BASF Shift Supervisor - (12hr. 4 shift) in McIntosh, Alabama

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 achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in, and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise.

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 2017. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Shift Supervisor - (12hr. 4 shift) (1802683)

Where the Chemistry Happens

This position provides leadership and oversight for the daily operations. It serves as the primary leader and mentorship of shift operations personnel in a union environment. This position is responsible for daily EHS compliance and execution of the production plans while maintaining product quality standards.

Formula for Success

  • Ensure safe operation within plant procedures and in accordance with EHS regulations, company policy and legal requirements.

  • Ensure compliance with site regulatory training requirements for operating personnel.

  • Manage and ensure proper process training of operating personnel.

  • Ensure the safe maintenance of the unit equipment using established safety procedures (safe work permit, LOTO, confined space, etc.)

  • Maintain housekeeping at a high standard, including equipment safety inspections

  • Perform unit inspections, self-assessments, and coordinate corrective actions from inspections, investigations, and audits

  • In case of emergency, support and/or act as the Incident Commander

  • Coordinate day to day interaction of maintenance and operations in the unit to meet quality, yield and schedule requirements

  • Supervise shift operators and manage labor/tasks to ensure unit targets are met (overtime/fixed costs, housekeeping, equipment utilization, etc.)

  • Monitor the technical operation of the unit and coordinate issues with operational/technical/management personnel.

  • Promote safe and efficient operation, using leadership/motivational skills and disciplinary procedures

  • Help define and promote Autonomous Maintenance and provide or coordinate appropriate level of training.

  • Maximize autonomous maintenance (trained and capable) when coordinating work

  • Manage discretionary spending

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.

BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.

Job: PROD - Production, Maintenance & Technicians

Organization: N-EVP Performance Chemicals NA 60000020

Title: Shift Supervisor - (12hr. 4 shift)

Location: AL-McIntosh

Requisition ID: 1802683