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Contact Supervisor - Elyria, OH Job

Date: May 10, 2018

Location: Elyria, OH, US

Company: BASF

Contact Supervisor - Elyria, OH-1801343

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

Responsible for the development and achievement of department standards regarding safety, quality, and productivity aligned with the departmental, divisional, and corporate objectives. Responsible for the compliance and enforcement of all safety, environmental, ISO, and plant policies and procedures. Directly accountable for the production of quality products promptly and to specification through the efficient use of labor, equipment, and materials. In addition to being responsible for Chemical Operators, Control Room Technicians, and Lead Persons roles.

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Formula for Success: You Will…
- Promote a safe work environment through educating, training, establishing standards, and following all applicable company and government safety guidelines.
- Ensure that employees are trained and oriented in safety, quality, customer and productivity standards that is facilitated through the use of Job Safety Practices (JSP), EOPs, MIs, and Manufacturing Operating Documents (MOD).
- Maintain the production requirements of the department through the planning of order runs including verification of material inventories, labor scheduling, and specification tolerances, shipping requirements, and shipping dates.
- Order supplies necessary for operations such as personal protective equipment (PPE), office supplies, etc.
- Support the Zero Incident Mindset (ZIM) program.
- Manage operations in multiple locations simultaneously.
- Issue timely disciplinary actions for attendance, job performance and/or non-compliance with policies or procedures.
- Identify and order items needed for production. Requires skills to manage purchasing, and operate SAP, Lotus Notes, Outlook, and Compliance Pro.
- Create schedules for operators on the production. They coordinate to make changes as necessary from employee or process needs.
- Assist in basic troubleshooting and minor equipment maintenance/repair.
- Ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state and local statutes and all BC requirements. These can include, but not limited to, proper hazardous waste disposal, proper protective equipment compliance, Title V readings and proper product labeling.
- Wear necessary safety equipment and follow Company established Safety, Health and Environmental policies and procedures. Employees are responsible for understanding the importance of process safety as it applies to their jobs and are responsible for following and contributing to the work process to achieve improvement in Company process safety and safety and environmental performance.

Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You…

Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.

The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.


Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…
- High School Diploma or equivalent is required; Associate’s Degree or higher is preferred.

- 3+ years manufacturing environment experience or related experience required.
- Chemical Plant Environment experience a plus.
- Management experience a plus.
- Experience in Unionized environment is preferred.

- Great communication skills both oral and written.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills required.
- Strong leadership and interpersonal skills required.
- Basic understanding of chemicals and their properties.
- Basic understanding of mechanical and electrical systems.
- Basic Math skills required. (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division)
- Moderate to Intermediate Computer skills required.
- Problem-solving skills required.
- Ability to be supervise and coordinate effort of others.
- Knowledge of chemicals and their nature, hazards, safety and health issues, etc.
- Physical stamina to work overtime and continuous/rotational shifts.
- SAP, Microsoft Suite, Compliance Pro, and Lotus Notes experience a plus.


Primary Location: US-OH-Elyria
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Rotating
Organization: CC-Catalysts

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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