Genesis Alkali, LLC

  • Production Supervisor

    Job Locations US-WY-Green River
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Genesis Alkali is the world's largest producer of natural soda ash, offering a secure, reliable and diverse range of high-quality product choices. Alkali mines and processes trona ore and manufactures soda ash that is used in the production of glass, detergents, chemical manufacturing, pulp and paper production, and water treatment. It also produces sodium bicarbonate and other chemical compounds used in common industrial, agricultural, and household applications. Our main Alkali operations are in Green River, Wyoming, home of the world's largest trona ore deposit, with a corporate office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    Genesis Alkali, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Genesis Energy, L.P., (NYSE: GEL). Genesis Energy is a growth-oriented master limited partnership headquartered in Houston, Texas.  Through four divisions: offshore pipeline transportation, sodium minerals and sulfur services, marine transportation and onshore facilities and transportation, we provide an integrated suite of services to refineries, oil producers, and industrial and commercial enterprises. For more information visit or


    Position Title: Production Supervisor

    Position Location: Green River, WY

    Pay Grades: 19-20


    Position Summary

    This position supervises, trains, and directs an operations crew of 8 to 10 persons to achieve safe operations, environmental compliance, and steam reliability.  Position is located at the Granger Plant which produces soda ash (sodium carbonate) by evaporating water from a solution of sodium carbonate and water (“mine water”). This process also provides reliable steam production for on-site utilities generation and Caustic production.


    Key Responsibilities

    • Demonstrate Safety as the number one priority
    • Ensure safe plant operation and product quality
    • Foster crew participation and ownership of results
    • Take accountability for team's performance and metrics through short interval measures
    • Engage crew members to instill a sense of urgency
    • Consistently manage performance
    • Confront and manage conflict directly and effectively
    • Understand individual team members’ strengths and needs and pro-actively seek coaching opportunities to develop the team
    • Develop the team’s problem-solving capabilities and facilitate team problem-solving activities
    • Create/foster a positive work environment
    • Coordinate with maintenance work on day-shift and ensure the equipment is properly inspected and tested after repairs are completed
    • Facilitate incident/accident investigation and ensure environmental compliance
    • On-site incident command Activities
    • Ensure tasks are understood, supervised and accomplished
    • Compile and implement crew safety action plan
    • Identify best practices and work to make them SOPs
    • Communicate reasons for success when production targets are achieved and provide solutions when there are performance deviations
    • Coordinate with maintenance regarding equipment availability
    • Monitor equipment and write appropriate work orders
    • Assist training specialist with evaluation of job training progress - Support ISO 9000 efforts - Oversee operational efficiency and rates
    • Assist crew in monitoring process samples
    • Facilitate team communication
    • Identify cost savings, efficiency improvement projects
    • Answer grievances and perform administrative tasks (Time cards, OT, vacation approval)
    • Oversee short interval controls
    • Off-shift coordination
    • Coordinate emergency steam and power utilization
    • Participate in shift hand-off meeting
    • Work Production Weekend Duty
    • Support Responsible Care Program


    Position Summary

    Gade 19

    • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) from an accredited educational institution and 3 years industrial experience required
    • Supervisory experience preferred
    • Demonstrated leadership skills  

    Grade 20

    • B.S. in Engineering/Chemistry from an accredited four-year college or university OR - High school diploma or equivalent (GED) from an accredited educational institution and one year line, industrial supervisory experience OR - High school diploma or equivalent (GED) from an accredited educational institution and 5 years of plant operating experience
    • Demonstrated leadership skills
    • Demonstrated capability to perform at a higher level  

    Required Competencies

    • Approachability
    • Command Skills
    • Composure
    • Conflict Management
    • Confronting Direct Reports
    • Dealing with Ambiguity
    • Functional/Technical Skills
    • Informing
    • Learning on the Fly
    • Managing and Measuring Work
    • Motivation Others
    • Problem Solving
    • Building Effective Teams


    Genesis is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or citizenship.


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