Westlake Management Services, Inc. Supervisor-Production in Longview, Washington

WESTLAKE CHEMICAL OFFERS YOU THE POTENTIAL TO ENRICH YOUR WORK LIFE AND CAREER EXPERIENCE IN AN ENTREPRENEURIAL ENVIRONMENT. WE WORK TOGETHER TO ENHANCE PEOPLES\' LIVES THROUGH OUR PRODUCTS AND PRESENCE IN THE COMMUNITIES IN WHICH WE OPERATE. SUMMARY Shift Supervisors directly supervise 6 to 14 employees in the operations department. Supervisors are responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of unit operators. A Shift Supervisor is responsible for 2 operating shifts. The supervisor works a rotating schedule that aligns with the operators four-on four-off schedule. The supervisor schedule is day shift only. Supervisors carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Their responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training, planning, assigning, directing work, performance reviews, discipline, addressing complaints and resolving problems. Job responsibilities can include all functions necessary to direct, maintain, plan and manage plant operations. Supervisors are required to interface with engineering, plant leadership, maintenance and vendors to ensure operation objectives and efficient operations are realized. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES May include, but are not limited to, the following: * Evaluates amounts of raw materials required for operations, based on production schedules * Interfaces with others in the organization to ensure customer deadlines are met * Inspects and measures products to verify conformance to specifications * Directs workers in adjusting operations and equipment to ensure products meet customer standards * Develops, recommends, and implements measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product * Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of department or work crew * Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems * Maintains time and production records * Develops and implements operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality. * Supervises operators while on shift, monitoring safety and environmental compliance * Maintains document control for specific areas on all documents used by operations * Issues permits as needed, including Hot Work, Confined Space, Work Permits, Line Break, etc. * Provides written/verbal communication to operators when necessary * Initiates/monitors operator training as needed, including new and refresher training The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate as normally based in an office. Some of the work may be required in the operating units which can require usage of required PPE including safety glasses, hearing protection, etc. May also result in exposure to outside elements and may require usage of stairs and elevators. Travel including air travel or auto travel may occasionally be required. Westlake Chemical is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristics protected by applicable legislation. IF YOU ARE AN ACTIVE WESTLAKE CHEMICAL EMPLOYEE (OR AN EMPLOYEE OF ANY WESTLAKE CHEMICAL AFFILIATES), PLEASE DO NOT APPLY HERE. PLE