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Operations Shift Supervisor

At INEOS Pigments, we value the contribution of our people in making us one of the largest producers of titanium dioxide in North America. Providing numerous products and services to industries around the globe, from coatings to plastics to paper and other end-uses, we invest in employee development and offer a wide range of career opportunities, offering everyone the chance to broaden their experience and build a professionally rewarding career.

About the Role

The  Operations Shift Supervisor is responsible for leading and supervising one of four operating shifts for the Ashtabula Plant. The shift supervisor is expected to achieve optimum results and driving improvements in safety, environmental, quality, cost and reliability by leveraging the full value all employees. The supervisor develops hourly Operators through coaching, feedback, and unit assignments – through dialog, the use of the core competency model and development plans. Rotating shifts – working a 0600-1800 or 1800-0600 shift. This is a Safety Critical Role.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensure the safe, productive and efficient operations of the Plant 2 North operations.
  • Lead and foster teamwork and pride in the crew
  • Communicate plant goals, policies, and standards ensuring accountability
  • Develop operations personnel through coaching, feedback, and unit assignments conducting periodic performance reviews as needed
  • Drive continuous improvement to optimize plant operations
  • Foster teamwork across the shifts and with all other functional groups to ensure that activities are well-aligned with maximum impact
  • Develops, coordinates and issues daily instructions for shift personnel to meet all day-to-day plant objectives with respect to safety, environmental control, efficiency, reliability and productivity
  • Directs emergency response efforts when needed
  • Ensure adherence to the INEOS Pigments Process and Behavioral Safety Principles and Life Saving Rules
  • Coordinates training on safety and operating procedures
  • Ensures that the workplace is free of harassment, discrimination and that individuals are treated with respect

About You

You should possess:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. Higher level education and leadership training a plus
  • A minimum of 10 years of manufacturing experience is desired to ensure a strong understanding of operating environments and plant processes
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience supervising employees in a multi shift chemical manufacturing operations is preferred.
  • Basic chemistry including the knowledge of TiCl4 & various manufacturing operating equipment, instruments and control systems
  • Mechanical Aptitude is required. Must have the ability to understand complex manufacturing and operational production processes
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Consistently demonstrate high standards and model the appropriate behaviors
  • Strong working knowledge of safety, environmental and emergency response requirements
  • Functionality with various computer programs (SAP, word, excel, etc.)


This is a salaried exempt, rotating shift position.

INEOS Pigments is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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INEOS Pigments is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential function of a position, please send an e-mail to or call (410) 762-1000 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Our Ashtabula, Ohio Complex, consisting of two plants just south of Lake Erie, is a state of the art manufacturing complex with leading technology and more than 45 years of manufacturing excellence.

INEOS Pigments offers a competitive salary with an annual bonus and a comprehensive benefits package, including paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability with the buy-up option, basic life & AD&D insurance with a buy-up option for self and dependents, 401(k) with company match.

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