Genesis Alkali, LLC

  • Production Supervisor

    Job Locations US-WY-Green River
    Job ID
    2018-1289
    Category
    Operations/Productions
  • 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 www.genesisenergy.com or alkali.genesisenergy.com.

    Responsibilities

    Position Title: Production Supervisor

    Internal Title: Production Supervisor

    Position Location: Green River, WY

    Pay Grades: 19-20

     

    Position Summary

    This position supervises, trains, and directs an operations crew of up to 10 persons to achieve safe operations and meet production goals. The Production Supervisor works in one of eight plants at our Green River location, each of which presents unique opportunities in the complexity and scope of operations, environmental compliance and federal regulations.

     

    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

    Qualifications

    Required Skills and Experience

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

    Preferred Skills and Experience

    • 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
    • Supervisory experience
    • Excellent adaptability, demonstrating the ability to "wear multiple hats" and interact with all levels in and outside of the organization
    • Demonstrated capability to perform at a higher level  

    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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