Operations Supervisor I
Phoenix, AZ 
Posted 9 days ago
Job Description

Want to work for a company that is reimagining distribution? Join Univar Solutions, the premier global distributor of chemicals and ingredients. Our goal is to function as a direct extension of our customers' teams; to serve as an ally in their quest of business success.

At Univar Solutions, we're building on our more than 90 years of experience and drawing on deep resources - inventory and logistics experts, scientists, PhDs, procurement, customer service, sales and marketers-to deliver consultative services and an unmatched portfolio to solve customers' formulation and operational challenges. When you work for Univar Solutions, you'll play an important role in shaping how we deliver more than chemical and ingredients.

Our Supervisor I is responsible for the efficient day-to-day operations of the branch, including supervision of the employees, facility and executing operations related activities.

How You'll Contribute

* Conducting daily pre-shift meetings, communicating expectations to employees and maintaining a supervisory presence throughout the branch.

* Coordinating day-to-day work activities to ensure operational goals and objectives are met.

* Ensuring all employees have the required tools and training on matters related to safety, operation standards and department goals.

* Creating a positive work environment and fostering employee ownership of branch operations and performance.

* General office work, email communications and correspondence with internal and external customers.

* Supporting inspections and paperwork associated with hazardous waste generation and waste pickup transport.}

* Supporting Branch Operations Manager with maintaining budget and operating plans to achieve branch goals.

* Responsible for meeting customer requirements and fulfilling orders in a cost effective manner using appropriate risk management and Standard Operating Procedures.

Supervisory Responsibility

* Direct supervision for Drivers, Material Handlers, Tank Farm Workers, Chemists and/or Lab Technicians. May supervise other positions as assigned.

* Fulfill supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies, procedures and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Skills and Background

* High School Diploma/GED required

* Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience

* Plant experience - Has a good working knowledge regarding corrosive hazardous chemicals, plant and bulk fleet equipment.

* Familiar with DOT requirements

* Experience working with bulk chemicals


* 3-5 years' experience in operations

- Benefits start first day of hire!
- Flexible Time Off (FTO) provides unlimited vacation!
- Amazing company culture, laid-back office environments, and work from home flexibility.
- Ongoing training from management
- Opportunities for raises/promotions
- Career progression

Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.

We offer comprehensive benefits toemployees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous PTO and much more.

Univar is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of consideration for employment and employment with the Company are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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