Carrollton, Kentucky

Brief Job Description:

An Area Supervisor is responsible for the overall management of a section of the Carrollton plant.  Their main responsibility is to give direction to the departmental personnel on a daily basis in order to achieve departmental goals.

They are responsible for:

Establishing and monitoring production capacity Manage hourly operators
Actual production to demand plan Controls operating cost
Product quality Investigates and documents incidents, to find root cause and implement corrective actions
On-time shipments Provides safety leadership for the department
Inventory optimization Support of PSM

·         Management of Change initiator

·         Assist with Process Hazard Analyses

·         Write and update operating procedures

·         Ensure operators receive adequate training

·         Lead HAZCOM and PSM/RMP training for their areas

·         Perform operator qualification testing

Operating efficiency (OAU) Support new product development
Product yields Prioritize equipment and personnel resources
Process monitoring and optimization Ensure environmental compliance in their areas
Material usage variances Identifying capital needs
Interface with the maintenance department concerning needs in their areas Assist in capital project scope development
Equipment preparation for maintenance Perform safety and risk assessments
Assisting in maintenance PM compliance  

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

Production  

  • Documents and measures standard cycle time and tracks asset utilization for assigned areas.
  • Analyzes labor utilization and helps foreperson schedule manpower to minimize overtime.
  • Meets all orders on time.
  • Assures raw material availability based on production schedule.
  • Available off hours to troubleshoot production/quality issues as needed.

Training

  • Provides necessary training required by law and the company.
  • Ability to embrace and promote change.
  • Ability to teach operators and forepersons to assume responsibility.
  • Assures completion of scheduled training.

Quality 

  • Drives continuous improvement in the process by using engineering tools.

Maintenance  

  • Ensures preventative maintenance tasks are done on time and in compliance with the PM schedule.
  • Departmental shutdowns are scheduled and required tasks are completed.
  • Daily equipment inspections are completed.
  • Supports and develops capital planning objectives.
  • Ensures MOCs are documented with approvals.

Inventory Management

  • Minimizes working capital by managing raw material and finished goods inventory levels per the plant priorities.
  • Appropriate inventory level defined and maintained for partials and scraps
  • Off-spec reworked within plant targets
  • Oversees inventory counts and adjustments. Review and explain material usage variances.

Procedural Documentation

  • ISO compliance: follows documented procedures, ensures control sheets are accurate and filled out by operators.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Personable, high energy, responsible, good analytical mind.
  • Able to motivate and lead others.
  • Well organized with excellent communication skills – Interpersonal, Written and Listening
  • Detail-orientated.

Working Conditions

  • Ability to navigate a chemical plant including climbing ladders.

Education, Training, and Experience Required

  • BS Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering preferred.
  • Supervisory exposure in a technical manufacturing environment. Able to handle numerous complex tasks simultaneously.
  • 5 to 15 years of experience required.

 

 

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