The Plant Superintendent will hold a key position in ensuring that our Plant runs safely, efficiently and to the highest standard of quality. This opportunity offers the chance for advancement within a dynamic global company, an excellent benefits and compensation package and generous relocation assistance. The ideal candidate will have a passion for safety, an aptitude for leadership and a personality that values teamwork and the contribution of all of our employees.
Direct the day-to-day production, shipping, and preventative maintenance activities at the silica plant and mine in order to maintain a safe work environment and meet production requirements with a quality product at the lowest possible cost. Maintain satisfactory labor relations. Coordinate work with other plant superintendents to execute plans in achieving operational goals. Ensure full compliance with all regulatory requirements in regards to Safety & Health and Environmental matters.
Reports to: Plant Manager
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensure safe work operations; enforce safety & health rules and environmental compliance.
Coordinate the scheduling of all processing, shipping, and preventative maintenance activities at the plant and mine to assure shipments are made on time and meet quality requirements.
Provide direct supervision and delegate as appropriate to plant and mine supervision, and coordinate maintenance activities with the Maintenance Superintendent.
Working with the Health & Safety Superintendent, direct and oversee employee safety training, plant housekeeping, and ensure adherence to all Corporate EHS policies and federal and state regulations.
Develop long and short term plans to achieve plant, Operations department, and corporate goals and objectives.
Using the continuous improvement philosophy look for opportunities to improve quality, costs, productivities, and other efficiencies while eliminating waste.
Prepare and maintain daily and weekly production reporting.
Monitor operating costs. Strive to provide the highest quality product at the lowest possible cost. Initiate programs to adhere to standards and/or establish improved standards.
Initiate corrective action necessary to improve or maintain efficient operations. Bring problems or potential problems to the attention of the Plant Manager.
Maintain an “Open Door” policy to ensure good relations with staff and hourly work force.
Handle disciplinary actions per the employee handbook and work to settle employee grievances
Recommend actions necessary for development of a qualified and motivated workforce.
Assist in resolving customer complaints.
Assist in the preparation of Capital Plans and completion of capital projects.
Complete assigned projects in a timely manner.
Handle the production duties of the Maintenance Superintendent in his absence.
Serve as a member of the plant’s Steering Team.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Organizational Relationships and Functional Scope:
Reports directly to Plant Manager of Unimin Guion, AR
Direct reports: Mine Supervisor(s), Drilling & Blasting Supervisor, Production & Shipping Supervisor(s), Hourly Employees
We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non-work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status.
The organization offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits.
Our Plant Superintendent will require integrity, relevant supervisory experience, a passion for safety and a related degree - or - equivalent experience. This person will be a leader that cares for the well-being of the team.
Safety and Environmental competency
Written and Verbal Communication skills
Maintenance oversight skills
Budgetary skills - Capital planning and projects
Short and long-term planning and scheduling
7 to 10 years of related experience in a position of leadership
Unimin Corporation, a member of the Sibelco Group, is North America's leading industrial mineral producer and a technology partner to a diverse customer base. Our silica, high purity quartz, feldspar, nepheline syenite, calcium carbonate, clay, kaolin, lime and limestone products are the fundamental building blocks of nearly every industrial and manufacturing process.
Quality and innovation are... at the foundation of Unimin; but our real strength is our employees. Unimin employs a diverse and highly skilled team of professionals to convert natural minerals into engineered solutions for our customers.
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