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Assistant Shift Manager

Job Category:  Operations and Production
Work Location:  Corbion Site
Office Location: 

Rayong, TH

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  1609

Corbion develops sustainable solutions to improve the quality of life for people today and for future generations.


The Assistant Shift Manager is principally responsible for controlling and monitoring production activities of lactic acid and derivatives including supervising and coaching team members in shift. Additionally, s/he shall support emergency response on site. A successful candidate for Assistant Shift Manager shall ensure that targets set in term of safety, quality, reliability, efficiency and cost are attained.


You are able to draw upon local and international colleagues from various research, engineering and operational disciplines and contribute to an innovative and inspiring environment. Since Corbion is the global leader in lactic acid production, we develop our own unique and state-of-the-art technology.


 Are you ready for an exciting next step? As our Assistant Shift Manager we trust you will find this at Corbion.


Prime role and responsibilities shall include:


Production Control:

  • Check and monitor quantity of raw materials and other auxiliary to ensure that are sufficient for process and comply with standard of specification.
  • Support superior in managing and monitoring all production activities and parameter which effects to production process to ensure that production run as the plan set and MPS target set is achieved.
  • Analyze and provide solution against a problem in production process to prevent consecutive impact on other processes.
  • Coordinate with Maintenance & Reliability Team regarding maintenance plan to ensure that maintenance activities prepared for production can be completed within timeline and equipment are in operational condition.
  • Coordinate with Supply Chain team to firm the production schedule and communicate any deviation from the plan.
  • Check and monitor production data e.g. logbook, batch reports, usage sheets, chemistry data, shop orders, etc.
  • Supervise team members in shift to ensure that all process parameters are under control as plan.
  • Prepare shift reports and communicate to next team on duty to ensure that necessary information is communicated effectively.

Commissioning/Startup activities for Project:

  • Support special operation projects in term of training, preparation, commissioning, start-up and documentation to ensure the project completed within timeline and safely manner.
    • Involve in plant commissioning and startup activities of MOC/production expansion as well as ensure operational process.
    • Support in troubleshooting against any issue occurred during pre-commissioning, commissioning and startup.
    • Ensure that related operational procedures are available and communicated to team members.

People Management:

  • Monitor adequacy and readiness of shift members to ensure that skilled staff on duty are enough for controlling production process.
  • Supervise production team in shift to ensure that all staff are complied with company rules and regulation.
  • Involve in evaluating shift staff and conducting development in line with the plan.
  • Encourage and motivate staff to involve in other production support activities.


Qualifications and Justifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Chemical Engineering, Chemical Technology, Industrial Chemistry, Chemistry or related field.
  • 8+ years' experience directly in petrochemical or chemical, of which 5 years in supervising/leading/managing team or in a senior level of position.
  • Experienced/working in shift and prefer to work in shift.
  • Knowledge of DCS control for petrochemical/chemical production process.
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of process safety, chemical reaction and calculation.
  • Experience in Project Management and/or commissioning, start-up experience are advantages.
  • Good communicative English.
  • Good skill of computer esp. MS Office programs.
  • Possess functional competency set e.g. Safety Awareness, Drive for Result, Process Management, Communication, Problem Solving, Teamwork, and Leadership.


About Corbion 

Corbion is the global market leader in lactic acid and its derivatives, and a leading supplier of emulsifiers, functional enzyme blends, minerals, vitamins, and algae ingredients. We use our unique expertise in fermentation and other processes to deliver sustainable solutions for the preservation of food and food production, health, and our planet. For over 100 years, we have been uncompromising in our commitment to safety, quality, innovation and performance. Drawing on our deep application and product knowledge, we work side-by-side with customers to make our cutting-edge technologies work for them. Our solutions help differentiate products in markets such as food, home & personal care, animal nutrition, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and bioplastics. In 2020, Corbion generated annual sales of € 986.5 million and has a workforce of over 2250 employees. Corbion is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. For more information: www.corbion.com


Corbion does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers. All candidates must be submitted by approved Corbion vendors who have been expressly requested to make a submission by our Talent Acquisition team for a specific job opening. No placement fees will be paid to any firm unless such a request has been made by the Corbion Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Corbion Talent Acquisition Team.

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