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Shift Manager

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

Rayong, TH

Job Type:  Full Time
Job ID:  1590

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


The Shift Manager (New Plant or Backfill in the Existing Plant) is principally responsible for controlling and monitoring production activities including supervising and coaching team members in shift. Additionally, s/he shall lead emergency response on site. A successful candidate for Shift Manager in our New Plant shall also involve in pre-commissioning, commissioning and startup activities. These are to ensure that targets set in term of safety, quality, reliability, efficiency and cost for our new/existing Lactic Plant are attained.


Prime role and responsibilities shall include:

  • New Plant Setup (for caliber candidate for the New Plant)
    • Involve in plant commissioning and startup activities as well as ensure operational process.
    • Support in troubleshooting against any issue occurred during pre-commissioning, commissioning and startup.
    • Ensure related operational procedures are available and communicated to team members.
  •  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.
    • Manage and monitor 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.
  • People Management
    • Manage and monitor adequacy and readiness of shift members to ensure that skilled staff on duty are enough for controlling production process.
    • Monitor production team in shift to ensure that all staff are complied with company rules and regulation.
    • Evaluate shift staff and conduct 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/Science or equivalent field.
  • 10+ years' experience directly in petrochemical or chemical, of which 5 years in supervising/leading/managing team.
  • Knowledge and solid skill 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. Drive for Result, Process Management, Communication, Problem Solving, Teamwork, Leadership and Dealing with Urgency.


Our offer

We offer competitive remuneration and benefits as well as internal growth opportunity for the talented performers. What makes Corbion special is the way we consciously create that connection between the product of our work and our individual lives and use it to shape our choices and our priorities as a company. We have a great company made up of talented, dedicated people – people who share a purpose and a vision. When we all understand how we intend to get there in the same way, there’s no telling how far we can go. We offer you the chance to join a company with a:

  • Culture to empower people and where your initiatives and ideas make a real difference
  • International focus with truly diverse teams
  • Unique possibility to be trained by our internal expertise in the world of bio-based products
  • Lastly, we offer a friendly, informal culture in a demanding professional environment

In addition, we actively embrace diversity in how we work together and contribute toward our shared objectives and values. By joining Corbion, you will become an employee in a company where you can feel pride in your achievements and develop your career with global prospects.


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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