Production Supervisor - Battle Creek, Michigan United States - 44149


Job #: 44149
Title: Production Supervisor
Job Location: Battle Creek, Michigan - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $60,000.00 - $75,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: OT
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Relocation Paid?: NO


Excellent opportuntiy with a global company and industry leader, where you can go to work knowing you can make a lasting impact on the world around you. Family atmosphere and good work/life balance with excellent opportunities for growth. 

Competitive salary including plenty of opportunity for Overtime pay, excellent benefits including medical, dental, 401k w/company match and PTO.


Job Description:

Actively supervises all Plant activities to ensure production targets are achieved in a safe, cost-efficient, and customer-focused manner.
This role will be trained on days for several months. Once trained, this position will be assigned to nights 5pm - 5am on a swing shift (off every other weekend)

Ensures all Plant activities adhere to Safety, Health, and Environmental (SHE) Standards, demonstrates Visible Safety Leadership through repeated Plant walkthroughs, and immediately addresses any SHE issues or concerns.

Oversees the Safety planning aspect of maintenance activities such as Safety Work, Lockout-Tagout, Hot Work, Line Breaking, and Confined Space Entry Permitting

Executes Quality Assurance checks as needed based on QC Lab Coverage; conduct various laboratory analytical tests of raw materials, in-process material, and finished goods

Plans Employee Scheduling daily and communicates frequently with employees to review Vacation requests and ensure adequate coverage of production units

Monitors Raw Material usage and communicates with local Raw Material Buyer and 3rd Party Railroad Service Provider to maintain adequate levels of materials for production

Oversees the execution of numerous projects and activities during Maintenance Shutdowns



High School Diploma (Required). Bachelor's degree a plus. 

Previous experience in a Chemical Manufacturing environment a plus. 

Previous supervisory experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment

Strong communication and interpersonal skills (verbal, written, leadership)

Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and develop plans to execute to satisfy daily operational needs while maintaining focus on longer-term strategic needs

Knowledgeable with continuous improvement methodology. 

Previous experience with chemical processing equipment and various unit operations a plus.

University - Associate's Degree/Graduate Diploma/2 Years


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