Offers “Roquette Frères”

Expires soon Roquette Frères

Plant Production Shift Supervisor

  • Gurnee, USA
  • Teaching

Job description

People are at the heart of our strategy

A family-owned Group, Roquette offers a  positive  and  attractive  work and career environment, in which everyone can learn,  develop , contribute to the overall company performance and be  recognized  for doing so.

At the heart of the company, the manufacturing department is delivering to customers' needs and expectations. This function is fully challenged by the standards and policies in quality, commercial, health, safety and environment targets. Positions in manufacturing are at the crossroads of all the functions of our company with the wonderful challenge of delivering the best of nature. Are you ready to challenge your strong leadership in an innovative environment?

Job Description

A career with Roquette will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference as you work with some of the brightest individuals in the industry who use innovation and continuous improvement to solve challenging problems, while increasing efficiency and reducing waste. Our goal is to drive growth in the manufacturing industry to achieve and sustain best-in-class standards in everything we do. 

 

Roquette America’s manufacturing facility in Gurnee, Illinois, produces polyols used in numerous applications, such as pharmaceuticals, food, confections and oral care products. 

The Production Shift Supervisor II is responsible for the day to day running of the Production Department under the general supervision of the Production Manager.  This position will be responsible for meeting all production and shipping requirements in a safe, timely and efficient manner and to coordinate and assist in supervising a team of production employees to maximize safety and improve productivity. This position will actively contribute to support and work to continuously improve the safety program. 

Key Accountabilities   

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Assist the Production Manager in all aspects of day to day operation of the plant, providing leadership and direction in the day to day decision making for the area of responsibility.

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Supervise the operation of plant equipment to maximize productivity; providing operational and technical support to the operators.

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Ensure that all employees understand and follow standard operating procedures, plant operation, and equipment maintenance requirements through training programs and control systems.

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Manage training process for all operations personnel.

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Complete performance reviews for all subordinates.

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Process time cards, vacation/time off requests and  maintain staffing schedule for area of responsibility. 

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Ensure that good housekeeping practices are maintained in all areas of the plant.

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Actively participate in the plant safety programs, reviewing and enforcing all safety and health regulations, providing safety training as needed, completing action items necessary for safety and health compliance, and investigating any safety problem or accident within department.

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Perform activities and participate in project initiatives to improve the reliability, efficiency, and continuous improvement of plant operations; implements best practices

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Assist with the coordination of plant shutdowns, including coordination of plant personnel tasks and ensuring all necessary materials and equipment are obtained.

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Review maintenance requests and coordinate daily maintenance activities with the maintenance staff

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Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Functional competencies

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Demonstrated sound, assertive, positive leadership skills, as well as strong and effective coaching skills

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Demonstrated clear, informative and persuasive (verbal, written and presentation) communication skills

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Effective organizational and planning skills with the demonstrated ability to multitask

Technical Applicative competencies

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Working understanding of chemical unit operations in a food grade process

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Understanding of theory concerning food-grade processing and mechanical aptitude with food-grade process equipment preferred

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Demonstrated experience in project execution, with project management experience preferred

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Demonstrated fundamental understanding of mechanical equipment

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Demonstrated ability to develop and execute against production plans to meet output requirements

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Demonstrated experience in successful troubleshooting and problem solving facilitation skills

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Computer skills desired, especially Microsoft XL, Outlook, Power Point and Word

Qualifications/Requirements

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BS degree or equivalent experience

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1-3 years of experience in a food and/or chemical continuous processing plant

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1-3 years leadership and/or supervisory experience desired; 3-5 years supervisory experience preferred

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Ability to work a rotating shift in a 24/7 plant. 

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Ability to climb stairs, work in high heat and humidity and lift 50lbs

COMPETENCIES:   

We expect four leadership skills from all our employees:  

• Act like a valuable team member  

•Target quality and excellence  

• Be disciplined and compliant  

• Make decisions quickly and with determination.  

  

AAP/EEO Statement   

An Equal Opportunity Employer  “AAP, EEO, M/F/H/V/D, Drug-Free Workplace”  

  

   Other Duties  

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  

Roquette provides numerous career opportunities, thanks to the diversity of its jobs and their international dimension.

Joining Roquette means joining dynamic teams ambitious for success.

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