Chemical Plant Supervisor

Job Title: Chemical Plant Supervisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Darwin, Australia
Salary: $85000 - $90000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-09-10
Reference: BH-114673
Contact Name: Katherine Hannah
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 11, 2019 02:41

Job Description

One of our Global Oil Field Services clients is currently looking for a Chemical Plant Supervisor on a permanent basis, based in Darwin. This is an exciting opportunity to join a large and dynamic organisation. 

This role is Monday - Friday and will be a 38 hour working week. At present, there will be 1 direct report however there is a possibility the team will expand. 

Job Overview:
  • Under broad direction, leads and directs daily warehouse and plant operations for the purpose of ensuring the delivery of quality customer service, world-class safety and facility efficiency.
  • Occasionally has customer contact for the purpose of verifying customer needs and service quality.
  • Supervises the work activities of plant personnel to ensure safe and efficient operational activities.
  • Utilises personnel and equipment in a manner that maximises the efficiency and safe operation of the warehouse and bulk plant.
  • Responsible for proper inventory management and control to support operations.
  • Other responsibilities include OTR issues, assisting in the planning and budgeting processes, manufacturing expenses and budget expenses.
  • On the job training and 3 years of experience in plant operations.
  • A Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Execute and coordinate purchasing, production and shipping as directed by upper management
  • Coordinate plant operations within established policies and procedures. Maintain a clean and safe plant
  • Responsible for meeting plant production goals and service quality
  • Responsible for all shift production schedules and personnel scheduling
  • Select and train plant and administrative personnel. Conduct regular employee performance reviews
  • Conduct and attend plant safety meetings
  • Attend management meetings for planning and budgeting 
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • General understanding of account procedures
  • General understanding of inventory control and material management
  • General understanding of order to bill of lading (BOL) process
  • 3 years’ experience in plant operations
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience working with chemicals