Evonik Jobboard
Business Area Chemistry
Shift Supervisor/Trainee - North Plant
Reference Number NAFTA - 11143
Start Date Immediate
Field Consumer Specialties
Location USA-Hopewell, VA
Employment Type Full-time Employment
Closing date for applications 7/1/13

Plant Supervisor

Hopewell, Virginia



Company Information:

Evonik Goldschmidt Corporation is part of Evonik Industries, an international industrial group with a workforce of over 43,000 and activities in more than 100 countries all over the world. Evonik demonstrates its strong commitment to hiring and retaining diverse, well qualified employees by offering a comprehensive yet competitive flexible benefits program, including pension, health care, 401(k) and flexible spending programs.


Job Summary

Provide overall direction to Chemical Operators manufacturing a variety of speciality chemical products.  Ensures compliance with all site work rules and procedures.


Principal Accountabilities Required by Job

Ensures a safe and healthy work environment through vigilant enforcement of all applicable laws and regulations including Goldschmidt's EHSQ policies and procedures.

Supervise Chemical Operators manufacturing a variety of speciality chemical products.  Ensures compliance with all site work rules and procedures.

Maintains productivity on assigned shift to achieve production targets.

 Communicates with Maintenance as needed to ensure necessary repairs are made on a timely basis.

Communicate appropriate information to relief Supervisor and Production Manager as required.

 Ensures appropriate supplies of Raw Materials are available for production batches so material

can be manufactured as scheduled.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • 5-10 years chemical operator experience dependent on combination of operator and supervisory experience,
  • Proven ability to lead a group of people toward common objectives and conflict resolution skills.
  • Proficiency in Lotus Notes, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.  SAP preferred.



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