Second Shift-Junior Manufacturing Supervisor

Posted 09 Apr 2019

Norwood, Ohio - United States

Req Id 190389


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 51,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:

  • Supervise a staff of approximately 20 union employees in various job functions including Group Leader, Chemical Operator, and Chemical Filler
  • Effectively manage production to meet production schedules in a safe and efficient manner
  • Work closely with Production Planning to assure that customer demands can be successfully achieved
  • Must be technically competent in Distillation processes with an ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues that may arise
  • Must be knowledgeable of chemical hazards and have a thorough knowledge of operating safely within an explosion proof environment
  • Must be knowledgeable of blending and downfilling processes and procedures
  • Must maintain proper batch directions and equipment operating procedures
  • Expected to function as department liaison on Engineering projects impacting production processes
  • Must assure that personnel follow all procedures and proper documentation practices
  • Expected to maximize productivity with an emphasis on quality control while minimizing costs
  • Establish and maintain effective communications with employees and other departments such as Production Planning, QC, and Maintenance

Essential Job Functions:

  • Knowledge of chemistry and chemical processes
  • Knowledge of chemical hazard classifications and safety requirements
  • Supervision experience of direct labor employees in a union environment
  • Strong computer skills including SAP, Excel, Access, Outlook, and ManGo
  • Knowledge of production equipment and pressure vessels
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Physical Attributes:

  • Ability to stand for long periods; ability to use a computer terminal; ability to climb stairs and ladders; ability to walk significant distances

Who You Are:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Operations experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Has been a contributor in a team environment
  • Experience with manufacturing scheduling
  • Worked with cross functional teams
  • Experience working in a chemical production
  • Bachelor’s Degree in science or engineering
  • Experience with Chemistry; Math; Laboratory Experience; Chemical Process Experience; Distillation Process


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.


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