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Supervisor, Maintenance

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 Maintenance Supervisor role is responsible for leading and supervising the Maintenance employees. The position will support Company goals by achieving optimum results and driving improvements in safety, environmental, quality, cost and reliability by leveraging the full value all employees. The Supervisor develops maintenance personnel through coaching, feedback, and unit assignments – through periodic job performance reviews as needed. Day shift base hours are 0700 – 1530. This is a Safety Critical Role.

  • Primary responsibility is to coach and encourage employees to perform mechanical and maintenance skilled work in a safe, efficient and reliable manner, foster teamwork and pride in the crew, and communicate plant goals, standards and direction, and ensure accountability.
  • Ensures that the workplace is free of harassment, discrimination and that individuals are treated with respect.
  • Ensure that all work is done in accordance with applicable policies, standards, procedures, and protocol.
  • Coordinate Maintenance activities with the Operations Department, Planner / Scheduler, Operations Supervision, and other personnel as appropriate. Maintain on going communications with these parties concerning job status, problems that may arise, and recommended solutions.
  • Develop, coordinate and issue daily instructions for personnel to meet all day-to-day objectives with respect to safety, environmental control, efficiency, reliability and productivity.
  • Stays focused on the long-term goals of the Company while taking responsibility for daily results and driving improvements in safety, environmental, quality, cost and reliability along with the implementation of changes in policies and procedures.
  • Assign employees to scheduled work, establish work priorities and standards, and ensure the safe and timely completion and follow-up of required activities.
  • Conduct monthly safety meetings and toolbox talks with employees, and ensure the ongoing compliance of safety rules, safe work practices, and housekeeping.
  • Foster teamwork across the maintenance and I/E organization and with all other functional groups to ensure activities are well-aligned and maximize positive impact.
  • Manage the performance and development of maintenance personnel through on going feedback, annual performance reviews, coaching, counseling, and recognition.
  • Assist the Planner / Scheduler and other Supervisors in estimating jobs, and resolve
  • Ensure that tools, equipment, and other resources are available to employees for safe, competent, and timely completion of assigned work.
About You

You should possess:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. Higher level education and leadership training a plus.
  • 10 years of experience in a manufacturing environment is desired to ensure a strong understanding of operating environments.
  • Experience in a leadership role is desired to develop and demonstrate the leadership competencies required.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Consistently demonstrate high standards and model the appropriate behaviors.
  • Must possess a strong knowledge of the plant process.
  • Strong working knowledge of safety, environmental and emergency response requirements.
  • Functionality with various computer programs (SAP, word, excel, etc.).

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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