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Job Title: Production Supervisor

BU: Performance Formulations

Reports to: Maintenance Superintendent

Location: Lima, Ohio


Fort Amanda Specialties is a chemical company located inside the Lima, Ohio refinery complex and is a joint venture between two large chemical companies — Nouryon and BASF. Fort Amanda Specialties is a major producer of chelating agents that are used in a broad range of applications.


Key Objectives/Principal Accountabilities:


  • Responsible for safety, operability, quality, rates, and yields
  • Responsible for supervision of hourly workforce including work assignments, OT, etc.
  • Ensure appropriate allocation of resources for implementation of schedules / plans on shift – Production, Logistics, Safety and Training.
  • Responsible for the execution of the production schedule.
  • Optimize day-to-day plant activities in line with the safety standards and reliability best practices.
  • Responsible for adherence to SOP’s, site policies, and all regulatory requirements.
  • Responsible for reporting and investigation incidents.
  • Serve as the Emergency Response Incident Commander for Incidents.
  • Responsible for conduction monthly emergency response drills
  • Serve as primary contact for all external communication to complex neighbors during off hours and emergencies.
  • Serve as Site Leader during off hours.
  • Responsible for qualification training of new operations and dissemination of training information to shift operators.
  • Responsible for input into the daily maintenance planning process and preparation for the maintenance activities.
  • Responsible for reviewing and verifying required paperwork.
  • Initiate physical counts of raw material and finished products.




  • A minimum of 2 years’ operating or supervisory experience in a chemical or processing related field
  • Working knowledge of computer operations, process control, and basic unit operation principles
  • Ability to manage resources and coverage schedules to meet the business goals of the unit i.e. overtime, operating supplies, maintenance priorities, etc.
  • Ability to lead shift activities to improve unit OEE
  • Ability to delivery unit specific training
  • Ability to motivate, lead and discipline employees
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot processes
  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting a safe work environment
  • Ability to make decisions on shift concerning safe operating and maintenance procedures
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills for interacting with all levels of personnel (Sr. Management/operating techs)
  • Ability to pass all required operator certification tests


Vacancy data
Closing date
Open until further notice
Vacancy number
North America
United States
Integrated Supply Chain
Job characteristics
Job area
Production Manager & Expert
Hierarchy level
Full time/part time
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