Holcim (US) Inc. Production Supervisor in Hagerstown, Maryland
To achieve maximum optimization on a daily basis by effectively coordinating the daily operation of the production department ensuring all environmental, safety, quality, budget and production targets are being met.
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.
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
Assist the Production Manager in preparation of department operation budget, monthly accruals, and capital projects
Participate in planning, organizing and execution of refractory repairs and turnarounds with the Maintenance Planner.
Provide relief coverage for other Production Supervisors on rotating shift as needed.
Participate in planning, organizing and executing the plant housekeeping plan.
Maintain and administer weekly work schedules and vacation schedules
Assist the Production Manager in the development and implementation of training plans for production personnel.
Responsible for Production planning including 24 month plan for logistics; weekly and monthly confirmation checks and conversion of planned orders to process orders.
Responsible for process orders management including but not limited to: weekly release of process orders, daily confirmation of process orders, clearing of goods movement errors occurring after confirmation, complete process orders monthly
Responsible to balance physical inventories of cement, clinker, raw meal weekly and all other materials associated with production on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
Ensure production vs. consumption ratios are correct for all functional areas, raw material extraction, raw material preparation, raw meal preparation and cement clinker factors are correct each month.
Ensure the accurate reporting of downtime notifications, and coach and improve downtime tracking process.
Assist with production budget development (Mid Term Plan) cost and volumes
Participate as key member in weekly production/maintenance planning meeting
RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER JOBS
- The Production Supervisor reports to the Production Manager who reports to the Plant Manager.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Required Education: High School diploma/GED
Additional Education Preferred:Bachelor's/University Degree
Work Experience: 3-5 years
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 is highly preferred
Previous supervisory experience
Position TypeSalaried Full-Time
CompanyHolcim (US) Inc.