Production Supervisor

United States, Conley (Georgia)

Production Supervisor


At Lonza Specialty Ingredients (LSI), we combine technological innovation with world-class manufacturing and regulatory excellence. We are a leader in Microbial Control Solutions and chemical technologies used in various applications including hygiene and home care. Today, these solutions are more critical than ever to maintain the hygiene and safety of hospitals, homes, schools, and offices across the world. Our Specialty Chemical Services business provides composite materials for technically demanding industries and performance intermediates & chemicals. Our Custom development and manufacturing team has already brought more than 1,000 unique solutions to life for their customers.

We are a highly dynamic group of 3,000 employees in more than 21 countries around the world. For us, performance, collaboration, passion and care are fundamentals. Are YOU someone who CARES about finding unique solutions for customers, who is PASSIONATE about making a difference? We are looking for talent who embrace COLLABORATION and are motivated by a PERFORMANCE culture.

Are you looking for to join a top notch and growing company?! Do you want to have a direct impact on improving processes or influencing change? If so, then Lonza Specialty Ingredients (LSI) might be the right place for you! We are currently seeking a Production Supervisor for our Cutting Edge facility to oversee plant operations located in the Atlanta Metro area. 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:

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

  • Lead safety, housekeeping inspections and ensure high standards.

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

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

  • Ensure daily production schedule is met.

  • Coordinate all maintenance activities and ensure the work force headcount is aligned to meet the workload..

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

  • Ensure full and clear shift changeover / handover.

  • 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 manufacturing plant, Chemical experience preferred

  • 5+ years of experience as a supervisor

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