Plant Supervisor Job Description

Plant Supervisor Job Description

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Plant supervisor provides support to the Plant Manager in the preparation of periodic reports and charts relating to plant operation and maintenance, budgeting, and other related functions.

Plant Supervisor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ensure regulatory compliance as appropriate (OSHA, EPA, FDA, USDA, HACCP)
Prepare, review and communicate performance appraisals
Must be capable of collecting and correlating relevant data that pertains to the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the department
Utility Operation & Maintenance
Fire Protection System
Statutory Test & Monitoring - Environment Monitoring, Elect, Load Testing, Pressure vessel, Weighing Machine etc
Access control & CCTV
Civil work
Enterprise & BU system/process
Electrical Utility Operation & Maintenance

Plant Supervisor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Plant Supervisor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CAT, HACCP, AIB, HAACP, SCADA, PLC, GE, WW, MRPT, EPA

Education for Plant Supervisor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the plant supervisor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Engineering, Science, Business, Education, Manufacturing, Technical, Management, Business/Management, Associates, Agriculture

Skills for Plant Supervisor

Desired skills for plant supervisor include:

Microsoft Excel
EPA
Agencies regulations
D.O.T
O.S.H.A
TNRCC
Automated batch plant operation
Computer and Microsoft Office products
Hazardous Materials and OSHA Regulations
PowerPoint and ability to grasp additional business related applications

Desired experience for plant supervisor includes:

Local unit profitability
Relevant leadership training and ability to travel as necessary
Relevant work experience in an operating environment such as Chemical plant or other manufacturing plant
Work alongside local operators, as their team representative and provide in-depth knowledge and troubleshooting
Lead major plant maintenance activities such as start/stops and assist development of advanced control routines and productivity improvements
Work with technical staff and plant management to solve plant and equipment problems in the most effective way

Plant Supervisor Examples

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Plant Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of plant supervisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for plant supervisor
  • Administrative duties related to production, shipping and quality performance
  • Prepare budgets and forecasts to assure the visibility of trends and the financial impact of actions taken by management
  • Direct the accurate and timely preparation of annual financial statements
  • Recognizes waste streams and minimizes waste generation, through prudent use of materials, proper disposal and segregation as directed during training or by the EC
  • Provides overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the unit
  • Schedules coverage for the Operating Engineers (Operators) and assigns plant operational areas work orders, tasks and duties to all Operators
  • Procedures medical GMP’s and DOT requirements
  • Maintains strong customer service focus for all plant employees
  • Drives change positively, by recognizes it as opportunity to become a high performing organization
  • Provides and or request skills training for all newly hired employees and refresher training for all employees on an as required basis, updating employee training records
Qualifications for plant supervisor
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite such as Word (to write business correspondence), Excel (for use of spreadsheets, reporting, simple formulas) and Outlook (for internal and external correspondence)
  • Availability and willingness to work a 12 hour shift schedule
  • Experience supervising a corrugator, flexo folder gluers, or rotary die cutters
  • Experience working with KIWI
  • Must work well with other departments, all levels of management
  • Grade 12 plus further mechanical qualification
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Plant Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of plant supervisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for plant supervisor
  • Oversee all aspects of plant operations at Oahu Plant
  • Supervises the activities of 2 or more UE associates in the ultrasonic testing of gas cylinders
  • Maintains testing and time records
  • Directs incident investigation and follow-up including the development and integration of corrective action plans that will prevent re-occurance
  • Provides overall leadership for ISO 9001 compliance
  • Generates and implements ideas that improve quality indicators, in line with cost, investment and service goals
  • Ensures monthly reports are delivered in a timely manner and action plans are developed on non-complaint metrics
  • Manage lab equipment needs
  • Communicate directly with vendors on quality issues
  • Be a Leader in the WCO initiative in the plant
Qualifications for plant supervisor
  • The ability to evaluate problems objectively and make timely decisions under pressure
  • Basic math and reading skills obtained by a high school diploma or equivalent
  • This individual must also demonstrate successful leadership and team building skills - even if from an unrelated business or non-business organization
  • 2-3 years previous supervisory experience in a related field
  • Possess the knowledge of metals handled in regard to proper staging, processing, packaging, and shipping
  • Demonstrates general knowledge of roll-off truck processes may be preferred in specific locations, as required
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Plant Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of plant supervisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for plant supervisor
  • Maintain equipment history and maintenance records
  • Function as the initial scheduling contact with California Independent System Operator (ISO)
  • Coordinate the activities of independent contractors and suppliers for maintenance planning and scheduling
  • Ensure necessary tooling and other resources are made available to perform operation and maintenance activities
  • Ensure that all plant activities are performed in compliance with safety, environmental and other state and federal regulations
  • Ensure that all plant activities are performed in compliance with Midway Sunset policies, procedures, and accepted practices
  • Ensure effective communication networks with operation and maintenance personnel internal and external suppliers
  • Supervise the review, development, and implementation of directives, plant procedures, memorandums and informal letters in order to maintain operating procedures consistent with optimum plant performance and Midway Sunset policy
  • Provide support to the Plant Manager in the preparation of periodic reports and charts relating to plant operation and maintenance, budgeting, and other related functions
  • Participate in the development of the operation and maintenance budget
Qualifications for plant supervisor
  • Ensure that production levels are at an optimum with a minimum of downtime and mobile equipment is operated correctly
  • Responsible for the safety of all personnel and activities in the pit area
  • Coordinate work with all areas of the pit
  • Accountable for the integrity of Mixer Operators and yard personnel loads and payroll hours
  • Monitors loading and tempering time
  • Responsible for performing preventive maintenance procedures
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Plant Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a plant supervisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for plant supervisor
  • Perform other administrative tasks including materials ordering, inventory, and scheduling
  • Collect, analyze and summarize data for report preparation and submit written reports
  • Responsible for facility custodianship of work area and management of tools, equipment and spare parts
  • Supervises and directs work schedules for all Power House, Waste Water and R/O personnel
  • Responds to work orders, needed repairs and maintenance of the Power House, Waste Water Plant, R/O Plant and assists with the Utility distribution services, oversees the work of employees and subcontractors who are performing service work
  • Must have knowledge of 15kv switchgear
  • Maintenance experience on Caterpillar 3600 distillate fuel engines
  • Able to create maintenance programs and establish critical spare lists for all equipment
  • Tracks work status and completion and coordinates pass down of work orders and preventative maintenance work to shifts as well coordinating with various departments
  • Inspects and diagnoses problems to determine corrective actions
Qualifications for plant supervisor
  • Demonstrated ability to train, direct, and/or supervise
  • Demonstrated ability to compile and prepare reports, recommendations, and correspondence
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret manuals, policies, procedures, permits, governmental regulations, construction specifications and drawings, chromatograph printouts, reports, and correspondence
  • Mobility to travel in and around office surroundings and around job sites out‑of‑doors
  • Able to lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds in routine completion of job responsibilities
  • Able to distinguish between colors
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Plant Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of plant supervisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for plant supervisor
  • Exposure – Visibility and involvement in a variety of projects and programs
  • Growth – Many possibilities here, we are looking for someone who is seeking career growth
  • People – Professional, we work hard and try to keep things fun
  • Independently coordinates and performs engineering duties to support power generation & distribution
  • Interprets system operation readings and makes recommendations for needed corrective actions
  • Assists with mechanical, electrical and PLC related operations & maintenance
  • Performs administrative tasks, attends meetings, schedules work and prepares reports
  • May be required to travel to several consulates throughout Afghanistan and is on-call 24/7 to quickly respond to all power and fuel critical issues
  • Responsible for power plant quality assurance/quality control activities and encourage compliance with DoS Facilities quality assurance and quality control guidelines
  • Advises management regarding any issues, staffing requirements, operational issues and shortcomings in the power plant, budget overruns, or other events that could affect the operations and maintenance of the power plant and auxiliary systems
Qualifications for plant supervisor
  • Travel – Non-Routine (less than 5%)
  • 4 year degree BS in technical field
  • Other Pilot Plant experience (minimum of 2 year)
  • You will supervise a workforce comprised of 20-60 hourly full-time and temporary associates
  • You will execute and enforce government, company and/or plant laws, procedures, and/or policies
  • You will plan, coordinate, and supervise work activities and operations related to areas of responsibility

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