Production Supervisor

Date:  Jul 8, 2024
Posting End Date: 

Gallipolis Ferry, WV, US, 25515

Company:  ICL-IP America Inc.

Job Description

As the Production Supervisor, you will utilize active, effective supervision of people including direct oversite of Production Operator and Production Utility personnel. As the production supervisor, you will ensure effective utilization of equipment; short interval control; root cause analysis; and other best in class techniques, to attain the production plan goal(s) within our chemical manufacturing plant.  This position will work to ensure that equipment is run per standard set by collaboration with our Plant Services-Maintenance group.  


I’m interested! What will I get to do in this position? 

  • Accountable for performance to KPI's (Key Performance Indicators)-  percent overtime worked by Process Operators. 
  • Approve production Process Operator overtime work. 
  • Ensure the accuracy of the Process Operator hourly payroll reports submitted to Accounting Department’s payroll. 
  • Plan; delegate; and control work assignments and special projects for Process Operators that are direct reports. 
  • Maintain appropriate daily staffing level, inclusive of documenting attendance and vacation plan coverage. 
  • Manage workforce performance and document employee attendance and performance issues. 
  • Ensure work area remains clean and any other housekeeping issue is addressed. 
  • Establish specific work goals; quantitative; and qualitative standards that are to be achieved by Process Operators that are direct reports. 
  • Assess training needs and produce a training plan for each individual. 
  • Manufacture to the plant production plan. 
  • Ensure accuracy of daily reports. 
  • Ensure completion of work permits, coordinating with maintenance to achieve maintenance plan. 
  • In the capacity as owner of the production equipment, operate it to meet manufacturing goals and support maintenance. 
  • Perform SIC (short interval control) to support Production Department KPI’s. 
  • Active coaching of Process Operators towards conducting root cause analysis on equipment prior to notifying maintenance of a problem. 
  • Ensure required safety self-inspections are completed. 
  • Enter daily plant production data into SAP computer program. 
  • Collect and store the production product run sheets per legal requirements for Production area Unit Two. 
  • Performs the routine duties of site management leader(s) during evening and week-end work coverage hours. 
  • Performs duties of Emergency Management- Incident Command (IC) on evenings and week-end coverage times. 
  • Performs duties of Emergency Management- Operations Field Supervisor during the week, regular day work hours and at other times, when so assigned and not acting in another capacity within the IC management system that would cause a conflict of duties. 
  • Ensure adherence to plant safety rules, inclusive of PPE use and other company policy. 
  • Lead all first level quality/environmental/safety investigations through to completion. 
  • Communicate to all levels of the organization as appropriate, to aid in the achievement of department; site; and business goals. 
  • All other duties as assigned.


Where is this position located?
This position will work out of our chemical manufacturing plant in Gallipolis Ferry, WV

What skills and experience do I need to be successful in this role?

  • High school education or equivalency (GED).  
  • 3 – 5 years relevant experience in chemical manufacturing as a Production Supervisor, Production Lead or a Process Operator. 
  • Prior experience in a supervisory role.  
  • Must be able to work under in an intense pressure environment. 
  • Computer skills - Prior experience utilizing Microsoft Office, Outlook, and an ERP system preferably SAP. 
  • Experience working within an industrial manufacturing environment with experience managing production schedules, maintenance exposure, and operational analysis.


What will set me apart?

  • Preferred: Associates or Bachelors degree in Applied Process Technologies or related field. 
  • Preferred: Phosphorous based experience
  • Preferred: Data management experience


Salary Range: $66,000 - 91,000


Annual Bonus Target: 5%, subject to plan provisions.


We've Got You Covered
ICL is committed to offering you a comprehensive set of benefits to empower you and your family physically, mentally, emotionally, and financially. The benefits we offer to our diverse and inclusive workforce include:

  • Competitive base pay and performance bonus
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life benefits that start quickly – the first of the month after hire
  • Tax-advantaged health savings and spending accounts (when applicable)
  • Wellness Incentive Program to lower your health insurance cost
  • Generous Leave and FMLA policies
  • Prescription program that provides most generic maintenance medications at no cost (including Insulin products & EpiPens)
  • 401k eligibility from day one of employment with a generous company matching contribution. 100% vested after one year of service
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Student Loan Assistance
  • Free membership to a program that offers various discounts for travel, entertainment, groceries, and much more


Who is ICL? 
ICL Group is a leading global specialty minerals company, which creates impactful solutions for humanity's sustainability challenges in the food, agriculture and industrial markets.  ICL leverages its unique bromine, potash and phosphate resources, its global professional workforce, and its sustainability focused R&D and technological innovation capabilities, to drive the company's growth across its end markets. Our agricultural products feed the world’s growing population, our food additives enable greater access to higher quality food, our potash and phosphate products are essential components for the pharma industry and our bromine-based materials and phosphates contribute to a more energy efficient and environmentally friendly planet.  ICL benefits from its advantageous size, geographical spread, and operational flexibility. With a culture based upon leadership, innovation, and sustainability, ICL is well positioned to be an Employer of Choice within the communities in which we operate.  ICL shares are dual listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (NYSE and TASE: ICL).  The company employs more than 12,500 people worldwide, and its 2023 revenues totaled approximately $7.5 billion. To learn more about ICL, click here.


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