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Plant Production Shift Supervisor

Company: Roquette
Location: Gurnee
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCompany Description

Roquette is a global leader in plant-based ingredients, a pioneer of plant proteins and a leading provider of pharmaceuticals excipients. In collaboration with its customers and partners, the group addresses current and future societal challenges by unlocking the potential of nature to offer the best ingredients for food, nutrition and health markets.

These ingredients respond to unique and essential needs, enable healthier lifestyles and are critical components of life-saving medicines.

Thanks to a constant drive for innovation and a long-term vision, the group is committed to improving the well-being of millions of people all over the world while taking care of resources and territories.

Roquette currently operates in over 100 countries, has a turnover of around 3.7 billion euros and employs 8,670 people worldwide.Job Description

The Production lead's focus is on the day to day leadership and operation of the Gurnee Illinois plant, supervising and leading skilled, multi-skilled hourly employees, ensuring safe operations, environmental compliance and quality production in RAI's Good Manufacturing Practice food-grade operations.

  • Assists with the coordination of the day to day production operations of the plant, providing leadership and direction in the day to day activities for the area of responsibility. Knowledge of PSM area knowledge is needed.
  • Actively participates in the plant safety programs, reviewing and enforcing compliance with all safety and health regulations, providing safety training, completing action items necessary for safety and health compliance, and investigating any safety problem or accident within department.
  • Contributes to and supports the operation of plant equipment to maximize productivity and meet production schedule/output targets; providing operational and technical support to the operators.
  • Provides leadership and facilitates problem resolution, resource utilization and timesheet approvals, facilitates the training and qualification process and participates in the performance review process for all operational reports.
  • Investigates day-to-day employee relations problems; collaborating with Human Resources to resolve behavioral and disciplinary situations grounded on Company policy and employment law.
  • Assists with resolution of scheduling and vacancy conflicts and reviews for approval or denial vacation requests.
  • Monitors established performance indicators, including variance reports, production reports, quality reports, injury reports, equipment utilization reports, and overtime performance.
  • Ensure that all employees understand and follow standard operating procedures, plant operation, and equipment maintenance requirements through training programs and control systems. Also communicates special instructions to operators when required and enforces all plant rules and regulations.
  • Performs project work contributing to less complex assignments and performing smaller pieces of larger project initiatives to improve the reliability, efficiency, and continuous improvement of plant operations.
  • Contribute to engineering project implementation on familiar topics with awareness of project costs, progress and quality.
  • Contribute to coordination of plant shutdowns, including coordination of plant personnel tasks and ensuring all necessary materials and equipment are obtained.
  • Executes good housekeeping practices contributing to maintenance of assigned plant area and addresses potential issues with follow up and action items. Organization and scheduling of the day man's activities related to the GMP and operation needs.
  • Complies with hazardous waste programs and hazard material identification systems, performing actions in compliance with the program as required.
  • Execute quality audit requirements.
  • Networks with engineers and production leads locally and regionally to maintain, build and share knowledge of technical innovations and to leverage knowledge on plant operations.
  • Contributes to operational and technical support initiatives in all of the Roquette plants as needed, supporting process focused and individual focused initiatives.
  • Maintain positive customer relations to ensure continued satisfaction; work closely with the customer on quality and/or supply issues as needed, either individually or in team settings, attend meetings and participate in improvement teams.
  • Support the quality and analytical teams in all areas of quality control and analysis including process improvements, sampling and manufacturing techniques and raw material approval.Qualifications

    Education: BS Chemical, Mechanical or Electrical engineering or equivalent experienceExperience:3 years or more of relatable food or continuous processing industrial facility experience3 years or more of leadership or supervisory experience1 year preferred of relatable food or continuous processing industrial facility experience

    Additional Information

    Roquette provides numerous career opportunities, thanks to the diversity of its jobs and their international dimension.Joining Roquette means joining dynamic teams ambitious for success.Add Your Talent to Ours!All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Roquette, Waukegan , Plant Production Shift Supervisor, Hospitality & Tourism , Gurnee, Illinois

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