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Title:  ChemCare On-site Supervisor


Portland, OR, US, 97210

Company:  Univar USA
Requisition ID:  9579

It starts with great chemistry.


Univar is more than a distribution company – we’re a leading, global partner dedicated to improving quality of life for our customers through the products, expertise, and relationships that serve the world’s most essential industries. Founded in 1924, with global headquarters in Downers Grove, IL, Univar generated $8+ billion in sales in 2016 – securing the #1 market position in North America and the #2 market position in Europe.


Creating great chemistry is not just about the innovative products and services we safely deliver to customers around the world. It also takes people – people like you – and today, our worldwide team of more than 8,000 employees is helping build a company where the best people want to work. If you’re looking for an experience where your actions will make a positive difference every day, you’ve come to the right place.

Primary Purpose:

  • Supervise personnel and operations related activities of Hillsboro area manufacturing campuses.
  • Responsible for regulatory, health and safety compliance of the Field Technicians when working at the customer location. 


Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills in coaching and team building with all levels of people in the organization
  • High level of decision-making ability, balancing customers’ needs and company objectives
  • Strong organization skills with the ability to handle diverse and significant workload
  • Leadership abilities that are recognized by peers and subordinates
  • Knowledgeable in all aspects of ChemCare Field Service operations and Univar Standard Operating Procedures
  • Pro-actively removes barriers preventing employees form succeeding
  • Recognizes those who sacrifice for the good of the organization
  • Ability to communicate well with agencies and public having interest in our organization
  • Ability to operate all site/task assigned equipment
  • Ability to respond to emergency response situations
  • Basic understanding of PC skills and current software package (i.e. Salesforce, SiGaC, client operating platforms)
  • Demonstrated skills in hiring decisions
  • Demonstrated supervisory skills



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience. In-depth knowledge of ChemCare Field Service operations. 
  • In-depth knowledge of Local, State and Federal regulations affecting facilities in area of responsibility. 
  • HazMat certified, Hazwoper Certified, DOT certification (HM181)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Working knowledge of governmental requirements related to the chemical industry; i.e. OSHA, EPA, RCRA, DOT, Oregon DEQ, Washington Department of Ecology or demonstrated ability to attain such knowledge


Physical Demands/Environmental Conditions:

  • Office and client site environments 
  • Outside in all weather conditions
  • Ability to work varying and extended hours (staff coverage)
  • Ability to operate all ChemCare Field Service equipment
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds (OSHA)
  • Ability to respond to emergencies and direct Emergency Response Teams
  • Ability to perform work duties while wearing various PPE levels

Univar 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 vacation and sick leave and much more.




Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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