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Job Title:

Chemical Production Supervisor

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$60,000k -$80,000/yr.


West Chicago


Swing Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

We are currently seeking an experienced Production Supervisor to join our organization’s local manufacturing production operations team. This is an exciting opportunity to join an industry leader. Our production facility is a fast-paced environment and the supervisor is an integral part of the manufacturing process. In this role you will support the operations leadership team by assuring that the assigned production department is operated in the most profitable and efficient basis.

Accountable to the area Production Manager and works closely with him/her in identifying process safety issues, maintenance issues, production constraints, training needs, and aiding in the development of action plans.
Must become familiar with unit operations and equipment in order to provide direction on maintenance activity and input on engineering needs.
Responsible for the initial qualification and recertification of Shift Team direct reports.
Directs the day-to-day operation of each crew, including but not limited to: safety, productivity, quality, and disciplinary issues.
Helps ensures the skill level of all shift team members is maintained through training, testing, and periodic evaluations.
Approve time and attendance for direct reports.
Assist employees with troubleshooting process problems.
Prioritize shift maintenance work based on safety, environmental, and production need.
Report all environmental incidents immediately upon occurrence.
Assists with LOTO, line break, hot work, confined space entry.
To provide continuity of policies and/or in response to business needs; duties, responsibilities, and hours are subject to change. Perform additional duties as assigned.
Visibly lead, support and promote the MAPEI 7 Pillars and Process Safety.
Coordinates with Materials, Engineering, Quality and other functional areas to meet production schedule
Ensures equipment is ready for maintenance work and verifies completed maintenance work orders
Hours will be Sunday thru Thursday. 11 pm to 8 am.
Ensures equipment is ready for maintenance work and verifies completed maintenance work orders

As an integral member of the operations team you will be tasked to continually

Analyze your area of responsibility for improved methods of production, tool design communication and reporting, cost controls.
Observe production operations to ascertain compliance with quality, production standards and safety regulations 
Take corrective action to eliminate any deviations. when needed.
Optimize day-to-day activities while minimizing costs is also essential to ensuring maximum quality and efficiency
This role is essential to our overall corporate objective—to ensure that the production processes results in products of maximum quality with maximum profits.

Job Requirements:

Bachelors Degree in a technical discipline (engineering, chemistry, biology etc), strongly preferred.
A minimum of 3 or more years of experience managing production for manufacturing is required.
Should have a strong mechanical aptitude
Have excellent communication skills.
Knowledge of various process control systems and data historians, including DCS.

3rd Shift 11:00 pm to 8:00 am


MAPEI offers medical coverage options for you and your family.  We currently offer highly competitive medical plan options with minimal monthly employee contributions and very, very low deductibles! We offer dental, vision, flex spending accounts, and more! Our employees earn paid time off, have the opportunity to participate in retirement savings with a company match available, educational encouragement, as well as various other company employee centric initiatives.  

“At MAPEI our employees are our greatest asset. Our teams provide valuable skills and knowledge that are essential to MAPEI Corporation’s continued growth and future success which is why we honor your efforts and commitment by providing highly competitive compensation packages and one of the most comprehensive employee benefits offering in our Industry. The continued well-being of our employees and their loved ones is of the utmost importance to us.” - President and CEO, MAPEI Americas


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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