Production Supervisor

United States, Conley (Georgia)

Production Supervisor

What makes YOU different?

Lonza Specialty Ingredients (LSI) combines technological innovation with world class manufacturing and process excellence. Specialty Chemical Services provides solutions for composite materials and processing additives for technically demanding industries, such as electronics, transportation and aerospace. We also provide performance intermediates & chemicals for many industrial applications, such as agro intermediates, food & feed ingredients, cosmetics, non-current good manufacturing practices (non-cGMP) intermediates, and custom development & manufacturing.

LSI is looking for a Production Supervisor for our Conley, GA facility to supervise plant operations at the Conley site. The scope includes EHS, quality, maintenance, housekeeping, manufacturing and supervision of the day and shift teams. The role will also lead the emergency response team.

Key responsibilities:

Safety:

  • Support and drive Lonza’s “Vision Zero” EHS strategy.

  • Lead safety, housekeeping inspections and ensure high standards.

  • Lead EHS initiatives (e.g. Safety observation program, SUSA cards, updating standard operation procedures, carrying out risk assessments etc).

  • Lead daily pre-shift meeting for area employees.

  • Serve as Incident Controller if / as required in any emergency situation.

Financial:

  • Ensure that the production plan is delivered, resources allocated and processes managed n the most cost effective manner.

Production:

  • Ensure daily production schedule is met.

  • Coordinate all maintenance activities – call-in procedure, scheduling repairs and safe work permit issue.

  • Ensure work force headcount is aligned to meet the workload – to cover absence, holidays or additional working.

  • Attend daily production meeting – provide full update on plant status.

  • Ensure full and clear shift changeover / handover.

Personnel:

  • Performance management – ensure compliance with relevant Company policy and procedure taking appropriate action if / when required. 

  • Track attendance and daily update of the timekeeping system.

  • Oversee new hire training plus ongoing training / competence of existing employees.

Key requirements:

  • Preferred area of study:  HS grad or GED required

  • Associates Degree in a technical field preferred

  • 5-10 years experience in a Chemical Plant

  • 5-10 years previous experience in a supervisor role preferred

A major part of the heritage of LSI is being able to deliver unique solutions to its customers. Being the driving force behind this approach – listening, asking, understanding to match the right elements in a new way has been an inherent part of our day-to-day business. Always with the goal to enable a competitive advantage for each customer with a specific product, package or solution.

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reference: R26072