· Region:North America
Job Category: Industrial
Job Type: Regular
Type of Contract: Permanent
Working time: Full-time
Work schedule: Rotating shift
Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. With more than 24,100 employees in 64 countries, Solvay bonds people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress. The Group seeks to create sustainable shared value for all, notably through its Solvay One Planet plan crafted around three pillars: protecting the climate, preserving resources and fostering better life. The Group’s innovative solutions contribute to safer, cleaner, and more sustainable products found in homes, food and consumer goods, planes, cars, batteries, smart devices, health care applications, water and air purification systems. Founded in 1863, Solvay today ranks among the world’s top three companies for the vast majority of its activities and delivered net sales of €10.2 billion in 2019. Solvay is listed on Euronext Brussels (SOLB) and Paris and in the United States, where its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a Level I ADR program.
With over 1,500 products, Specialty Polymers offers the widest range of high performance polymers in the world, allowing tailor-made solutions such as pushing the limits of metal replacement in the electronics, automotive, aircraft, and healthcare industries. The GBU has unparalleled expertise in three technologies: aromatic polymers, high barrier polymers, fluoropolymers.
Job Overview and Responsibilities
· Champion for safety and environmental performance.
· Ensure day-to-day operational compliance with safe work procedures
· Manages and directs operations and shift maintenance workforce to achieve production and quality objectives
· Coordinates production efforts to meet schedule requirements
· Motivates, coaches and develops subordinates to achieve high performance work team.
· Familiarization with all equipment and processes in Unit to become effective trouble-shooters and works with operators to develop this skill and develops an effective trouble-shooting team.
· Develop effective working relationships across a broad range of functional groups
· Manages the group to control costs at budgeted levels
· Collect, document and present critical details
· Participate in incident investigations
· ERO Leader
Education and Experience
· 3-5 years experience working in a manufacturing environment.
· Supervisory background preferred.
· High School Diploma, or equivalent.
· Some college or technical training applicable to plant operations is preferred.
Skills and Competencies
· Decision Making
· Problem Solving
· Communications and Listening Skills
· Mechanical/Technical skills
· Teamwork Collaboration Abilities
· Strong leadership to support and drive compliance with plant and regulatory HSE requirements
· Ability to work in a flexible environment where tasks and priorities can change quickly
· Working knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office Programs and SAP
· Positive attitude towards safety, quality and people
· Initiative to troubleshoot and resolve day- to –day issues
· Good attendance performance
· Open and honest communication
· Willingness to challenge issues and promote change
· Positive role model to be followed lead by example
· Enforce procedures and policies
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.