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Title:  Operations Supervisor I


Los Angeles, CA, US, 90040

Company:  Univar Solutions USA Inc
Requisition ID:  24926

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 Branch Operations Supervisor (BOS)  is responsible for the efficient day-to-day operations of the branch, including supervision of the employees, facility, budget and executing operations related activities in a large facility or in a facility without a BOM.


How You’ll Contribute:
 You will be responsible for the daily safe, efficient, legal and economical operations of assigned branch, including transportation, warehouse and tank farm.
• Facilitating compliance to corporate health, safety, and environmental affairs policies, including completion of all required training, documentation and record keeping.
 • Supporting sales efforts consistent with corporate and regulatory compliance, health, safety and environmental affairs standards.
 • Leading the emergency response team in the branch.
 • Supporting branch health and safety program and conducts safety audits in conjunction with Branch Operations Manager.
• Conducting daily pre-shift meetings and communicates expectations to employees.
• Creating a positive work environment and fosters employee ownership of branch operations and performance.
• Participating in inspections from outside agencies (DOT,EPA,FDA,DHS).
• Direct supervision for Drivers, Material Handlers, Tank Farm Workers, Chemists and/or Lab Technicians.


What You’ll Need
• High School Diploma/GED required
• Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience
• 3 - 5 years’ experience in operations
• Knowledge of chemical distribution facility operation highly preferred
• Working knowledge of governmental requirements related to the chemical industry; i.e. OSHA, EPA, RCRA, DOT, etc. preferred or demonstrated ability to attain such knowledge
• Supervisory Leadership; proven ability to communicate with, support, and motivate employees to achieve operational objectives
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications; Excel and Word


-  Benefits start first day of hire!
-  Flexible Time Off (FTO) provides unlimited vacation!
-  Amazing company culture and laid-back office environments
-  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 to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous PTO and much more.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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