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Shift Superintendent (Experienced)

  • Louisville, USA

Job description

Shift Superintendent (Experienced)

Michelin is hiring!

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Guarantee the continuity business results and professionally manage all Shift/Plant Operations while always respecting the Michelin Values.  Develop the Interdependence, Professionalism and Well-being of the people throughout the plant operations and maintenance.

A vibrant location, engaged employees, and lots of growth opportunities await those who join the Louisville team!  Situated on the outskirts of Louisville, KY along the Ohio River, American Synthetic Rubber Company has 80 years of rich history supplying our nation and Michelin with high quality synthetic rubber.  We are seeking employees ready and willing to build a culture of Diversity, Performance, and Safety!! 

Guarantee the continuity business results and professionally manage all Shift/Plant Operations while always respecting the Michelin Values.  Develop the Interdependence, Professionalism and Well-being of the people throughout the plant operations and maintenance.


·  Contribute to the progress of the daily plant results by Driving Plant Performance
·  Maintain a SAFE workplace and operate each shift in an Environmentally Responsible manner
·  Ensure that all employees (salary, hourly or contractors) adhere to all company policies and procedures particularly but not limited to Safety compliance
·  Lead objectives to develop employees to succeed in professional and personal responsibility for decision making at the right levels


·  The plant achieves expected operational results and expectations.  Maintain an understanding of the status of these expectations at all times.
·  Performs initial incident investigations and becomes Incident Commander during all process, medical, environmental or other emergency situations.
·  Employees are effectively coached, disciplined or referred to appropriated management for violations of policy, procedures, behaviors  or performance deficiencies
·  Employees on shift are developed to make responsible business decisions with leadership support from the Superintendent


·  Responsible as the Senior Management Leader on-site for the plant on off-shift schedules in which all plant personnel report to them during those periods
·  Represents the plant as the Incident Commander in emergency situation including but not limited to:Safety, Environmental, Security, Medical emergencies or catastrophic incidents until properly relieved
·  Responsible for ensuring that all Environmental reporting is accomplished when necessary and is the primary initial contact during emergency situations with outside agencies until properly relieved
·  Accountable for Shift Safety, Delivery, Quality and Economic Results
·  Foster and maintain an environment of Team-work across the shift and between all departments and management levels
·  Execute operational instructions from the Business Unit Leaders and reconcile conflicts with resource allocations to accomplish expectations
·  Support the MDP (Managing Daily Performance) ambitions of the all the Business Units and participate in the MMW (Michelin Manufacturing Way) objectives.
·  Maintain Plant housekeeping Zones and ensure Standards are maintained according to those identified by the Business Unit Leaders throughout the Plant.
·  Responsible for shift: staffing, recording of training hours, approval of operational overtime, resources allocation
·  Allocate resources during shift – operational or mechanical – to achieve SMQDC goals and objectives as necessary
·  Work with Lead Operators, Solution Techs and other operational and maintenance leadership on shift to maintain clear communications and alignment of Operational and Maintenance plans
·  Will be responsible for maintaining a professional/mature workforce, and if necessary providing coaching or disciplinary action and documenting employee positive and negative employee behaviors.
·  Coordinate and cooperate with Finishing Process Equipment Manager, Solution Process Equipment Manager and Maintenance BULs to ensure equipment is prepared for PMs or maintenance interventions as scheduled.
·  Effectively and Safely coordinate resources for supporting projects, troubleshooting process and equipment issues in support of engineering or the technical teams
·  Take part in the preparation of the future, looking for progress paths (personnel, flow, etc.) and maintain a progress dynamic in the Crew.
·  Establish a stable production flow while ensuring customer protection and involve the Crew in the identification of solutions.
·  Manage the people in the Crew in a consistent manner.
·  Apply the fundamentals: maintenance, quality, industrial engineering and costs. Ensure 100% Health and Safety and make responsible all the actors.
·  Integrate new hires and support their training (VQ). Ensure a productive working atmosphere, and genuine cooperation between teams.
·  Contribute to the qualification of the delivery spokes and provide feedback to the BUL on operator performance.
·  Support the Activities and Business Units orientations.
·  Develop the responsibility of the teams by the application of the MQP/OR roadmap.
·  The above is not an all-inclusive list of activities; therefore, other activities and responsibilities will be necessary to accomplish the mission of the position.


·  Personally be able to project and maintain Professional Business Behaviors and set an example to the Team, superiors, subordinates and visitors to the plant.
·  Ability to marshal and coordinate resources (crafts, USW or contractors) and reconcile conflicts between the Business Units need for assistance.
·  Be proficient in the use of e-tools necessary to accomplish necessary tasks to include but not limited to: Payroll systems, Maintenance Work order Systems, Purchasing and Procurement Software etc.) 
·  Serve as the Plant Incident Commander in all emergency situations
·  Physically able to climb stairs, climb ladders and access process areas within the plant for trouble-shooting, audit or inspections.
·  Be able to work a rotating shift schedule
·  Ability to handle stressful situations in a dynamic environment and make decisions with limited information while maintaining a calming presence.
Associates/Bachelors degree or equivalent Industrial experience required


Inspire Motion for Life: Apply Today!

As the leading mobility company, we work with tires, around tires and beyond tires to enable Motion for Life. Dedicated to enhancing our clients’ mobility and sustainability, Michelin designs and distributes the most suitable tires, services and solutions for our customers’ needs. Michelin provides digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences. Bringing our expertise to new markets, we invest in high-technology materials, 3D printing and hydrogen, to serve a wide a variety of industries—from aerospace to biotech. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 23,000 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada.

MICHELIN® tires have been ranked the #1 Tire Brand across major categories and segments by industry experts and consumers alike. For nearly three decades we’ve been recognized for our achievements in Customer Satisfaction, Performance, Durability, Technology and Innovation.

Michelin cares for the personal and professional development of its employees. We support career advancement through various options, which include: skill and career development, training, career exploration and work with cross-functional teams. We offer the possibility of a varied and fulfilling career path in an environment where unique contributions are valued.

Michelin offers 10 Business Resource Groups (BRGs) which are all-inclusive groups created and led by employees who have shared life experiences across various diversity dimensions. Each group supports business strategies and initiatives along with meeting the needs of members. The goal of each group is to help employees feel welcome and included , support employee engagement and encourage professional development. BRGs also provide cross-cultural support, career management resources and opportunities for community involvement.

Michelin provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors. Consistent with these obligations, Michelin also provides reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please contact us at .

This position is not available for immigration sponsorship.

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