Production Superintendent

Location: Beaumont, Texas
Date Posted: 08-31-2017
In this role, you will be challenged to drive and deliver improvements in Safety, Quality, and Productivity. You will be responsible for maintaining safety, health and environmental standards in all operating and shipping areas of the plant. You will need to utilize your leadership skills in this role by supervising and providing technical expertise in designated areas of the facility. Overall object for this role will be to provide expertise to monitor overall process, act as a primary troubleshooter, and act as coaches to achieve productions goals and objectives.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Leads Shift Leaders and Process Operators in designated areas of the plant and Shipping process areas, and indirectly manages Shipping department group. 
  • Recommend equipment and process modifications to improve efficiencies. 
  • Identify, advise, and communicate with the Lead Shipper to resolve potential problems that may affect plant capacity, safety, and/or efficiency. 
  • Maintain active involvement in safety program, ensure safe work operation and good housekeeping, and assist in safety training of personnel. 
  • Applies strong Technical support by analyzing, reviewing and recommending changes to processes to improve Operational and Shipping units’ performance, productivity, and profitability while focusing on continuous improvement. 
  • Manages the direct interaction with Maintenance, HES and other departments for optimum coordination. 
  • Support full compliance of all safety related regulatory requirements including: OSHA, PSM, RMP and Company Policies and programs. Ensure timely implementation of incident investigations, technical review, and recommended action items. 
  • Maximize operational efficiency by working in a team environment with Process and Production engineers, that units are operated at optimal conditions. 
  • Communicates, guides and leads the Maintenance/Safety Coordinator to ensure that quality and correctly prioritized work has been completed and the equipment has been turned back over to Operations personnel. 
The following are required:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from an accredited University. Equivalent experience will be considered. 
  • 5 years supervisory experience leading a team and/or organization is required. Ability to understand and troubleshoot chemical processing to achieve production goals. 
  • Demonstrated skill in executing targeted development plans, resource allocation. 
  • Ability to establish clear performance expectations. 
  • Organized and flexible to manage changing priorities and schedules. 
  • Ability to work independently and with multiple teams. 
  • Strong communication skills (written, interpersonal, verbal – including presentation skills). 
  • Strong leadership skills - ability to coach, train, lead and mentor others.
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