Shift Team Lead

Full-time, Pulp & Perform. Chemicals

Georgia, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

Responsibility



About Nouryon
We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol. https://www.nouryon.com/


 












MAIN OBJECTIVES

Coach and support operators to safely meet production/consumption targets. Takes ownership of unit performance.
Gives direction to production and Owns the operations plan
Provides technical expertise to operators, such as troubleshooting the equipment
Validates Duluth’s OAM database
Supports PGR/RCPS

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

• Required to work 50% of the time on a production line (BEA,WEA or HEA)
• Execute tasks according to Operations Plan and provide feedback on compliance
• Review and execute Operations Plan shift- by- shift
• Collect information needed to create Operations Plan
• Responsible for prioritized task list and screens other tasks for value add
• Creates, communicates, and owns Operations Plan including deviations and mitigations
• Collect and enter the production data into MES
• Establishes and owns the MACs that are used in the Operations Plan
• Owns the Expancel OAM database thresholds for ad-hoc RCPS/PGRs
• Manage the manning / manpower scheduling
• Facilitate and own the start and end of shift meetings
• Review operations plan and set targets for the shift
• Assign tasks to operators
• Support Ad-Hoc RCPS/PGR activities and ensure they are done and escalated if the problem can’t be solved within the shift.
• Utilize Gatekeeping matrix to determine if call-out is needed.
• Escalate PGRs to shift changeover meetings

Supervision Responsibilities:

There are no supervisory responsibilities normally associated with this position. However, the Lead Operator will take a hands-on leadership role to direct process operators and others working in the plant area.

Safety Responsibilities:

• Share responsibility for the safe operation of the production plant during the work shift.
• Share responsibility for the safety of personnel working within the operating plant area and the environment.
• Share responsibility for serving on the Safety Committee and/or BBS Committee. Participate in the BBS program.
• Responsible for ensuring that safety policies and requirements are adhered to and maintained.
• Support, and/or execute all applicable Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and procedures during the work shift.

Quality Responsibilities:

• Verify final product quality. The Process Operator has the authority to release product that conforms to customer specifications
• Shares responsibility for ensuring that required product quality is maintained
• Support and/or execute all applicable requirements for the Total Quality Program and Quality Assurance System
• Responsible for assisting management in making and implementing changes in the Total Quality Program and Quality Assurance System as requested



Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience:

Associate’s Degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or two years plus of related plant experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak and communicate effectively within working teams and present information and respond to questions from management, customers, and vendors.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic Algebra and Geometry to calculate product formulations, adjust percent solids, perform laboratory QC tests and calculate results.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Comprehension skills required for understanding of all standard work procedures as well as experimental and testing work as required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Georgia State Drivers License

Other Skills and Abilities:

Ability to operate and use personal computers with intermediate working knowledge of spreadsheets, word processing, and e-mail software.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly working with or around moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; explosives; vibration and possible fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Vacancy data
Closing date
Open until further notice
Vacancy number
190003MA
Organization
Continent
North America
Country
United States
State/Region/Province
Georgia
Site
Duluth
Business unit
Pulp & Perform. Chemicals
Job characteristics
Job family
Manufacturing
Hierarchy level
Professional/Experienced/Specialist
Full time/part time
Full-time
Contract type
Permanent

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About Nouryon

We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.

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