Job Title: Relief Supervisor
Reports To: Regional Manager
Location: Savannah, GA
SCOPE OF POSITION
The Roving Supervisor provides temporary leadership and support to assigned sites on an interim basis (vacation relief) to ensure safe, reliable and efficient operations in adherence to all Chemtrade policies and procedures in the areas of EHS, Manufacturing, Logistics, Quality, Transportation, Engineering, and Cost control. He/she will also assist with the successful execution of the capital spending plan and to drive continuous improvement in all areas of plant operations. The Roving Supervisor also provides technical expertise to the Water Chemical's business as required to optimize plant operations.
Overall management of an assigned site on an interim basis, ensuring all plants meet safety, production, quality, environmental, and spending goals.
This includes but is not limited to the following:
Plant Operations, Quality Control (70%):
Work with the individual plant managers and supervisors to ensure safe and efficient operation of the Water Chemical plants, transload facilities and private fleet operations.
Evaluate individual plant performance and ensure adherence to corporate policies and procedures.
Ensure the plants are maintained in such condition that they can be run safely, legally, and reliably. This includes ensuring effective preventive maintenance and mechanical integrity programs are in place and capital reinvestment is being done as needed.
Oversee Private Fleet operation as required. Work with the Logistics/Transportation group to drive efficiency in private fleet operations. Assist with fleet management to optimize and maximize asset utilization.
Coordinates with Distribution and Purchasing departments on raw material supply, and finished products to develop recommendations and implement optimal distribution strategies for raw materials and finished products.
Work with internal Chemtrade functions such as Accounts Payables for: Sites P-Card management, new vendors, purchase orders, vendor payments, expense reports and expenses control, etc
Work with Customer Service and Commercial regarding logistics and customer related issues and concerns.
Ensure plants are adhering to ISO/NSF quality standards, performing spot checks and participating in UL ISO audits for full compliance on quality standards and follow-up on all customer complaints.
Provide technical support for water chemical plants as required.
The Roving Supervisor must be capable of replacing plant managers as required for vacation and sickness coverage. Able to perform tasks from hands-on operating the plant to performing plant manager admin and other duties including but not limited to; issuing purchase orders, production planning, managing inbound raw materials, coordinating product shipments with Chemtrade drivers and third party carriers, etc.
Ensure plant spending is diligently managed to ensure annual financial cash flow and investment targets are achieved
Prepares weekly, monthly and quarterly Manufacturing, Capital Spending and Production Reports and forecasts as required.
Investigate, review, and implement possible value added activities/process improvements/ efficient use of raw materials that are beneficial to the business.
Environment Health and Safety / Responsible Care (25%):
Lead by example to develop a strong health, safety and environmental awareness culture consistent with the ethic of Responsible Care. A proactive continuous improvement approach with focus on waste and emission reduction, environmental sustainability and injury prevention.
Ensure sound health and safety procedures, practices, education and training programs are developed to ensure a safe workplace and compliance with Chemtrade EHS policies, programs and procedures.
Ensure the plant operates in compliance that meets or exceeds, applicable environmental, regulatory and permit requirements and that regulatory reporting is completed in a timely manner.
Ensure effective site emergency response plans are developed, implemented and tested.
Develop and update plant operating procedures as required to ensure safe and efficient operation of the plants.
Lead the sites to continually improve their ESH and Responsible Care related performance ensuring Safety, Health, Environmental Compliance and Security.
Ensure timely reporting, investigation, and follow up on ESH incidents and ESH action items.
Understands supports and confirms adherence to Process Safety Management.
Other duties as necessary (5%):
Minimum of 4 year degree in a technical discipline. B.S. Engineering (chemical or mechanical) preferred.
Minimum of 10 years' experience in chemical manufacturing with at least five years prior management experience. Supervisory experience in a union environment is an asset.
Excellent leadership and teamwork skills.
Excellent communication (verbal and written), organizational and interpersonal skills. Strong technical writing skills.
Committed to continuous improvement of safety, environment, customer service, operations and quality performance.
Ability to effectively multitask and work on multiple deliverables.
Above average fluency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.).
Knowledge of ISO and Responsible Care a plus.
Must possess good working knowledge of plant chemical processes, process/manufacturing safety, regulatory compliance and environmental issues.
50% - 90% travel required. Primary travel within region of responsibility for plant reviews and meetings. Travel for attendance in Manufacturing Department functions as required.
People First!By joining our team, you will have the chance to be part of a vibrant and growing company. We offer an exciting work atmosphere and opportunities for professional development. At Chemtrade, we take pride in rewarding our employees for their commitment, performance and hard work by offering a variety of programs and services. We offer a comprehensive and very competitive health and wellness program, including medical, dental, paid vacation and a fitness activity subsidy. Our unique culture enables employees to thrive in a supportive and engaging workplace. Employee engagement is not just something we talk about at Chemtrade, but fulfilled through exciting programs like Employee Recognition and Rewards (CHEers!), and Chemtrade University.
Our friendly work environment fosters positive interaction amongst employees within and throughout different departments and locations. We treat our employees with fairness and equity. We value diversity, recognize the benefits of an inclusive work environment and pride ourselves on our commitment to the Health and Safety of our employees and the communities we work in through Responsible Care.
Chemtrade is one of the world's largest suppliers of sulphuric acid, liquid sulphur dioxide (SO2) and sodium hydrosulphite (SHS), and a leading processor of spent sulphuric acid. Chemtrade is also a leading regional supplier of sulphur and sodium chlorate, one of only two North American producers of phosphorous pentasulphide and also produces zinc oxide and water treatment chemicals. Chemtrade obtains these products from its own production facilities and through long-term marketing services agreements and distributes them to customers around the world. In January 2014, Chemtrade acquired General Chemical, a leader in water chemicals with nearly 50 North American production facilities. Chemtrade manufactures a broad line of organic and inorganic chemicals for a wide variety of industries and applications. Our products include aluminum sulfate, aluminum chlorohydrate, and ferric sulfate for water treatment applications. We stand behind our products with solid technical support. We are one of the leading producers across every business we service.
Chemtrade is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Chemtrade is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and will, where possible, provide accommodations for persons with disabilities.
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