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Shift Supervisor

W. R. Grace & Co
United States, Tennessee, Chattanooga
January 30, 2023

Requisition ID:21417

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company's two industry-leading business segments-Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies-provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 4,300 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

The Chattanooga,TNlocation is looking for a ShiftSupervisorto join our dynamic team.The siteis a leading global supplier of catalysts and other products and services to petroleum refiners; catalysts for the manufacture of plastics; silica-based engineered and specialty materials for a wide-range of industrial applications; specialty chemicals, additives and materials for commercial and residential construction; and, sealants and coatings for food packaging. The site is currently accepting resumes for the Shift Supervisor position.

  • Responsible for supervising a crew of hourly employees assigned to a shift in the performance of a variety of operating jobs
  • Shift responsibility is especially significant when assigned to a night shift
  • Plans, supervises and makes assignments to employees outlining the work to be performed according to formalized production plan
  • Responsible for safety training and maintaining safe work practices in accordance with the established plant guidelines
  • Responsible for the administration of Company's EHS policies and procedures
  • Reviews the work performance of employees and takes necessary corrective action to improve employee productivity performance
  • Keeps informed and answers questions of employees concerning the provisions of the Labor Agreement. Endeavors to resolve any grievances which may occur
  • Instructs subordinates regarding work processes and methods of work performance
  • Supervises shift maintenance to make prompt repairs and product changes
  • Participates in the Plant's ISO 9002 and Total Quality effort
Required Qualifications
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills at all levels within the organization
  • Organized and detail oriented, particularly with regard to maintaining records
  • Ability to worksafely in a chemical plant environment and understand chemical process equipment
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
Preferred Qualifications
  • Five years of manufacturing experience with two years of supervisory experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Products and SAP
  • Two years chemical operations experience

Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.