Shift Supervisor

Job ID
# Positions
Exp. (Yrs)
Manager (Supervisor of Staff)
Full Time
Visa Sponsorship
Domestic Travel Required
% Domestic Travel
Int'l Travel required
Company Vehicle
Working from Home Office
Relocation Eligible
Works with Chemicals
Lifting required

Company Overview

FMC Corporation is one the world’s leading specialty chemical companies. We are proud that our chemistries are helping to grow the world’s food, enabling new innovations in the pharmaceutical delivery, enhancing foods and beverages, contributing to a more sustainable energy supply, improving health, and advancing the manufacture of hundreds of essential products.


FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.


With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. In short, If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.


The Agricultural Solutions Division formulation facility in Wyoming, IL seeks a Shift Supervisor.  This role works within a team environment.  This position requires a motivated individual with a strong commitment to plant safety and to achieving results.


EH&S responsibilities- plays a critical role in all site EH&S activities:

  • Ensure all EHS policies and procedures are followed 100% of the time.
  • Issue Life Critical Permits (hotwork, confined space, etc)
  • Conduct shift meetings with the Lead Operators on night shift.
  • Conduct Incident Investigations and enter information in SIMs.
  • Ensure 5S compliance: everything has a place and everything is in its place.
  • Assist with forklift certification and re-certification.
  • Complete BBS, Housekeeping, and other related safety audits.

Training responsibilities:

  • Work with Operations Manager to develop and manage operator training and qualification program.
  • Prepare/edit SOP (standard operating procedures) documents.
  • On-board new employees and temporary employees
  • Qualify temporary employees to become permanent employees, including holding performance reviews.
  • Employee Accountability responsibilities
    • Assist in creating weekly labor schedule
    • Manage calls offs and maintain attendance records.
    • Manage time-sheets and overtime for hourly and temporary employees
  • Commend/correct safety, quality, reliability, costs, and teamwork.
  • Assist in monthly MUV analysis and production verification.
  • Approve SOPs annually.

Asset Management responsibilities:

  • Operations review of new products and new processes (PSSR, Product Launch, etc)
  • Perform daily order entry for the production of finished goods and consumption of semi-finished goods including double check of the Process Work Order vs. actual production
  • Become proficient in SAP to create reports and data entry.
  • Improve work practices to minimize OEE losses
  • Submit MOCs for minor changes. Ensure training is done with production operators.
  • Submit and prioritize maintenance work requests in coordination with Maintenance Manager.

Communication responsibilities:

  • Assist in PWO entry for accurate production reporting.
  • Participate in daily meetings.
  • Daily shift instructions/priorities – work with Operations Manager and Production Services Manager.

Required Education

  • High School, or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s Degree is a plus, but not required


  • Five years minimum experience in the Wyoming Formulation plant with qualifications in the outside areas, strong attendance, and clean disciplinary record or
  • Five years of supervisory manufacturing experience as a Shift Supervisor or equivalent in manufacturing, production, chemicals

Computer Skills

  • Proficient with a computer in general
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • SAP knowledge a plus, but not required

Other Skills/Abilities/Qualifications

  • Forklift Certification a plus
  • AED/CPR, First Aid, First Responder certified a plus
  • Incident Command training a plus
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills
  • Able to work nights and weekends



Action Oriented, Approachability,Collaboration/Partnering, Communication/Interpersonal Skills, Composure, Conflict Management, Timely Decision Making, , Dealing with Ambiguity Decision Quality, EHS, Functional/Technical Skills, Managing Through Systems, Integrity and Trust, Team building/ Performance Management, Listening, Motivating Others, Planning/Accountability, Priority Setting, Problem Solving and Time Management

EEO Statement

FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. FMC supports a drug-free workplace. 


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