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Production Shift Supervisor

Company Name:  A. Schulman Inc

Grand Junction, TN, US, 38039

Req ID:  72194
Facility:  GRAND JUNCTION-5001
Department:  Production Shift 3
Division:  Global APS and Supply Chain

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell ( manufactures products at 55 sites in 17 countries.  LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.


LyondellBasell is currently seeking a qualified, dedicated Production Shift Supervisor for our plant located in Grand Junction, TN.

This position will work 3rd shift with a schedule that runs 11:00 pm – 7:30 am; Monday through Friday.  Some overtime and/ or weekend work may be necessary.


This position is an immediate, direct hire with competitive pay which includes base pay and variable incentive pay program.  Offering a full benefits package that starts your first day on the job, benefits include: medical, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, health savings, life insurance, flexible spending accounts,401(k) plan with company match, pension plan, employee stock purchase plan, vacation and holidays. LyondellBasell offers many opportunities for career development including a supervisor development program and educational assistance.

Basic Function

The position of Production Shift Supervisor is a team leader, coordinator, coach and mentor to a team of production operators.  The Production Shift Supervisor has responsibility for the safe and successful production of all products and processes within the team and uses continuous improvement techniques to drive development in all areas of the business.

Roles & Responsibilities
  • Implements, complies with and encourages team members to adhere to all safety requirements resulting in zero safety violations. This includes participating in all safety related activities such as safety talks, behavioral based safety observations, audits, etc.
  • Supervises operational processes and activities to ensure all products meet or exceed all established quality requirements, including product integrity and product order documentation
  • Directs all related personnel actions to include performance management and disciplinary actions
  • Understands manufacturing priorities based on established weekly productions schedules and makes daily assignments to achieve performance expectations.
  • Assist operators in problem solving and exercises considerable judgment.
  • Directs routine equipment maintenance and set-up.
  • Takes leadership role for training and coaching activities.
  • Promotes and maintains a team work environment.
  • Ensures the effective utilization of time and equipment  by all self-managed work teams
  • Ensures that product quality standards and production deadlines are met
  • Ensuring maintenance of cost effective and high-standard production
  • Continuously evaluate work force and equipment capabilities and effectiveness to recommend where improvements can be made
  • Work with managers to ensure that company policies are being executed
  • Provide feedback to Manager in regards to disciplinary actions
  • Effectively communicates operation status to operations management
  • Encourage team to meet individual and team goals
  • Promote and maintain a team environment that encourages employees to get engaged in the operation and take ownership of tasks
  • Maintain time and attendance records
  • Promote the importance of maintaining a clean work environment and high housekeeping standards
  • Other duties as assigned
Min. Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • 1+ years experience in supervisory role
  • 1+ years experience in manufacturing or plastics processing facility
  • Forklift operation experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work well with a team and independently
  • Effective problem solver
  • Ability to work overtime and weekends on short notice as needed
  • Ability to apply basic mathematics skills
  • Ability to work proactively and support other personnel and departments.
  • Possess a professional attitude and strong interpersonal skills in leading and mentoring team members
  • Maintain good attendance habits missing minimal work
Work Environment and Physical Demands
  • Stand on feet for 8-12 hours
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more
  • Willing and able to comply with respiratory fit testing (where applicable)
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) may be required to be worn
  • Ability to work in moderate noise level atmosphere
  • Ability to work in an environment that is not temperature-controlled; very warm temperatures in summer months and very cold temperatures in winter months                                                                                                                                     
Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity

Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.

LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.

LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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