency situations.

·         Report incidents or unusual environmental situations, to assure its attention or correction.

Position requirements

Level of Degree acquired

Associate Degree or Certificate

Technical Knowledge  and Certifications

·         Undergraduate degree preferred in construction management, engineering, or business

·         Proficient with Microsoft applications, specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint

·         Working knowledge of concrete products and production processes

Experience (years):

§  3 years progressive experience working in the Ready Mix industry.

§  Demonstrated leadership skills and proven problem solving and analytical abilities

§  NRMCA Level III certification.

§  Possess a general knowledge of construction and A&C products and a solid understanding of the market, competition and business opportunities

Company Description

Argos USA is a high-quality cement and ready-mixed concrete company serving North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Texas, Florida, and Arkansas. A proud history of innovative products, unparalleled expertise and exceptional customer service has made us an integral partner to our customers in residential, commercial, infrastructure and other public works applications.
We support our customers' drive for sustainable building solutions with eco-friendly concrete products and expertise on requirements for LEED certification of buildings using concrete construction.
We are amongst the largest ready-mixed concrete producers in the United States, with a capacity of nearly 10 million cubic meters per year. We have over 300 concrete plants concentrated in two geographic areas. In the southeastern part of the U.S., we operate in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and portions of Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, and Virginia. In the south central part of the U.S., we have operations in the Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth markets in Texas and Little Rock, Arkansas.
We are also one of the largest cement producer in the southeastern U.S., producing 3.2 million metric tons of cement per year with facilities in Texas, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, and North Carolina. Argos has five rail terminals (three in Georgia, one in Mississippi, one in North Carolina); and terminals with port facilities in Mobile, Alabama; Houston, Texas and Wilmington, North Carolina.

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2Nd Shift Manufacturing Plant Supervisor

Job Description:

Plant Supervisor, 2nd Shift

NATURE OF WORK

The Second Shift Plant Superintendent will manage all aspects of manufacturing operations of all production departments for the second shift. Ensure that these functions meet or exceed the plant's productivity, service, quality, and safety goals, so that the company can meet its plan and achieve its goals for profitable growth. Coordinate with first shift manufacturing management, including all departmental supervisors, to assure full execution of required work and tasks. Participate fully in continuous improvement efforts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Coordinate all second shift manufacturing efforts with first shift management.

Establish and maintain good work habits throughout the shop floor, in conformance with company policy and customer requirements. Ensure appropriate discipline and order, providing a work atmosphere conducive to safety and excellent execution in quality, cost, and delivery. Monitor productivity (PUE) and adjust as required to accomplish objectives.

Gain a strong understanding of industry production, quality, inventory, and delivery standards; develop budget and cost controls; obtain and understand information regarding types, specifications, quantities, and delivery dates of products.

Direct and manage the performance of the supervisory staff and operations personnel within the assigned departments.

Plan and direct production activities and establish production priorities for products keeping with effective operations and cost factors.

Coordinate and manage production activities with all departments and with first shift to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, equipment, systems and procedures.

Support and augment the Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement efforts within the plant.

Review and analyze and communicate production, quality, maintenance, inventory, safety, and operational reports to determine causes of nonconformity of product and other performance specifications and take appropriate actions to address these issues.

Develop a team that is accountable and has a continuous improvement attitude with good interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Assure proper coordination and communication between members of the manufacturing staff, management peers, and other functions and departments as necessary.

Assist in specifying and justifying human resource and capital requirements.

Develop and implement operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve cost, quality, throughput and safety.

Report production status to all appropriate parties, revising schedules and priorities in conformance to customer requirements and the company's operating standards.

Review scheduling requirements, status of work-in-progress, and departmental workloads, and make changes in staffing and working hours to meet plant goals.

Create and maintain relevant, accurate, up-to date, and visible metrics that help drive performance goals.

Ensure that departmental budget expenses are in line with financial plans and sales revenue performance.

Participate in the development and execution of training and development programs of all direct reports to build an increasingly effective and motivated work force.

Conduct effective, meaningful performance and salary reviews of direct reports.

Responsible for adherence to plant and corporate policies and practices.

Performs all other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

This position will report to the Vice President of Operations.


SUPERVISION EXERCISED

This position supervises the work of the Shop Floor Supervisors and Team Leaders. Assigns work and provides assistance to or answers questions that employees may have. Work is reviewed through observation of work, and through annual performance appraisals for accuracy, thoroughness, timeliness and the degree to which the work meets the needs of the workforce.


WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Work is performed primarily in an shop floor setting and is essentially sedentary with occasional walking, standing, lifting, bending, or minimal physical activities carrying items under 25 pounds. Must adhere to all safety policies and procedures including protective equipment.

SUCCESS FACTORS (KSAs)

Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to solve a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.

Strong people skills and the ability to work well in a highly collaborative environment.

Ability to compose original correspondence; follow technical manuals and have increased contact with people.

Work requires adherence to company safety policies and procedures.

Working knowledge of MS Office Suite or other work processing, spreadsheet and data base software standard that may be adopted by the company. Ability to learn and use the ERP system (IFS).

While there is some degree of technical support on second shift, it is most critical for the person in this role understands process flow. It would be beneficial to have ability in programming robotic welding, CNC milling machine programming, and a good understanding of machine troubleshooting.

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

This position will have a minimum of 8 years of experience in a manufacturing setting, at least five years of which in a supervisory or management capacity.

Familiarity with Lean, QRM and Six Sigma preferred.

A strong technical aptitude required. Bachelor's Degree in operations management, business, or technical degree is a plus.

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Plant Shift Supervisor

Job Description

Summary:

This position reports directly to the Plant Operations Manager and is primarily responsible for overseeing all preventative maintenance activities and plant operations. The Shift Supervisor supervises and directs the activities of plant personnel in the operation and maintenance of all operations processes and is capable of performing all operator duties and assumes others’ roles whenever necessary. Shift Supervisors serve as the next level supervisor for laborers, operators, and mechanics and will be the on-site contact person for truck drivers. The Shift Supervisor is expected to assure that operations remain in functional working order, including adequate staffing and identification of any operational problems requiring action.

Essential
Responsibilities:

  • Assume responsibility of the overall operations of the plant facility during their respective shift. Operate and performs maintenance on valves, gates, pumps, diesel generators, odor control systems, gas cleaning and compression, constant and variable speed pumps and other associated equipment as required or as directed.
  • Evaluate and supervise the actions of all Plant Operators to ensure that the Anaerobic Digester System (ADS) operations are conducted safely and efficiently.
  • Improve processes and policies in support of organizational goals to maximize profitability and efficiency.
  • Assist Operations employees on compliance with all company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure each facility’s compliance with government regulations concerning matters of environment, health, and safety.
  • Complete a daily log of activities during the shift.
  • Communicate areas of accountability and performance expected of personnel.
  • Provide a detailed accounting to incoming shift of notable events that transpired.
  • Collect digester samples for laboratory tests; perform analysis such as suspended solids, volatile solids, volatiles acids, alkalinity, titrations, gas quality, BOD, pH, and temperature.
  • Oversee procedures to ensure that all loads are properly entered and tracked in the ADS system.
  • Perform and coordinate work assignments to shift personnel and ensure operational duties are completed properly.
  • Monitor staff performance and implement improvements. Manage quality and quantity of employee productivity. Conduct performance reviews as required.
  • Establish work schedules ensuring coverage at all facilities as needed.
  • Monitor, evaluate and analyze operations processes to ensure that the anaerobic processes are in conformance with quasar standards- adjust machine controls to regulate conditions such as material flow, temperature, and pressure.
  • Evaluate employee performance, knowledge and training needs, assist in employee performance reviews.
  • Report to the Plant Operations Manager any noteworthy positive or negative issues discovered through the evaluation process.
  • Train shift personnel in standard operating and safety procedures and routinely conduct refresher training to ensure that they are properly trained in all aspects of their jobs
  • Complete accident and safety investigation reports and make recommendations to avoid accidents and promote operator safety.
  • Identify and report problems and breakdowns of mechanical, electrical and control devices. Report and coordinate repairs problems verbally and through formal work order systems.
  • Ensure that all working environments are safe and that all personnel are adequately protected, and equipped with adequate safety equipment and safety devices.
  • Operates various equipment when needed that is essential to the operation.
  • Ensure proper training of personnel.
  • Foster a cooperative working climate conducive to maximizing employee morale and productivity.
  • Inspect the equipment and confirm the cleanliness by checking for hazards, operating efficiencies, malfunctions, wear, and leaks.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.
  • Must be aware of and follow all safety procedures and OSHA requirements.

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, engineering, or agricultural field is preferred. High school diploma or GED is required.
  • Must be able to learn standard principles of biology, chemistry, and mathematics.
  • Must have high mechanical aptitude and experience working with machines and reading gauges, dials, and indicators.
  • Previous agricultural experience is preferred.
  • Previous experience in heavy equipment operation is preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be detail-oriented.
  • Must be able to make decisions, solve problems, and calmly handle stressful situations.
  • 5+ years of direct work experience in supervising plant operations activities.
  • Arizona Class II Wastewater License preferred
  • 24/7 Plant Operations experience
  • Technically competent with various software programs, such as excel, word, etc.
  • Able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential
  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced start-up environment
  • Ability to speak Spanish is desired.

Work Conditions:

  • Must be able to lift, stand, sit, walk, bend, reach, grasp, climb, push/pull, and work at heights up to 40 feet and in confined spaces. May be required to move up to 80 pounds on occasion.
  • Must have visual acuity, good hearing activity, and ability to communicate clearly and quickly in person and via telephone.
  • Must be able to respond quickly to signals to avoid injury or equipment leaks.
  • Required to work with a computer; must have vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen.
  • Must be aware of and follow all safety procedures and OSHA requirements.
  • May be exposed to waste water treatment sludge and/or effluent.
  • Will be exposed to outdoor weather conditions during course of work activities, including heat, snow, and inclement weather.
  • Physical ability to participate in training sessions, presentations, and meetings is required.
  • Must be able to be on call in case of plant emergencies or incidents.
  • Must be willing to work overtime, shift work, weekends, flexible hours, and holidays.

Company Description

quasar energy group is a Cleveland, Ohio based renewable energy company. We design, build, own, and operate anaerobic digestion facilities and alternative fueling stations. quasar systems improve the regional environment by diverting organic waste from landfills and incinerators, and processing it naturally to produce clean, renewable energy used for electricity, compressed natural gas (CNG), pipeline quality gas, and nutrient-rich soil amendments.

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