Shift Supervisor

Wolf Lake - Illinois - United States - Energy - Mining - Cost Control & Procurement - Other

Brunel has an exciting opportunity for a Shift Supervisor for our client who are a global leader in mining solutions and quality products throughout the world in the Mining Industry. This is a permanent position located in Wolf Lake, Illinois. You will be responsible to be the leader in the commitment to the pursuit of achieving Zero Harm through behavioral based safety and report in appropriate systems. You will be responsible for identifying and taking ownership of opportunities to raise standards of performance. If you feel this would be a good fit, apply now!

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Gabrielle Warner, Account manager

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About this role

  • Ensure compliance with applicable HSE performance standards, objectives and regulations;
  • Live and foster the IPL Corporate Values;
  • Align with the Business Excellence, identify and implement framework and strategy to reduce waste and improve quality, productivity and safety performance within the assigned departments;
  • Provide leadership through direction, support and guidance regarding all activities to meet production requirements;
  • Managing, motivating and developing employees;
  • Track KPIs for the departments;
  • Facilitate problem solving driving thorough Root Cause Analysis (RCA);
  • Direct and coordinate operation resources to ensure customer demands are met;
  • Foster alignment to manufacturing strategies such as cost reductions, productivity improvements, organizational development, and safety performance to meet corporate business strategies through the use of continuous improvement and the Management of Change process;
  • Participate in incident investigations, regulatory inspections and audits and close all related actions items;
  • Responsibility for coordinating and leading daily manufacturing teams which includes but not limited to reporting, coaching, planning and administrative coordination of resources;
  • Communication with various stakeholders;
  • Provide manufactured products to meet the expectations of customers;
  • Working with various functions, who may have differing objectives;
  • Optimizing department resources.

About you

  • High School diploma required;
  • Associates and/or Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred;
  • Minimum of 5 years related technical experience;
  • Leadership or supervisory experience required;
  • Ability to understand Safety, Quality, Capacity and Continuous Improvement aspects of all processes
  • Knowledge of and the ability to troubleshoot issues in all of the various processes
  • Must satisfy the requirements for a “possessor of explosives” as defined by BATFE
  • Ability to provide direction and coaching to others in an effective leadership manner;
  • Ability to foster teamwork and collaboration among all shift employees;
  • Ability to listen, understand and take technical data from others into consideration in making operational decisions;
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as Safety rules, Work Instructions, Process Specs, Quality Plans, Employee Handbook, Employee information booklet and, and Packaging Standards;
  • Ability to communicate with others effectively in both written and verbal manner;
  • SAP and Microsoft office proficiency;
  • Positive attitude, friendly demeanor, and a team player.

What we offer

  • Vacation time + 10 paid holidays + a couple of PTO days;
  • Full health benefits including employer HSA contributions + dental plan with an orthodontic option, wellness coaching available;
  • Up to a 4% 401k match PLUS additional company contribution from 1% to 5% based on years of service;
  • Generous tuition reimbursement program;
  • Friendly and supportive coworkers.


  • Vacancy number: PUB234203
  • Location: Wolf Lake
  • Market: Energy
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branch: Mining
  • Education level: Other
  • Area of Expertise: Cost Control & Procurement
  • Closing date: Monday, November 18, 2019
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Gabrielle Warner

Account manager Brunel Energy USA Salt Lake City

+1 385-259-2533

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