Branch Operations Supervisor - Environmental Sciences

Univar Cincinnati , OH 45201

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Title:Branch Operations Supervisor - Environmental Sciences


Cincinnati, OH, US, 45241

Company:Univar USA

Requisition ID:9637

Want to work for a company that is reimagining distribution? Join Univar Solutions, the premier global distributor of chemicals and ingredients. Our goal is to function as a direct extension of our customers' teams; to serve as an ally in their quest of business success.

At Univar Solutions, we're building on our more than 90 years of experience and drawing on deep resources inventory and logistics experts, scientists, PhDs, procurement, customer service, sales and marketers-to deliver consultative services and an unmatched portfolio to solve customers' formulation and operational challenges. When you work for Univar Solutions, you'll play an important role in shaping how we deliver more than chemical and ingredients.

Primary Purpose:

Supervise personnel, facilities and operations related activities of smaller to medium size branch. Responsible for regulatory, health and safety compliance at the facility.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the daily safe, efficient, legal and economical operation of all warehouse, repack, bulk handling, laboratory and transportation activities

  • Implement corporate policy on health and safety, environmental affairs and operations standards at the branch level to include all training, documentation and records

  • Support sales efforts consistent with corporate and regulatory compliance, health, safety and environmental affairs

  • Implement and manage branch health and safety program and conduct safety audits in conjunction with Operations Manager or Regulatory Manager

  • Implement branch regulatory compliance program

  • Responsible for maintenance, upkeep and housekeeping of facility, buildings, equipment and fleet

  • Develop budget and operating plans in coordination with sales and branch management

  • Maintain close security and control over physical operations and branch buildings, tank farms, grounds and equipment

  • Responsible for meeting customer requirements in a cost effective manner using appropriate risk management in fulfilling orders

  • Manage salary plan, personnel development, hiring, promoting and termination

  • Manage drug testing and Medical surveillance program

  • Participate in plant and equipment specifications

  • Consult on environmental projects

  • Manage outside legal environmental and consulting services

  • Develop training criteria for branch staff

  • Participate in Local Emergency Planning Committee and industry organizations

  • Lead the emergency response team

  • Responsible for cycle counts and physical inventory

  • Properly manage warehouse, repack & transportation function through UVX2000 System

  • Manage company quality process at local level


  • 2 years college with emphasis in business. Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience.

  • In-depth knowledge of chemical/pest control distribution facility operation.

  • In-depth knowledge of Local, State and Federal regulations affecting facilities in area of responsibility.

  • HazMat certified, Hazwoper Certified

  • 3+ years experience in operations

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong computer skills

  • Working knowledge of governmental requirements related to the chemical industry; i.e. OSHA, EPA, RCRA, DOT, etc. or demonstrated ability to attain such knowledge



Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.

We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous PTO and much more.

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Branch Operations Supervisor - Environmental Sciences