OMNOVA Solutions Inc.

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Production Supervisor

Production Supervisor

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Who is OMNOVA Solutions?

OMNOVA Solutions is a specialty chemicals and functional surfaces company, whose technologies enhance the performance of a wide variety of well-known products across the globe. We are proud to offer "The Science in Better Brands."

What are we looking for?

Responsible for leading the safety and performance of a 30 to 40 production crew in the manufacturing and finishing of PVC and PET sheet.   The process includes:  Calendering, Printing, Embossing and Laminating, and Coating. The schedule is on a continuous 24 hour operation staffed with three 8 hour rotating shifts.   Depending on demand, the operation varies between 5 and 7 days.

Your tasks and responsibilities...

  • Operations Shift Leader and Coach to shift employees.
  • Plan and supervise all production shift activities to meet or exceed targets.

  • Ensure compliance with all operating, safety & environmental procedures.

  • Schedule equipment and human resources; schedule overtime as needed.

  • Fulfill customer orders and special customer requests.

  • Ensure product quality is within specification, and make adjustments as necessary.

  • Advise Production Management, peers and shift personnel of events, problems and issues.

  • Review, Edit and approve hourly employee timecards utilizing the Kronos System.

  • Assist production department with training on new procedures and processes.

  • Troubleshoot and problem solve production process issues: work closely with maintenance, process engineering and quality.

  • Ensure compliance with plant and corporate policies.

  • All other duties as assigned.


Who you are...

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a Manufacturing Environment
  • Associates degree required; Bachelor's degree strongly preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated Leadership Skills
  • Computer skills in Excel and Word
  • Must be capable of working in a high paced work environment
  • Process Safety Management Knowledge
  • Problem solving and facilitation skills
  • Associate and/or Bachelor level college degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Six Sigma Greenbelt Certification preferred
  • Previous Supervisory Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred



The science of better careers. Come formulate yours.

Bring your ingredients for success and together we’ll create a unique plan for your development and career growth. We recognize that without our talented employees and their passion and curiosity (which really are the backbone of our organization), we would not be where we are today. Click here to learn more about why you should join OMNOVA.