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Production Support Supervisor Job

Date: Apr 18, 2017

Location: Elyria, OH, US

Company: BASF

Production Support Supervisor-1700964

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…

We are seeking a Production Support Supervisor to join our team and who would supervise, direct and coach site Production Coordinators in the overall utilization of the SAP Manufacturing System, the SAP Department on production reporting and review, and the Payroll Department on understanding the SAPHR system and local union contract to record accurate payable hours.

Production Support Supervisor (1700964)

You will use your systems knowledge to complete system database maintenance and provide training to shop floor personnel to improve their expertise in use of these systems.

You will also support Operations in the following: monitoring production schedules, designing reporting to monitor production efficiency, support Production Coordinators in the compilation of variance analyses, yield, on-stream time, inventory, resource usage, labor hours, and other areas as needed to manage or improve operations, Site SPASS and BASIS Coordinator which maintains databases for new and existing products.

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Provide guidance and leadership to Production Coordinators to ensure accuracy of information. Maintain databases for new and existing products, and provide analysis of production related information for production management/supervision and line personnel.
- Oversee plant floor reporting SAP system and direct Production Coordinators in improving plant floor reporting.
- Ensure timely and accurate production order closure and variance analysis by working with Production Coordinators and SAP Dept. to classify, reconcile, analyze, consolidate and/or summarize production related information for Operations management/ supervision and line personnel.
- Serve as site SPASS and BASIS Coordinator for SAP master file maintenance to ensure consistency and compliance with local and company standards.
- Supervise Production Coordinators in logistics around raw material and intermediate deliveries to ensure production schedule is met.
- Maintain compliance to local weekly cycle count program by managing routine audits of inventoried material for accuracy.
- Assist in directing the hourly workforce on an as needed basis.
- Provide SAP system expertise and leadership to facilitate and develop change initiatives to maximize manufacturing operations.
- Provide payroll supervision along with understanding the local union contract and SAPHR system
- Support ZIM (Zero Incident Mindset), JTE Program, and RMCS
- Support (internal and external) and reconciliation for the Custom business with monthly inventory and quarterly analysis.

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…
- Bachelor’s in business or technical discipline
- 10+ years of progressive work experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
- Significant experience with manufacturing reporting systems; SAP experience a plus
- Team player with a strong work ethic and a solid understanding of the cause/effect relationship of production transactions coupled with technical analytical skills

Primary Location: US-OH-Elyria
Function: ADSU - Admin. & Office Support
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
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