Chemical Supervisor

Savannah, GA

Pre-weighing and preparing ingredients to be used for individual batches for a variety of production orders while supervising the process of chemical use in the warehouse, preweigh, and compounding departments. 

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

• Responsible for receiving, put-away storage and handling of all raw materials

• Supervising Pre-weigh team  members

• Ensuring all physical and systematic processes are being followed

• Train preweigh employees

• Responsible for housekeeping and cleanup of chemical spills

• Inspects physical condition of ingredients.

• Places chemicals on scales and adds or removes chemicals to obtain specified weight.

• Prints batch sheets from schedule and reads them to accurately weigh material.

• Accurately transfers lot and chemical identification from raw material to new container and batch sheet. 

• Accurately documents and records weight of materials used on batch sheets.

• Dumps materials in prescribed sequence into pre-weigh bags and/or containers.

• Keeps hoses and hardware off production floor to avoid microbial contamination

• Operates within standard operating procedures (SOPs) and Job Safety Analysis (JSAs).

• Follows good manufacturing guidelines and 5S procedures

• Safely operates pallet jacks to move tote bins, drive forklift to move chemicals as needed. 

• Assists with a clean and safe environment by cleaning weighing instruments

• Cooperates and communicates effectively with  other employees

• Other duties as required

Technical Qualifications:

• Supervising a team of 8-12 people

• Handling and weighing of raw materials

• Handling dangerous goods materials

• Experience using SAP or any warehouse management system

• Worked in manufacturing warehouse environment

• Excellent Computer skills such as Microsoft Excel, Outlook, etc.   

• Ability to read and understand documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and standard operating procedures.

• Mathematical aptitude – able to use mathematical skills to transfer the right amount of chemical to containers. 

• Flexibility to work overtime as well as different shifts to meet Company goals.

• GED/High School Diploma required. 

• Must be computer literate and able to speak, read and write English. 

• Must be able to pay close attention to detail. 

• Forklift experience a plus.

Physical Capabilities:

• Weighing, lifting and dumping 50 - 60 pound bags of raw material from shoulder height to waist height regularly throughout shift. 

• Maneuvering 450 pound drums full of raw material onto drum arms. 

• Safely opening material containers. 

• Washing and sanitizing large stainless steel tanks. 

• Extensive standing, bending, and walking is required.