Operations Supervisor

Date:  Jul 21, 2021
Posting End Date:  August 3rd, 2021

St. Louis, MO, US, 63111

Company:  ICL Specialty Products Inc

Job Description

ICL is a leading global specialty minerals and specialty chemicals company that creates impactful solutions for humanity’s sustainability challenges in global food, agriculture and industrial markets.  ICL leverages its unique bromine, potash and phosphate resources, its passionate team of talented employees and its strong focus on R&D and technological innovation to drive growth across its end markets. With approximately 11,000 employees worldwide, ICL operates mining and production sites located in Israel, Europe, North and South America and China which are supported by worldwide distribution and supply chains. Due to strong synergies between its business units and their mutual support, 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 has an opening for an Operations Lead at its production facility in St. Louis, Missouri.  This position is responsible for the overall daily manufacturing supervision of a production unit, with a focus on safety, environmental compliance, and meeting financial, quality, production and customer service goals. This is a salaried, supervisory position. This position may be required to work rotating shifts as needed to support the department operation.


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

  • Promote safety culture that fosters an injury free workplace.
  • Lead ES&H incident investigations and ensure corrective actions are completed.
  • Establish, communicate and enforce acceptable standards of performance and behavior within the team.
  • Measure and monitor area performance utilizing specific metrics.
  • Achieve budgeted rates, on-stream-time, yields, and quality commitments.
  • Create and update work instructions for operator activities.
  • Manage maintenance activities in area and promote continuous improvement of equipment reliability.
  • Monitor and manage spending for respective control areas.
  • Communicate, investigate, and correct any product quality exceptions and issues.
  • Provide performance expectations and feedback to all employees.


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

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in an industrial manufacturing environment.
  • Power user level computer skills including data analysis, statistical packages, spreadsheets.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Analytical and decision-making skills.
  • Interpersonal and labor relations skills.  Ability to influence at all levels, as well as with external contacts and customers.
  • Potential to develop beyond scope of the Operations Leader position.
  • Capable to rotate as needed into the Operations Leader position for a Phosphate Department.

ICL Job Level: 15


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