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Operations Superintendent - Chemical Plant
Plaquemine, LA  Posted: 6/5/2019


PRODUCTION SUPERINTENDENT – Chemical Manufacturing Industry  
Our client, a major chemical manufacturer with multiple facilities in South Louisiana, is seeking a Production Superintendent to direct and coordinate plant activities concerned with production of company products by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors:
In this role, some of your essential duties and responsibilities will be:
  • Manages continuous production facilities.
  • Assigns personnel.
  • Inspects plant daily.
  • Determines training needs.
  • Periodically represents Production on the weekend/holiday duty roster.
  • Coordinates shutdown planning.
  • Directs special projects and instructions for supervisory personnel and project engineers.
  • Attends daily staff meetings; gives Department Report once a month.
  • Coordinates preventive maintenance schedules.
  • Conducts personnel performance reviews.
  • Responds to incidents requiring corrective action.
  • Reviews and analyzes operational reports to determine causes and preventive actions for nonconformity
  • Prepares daily yield report.
  • Provides facilities to compile, store, and retrieve production data.
  • Apprises Management of significant incidents and potential operational problems.
  • Checks area levels daily.
  • Maintains up-to-date emergency response plans.
  • Develops and enforces safe work practices.
  • Makes daily inspections for safety and housekeeping.
  • Periodically is assigned to management safety audits of the entire site.
  • Participates in plant safety programs.
  • Investigates all plant accidents and safety incidents.
  • Assures compliance to required safety regulations.
  • Reviews quality data with technical personnel to correct any problems.
  • Audits operations to assure units operate at specified conditions.
  • Assures compliance to permit parameters.
  • Reports area data to the Environmental Department.
  • Seeks means to improve productivity, increase yields, and reduce costs.
  • Minimizes waste, overtime, and production of nonconforming product.
  • Coordinates cost control project planning.
  • Writes/approves purchase requisitions.
  • Maintains time distribution records on plant personnel.
  • Solicits ideas from subordinates to reduce costs.
  • Puts special emphasis on reducing losses.
  • Controls plant costs not to exceed the operating budget.
  • Requests, from Management, items of concern which require unusual expenditures.

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