Production Supervisor
at Westmoreland Coal Company

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

Job Description

The Production Supervisor is responsible for supervising the execution of Surface production and logistics activities undertaken by front-line operational personnel in line with the schedule, standards and performance, cost and volume. Ensures quality business practices and standards are followed to achieve all set targets and organizational goals.

  • Promote and support the overall health, safety and work environment by implementing and assisting in the enforcement of the requirements of Westmoreland Kemmerer, LLC Health and Safety Programs.
  • Facilitate safe mine production through the use of personnel and equipment for an area or shift. Directs all activities of a single shop or segment of the mining operations on rotating shifts.
  • Perform timely updates and evaluations of scope of work requests prior to approval of weekly plans.
  • Participate in pre-planning, planning and scheduling meetings to ensure alignment and commitment of resources to the work schedule.
  • Monitor equipment and personnel to accommodate the mining and extraction of coal in a safe and efficient manner. While providing a positive chain of communication in a diverse work environment.
  • Leading the work execution team in the daily work development for production activities, implementing necessary job assignments to work force to ensure a match of the work and equipment.
  • Demonstrate and support the Westmoreland Coal Company Code of Conduct, promote and support overall health, safety and work environment.
  • Perform related work as required.

Job Requirements

Five years mining experience or Bachelor's degree
Plus good mining operations and equipment knowledge
Demonstrated supervisory / managerial skills
Proficiency in MS Office Suite and manufacturing systems
Wyoming Mine Foreman Certification- or ability to obtain within 12 months

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Kemmerer, WY
  • Job Type: Management
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/15/2018

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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