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Operations Supervisor

Date: Jun 9, 2019

Location: Lake Charles, LA, US, 70665

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 3195 

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 3,900 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

We’re hiring an Operations Supervisor to join our Operations Team at our Lake Charles, LA manufacturing plant. As an Operations Supervisor you will also be a Game Changer.  What’s a Game Changer at W.R. Grace you ask?... it’s someone that can showcase their strong operations experience that includes utilizing their supervisory, mentoring/coaching skills along with supporting and driving our strong safety culture. You'll have responsibilities for the following:  

 

  • Kickoff the start of the shift with the operators to set goals and expectations
  • Conduct periodic area tours to engage each team members, address performance and resolve issues, ensure cleanliness and 5S of area and conduct safety walks & inspections
  • Wraps-up the shift with the operators and conduct shift-handoff meeting with the next supervisor
  • Develops shift reports and communicate performance / issues in area daily meetings
  • Facilitates preliminary RCA’s with team
  • Manages/prioritizes schedule breaks and changes to daily work assignments
  • Manages Operator accountability - coaching & performance management
  • Coordinates team staffing with operations planning
  • Input maintenance work notifications; Identify and facilitate work permits
  • Ensures equipment is ready for maintenance work
  • Verify completed maintenance work and TECO maintenance work orders
  • Manages team member disciplinary issues
  • Assesses team capability and coordinate team training requirements
  • Conducts initial incident investigations
  • Ensures operators are conducting Title V and VE Observations
  • Redlines Zero Energy surveys

Required Experience

  • Previous supervisory experience in a petro-chemical manufacturing environment preferred or 7+ years of experience in petro- chemical manufacturing environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED required or B.S. Degree in engineering discipline 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: Lake Charles