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Spokane, US

Title:  Production Supervisor

We are now looking for an experienced Production Supervisor, to join our I&W Manufacturing Coagulant team.


Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Support and advance the site safety culture
  • Supervise and monitor day-to-day production line operations in accordance with plant principles and procedures.  
  • Responsible for scheduling shifts to ensure production targets are met. 
  • Ensure products meet quality regulations and standards. Make adjustments as necessary during shift to produce product within specifications. Reject products outside of specifications. 
  • Drive continuous improvement of plant manufacturing processes and systems.  
  • Participate in capital project planning to ensure plant reliability and improvements.
  • Ensure that personnel safety, process safety, safety culture and security practices are in accordance with principles and procedures, and maintenance rules. 
  • Participate in and support Process Safety Management including Management of change, Process hazard analysis (PHA), risk assessment, pre-startup safety reviews, operator PSM training, incident investigation and resolution.
  • Create SOPs for new and existing equipment and processes as needed.
  • Lead performance by engaging direct reports to value-based behavior and continuous improvement of their skills. Support and coach as part of everyday leadership. 


What we offer

  • A challenging position in an environment with the opportunity to make a significant impact on our business
  • An opportunity to be part of a cross functional team that allows you to develop and grow


What you need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years’ production experience in chemical manufacturing or related field
  • Supervisory experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office applications


Find the right mix of experiences and opportunities at Kemira


For more information, please contact Shani Matthews at Please apply with CV, salary expectations and cover letter at


Kemira is a global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive industries. We provide expertise, application know-how and chemicals that improve our customers’ product quality, process and resource efficiency. Our focus is on pulp & paper, oil & gas and water treatment. 


Kemira is an equal opportunity employer.