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Wacker Chemical Corporation Process Train Supervisor in Adrian, Michigan

Our world needs ideas! As one of the world's most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors - from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber - for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 14,600 employees from 70 nations.WACKER SILICONES is one of the world's biggest silicone manufacturers with silicone-based system solutions and over 3,000 different products. At our Adrian site, we are currently looking for aProcess Train Supervisor to join our growing team.This positionprovides direct and complete training of all employees on the assigned process trains to ensure safe, quality, timely production to meet customer demand. This role is responsible to ensureappropriate EHS&S practicesolicies are identified and followed and to communicateall process changes, upgrades and issues (ie breakdowns) to the affected employees.Job ResponsibilitiesSafe Operations - Be involved in safe operations within the Adrian site. This includes PSM compliance, 5 why or other root cause investigations for Level 1 and any assigned Level 2 incidents, completion of assigned projects, STOP, etc.Training and Development - Trainall operators and shift supervision on the process trains to ensure safe, productive and quality production. Develop and maintain complete, current and accurate EOI's, JSA's, and other Standard Work documents. Maintain matrix training schedules for qualification of new operators and revalidation of existing operators and shift supervisors. Continuous Improvement - In conjunction with Process Chemists, perform continual optimization of process train through the use of six-sigma, 5S, Lean, WOS and other tools / programs to improve yield, quality and reduce cost. Ensure sustainment of any improvement activities.Compliance -The PTS will comply with and enforce all company systems and procedures including management of change, relevant external certification programs, safety code of conduct, plant and department rules, safety SOP's, emergency action manuals, etc.Coordination with Engineering and Maintenance - Maintenance and upgrade of equipment. The PTS will maintain equipment by meeting with the maintenance department and engineering staff to prioritize and schedule maintenance work. Identify the need and frequency for maintenance PM's with the assistance of maintenance and engineering. Evaluate operator suggestions for improved operation and execution of operator suggestions that make operational and economic sense. Function as man rep on investment projects.Production Schedule Attainment - Coordination with Scheduling to meet customer needsEquipment troubleshooting QualificationsBachelors Degree in appropriate technical field, organizational managementroduction is required.Minimum one year of experience in chemical processing - batch and continuous, direct manufacturing supervision required.Knowledge and understanding of batch and continuous chemical processes, as well as ancillary systems such as steam jet and mechanical vacuum systems. Have a good mechanical aptitude to conduct root cause analysis / incident investigation and troubleshoot for quality and equipment issuesHave good communication and interpersonal skillsHave strong time management skills.WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a