Production Supervisor

Posted: 02/26/2024

Genesis Alkali is the world’s largest natural soda ash mine and production site, offering a secure, reliable and diverse range of high-quality product choices. Alkali mines and processes trona ore and manufactures soda ash that is used in the production of glass, detergents, chemical manufacturing, pulp and paper production, and water treatment. It also produces sodium bicarbonate and other chemical compounds used in common industrial, agricultural, and household applications. Our main Alkali operations are in Green River, Wyoming, home of the world's largest trona ore deposit, with a corporate office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Genesis Alkali, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Genesis Energy, L.P., (NYSE: GEL). Genesis Energy is a growth-oriented master limited partnership headquartered in Houston, Texas.  Through four divisions: offshore pipeline transportation, sodium minerals and sulfur services, marine transportation and onshore facilities and transportation, we provide an integrated suite of services to refineries, oil producers, and industrial and commercial enterprises. For more information visit www.genesisenergy.com or alkali.genesisenergy.com.

Why Join Genesis Alkali? 

  • Highly competitive salary commensurate with experience. 
  • Medical, Dental, Life & Disability Insurance, Vision, Flexible Spending (Medical and Dependent Care) and Health Savings Accounts, and Pre-paid Legal, beginning first day of employment; company funds a portion of HSA. Retirement 
  • 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan for Salaried employees, company makes Safe Harbor matching contributions (fully vested) of 100% up to the first 5% of eligible pay you contribute; additionally, Company makes discretionary contributions up to 5% of eligible pay in the first quarter of the following year (three-year vesting requirement).
  •  Pension for Hourly Union employees 
  • Opportunity to participate in a 401(k) savings plan. The company does not provide a matching contribution for pension eligible employees. 
  • Tuition reimbursement programs are available to qualifying employees for approved programs.
  • Subsidized transportation to our plant from Green River, Rock Springs, and the Bridger Valley.

Position Title: Production Supervisor

Location: Green River, WY

 

Note: This position will be located in Yard Services, however, business needs will determine future assignment.  

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Demonstrate Safety as the number one priority
  • Ensure safe plant operation and product quality
  • Foster crew participation and ownership of results
  • Take accountability for team's performance and metrics through short interval measures
  • Engage crew members to instill a sense of urgency
  • Consistently manage performance
  • Confront and manage conflict directly and effectively
  • Understand individual team members’ strengths and needs and proactively seek coaching opportunities to develop the team
  • Develop the team’s problem-solving capabilities and facilitate team problem-solving activities
  • Create/foster a positive work environment
  • Coordinate with maintenance work on dayshift and insure the equipment is properly inspected and tested after repairs are completed
  • Facilitate incident/accident investigation and ensure environmental compliance
  • On-site incident command

 

Activities:

 

  • Ensure tasks are understood, supervised and accomplished
  • Compile and implement crew safety action plan
  • Identify best practices and work to make them SOPs
  • Communicate reasons for success when production targets are achieved and provide solutions when there are performance deviations
  • Coordinate with maintenance regarding equipment availability
  • Monitor equipment and write appropriate work orders
  • Assist training specialist with evaluation of job training progress
  • Support ISO 9000 efforts
  • Oversee operational efficiency and rates
  • Assist crew in monitoring process samples
  • Facilitate team communication
  • Identify cost savings, efficiency improvement projects
  • Answer grievances and perform administrative tasks (Time cards, OT, vacation approval)
  • Oversee short interval controls
  • Off-shift coordination
  • Coordinate emergency steam and power utilization
  • Participate in shift hand-off meeting
  • Work Production Weekend Duty

 

Skill, Capability, and Educational Requirements:

 

  • B.S. in Engineering/Chemistry OR
  • High school diploma or GED and one year line, industrial supervisory experience OR High school diploma or GED and 5 years of plant operating experience
  • Demonstrated leadership skills

Final determination on pay grade will be made by HR and company leadership consistent with the skills matrix and considering the candidates education, experience, past performance, demonstrated leadership and influence.

Genesis Energy is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for employee's and applicant's disabilities or religious beliefs and practices. Alternative methods of applying for employment are available to individuals unable to apply through this site because of a disability. Contact Genesis Human Resources to discuss reasonable accommodations by sending an email to hr@genlp.com.