Contribute. Grow. Lead…with OxyChem. Looking for a challenge? Desire to achieve your true potential? OxyChem is a growing, action-oriented, safety driven chemical manufacturing company continually striving to be the best in the business while staying focused on environmental protection. The secret to our success has and will continue to be our people.
Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) is a leading North American manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, chlorine and caustic soda – key building blocks for a variety of indispensable products such as plastics, pharmaceuticals and water treatment chemicals. Other OxyChem products include caustic potash, chlorinated organics, sodium silicates, chlorinated isocyanurates and calcium chloride. For every product it makes, OxyChem’s market position is No. 1 or No. 2 in the U.S. and No. 1, 2 or 3 in the world.
In a fast-paced industry that demands precision, we create a supportive workplace where the safety and well-being of our employees are paramount. We are committed to rewarding top performers, offering very competitive pay and benefits, and providing tremendous career development opportunities. We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Production Superintendent with our Chemical Manufacturing Facility located in Wichita, Kansas.
Essential Job Duties:
Maintain protection of the environment and the health and safety of our employees, customers, and the communities in which we operate and/or transport our products.
Ensure that Process Safety and Risk Management principles are incorporated into the foundation of department operations.
Assume primary responsibilities for operation of the product run schedules.
Develop and execute operating plans to ensure production of quality products in a safe, efficient, and reliable manner.
Identity, prioritize and support capital projects for the Plant.
Provide direction to process supervisors and technicians to meet objectives and develop our workforce.
Develop and implement fixed cost budgets across multiple cost centers. Track and control expenses to achieve cost control goals
Closely monitor process parameters and make adjustments as necessary to optimize unit performance and efficiency
Ensure operator training and progression programs are functional and the principles of operational excellence are adhered to.
BS Engineering Degree
Minimum 7 years plant experience or equivalent.
Good working knowledge of plant operations
Supervisory experience preferred.
Good written and oral communication skills
Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
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