Production Supervisor
at Westmoreland Coal Company

Date Posted: 10/4/2018

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include a wide range of activities including, but not limited to:

  • Directly supervise, deploy personnel and plan equipment for Mine Operations based on weekly plans, production targets and requirements.
  • Carry out regular safety and environmental inspections of all areas to ensure that operations are being carried out in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.
  • Prepare and complete necessary production documents.
  • Communicate and act on pre and post shift activities.
  • Follow up with employees off for illness, injury; actively manage and develop the performance of employees. Maintain appropriate records of any employee performance issues and take corrective action.
  • Communicate and work cooperatively with maintenance to ensure equipment is maintained while maximizing production.
  • Assuming other duties and/or responsibilities as required in response to changing circumstances and the economic and physical environment of the Mine or Company.

Job Requirements


The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of Grade 12 education, along with University/Technical training and 3 – 4 years of related experience. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Have a Provincial Mine Safety Supervision Certificate.
  • Set objectives which are realistic but aggressive.
  • Ensure that work accomplished is complete in all relevant aspects.
  • Adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads and sudden or frequent changes in priority in order to accomplish objectives.
  • Review and set performance standards for work assigned.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Hanna, Alberta
  • Job Type: Facilities
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 10/4/2018

About Us

Westmoreland Coal Company began mining in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania in 1854 as a Pennsylvania corporation. In 1910, we incorporated in Delaware and continued our focus on underground coal operations in Pennsylvania and the Appalachian Basin. We moved our headquarters from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Colorado in 1995. Today, we are an energy company with 13 coal mines in the western U.S. and Canada, a stake in an activated carbon plant and char production facility and two coal-fired power generation units. Our headquarters are located in Englewood, Colorado and we have approximately 2,900 employees.

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