This position directs the daily production activities in the area of operation by coordinating all aspects of production-related responsibilities in a safe and cost-effective manner.
Essential Functions of Position
Responsible for all other duties as assigned.
A high school diploma is required; BS or BA in an engineering or production related field (or equivalent experience) is preferred. 10+ years experience in a Lime production or similar industry, with 5+ years supervisory/management experience. Must be a take-charge person with excellent people skills, results driven, with a demonstrated ability to lead employees and get results through others. Must exhibit the Core Values of Mississippi Lime Company, and recognize others who do. Coordinates completion of plant goals and objectives through supervisors and hourly employees. Ability to think ahead and plan over a specific time span and prepare action plans to achieve results. Supervision skills, including developing, mentoring, and when necessary, disciplining employees. An ability to balance and achieve positive results in the areas of safety, quality, environmental, plant reliability, productivity, cost efficiency, waste reduction and employee relations in a unionized environment. Must be a team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to manage multiple priorities. Coordinates with the maintenance department for scheduling completion of maintenance activities on production equipment and machinery. Must be able to learn and understand all plant processes, attend and complete a supervisory certificate program, achieve and maintain Method 22 certification and maintain First-aid/CPR certification. Must have a good working knowledge of MSHA and other regulatory requirements. Must be able to use electronic and manual systems for organizing and tracking plant activities. Must be able to drive change and provide leadership for the area Operational Excellence Program.