Production Supervisor - Chemical Manufacturing Operations, Peekskill, NY-1903995 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
In 2016 BASF formed a global business unit to combine all of its pigments activities. With sales of about EUR1 billion and 2,600 employees globally, BASF Colors & Effects holds a leading position in the pigments market, offering the broadest portfolio of products and technology. This global business unit fully concentrates on the pigments business and its customers to achieve its goals of growth and cash generation. Based on their chemical expertise in the coatings, plastics, printing, cosmetics and agriculture markets, Colors & Effects experts offer consultative solutions. Fueled by entrepreneurial spirit, they enable innovation and growth. For our customers and our company: We live colors. We boost effects. For more information about Colors & Effects, visit www.colors-effects.basf.com .
Manufacturing at BASF consists of a diverse group of employees, including engineers, operators, technicians, chemists, craftsmen, logistics professionals, and support services who work collaboratively to drive product creation and implementation. From process analysis and optimization, to product production and material movements, plant design, plant construction, and the commissioning of major production facilities, Manufacturing at BASF calls for specialists with exceptional technical, mathematical, and scientific knowledge. Efficiency, excellence, and safety of our manufacturing operations ultimately ensures that BASF products meet the needs of its customers.
What You'll Be Doing - Utilizing your 5+ years experience in a manufacturing environment, the Production Supervisor manages the safe and efficient day-to-day operation of the Mica Effect Pigments Production area personnel through active engagement of employees via BASF's four strategic pillars: EHS, Quality, Cost of Capital, & People. The mica pigments production area has a portfolio of more than 500 different and unique products that are manufactured on upwards of 30 different equipment unit operations where 30-40 different products are produced each month. The Production Supervisor is responsible for ensuring there is a minimal loss of time and material during each production campaign and that all work is completed safely, timely and effectively ensuring that the production schedule is achieved with minimum product quality variation from standards.
Supervision also includes laboratory and maintenance personnel during off shift and weekend hours, as the production unit operates a continuous seven day operation. All supervision is within the framework of a collective bargaining agreement. This position will require working 12 hour shifts, scheduled 3 days on, 3 days off, 2 days on and 2 days off, as well as a rotation of night and day shifts.
Coach and develop team members to reach their full potential
Support development assignments and movement of talent across units
Motivate and challenge to drive high performance
Commit to "hiring the best" internally and externally
Create an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity
Execute performance and career development discussions
Role model and enable development of competencies in others needed to implement BASF's strategy
Establish and support a safety culture in which all accidents are preventable
Coloring Your World: What We Offer You ...
We not only provide value to our customers, but to you as well. Through you@BASF, our total offer, you can discover and take advantage of the benefits, perks and other opportunities that best suit you and your family's needs, no matter where you are in your career.
The "Total Rewards" that you receive as an employee of Colors & Effects goes way beyond a paycheck. In addition to your base salary and incentive program, you receive a competitive array of health and insurance benefit choices that typically represent a significant portion of your overall compensation. You also have retirement benefits that include competitive company-matching contributions to help you save for the retirement you've been dreaming of, and much more.
Finally, we know that life is about more than work, which is why we offer flexible work options that can be designed in partnership with your manager to meet the needs of the business and your personal needs.
Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Shine With Colors & Effects! Do You Have What It Takes?
Utilizing your high school diploma (or equivalent), you will provide supervisory support to the Peekskill Site.
Your knowledge and experience in manufacturing, as well as experience in working as a part of a team with a strong technical aptitude, solid communication skills (both verbal and written), strong interpersonal skills to establish effective relationships quickly, initiative, and drive for results will assist you in your success at BASF.
Preferred certifications, skills, and experience may include:
Experience working in a Union facility
Knowledge of Peekskill Operations
Proficiency in a variety of computer applications including e-mail, inventory, production reporting and maintenance system (SAP), payroll systems, word processing and spreadsheets.
Leadership Expectations: As a leader at BASF, you will play a key role in creating value for the company through people. Our top candidate will be expected to enable greater personal success among our employees through quality people development, coaching, and performance management. Leaders at BASF are role models to help employees develop the competencies needed to implement BASF's strategy. Our expectation is that leaders will coach and develop team members to reach their full potential, and support relevant development assignments, opportunities and moves while motivating and challenging employees to drive high performance. Our leaders must be committed to "hiring the best" internally and externally at the same time they are creating an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity. Finally, a leader at BASF must establish and support our safety culture in which all accidents are preventable.
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.