Ops/Production Supervisor

Rosebud Ln, USA, United States
Jul 27, 2022
Aug 26, 2022
Req #10
Position Summary

Under the general direction of Production Superintendent, supervise union personnel ensuring that the operation/maintenance of the Rosebud Mine/Facilities complies with authorized practices and procedures, and production/maintenance requirements are accomplished in a safe and efficient manner. The Supervisor will be required to work rotating and/or weekday/weekend shifts depending on Company requirements. The Shift Supervisor will implement an effective safety program conducting safety meetings as required, ensure effective new and refresher safety task training for assigned personnel; monitor and inspect work areas to assure area is safe and in compliance with all MSHA and company safety rules and regulations, correcting all unsafe conditions. Respond to accidents as required to provide first aid, investigation and root cause analysis.

The Supervisor will supervise all personnel assigned to them on shift, including assignment of duties, evaluation of performance, training and recommendation for training. Administer activities to ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures and union bargaining unit agreement. Additionally, the Supervisor will coordinate and direct work activities to effectively implement mine/maintenance plans, ensuring safe productive utilization of all equipment assigned on shift. Ensure effective coal quality control procedures are used; coordinate safe mine/facilities activities to maximize equipment availability and provide for preventive and scheduled maintenance. Analyze operational/maintenance requirements and adjust priorities as required. Communicate status of work activities as need with department manager or other departments. Prepare or review reports as required to evaluate and document activities

Supervisor Responsibilities

This position has supervisory responsibilities over other employees.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promote and support the overall health, safety and work environment by implementing and assisting in the enforcement of the requirements of site health and safety programs.
  • Facilitate safe mine production through the use of personnel and equipment for an area or shift. Directs all activities of a single shop or segment of the mining operations on rotating shifts.
  • Perform timely updates and evaluations of scope of work requests prior to approval of weekly plans.
  • Participate in pre-planning, planning and scheduling meetings to ensure alignment and commitment of resources to the work schedule.
  • Monitor equipment and personnel to accommodate the mining and extraction of coal in a safe and efficient manner. While providing a positive chain of communication in a diverse work environment.
  • Leading the work execution team in the daily work development for production activities, implementing necessary job assignments to work force to ensure a match of the work and equipment.
  • Demonstrate and support the Westmoreland Mining LLC Code of Conduct, promote and support overall health, safety and work environment.
  • Perform related work as required.

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 5 years of related work experience which includes production operations in the mining industry or relevant Engineering degree.
  • Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities

Licenses, Registration, and Certifications

  • Valid Driver's License with a good driving record.
  • Ability to obtain Mine Foreman Certification.


  • Leadership
  • Problem solving
  • Time Management
  • Communication

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary