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At Compass Minerals, we harvest, mine and produce essential minerals that deal with nature’s challenges, including – but not limited to – highway deicing salt for the winter months, water softening salt and plant nutrition that improves the quality and yield of crops. We transform Earth’s resources that ultimately help keep people safe, feed the world and enrich lives, every day.
With our company headquarters in Overland Park, KS, Compass Minerals operates in 27 locations throughout the United States, Canada, Brazil & the United Kingdom. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone’s voice matters. We believe in work that creates value for all stakeholders, encourages collaboration at all levels and focuses on a high-performance environment where employees are challenged to be their best.
Directly oversee the maintenance department consisting of one (1) supervisor, ten (10) hourly tradespersons, one (1) Supervisor Stores/Purchasing and one (1) Storekeeper. The Supt. will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training; planning, assigning, and directing work; ensure work is completed in a safe and efficient manner.
Summary: Directs and leads the overall maintenance efforts for the Goderich Evaporation and Packaging plant. This includes equipment reliability programs, preventative maintenance programs, ensuring effective maintenance scheduling, employee development and skill enhancement plans and implementing continuous improvement activities into the maintenance department.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: (Management reserves the right to add or modify the duties and responsibilities at any time.)
- Meet and help establish targets on planned vs. unplanned work, mean time between failure on major equipment, work order backlog, preventive and predictive maintenance schedule completion.
- Continuously improve the operation by identifying root causes to downtime and implementing action plans to reduce occurrences.
- Continuously strive toward OEE improvements for all production areas.
- Control costs through wise purchasing decisions as well as effective utilization of personnel.
- Enforce and train personnel on production, quality and safety standards.
- Develop supervisor to achieve goals set for the department.
- Help train and implement autonomous maintenance activities with production personnel.
Qualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor Degree in Engineering or equivalent maintenance experience and/or a Bachelor degree in a related field. Must have ten (10) years of overall manufacturing experience with direct work experience maintaining industrial equipment, conveyor & packaging systems, pumps, piping, hydraulic systems, and other miscellaneous equipment.
Must have 5 years of supervisory experience including maintenance planning preferably in a unionized environment.
Should have good knowledge of welding procedures & techniques and extensive experience with preventive and predictive maintenance. Process plant experience and experience at a food grade plant are desirable.
Computer Skills: Will be required to become proficient in maintenance management software. Competence in Excel and Word. Ability to learn new software programs.
Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Problem Solving:Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations
Delegation:Delegates work assignments; matches the responsibility to the person; gives authority to work independently; sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; provides recognition for results.
Leadership:Exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate recognition to others.
Judgement:Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.
Planning/Organizing:Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.
Safety and Security:Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.
Dependability:Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Language Skills:The abilities listed are representative of the level of competency the incumbent needs in order to effectively perform the essential duties. These specific abilities may or may not be required for this particular position.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, blue prints, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively to employees. Ability to communicate with, direct, and correct the workforce.
Mathematical Skills:The abilities listed are representative of the level of competency the incumbent needs in order to effectively perform the essential duties. These specific abilities may or may not be required for this particular position.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, tolerances, alignment, clearances, torque, tensions, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, geometry and trigonometry.
Reasoning Ability:The abilities listed are representative of the level of competency the incumbent needs in order to effectively perform the essential duties. These specific abilities may or may not be required for this particular position.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations.
Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Compass Minerals is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Compass Minerals is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodations, contract email@example.com or 519 524 8351.