Compass Minerals Canada Corp.

Mine 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: Following the mine plan, the Mining Supervisor is accountable for the safe, efficient and quality of work performed by the Mining Team. The successful applicant must be capable of modifying the shift's plan as required, and ensuring the maximization of resources. Leads the mining team in all safety and production related matters. Accurately completes shift logs and reports. Performs weekly and monthly safety audits. Promotes and monitors the use of Safety Systems and Tools. Other duties as assigned.
Essential Job Functions: Include but are not limited to the following:
(Management reserves the right to add or modify the duties and responsibilities at any time.)
  • The Mining Supervisor will ensure that all personnel in his/her charge know and follow the company’s policies, procedures and standards for work and safety, and the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Mines and Mining Plants.
  • The Mining Supervisor is responsible for the health and safety of all personnel in his/her charge as well as support and contractor personnel.
  • The Mining Supervisor will set and achieve production targets in accordance with the company’s stated goals and objectives.
  • The Mining Supervisor will direct service, production and development personnel and equipment to maximize their performance and production.  This includes the assignment of equipment and the supervision of its use and working condition.
  • The Mining Supervisor will know, be in compliance with, and apply the provision of the Collective Agreement.
  • The Mining Supervisor will discipline personnel in his/her charge in a fair manner consistent with company policy.
  • The Mining Supervisor will be able to manage grievances by the Union up to a 1 level.
  • The Mining Supervisor will maintain an accurate shift log for the purpose of communicating reliable production and safety information, as required.  The log will include explanation for the variances from target.
  • The Mining Supervisor will ensure, as required, that Mine Rescue personnel are made available for training, as scheduled.
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.
Education and/or Experience:
  • 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.
  • Mining Common Core and a minimum of 5 years mining experience
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Experience with Regulations for Mines and Mining Plants
  • Supervisory Common Core
  • Previous Technologist experience or as a Mine Supervisor.
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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