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Unit Manager

Date: Jul 28, 2022

Location: Chicago 71st, IL, US, 60629

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 20909 

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 4,300 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

The Unit Manager will ensure a safe working environment for all employees, plan the production work flow as directed, manage salaried supervisors with direct reports, and ensure the goals of the business are met.


  • Manages Salary Supervisors and provides first line of support for resolving resource and coordination issues that may be obstacles in running the plant effectively.
  • Administers Supervisor shift reports and communicates performance / issues in area daily meetings
  • Coordinates production staffing with operations planning
  • Ensures compliance with EHS&S standards
  • Coordinates staffing with HR to determine proper staffing levels
  • Supports departments to ensure development programs and technical training for all employees is well-designed and implemented

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in an engineering discipline
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of manufacturing experience in a Supervisor or Manager capacity 
  • Previous supervisory experience in a petro-chemical manufacturing environment preferred 

Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago