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Mill Supervisor - Packaging & Loading in South Hutchinson, KS at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

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Job Description

Directs all shifts of mill operations to process salt from the silos through screen room, packaging, warehousing and shipping. Oversees the safety, quality and quantity of work performed. Administers collective bargaining agreements. Plans necessary maintenance work and ensures that repairs and corrective actions are completed.

Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Reviews production reports, performs walk-around, observes equipment operation, and confers with operators to improve safety and operational efficiency. Recommends measures to Mill Manager to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product; completes implementation of said recommendations.


Possesses a good working knowledge of material handling and packaging equipment. Inspects machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization.


Holds subordinates responsible for meeting production goals.


Oversees maintenance personnel on swing shift for scheduled jobs and directs personnel for break downs. Consults Maintenance Supervisor for assistance and direction when unable to solve equipment problems that arise.


Develops or revises standard operational and working practices, JSA’s and observes workers to ensure compliance with standards.


Assigns job tasks to workers according to loading and unloading schedules. Observes loading of trucks and rail cars to determine conformance to loading patterns and to prevent shifting or damage to palletized salt products during transit. Verifies materials loaded or unloaded against work order or bill of lading.


Directs workers to move materials or products to storage areas or production departments. Verifies correct product and packaging during production runs.


Resolves worker grievances or submits unsettled grievances to Mill Manager for action.


Compiles, stores, and retrieves production data.


Performs safety, quality and environmental inspections.


Requisitions tools, equipment and supplies.


Manages worker overtime.


Coordinates inspection and production records.


Interprets company policies and regulatory requirements to workers and follows and enforces safety policies, procedures and regulations.


Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.



Supervisory Responsibilities                                                


Directly supervises 5-15 unionized employees in the Mill. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Qualifications Bachelor's degree (B. A. or B. S.) from four-year College or university; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Minimum of 5 years manufacturing experience, including a minimum of three (3) years Production/Technical/ Maintenance management experience preferred.


Morton Salt is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.


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