Westmoreland Mining LLC

Ops/Production Supervisor II

Estevan, Saskatchewan, Canada
Mar 02, 2021
Mar 31, 2021
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
Job Description

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Plant Superintendent, supervise union personnel on rotating shifts in the Activated Carbon and Char plants, as well as the Tipple.

Supervisor Responsibilities

This position has supervisory responsibilities over other employees.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise all personnel assigned to them on shift.
  • Responsible for meeting production quality and cost targets for their shift, and variance reporting.
  • Coordinate and direct day-to-day work activities for the plants.
  • Ensure safe work behaviors, and correct safety and environmental deficiencies in a timely manner. Report and begin the investigation process for all safety and environmental incidents.
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures, as well as the collective bargaining agreement.
  • Interface with plant maintenance staff to maximize plant run-time and effectively communicate maintenance needs.
  • Interface with mine operations supervisors to ensure an adequate supply of raw coal feed.
  • Complete all shift reports
  • Assuming other duties and responsibilities as may be required in response to changing circumstances and the economical and physical environment of the Company.

Job Requirements

Typical Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts, and is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions and vibration. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risks of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum 3-5 years of related work experience as a supervisor in an industrial setting.
  • Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven commitment to safety and environmental stewardship
  • Familiarity with Saskatchewan health and safety regulations
  • Leadership
  • Problem solving
  • Time Management