Production Superintendent

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Beaumont, TX
Job Type
Direct Hire
Oct 10, 2017
Job ID
Production Superintendent - Beaumont, Texas

Our client is currently seeking a Production Superintendent to support the Beaumont facility.  The Superintendent reports directly to the Operations Manager and may function as a back up as it relates to the plant daily activities..   This role is critical to our organization and will be challenged to drive and deliver improvements in Safety, Quality, and Productivity.   Responsible for maintaining safety, health and environmental standards in designated operating as well as shipping areas of the plant.  He/she will need to utilize leadership skills in this role by supervising and providing technical expertise in designated areas of the facility.  Overall objective for this role will be to provide expertise to monitor overall process, act as a primary troubleshooter, and deliver production goals.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Leads Shift Leaders and Process Operators in designated areas of the plant as well as Shipping process areas.
  • Recommend equipment and process modifications to improve efficiencies.
  • Identify, advise, and communicate with Supervisors 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 ina 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.
The following are required:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from an accredited University. 
  • Minimum 7 years experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • 5 years in a manufacturing environment leading a team. 
  • 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.