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Penhorwood Mill Supervisor

Magris Talc Canada Inc.

Full-Time • Timmins Region

Magris Talc is a leading Talc producer operating mines and processing plants in the United States and Canada.

We are looking to add a Penhorwood Mill Supervisor to our Operations team. This role is a full time and permanent position. This role requires an individual to work on a 5-5-4 schedule, a 12-hour day shift rotation and cross shift to our current Mill Supervisor. The work schedule may be altered for the initial training period and also in the event that the needs of the Operations changes. This role does require daily travel to our Penhorwood site, which is approximately 70 km west of Timmins towards Foleyet.  A travel allowance is also provided to assist in offsetting travel costs. 

Penhorwood is a fast paced and high demand work environment that requires one who supervises and coordinates activities of plant production workers; utilizes knowledge of industrial operations for the safe, clean, efficient, and profitable production of talc products; assists in process optimization studies and other plant-related improvement projects.


• Fully supports the location health, safety, quality and environmental (HSEQ) programs by overseeing their implementation, maintenance, and enforcement as well as compliance with corporate programs.
• Supervises and coordinates activities of plant production workers to ensure that work performed meets operational objectives and requirements.
• Confers with maintenance and quality control to ensure 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 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 and are subject to change due to nature of Operational requirements.


Education and Experience requirements:

• Knowledge of industrial and mill process operations.
• One to Three Years of related experience as a minimum.
• 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 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.
• Must be able to professionally and skillfully navigate employee performance reviews, issues, concerns, and lead/direct behavioral changes when required.
• 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 ensure that the work progresses without supervision. Being a self-starter is essential.
• Planning skills are needed to ensure 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.

Magris Talc Canada is an equal opportunity employer who values and respects diversity through fostering an inclusive environment based on mutual respect and dignity. Accommodation is also available throughout our recruitment process for applicants with disabilities and upon request.

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Job Expires: 2022-06-24

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Magris Talc Canada Inc.

100 Water Tower Rd 100 Water Tower Rd, Timmins, ON P4N 7N6, Canada

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