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Shift Team Lead

Job ID 10979 Willow Island, West Virginia, United States;

Solvay is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics.

Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. With more than 24,100 employees in 64 countries, Solvay bonds people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress. The Group seeks to create sustainable shared value for all, notably through its Solvay One Planet plan crafted around three pillars: protecting the climate, preserving resources and fostering better life. The Group’s innovative solutions contribute to safer, cleaner, and more sustainable products found in homes, food and consumer goods, planes, cars, batteries, smart devices, health care applications, water and air purification systems. Founded in 1863, Solvay today ranks among the world’s top three companies for the vast majority of its activities and delivered net sales of €10.2 billion in 2019. Solvay is listed on Euronext Brussels (SOLB) and Paris and in the United States, where its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a Level I ADR program. Technology Solutions is a global leader in specialty mining reagents, phosphine-based chemistry, and solutions for stabilization of polymers. Its portfolio includes world class, leading-edge technologies and unrivaled technical service and applications expertise that support our customers in developing tailor-made solutions, in particular for mining, where Solvay's products allow customers to extract metal concentrates from increasingly more complex and depleted ores.

Job Overview and Responsibilities:
Role:  **This is a swing shift position.

Reinforce and monitor performance to manufacturing plan and established safety, quality and productivity standards. 
Correct any deviations from plan or standards or elevate for further support in a timely manner. 
Actively engage in selected Department objectives.  
Acting as the change agent for Solvay

Lead site wide emergency response activities.
Communicate and enforce shift performance expectations to ensure HSE compliance and production schedule.  Communicate any deviations to the plan.  
Ensure team resources (operations, maintenance, support personnel) are adequate to meet plan for the shift.  
Support efforts to ensure team members are qualified and capable of meeting expectations.  
Support/Lead area improvement teams to achieve site/departmental commitments.
Support maintenance activities, contractor oversight, and procurement of materials on the off-shift.
Champion advancement initiatives in the areas of Safety, Zero Defect, and Operations Improvement through utilization of a continuous improvement culture.

Education and Experience:
  • 5+ years in a manufacturing setting - related chemical manufacturing experience given priority.We would prefer at least an associate's degree - any major (science majors given priority) or Military Experience in a leadership role or leading a team to accomplish significant goals and objectives
Demonstrate follow through and commitment in pursuing objectives of a plan and/or the design and implementation of a process
Demonstrate resiliency in completing an assignment with significant time and resource constraints
Demonstrate poise and leadership in resolving an emergency situation
Achieve success as a leader in a union environment
Exercise tact and resolve in dealing with conflict, change, or emotionally tense situations
Demonstrate confidence and decisiveness in a high pressure and highly visible role

Defining Leadership Competencies:
Bias for Action & Achieving Results
Decision Making
Organization Awareness


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