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  • Production Supervisor

    # of Openings
    2
    Requisition ID
    2018-5153
    Position Type
    Salaried Full-Time
    Category
    Production
    Product Line
    Cement
    Job Locations
    US-MD-Sparrows Point
    Company
    Holcim (US) Inc.
  • Overview

    PURPOSE

    To supervise and coordinate the daily activities of the plant, meeting all safety, quality and production targets as indicated by the company. 

    Responsibilities

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Directs the daily activities of employees working in the plant.
    • Responsible for the safety of employees in the plant with constant follow up throughout the day.
    • Be a safety leader and drive housekeeping efforts in the plant.
    • Create work orders and pass information over to plant maintenance personnel.
    • Able to navigate and work billing system for shipping needs.
    • Ensures Production equipment is operated in a safe and efficient manner and is routinely inspected for defects (follow up on all check sheets).
    • Suggests improvements for the operation and pass this information over to the Production/Shipping Manager.
    • Creates weekly schedules to meet Production needs.
    • Works closely with Maintenance to schedule equipment operations, cleaning and downtime.
    • Completes daily Visual Emission checks and document findings.
    • Complete the daily Supervisor check sheet to ensure all equipment functions properly. Report findings to Supervisor as needed. 
    • Ensure effective troubleshooting of any problems in the department using direct reports and ensure problems are repaired as quickly as possible to minimise downtime and/or upsets.
    • Works with Production/Shipping Manager to set plans to operate within budget.
    • Meet environmental requirements including fugitive dust.
    • Understands the union labor agreement for the plant and works effectively within this agreement.
    • Compliance with all safety policies, procedures and applicable laws.
    • Proper reporting on accidents / incidents assuming follow-up as per procedure.
    • Ensuring compliance with all policies, procedures and standards (ASTM, CSA, MQO, internal targets and limits), as they pertain to this position.
    • Example of policies can be found in the quality assurance manual.
    • Ensure mill operation is within agreed upon specs for Quality.
    • Do follow-up on out of spec material and corrective actions taken to bring back into specs.
    • Complete employee evaluations and follow up on all employees working on your shift.

    Qualifications

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

    Required Education:  High School diploma/GED

    Additional Education Preferred: Bachelor's/University Degree   

    Required Work Experience:  3-5 years

    Travel Requirements:  up to 15%

    Additional Requirements:

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field preferred, but not required.
    • Minimum 5 years related experience in a supervisory role. Experience in a cement plant or other heavy industry is highly preferred. 
    • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities
    • Well-developed leadership capabilities. Good troubleshooting, problem solving, analytical and organizational skills
    • Solid computer skills (Excel, Word, IP21, Maximo, Lotus Notes etc)

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