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18 October 2019
Job ID: PC-882
Production Shift Supervisor


  • At least 10 years of experience as a production supervisor in the chemical or oil & gas sector
  • Experience working in a continuous manufacturing process is preferred
  • Ability to work on a shift pattern.
  • Ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
  • Experience with fiber/polymer processes is a plus  
  • Experience with DCS preferred
  • Good computer skills including MS Office
  • Good communication skills in English, both verbal and writing
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse multicultural team
  • Proven capability to lead, train and develop people and build effective teams
  • Good listening skills, strong coaching/mentoring skills and strong delegation & follow-through ability.

Purpose of the job:

  • Manage, oversee and direct the day-to-day activities of the process operating plant
  • Support the continuous improvement of safety, health, environmental management, product quality, production volume and operating cost

Process responsibility:

  • Provide consistent and effective management & supervision for the production shift teams
  • Facilitate close cooperation and effective transfer of information between the production management/engineering teams and the shift production teams
  • Support the training & development of the shift production teams
  • Maintain discipline, teamwork and morale

Principal Accountability / Main Task:

  • Support the recruitment, training & development of the shift operators and build effective teams
  • Ensure that required periodic personal performance reviews & follow up are completed and documented
  • Participate in the detail planning for commissioning and startup
  • Support the development & translation of commissioning & operating procedures
  • Supervise the shift production team to ensure all established practices and procedures are followed
  • Manage the allocation of resources within each shift team to ensure that there are always enough trained and expert operators in each area to operate safely and effectively
  • Ensure that process operators identify and report all safety incidents or near misses promptly
  • Develop and communicate specific shift KPI’s by area and ensure these are measured & reported
  • Ensure that all shift team members understand their specific role to deliver against the specific KPI’s
  • Investigate and report in a timely manner with regard to production incidents affecting safety, quality, reliability or efficiency. Support the operations team to implement effective solutions.
  • Coordinate with production engineering and maintenance teams to schedule repair & maintenance work
  • Identify improvement opportunities that will result in improved safety, qualty, productivity and cost
  • Coordinate production activities with other functions of the organization.
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Job Details:

  • Overtime pay
  • Performance bonus
  • Free shuttle bus
  • Transportation allowance
  • Housing allowance
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance

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