Production Supervisor

Company: Holcim (US) Inc. A member of LafargeHolcim ( Learn More )

General Information
US-MD-Hagerstown
N/A
4 Year Degree
Full-Time
At least 3 year(s)
Not Specified
False
False
Job Description

PURPOSE

Responsible for the supervision and direction of production within a cement plant.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support and maintain the plant safety program through day-to-day safety contacts with employees and department safety meetings, ensure assigned work areas are safe and safety requirements are observed.
  • Review operational control policies and procedures, update to current standard and communicate with effected departments and employees.
  • Monitor all process operations to maximize production rates while meeting quality targets.
  • Maintain environmental compliance at all times, taking action as necessary to operate within facility permitted limits.
  • Supervise 3rd party service including refractory removal and installation, mechanical or electrical maintenance as needed.
  • Manage process materials in accordance with work instruction including but not limited to raw materials, fuels, semi and finished products, and any waste stream.
  • Identify, isolate and report any deviation from internal product specification.
  • Manage equipment failure and process upset conditions to minimize cost and downtime.
  • Assign housekeeping duties and maintain plant areas as required.
  • Ensure kiln and mill operation is in compliance with government and company safety standards
  • Ensure the regular inspection and evaluation of all operating equipment to maintain production requirements
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

    Required Education:

    Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree or equivalent experience

    Required Work Experience:

    3-5 years

    Additional Requirement:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • Solid follow-up, planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to use independent judgment in supervising personnel and in making decisions that can affect the overall operation of the plant
  • High work standards and safety awareness
  • Adaptable to change
  • Solid coaching skills
  • Able to delegate responsibility
  • Solid problem-solving skills
  • 3-5 years cement production and/or kiln experience
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Job Requirements