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Production Shift Supervisor Job

Date: Aug 12, 2017

Location: Sparks, GA, US

Company: BASF

Production Shift Supervisor-1702459

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…

The BASF Sparks, Georgia Site, a leading producer of agricultural chemicals including fungicides and insecticides, is a key manufacturing site in our Agricultural Solutions Division.

Production Shift Supervisor (1702459)

You will be a member of the Site Extended Leadership Team and responsible for providing direction and supervision to employees to ensure safe, high quality, and efficient operations to meet the production plan.

You are the first line contact with hourly employees in regards to conflict resolution, skill development, and adherence to all functions including safety, environmental, quality, and productivity and to ensure efficient process operations with budget cost.

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Ensure all activities are performed in accordance with all BASF and OSHA safety policies/requirements.
- Ensure equipment is operated in compliance with all environmental regulations/permits.
- Develop a high performance team through effective employee development, performance management, coaching, and training.
- Ensure shift safely meets the production plan. Ensure productivity is at budgeted levels, troubleshoot operational problems and proactively pursue improvements.
- Develop and maintain high housekeeping and performance standards.
- Participate as Member of the Site Emergency Response Team.
- Participate/lead and document AIMS and NCM investigations.
- Create work orders and work with maintenance to accomplish repairs/modifications to meet production schedule.
- Issue Safe Work Permits, assess hazards and risks associated with the equipment to be repaired.
- Manage other specific assignments, projects, and/or responsibilities as assigned by Production Manager.

Your Leadership Core Responsibilities will include:

1. Coach and develop team members to reach their full potential
2. Support of development assignments and movement of talent across units
3. Motivate and challenge to drive high performance
4. Commit to "hiring the best" internally and externally
5. Create an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity
6. Execute performance and career development discussions
7. Serve as role model and enable development of competencies in others needed to implement BASF strategy

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 degree and 4 years manufacturing experience, Or High School diploma and 7 years manufacturing experience.
- 2 or more years of supervisory or leadership experience necessary for motivating employees.
- Must be a proactive self-starter capable of working with limited supervision.
- Demonstrated experience assessing technical problems with ability to quickly address and resolve them.
- Good verbal and written communication, with experience developing and documenting operating procedures.
- Computer skills – experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.

This is a 24-hour operation 7 days a week. Candidates must be willing and able to work a rotating shift.

- Knowledge of mixing, milling, batching, instrumentation and other plant equipment, as well as considerable understanding of inventory control.
- SAP experience a plus.

Leadership Expectations:

As a leader at BASF, you will play a key role in creating value for the company through people. Our top candidate will be expected to enable greater personal success among our employees through quality people development, coaching, and performance management. Leaders at BASF are role models to help employees develop the competencies needed to implement BASF's strategy. Our expectation is that leaders will coach and develop team members to reach their full potential, and support relevant development assignments, opportunities and moves while motivating and challenging employees to drive high performance. Our leaders must be committed to "hiring the best" internally and externally at the same time they are creating an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity. Finally, a leader at BASF must establish and support our safety culture in which all accidents are preventable.

Primary Location: US-GA-Sparks
Function: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Rotating
Organization: N-APN-Crop Protection North America

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