Operations Supervisor in Port Arthur, TX at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 4/16/2021

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Job Description

Job Summary:
Responsible for the safe, compliant and efficient operation and maintenance of the Container Storage Buildings and other related systems. The Shift Supervisor’s primary role will be to help manage shift to shift operations, Veolia management representative on back shifts, and serve as the administrative supervisor of all hourly container management personnel. Support Incinerator Operations and container movement to feed systems.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the Container Storage Buildings, unloading areas, and waste processing facilities during shift operations.
  • Ensures area work assignments in the operation units are carried out as assigned.
  • Ensures production goals and objectives are met. This includes monitoring area specific production goals and clearly communicating these goals to area operators.
  • Ensures all required notifications to site management are made in a timely manner.
  • Represents facility management during off-shift (non-business hours) in leading plant activities (operation areas and receiving), 3rd party inspections, and governmental agency notifications and inspections.
  • Ensures required incident investigations are carried out and that all Corrective Action and Preventative Action items are followed up on. Submits reports with findings and recommendations to the Production Manager.
  • Responsible for ensuring EH&S policies and requirements are communicated and practiced on the shift team.
  • Ensures detailed operating procedures are written, reviewed, and updated as required.
  • Conducts employee performance evaluations.
  • Ensures plant utilities, unit supplies, required tools and safety equipment, etc., is maintained. .
  • Ensures monthly safety meetings for all shift personnel are completed as required by PSM.
  • Provides assistance to area operators in troubleshooting problems in and around their respective areas. This may include bringing in other resources for technical support or providing leadership on who to call or contact.
  • Responsible for accurate reporting and data collection of shift production team time records.
  • Ensures employee training requirements are met through effective management of the departments SDP/Training and Development System.
  • Ensures other requirements are completed in a timely manner as assigned by the Production Manager.
  • Receives telephone calls and visitors skillfully and handles incoming mail proficiently.
  • Coordinates and makes notification and arrangements for a variety of activities, including scheduling conference room, travel arrangements, and special requests.

Job Requirements

  • Preferred 3 years experience in either chemical processing or hazardous waste processing operations with a strong emphasis/background in management systems preferred.
  • Prior supervisory or management experience and / or BS Technical Degree.
  • Chemistry background preferred.
  • Preferred (5) years hazardous waste material handling preferred.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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