Production Supervisor - Chemicals

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Location
Baton Rouge, LA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor of Science
Date
Aug 15, 2017
Job ID
2503775
Salary Range: $90,000 - $110,000/yr. base salary
 
Minimum Requirements:
B.S. Chemical Engineering with 5+ years of total experience and 2+ years of supervision experience, having supervised at least 5-10 operators. Candidates must be out chemicals or petrochemicals or something very closely related. Pluses include: SAP experience and/or distributive controls (Yokagawa) experience. Relocation assistance is available. Minimal travel will be associated with this position.
 
Job Description:
This person will work at large multi-unit Petrochemical Complex which is owned by an international firm who is committed to growing this site. The overall complex is 10 years old but this person will be assigned to a one-year-old plant (80 employees) that produces specialty chemicals using grinding, blending, and reaction and is controlled by a Yokagowa DCS system. This is a new position and this person would be supervising 5-8 newly hired operators. This role will be on 12-hour shifts with three day breaks and this person will be responsible for training new and existing operators, conducting performance appraisals, reviewing changes in operating procedures, overseeing day-to-day unit operations, overseeing lockout procedures, scheduling maintenance, and for overall production support. This facility is one of 3 or 4 chemical and petrochemical plants that are on the same plot of land and which are owned by the same company. Company offers a generous 401k package and relocation tailored to new hire. The site is currently undergoing major expansions.