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Production Shift Supervisor

   Location: Bay City TX, United States (US)
   Job Function: Production
   Career Level: Professionals
   Company: Roehm America LLC


Röhm is a leading supplier of methacrylate's (liquid and solid acrylics), supplying some of the best-known brands with high-quality material for paints and parts across various industries, including medical and automotive products, consumer and industrial paints, and numerous applications for sheet acrylic. We employ 3,500 people across 15 global sites, 5 of which are in the US. Röhm is making significant investments in the Americas region, including a brand-new state of the art hybrid-model headquarters office in Parsippany, NJ, a new flagship Innovation & Technology Center, located in Wallingford CT, and an innovative industry-leading production site in Bay City, Texas.   


At Röhm, our employees are our strength, and we value diversity and inclusion. If you thrive in an environment where individual contributions are both visible and recognized, Röhm may be right for you. Realize your dreams at Röhm!  



This is an amazing opportunity to influence and be a part of the Bay City Plant startup team at our new state-of-the-art MMA production facility! 


This role is the Management representative on the shift and will also assume overall responsibility for the production and process areas during their shift.  They will supervise the work activities of shift Production Technicians and lead the shift with a primary focus on maintaining a safe, compliant, and reliable plant that delivers the needs of the business. This role additionally serves as the site incident command during times of significant upset or emergency (injury to personnel, fire, spill, etc.).  The successful candidate should be able to promote a safe environment through a proactive approach to Operations, ensuring environmental compliance, operating reliably, and producing the highest quality product. The Shift Supervisor, Production, will work with Maintenance and all other departments to ensure safety, environmental, production and cost goals are met. Employees in this position receive work direction from the Operations Director and are responsible for shift operations activity.  



  • Lead shift Production Operator activity: Monitor the overall team and work environment in a professional manner to improve Operations performance, ESHQ performance, and ensure shift HR/IT compliance.   

  • Direct the activities of shift workers in the event of incidents or plant emergencies and serve as incident commander as required. 

  • Provide regular feedback and evaluate performance for their shift employees, including taking corrective action measures as needed utilizing Manager and HR assistance to maintain the highest standard of excellence.  

  • Ensure compliance with standards and safe work practices and encourage/involve the team to always implement and maintain a high level of safety. Execute production activities at a high-quality level during normal operations, shutdowns, and turnarounds.  

  • Make changes to the operating process necessary to maintain product quality. 

  • Evaluate corrective action and risk mitigation strategies based on the performance of plant equipment and process conditions.  

  • Be able to functionally stand in for or assist other members of the shift as required to complete assigned duties.  This will include developing a working knowledge of the DCS. 

  • Ensure the work permit process for equipment maintenance is completed in a timely manner and according to Röhm Bay City Maintenance, ESH and Operations standards.  

  • Effectively communicate process changes and abnormal situations to fellow team leads and senior management as required. 

  • Manage employee training program for respective shift and ensure all team members are up to date with mandatory training requirements and continuously developing functional process knowledge. 

  • Other duties as assigned. 



  • 5 or more years of Production Operator experience in a related chemical manufacturing environment.  

  • Chemical manufacturing experience should include a working knowledge of distillation, thermal oxidation, reaction chemistry, OSHA PSM, and other general related chemical manufacturing processes.  

  • 2 or more years of experience working in a Team Lead/Supervisory capacity.  

  • A Process Technician certification/degree or related training is desired. 

  • Ability to lead, train and develop a team of Production Operators in their knowledge of chemical plant operation.  

  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to collaborate with a multi-functional team (Operations, Engineering, Maintenance, ESH, Quality) to ensure production efficiency. 

  • Communicate verbally and written using the English language. 

  • Required to work a 12-hour rotating shift work schedule (including nights, weekends, holidays). Operating needs will determine work schedule. Overtime will be required. Standby coverage will be assigned on some days off. 

  • Must follow all plant safety guidelines and policies, which includes the wearing of fire-retardant clothing and personal protective equipment (PPE). 

  • Position requires ability to climb, bend, lift and perform a wide range of physical activities; ability to work at various heights; entry into confined spaces; work in various weather conditions; ability to listen and follow instructions.  Wearing respiratory protection will also be required for some tasks. 

  • Testing Requirements: Successful candidates will be required to take a physical examination, which includes a drug and fitness for duty exam and criminal background check. 


To ensure the fastest processing of your application please apply online via our careers portal at

If you have any questions regarding your application or the application process please contact: Kristina Harris
 at and refer to the Requisition ID cited below.


Roehm America LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please inform us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or perform the job.


Please note that Röhm will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Röhm works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Röhm receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.

Requisition ID:  2547