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Operations Shift Leader



Operation Shift Leader

Our Team

As part of our rapid transformation at our Victoria, TX plant the right person will join an industry leading team. At INVISTA we believe that our culture is our competitive advantage and are looking for individuals that are passionate about advancing it to the next level. 

What You Will Do

The OSL is responsible for leadership and direct supervision of a team of field operator delivering superior performance in Personnel/Process Safety, Environmental, Production, Product Quality, Reliable Operations, and QPU’s/Cost of Manufacturing. 

This will be done by:

  • Driving ownership and accountability for the production results.
  • Ensuring the safe, reliable, and environmentally sound operation of the Victoria, TX manufacturing site.
  • Developing of field capabilities to run, maintain, optimize, improve our production units.
  • Accountability for the shift team to adopt and create value from utilizing emerging technologies.
  • Partnering to develop field operations training to strengthen shift capability.
  • Connecting the shift to the economic performance of the operating units and how that impacts our market competitiveness.
  • Guiding the shift to achieve site BETs by driving innovation, acting as principled entrepreneurs, and prioritizing and completing playbook initiatives.
  • Evaluating operational gaps and implements corrective action. 
  • Creating opportunities for team members through work assignments, training, feedback, coaching, support, and development plans.
  • Building a pipeline of talent for future opportunities.

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (Engineering, Industrial, etc.) and two or more years of supervisory experience


  • Three or more years of experience as a Supervisor in a Manufacturing or Petrochemical facility.

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in a Manufacturing or Petrochemical facility
  • Experience troubleshooting equipment issues and facilitating RCA, Cause Mapping, and Failure Mode Cause Analysis
  • Experience at a KOCH Manufacturing or Petrochemical Facility

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Hiring Philosophy
All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here.

Who We Are

INVISTA is a global manufacturer of chemical intermediates, polymers, and fibers. From parts for the automotive industry to medical equipment, air bags, food packaging, and clothing, our ingredients in the nylon 6,6 and polypropylene value chains help bring many of life’s essential products to market. We are a subsidiary of Koch Industries since 2004, INVISTA is committed to innovation and responsibly creating more value for its customers and society while consuming fewer resources to make these products. See the bigger picture at INVISTA.com

At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company.

Our Benefits
Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

Equal Opportunities
Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: http://www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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