Compass Minerals Canada Corp.

Maintenance Supervisor

By Compass Minerals Canada Corp.

Dead Line: April 20, 2022

We invite you to Explore the Potential of being part of something Clearly Essential! 
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. 
Summary: Directs and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repair, maintenance, and installation of machines, tools, and equipment in a the mine.  Responsibility is to ensure safe work practices and procedures are followed as well as ensuring high productivity from this department. Quality standards and safe work practices are to be followed. Effective maintenance scheduling and employee development.
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)
  • Supervises, develops the skills and directs/ delegates activities of the maintenance crew. 
  • Each tradesman has a wide range of skills and experience, effective supervision is vital to the success of the maintenance plan, execution of critical repairs and ultimately the reliability of the site.
  • Assesses ongoing maintenance projects and job orders and determines work priorities
  • Ensures safe working conditions and safe work procedures are understood and followed by crew
  • Communicates equipment and job order status to appropriate people and departments
  • Understand, present and enforce policies regarding safe work practices, production methods, quality standards, and preventative maintenance.
  • Conduct monthly safety meetings and weekly tool box talks
  • Troubleshoot equipment problems throughout areas of responsibility, determine maintenance needs, schedule repairs and oversee progress of same.
  • Have input into developing maintenance budget.
  • Evaluate productivity and other performance measures of employees and recommend possible improvements to work processes.
  • To foster an environment of continuous improvement, complete projects that will strengthen the business.
  • Optimize the preventive maintenance program
  • Work with operators and Supervisors to make equipment modifications and to schedule equipment downtime for PM’s.
  • Audit the Pm’s and repairs to ensure it meets maintenance standards and expectations holding the tradesmen responsible for their performance 
Supervisory Responsibilities:    
  • Directly supervises 10 employees in the Maintenance Department. Carries 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 on a safe and efficient manner.
Education/Experience Qualifications:
Minimum Requirements:
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience and a minimum of 4 years of experience,  with 2 years of management experience, plus experience in functions managed.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience, with 2 years of management experience, plus experience in functions managed.
  • Technologist/or previous experience as a MTCE planner preferred.
  • Supervisory and project planning experience.
  • Hoist knowledge would be an asset.
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Knowledgeable in the use of CMMS.
  • Knowledge of computers to aid diagnostic abilities such as Caterpillar and Komatsu machine systems
Physical Requirements:  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.
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, contact or 519 524 8351.

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