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Operations Supervisor

Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Lake Charles, LA, US, 70665

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an Operations Supervisor who will report to our Operations Lead at our Lake Charles plant. This position will be accountable for leading the production shift to meet daily plant goals.

Primary responsibilities for this position:
•Kickoff the start of the shift with the operators to set goals and expectations
•Conducts regular area tours to:
o    Engage each team member
o    Address performance and resolve issues
o    Ensure cleanliness and 5S of area
o    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
•Conducts off shift /last minute call-ins for coverage
•Inputs maintenance work notifications
•Identifies and facilitate required 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

•High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s Degree in engineering discipline preferred. 
•Previous supervisory experience in a petro-chemical manufacturing environment preferred
 or 7+ years of experience in petro- chemical manufacturing environment. 

Nearest Major Market: Lake Charles