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I&E Supervisor/Planner

Date: Jul 31, 2021

Location: Panama City, FL, US, 32401

Company: Kraton

Make a +Difference at Kraton!

At Kraton, we make a Positive Difference, and we are looking for individuals who are also looking to make a difference in their jobs, for our customers and to the world.  We are looking to hire a key member of our Operations team at our Panama City, Florida location. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Plans, supervises, and assigns maintenance work selected for the daily schedule and partners with the Maintenance Coordinator to determined scheduled maintenance activities.
  • Monitors continuation of work in progress.
  •  Inputs and/or assigns emergency work orders received directly from Operations.
  • Provides managerial oversight to direct reports including the safety, quality, and efficiency of their work execution, skill assessment and training, and administrative personnel matters.
  • Ensures jobs are planned and performed safely, holds employees accountable to the schedule, studies daily work schedule carefully and informs craft of their work assignments in accordance with the daily work schedule as soon as possible, ensures that plant equipment, tools, and materials are available before starting a job, distributes work that maximizes productivity and sees that work is executed as scheduled.
  • Follows up on jobs to determine progress and status of the daily work, gives the Maintenance Coordinator a daily status report about jobs indicating those to be completed by the end of the shift and those expected to carry over, and assists in coordination of plant safety programs, as the Supervisor/Planner.
  • Solicits recommendations for improving procedures/plans from craft and incorporates improvements in job plans, reviews work packages of planned work orders and makes the necessary changes, ensures work packages are properly completed and returned promptly, reviews the causes of major repairs with Operations and Engineering to determine the root cause and corrective action necessary to prevent a recurrence, maintains open communications with Operations personnel covering safety, jobs, and housekeeping, maintains the area’s basic shop and equipment, supports craft training needs, arranges, and schedules their training.

Performance Measures:

Asset availability, mean time to repair (MTTR), daily schedule compliance/tracking, emergency work level, weekly schedule compliance, PM schedule compliance, % jobs overdue, overtime, rework and repetitive work, and maintenance costs vs. budget 

Required Skills

  • 5-7 years of supervisor experience in chemical manufacturing or related industries with a preferance for 10 years overall supervisory experience.
  • Leading and supervising personnel, planning and organizing activities
  • Practical usage of IT enablers (CMMS) such as MS Office and SAP
  • Strong verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills
  • Results oriented and demonstrated track record
  • Familiarity with root cause incident investigation, mitigation and prevention programs
  • Basic knowledge of applicable environmental rules and regulations

Preferred Experience

  • PLC Experience
  • Process Control Instrumentation Experience

Education, Certifications & Licenses

  • Bachelors in Engineering Preferred (5 years experience or combination of other education/experience can be considered in lieu of)
  • CMRT or CMRP Certification is a plus
  • ISA CCST is a plus


The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification.  Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.


Kraton’s internal talent acquisition team manages our recruiting efforts and from time to time works with pre-selected/pre-approved external staffing agencies. We do NOT accept unsolicited resumes or candidate referrals from recruiters and/or agencies who are not pre-selected/pre-approved.


Kraton is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Panama City