Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. PLANT OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR TRAINEE- Davenport, IA in Davenport, Iowa

21959BRReq No.:21959BRJob Description and Qualifications:Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases, has an immediate opening for an individual to train and develop as an Operations Site Supervisor within our Generated Gases Group. Our group operates and maintains various types of Air Products’ Industrial Gas Standalone plants that are located within our Customers’ sites. These plants are highly automated, enabling them to be unattended and remotely operated. This position will ultimately have responsibility to support plant operations within a geographical area of Davenport, IA and report to the Regional Generated Gases Line Manager. To apply for this position, please visit the Air Products career center at: and apply to job req #21959This is a developmental salaried exempt role. The incumbent will work closely with a skilled Site Supervisor who has many years of operations experience. We will require the new Site Supervisor to obtain an understanding of all aspects of the Site Supervisor’s wide range of responsibilities (plant operations, maintenance, troubleshooting problems, and customer relations) with a specific focus on leadership and operating skills at each of the Standalone sites within the assigned geographic area. As the new Site Supervisor progresses and develops an understanding of the various operating systems, he/she will begin to take on primary Site Supervisor responsibility for plants, under the guidance of the experienced Site Supervisor in the area. There will also be some traveling required to support other Generated Gases operations activities. The successful candidate must be able to develop their self and others, deliver safety, drive results, a good communicator, and develop good organization, operating, mechanical, and problem solving skills.Key Responsibilities for this position include: Commitment to our Environment, Health, and Safety standards, to maintain the highest degree of personal safety and environmental accountability, at all times.Ensure the safety compliance of all contractors, vendors, and internal technical support, whenever they are performing work within your site.Manage all aspects of the day to day operations, to drive improvements in plant reliability and profitability by:Performing preventative maintenance tasks.Supporting the coordination, execution, and supervision of planned and unplanned plant outages due to mechanical, electrical, controls, or process issues.Ability to respond to after hour and weekend 24/7 calls related to plant issues and/or customer supply concerns.Manages and escalates equipment, process, safety, and product quality issues by timely and effective communications when needed with:Customer contacts, Standalone Business Manager, North America Operating Service Center (OSC), Regional Maintenance Manager, Generated Gases Technical Support Team, and Operations Line Manager. Candidates for this position will be evaluated on the following: A willingness to commit to and support the proven elements of our Environmental, Health and Safety standards.A self-starter with aptitude to develop technical as well as leadership skills.Self-led and highly motivated to plan and ensure the completed execution of all tasks required by our safety, environmental, and engineering standards.Abilities for effective problem solving. (Defining problems, identifying causes, developing and implementing effective solutions).A strong desire for continuous learning, personal development, and drive for improving our business.Good communication and organizational skills.Demonstrated proficiency in computer skills.Ability to work well independently with equal ability to work very effectively as a team.Operating experience in similar plants or operations of similar complexity a plus.Technical School Graduates: Students with a background in Industrial Systems, Machine Tool Technology, Electromechanical Technology, Mechatronics, Automotive Technology, HVAC, Process Technology, Electrical Technology, Instrumentation Technology are encouraged to apply. Military Veterans: Air Products is a military friendly employer that values the skills obtained through military teamwork. Our culture and company values the leadership and focus on safety that is obtained from your service. This position would be best suited for Non-commissioned Officers with specific focus in technical fields. Veterans from any branch or MOS with hands-on mechanical skill sets and, for example, experience in propulsion systems, engineering fields, nuclear power, aircraft maintenance, cryogenic technicians, and civil engineering are encouraged to apply. Air Products offers a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, 401K plans.If you are a current Air Products employee, please apply via APOnline by clicking on Online Applications, then selecting Career Center.We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.Air Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.Air Products (NYSE:APD) is a world-leading Industrial Gases company in operation for over 75 years. The Company’s core industrial gases business provides atmospheric and process gases and related equipment to manufacturing markets, including refining and petrochemical, metals, electronics, and food and beverage. Air Products is also the world’s leading supplier of liquefied natural gas process technology and equipment. The Company had fiscal 2017 sales of $8.2 billion from continuing operations in 50 countries and has a current market capitalization of approximately $30 billion. Approximately 15,000 passionate, talented and committed employees from a diversity of backgrounds are driven by Air Products’ higher purpose to create innovative solutions that benefit the environment, enhance sustainability and address the challenges facing customers, communities and the world. #LI-NM1 Job Title:PLANT OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR TRAINEE- Davenport, IAEmployment Type:North America - Exempt Employment Status:Full TimeType of Relocation Benefits Provided:DomesticLocation:US-IA-DavenportCountry:United StatesRegion:North AmericaOrganization:Global Industrial GasesBusiness Sector / Division:Industrial Gases Americas