Penhorwood Mill Supervisor
Full-Time • Timmins Region
Please note that this position is located at our Penhorwood Mine Site, 70km West of Timmins
Supervises and coordinates activities of plant production workers, utilizing knowledge of industrial operations, for the safe, clean, efficient, quality, and profitable production of talc products. Assists in process optimization studies and other plant-related improvement projects.
KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Fully supports the location health, safety and environmental (HSE) programs by overseeing their implementation, maintenance and enforcement as well as compliance with Corporate programs.
Supervises and coordinates activities of plant production workers to insure that work performed meets operational objectives and requirements.
Confers with maintenance and quality control to insure production activities are coordinated with those groups to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources and equipment.
Coordinates production schedules with customer service to properly service customer needs.
Assists with the development and implementation of plant-related projects improving costs, capacity, quality control, and/or safety.
Assists with administration of human resources policies at the location. Conducts investigations to resolve or effect settlement of problems, as directed, and consults with senior manager and regional/corporate human resources for advice and counsel.
Conducts or directs training of workers to improve work performance and motivates work force to accomplish both location and company objectives.
Maintains records, prepares reports, and makes presentations to managers, customers and/or employees.
Consults with cost control and purchasing personnel to assure cost-effective purchase of goods and services, and requisitions supplies as required.
Applies knowledge of production principles and practices to assist with investigation of improvement ideas and resolution of problem areas.
Participates in plant staff meetings, team meetings (as applicable), and on-call duties.
Maintains courteous, professional relationships with Company line and staff functions, outside contractors, customers, and government agencies.
Other duties as assigned
Education and Experience requirements:
Knowledge of industrial operations. One to Two Years of related experience. Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics:
Organizational skills will be necessary for organizing and scheduling production activities, conducting meetings, providing training, and ensuring the implementation, maintenance and enforcement of various programs.
Analytical skills are needed to help identify opportunities for improvement or optimization of processes, quality, safety, or other operational resources as well as to resolve problems.
Mathematical skills will be necessary to prepare reports and maintain records.
Computer skills are required to manage and utilize data management software packages.
Interpersonal skills are necessary in order to develop teamwork within the location as well as be able to work well with both internal and external customers without major conflicts.
Leadership skills are needed to assure that production employees work safely, efficiently, and toward common corporate/location goals and objectives.
Administrative skills are required to manage paperwork, schedule work to both meet customer needs and optimize the use of personnel and equipment, and ensure that employees have the resources needed to execute their activities safely and efficiently.
Self-motivation is necessary to insure that the work progresses without supervision. Being a self-starter is essential.
Planning skills are needed to insure that timely completion of programs and objectives satisfy legal and corporate objectives.
Training and team building skill will be needed to improve individual competencies as well as develop focused group action.
Communications skills will be used to interact with employees at all levels of the organization as well as external customers.
Delegation skills are necessary to plan, direct and assign work as may be appropriate.
The requirements and responsibilities contained in this job description do not create a contract of employment and are not meant to be all-inclusive. They may be changed by the role manager during employment on an as-needed basis.