Production Supervisor - Surface Mining Operations

Resource Erectors - Ottawa, IL


Responsibility for the safety of production teams performing related responsibilities for a 1+ million tons per year mining and minerals processing and related transload sites. Manage, coach and mentor employees for the success of this state of the art surface mining operation.


  • Ensures all safety and production requirements are met.
  • Set the example in terms of safe work practices, performance, attitude, and work ethic for all other department members to emulate.
  • Work with Production Manager and other team members developing plans related to improving plant production efficiencies, equipment uptime, employee training and mentoring programs, safety programs, etc..
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead a crew of other employees in any assignment and complete the work with minimal supervision.
  • Work to track and maintain necessary product inventories daily, monthly, and annually.
  • Oversee all aspects of their assigned production area.
  • Consistently be able to communicate with other departments to maintain plant efficiencies in all areas.
  • Track and complete daily production tracking and reporting.
  • Must possess the ability to work with manufacturers and /or vendors to maintain technical training standards for their assigned employees and production area.
  • Work with the Maintenance Department to maintain plant equipment and availabilities.
  • Maintain proper inventory of production supplies.
  • Continually work to improve plant production key indicators and efficiencies.
  • Promote safe work practices in all conditions and circumstances.
  • Consistently practice good housekeeping principles and reinforce these principles to others.


  • 3+ years previous operations management experience in industry with a preference towards the mining and minerals processing industry.
  • BS degree in engineering or related field preferred but not necessary in exchange for strong related work experience.
  • Previous experience working with MSHA and other related State and Federal agencies a plus.
  • Strong ability to lead, coach and mentor hourly employees.


Posted On: Monday, August 20, 2018
Compensation: $1.00

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