Shift Supervisor

Shift Supervisor

Reports To:Operations Manager

Location:Toledo, OH



The Shift Supervisor is to provide on-shift supervision of operators and plant operations. They will troubleshoot and resolve equipment and operating problem and review operating data daily. The will monitor raw material utilization and production yields to ensure most efficient utilization of materials and optimization of quality products as well as ensure environmental compliance for all areas of operation; air, water, and solid. Support and participate in Responsible Care programs to maintain safe working conditions for employees and the environment. Prepare, update and review operation procedures to ensure safe and efficient operation of the facility. Coordinate operations and maintenance activities to meet department goals involving budgets, production schedules and raw materials consumption.


  • Monitor and direct production operations
  • Provide technical training and assistance to operation personnel
  • Provide plant personnel process knowledge and to track production and unit consumption rates
  • Control operation cost by reviewing operating data daily and report and investigate deviations from set operating parameters and initiate corrective actions
  • Identify and initiate process/production improvements and modifications while ensuring work orders are entered correctly and approved
  • Assist Operations Manager in improving effectiveness and efficiency of plant operations
  • Trouble-shoot and resolve equipment and operating problems in the unit
  • Monitor environmental emissions and wastewater discharge
  • Train and ensure operations personnel are trained to perform their duties safely
  • Support and participate in all training initiatives as required
  • Ensure all operations personnel know and receive their regulatory, safety, and environmental training
  • Update and develop operation procedures, process modifications and equipment changes to improve plant operations
  • Assist in PHA reviews, Regulatory, Environmental, Safety, and ISO audits
  • Attend and conduct safety meetings and area inspections of the plant
  • Assist Maintenance and Engineering
  • Oversee the receiving and unloading of products and raw materials
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • High school Diploma
  • Must have a Stationary Engineers license
  • 5+ years experience working within an industrial manufacturing environment
  • 2+ years experience leading/managing others
  • MS Office, Payroll system, CMMS system experience required
  • Strong commitment to safety a must
  • Willing to work various shifts


Impact, Growth, and Diversity

By joining our team, you will have the chance to be part of a vibrant and growing company. As a company that has grown and continues to grow by acquisition, we offer an exciting work atmosphere and opportunities to make a real impact. Our vision to be a Great Chemical Company is supported through our EPIC values (Excellence in Operations, People First, Integrity and Customers) and our commitment to the Health and Safety of our employees, and the communities we work in through Responsible Care .

Our friendly work environment fosters positive interaction between employees within and throughout our 70+ locations. We expect all employees to treat each other with dignity and respect. Safety is at the core of our culture and something that we never compromise on.

At Chemtrade, we take pride in rewarding our employees for their commitment, performance and hard work by offering a variety of programs and services. We offer a comprehensive and very competitive health and wellness program, including medical, dental, and a fitness activity subsidy. Our unique culture enables employees to thrive in a supportive and engaging workplace. We offer an exciting rewards program CHEErs! for employee recognition, referrals and milestones. In addition we offer learning and development opportunities through our Chemtrade University.


CHEMTRADE is a publically traded (TSX: CHE. UN) chemical manufacturing and handling company serving customers for more than half a century. With over 1. 6B in Sales, we pride ourselves on our 4 core strategies of Strategic Growth, Operational Excellence, Financial Prudence and our Diverse Business Model, all while maintaining quality service and a commitment to Responsible Care .

With Headquarters in Toronto, Canada, and operations across North America and Brazil, Chemtrade operates a diversified business providing industrial chemicals and services to our customers in three main business segments; Sulphur & Performance Chemicals, Water Solutions and Electrochemicals. Chemtrade is a reliable industry partners to the Oil & Gas, Pulp & Paper, Water Treatment, Food & Beverage and Pharmaceutical industries.

Our success in this global industry is the result of our drive to meet the needs of our customers and is deeply rooted in the talents of our employees and the communities where we operate.

Chemtrade is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Chemtrade is committed to fair and accessible employment practices and will, where possible, provide accommodations for persons with disabilities.




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