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Compass Minerals Maintenance Supervisor in Duluth, Minnesota

Compass Minerals is a leading provider of essential minerals that solve nature's challenges, including salt for winter roadway safety and other consumer, industrial and agricultural uses, and specialty plant nutrition minerals that improve the quality and yield of crops. The company produces its minerals at locations throughout the U.S., Canada, Brazil and the U.K. Though the company’s history stretches back as far as 1844, Compass Minerals became a public company in December 2003. The company is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, the Russell 1000 Index and Named one of Forbes’ 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America in 2015 and 2016, Compass Minerals’ mission is to be the best essential minerals company by delivering safely where and when it matters.

Compass Minerals is committed to creating a workplace that respects and values the diversity of the people and communities around us and where employees can thrive and deliver high-performing, sustainable organizational success. Our focus on diversity and inclusion is grounded in our company’s Core Values and is explicitly demonstrated in our Code of Ethics and Business Conduct.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining diverse employees with the necessary skills to shape an inclusive organization. We especially strive to hire, retain and promote employees with a diversity of attributes, backgrounds, experiences and skills, who think differently, have varying perspectives and can bring forward unique ideas and points of view.

Summary:This role supports a 24 hour, 5-7 days-a-week operation. The incumbent will utilize project management techniques, manage capital projects, drive the facility maintenance efforts, oversee work order activity, and support additional operations at the Duluth Plant. The incumbent will also be responsible in ensuring compliance with local, state and federal regulations and company policies and assuring EHS&S compliance with emphasis on OSHA regulations.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude but are not limited to the following:/(Management reserves the right to add or modify the duties and responsibilities at any time.)/

  • Manage the maintenance department by organizing, scheduling and overseeing daily preventative maintenance and coordinating minor and major equipment outages.

  • Manage a team of hourly maintenance technicians. Evaluate employee performance and promote skill development through coaching and training.

  • Manage capital projects from justification through installation while maintaining allotted budget.

  • Identifying opportunities for continuous improvement regarding operational costs and equipment efficiency.

  • Purchasing of MRO supplies and developing annual department budgets.

  • Develop relationships with suppliers to obtain technical support and additional product information.

  • Schedule onsite visits to ensure continuous operational/equipment efficiency.

Qualifications:/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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions./

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Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Engineering preferred

2 years project management and supervisory experience preferred

2 years experience in maintenance/industrial environment preferred

Competent Windows based computer skills, spreadsheet skills required

Analytical and problem solving skills

CAD use and project experience

Experience in CMMS and RAM programs preferred

Supervisory/leadership experience in an Union environment preferred

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Language Skills:/The abilities listed are representative of the level of competency the incumbent needs in order to effectively perform the essential duties. These specific abilities may or may not be required for this particular position./

Ability to write routine reports, develop standard operating procedures for operators to follow, and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before management.

Mathematical Skills:/The abilities listed are representative of the level of competency the incumbent needs in order to effectively perform the essential duties. These specific abilities may or may not be required for this particular position./

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Ability to work with engineering and mathematical concepts such as basic physics of materials, simple statics & dynamics probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Reasoning Ability:/The abilities listed are representative of the level of competency the incumbent needs in order to effectively perform the essential duties. These specific abilities may or may not be required for this particular position./

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Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands:/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./

Must be able to walk on uneven surfaces 95% of the time (irregular floors, loose aggregate, ramps, mud, snow and ice surfaces) (daily); stand for up to 6.5 hours/day (regularly); lift up to 50lbs (regularly); climb stairs up to 3.5 floors at a time. Multiple configurations of stairs (daily); climb ladders (30 ft. high max ) (daily); climb inclines ramps (150’ max. at 15% grade) (daily); bend over and walk under low roof structures (regularly), climb and crawl on top of hoppers and bins (occasionally); enter confined spaces (regularly); walk and climb at elevations (daily); ride in man lifts- JLG units with fall protection (occasionally); climb into mobile equipment via steps and ladders (front-end loaders, dozers, forklift and skid steers) (daily); wear dust masks (occasionally); good hearing and vision (daily); manipulate hand and foot controls (daily); sit at a desk and work on computer or process paper work for 6.5 hours (occasionally)

Daily = 80-100% of the time

Regularly = 60-80% of the time

Occasionally = 0-60% of the time

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Work Environment:/The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions./

While performing the duties, the employee may frequently be exposed to moving mechanical parts and mobile equipment; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The employee will be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and severe cold and heat. The noise level in the work environment may typically be moderate to loud. When and where required, all work environment exposures are reduced to acceptable occupational levels through the distribution and usage of personnel protective equipment.

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/To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:/

Analytical- Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs workflow and procedures.

Problem Solving- Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions.

Project Management- Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Manages costs and schedule, Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.

Business Acumen- Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.

Strategic Thinking- Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.

Initiative- Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities. Successful candidate will exhibit capability of managing multiple priorities.

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/Compass Minerals is an equal opportunity employer that hires and promotes the best candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, or veteran status./

If interested and qualified, please apply online atwww.CompassMinerals.com

Job: *Operations

Organization: *Salt

Title: Maintenance Supervisor

Location: MN-Duluth

Requisition ID: 1900008U

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