Cargill Mine General Supervisor (Mine Supervisor) in Avery Island, Louisiana

Mine General Supervisor (Mine Supervisor)

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Position Purpose

The Mine General Supervisor manages the aspects of the underground mine production activities that include adherence to EHS standards and practices, supervision, project management, production, ground control management, employee engagement, employee development and costs. Provide technical knowledge, operation experience and management skills in the coordination of all elements of the underground production operations on a daily/weekly basis. Interface with the maintenance department to attain short and long term asset utilization and availability goals.

Principal Accountabilities

40% - Effective safety and performance management of direct and indirect reports.

25% - Communicating effectively. Building strong teams between all supervisory teams and the surface.

10% - Maintenance management to achieve short and long term goals.

10% - Planning, prioritizing and scheduling.

10% - Compliance with Policy/Procedure and regulatory requirements.

5% - Develop capital and expense budgets.


Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED or higher degree and 5 or more years mining (surface or underground) experience

  • Or an Associates or higher degree in engineering with 3 or more years of mining (surface or underground) experience

  • 3 or more years of supervisory experience

  • Able and willing to work across all operational shifts (1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts and occasional weekends on a rotating schedule)

  • Knowledge of Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and/or Occupational Safety and Health Administation (OSHA) safety statutes

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in dealing with ground control management

  • Basic understanding of sound maintenance practices.

  • Experience utilizing root cause analysis tools ( 5why, RCA)

  • Experience in continuous improvement activities such as 5S and Value Stream Mapping

  • Experience with screen plant operations (crushing, screening, storage).

  • Ability to develop and execute hands on training programs

Success Factors

  • Demonstrated commitment, knowledge, experience and success in Environmental, Health and Safety

  • Experience in mining practices that include extraction and ventilation

  • Experience managing ground conditions within a mine

  • Leadership experience with development plans and performance management of team members

  • Strong verbal and listening communication skills

  • Basic knowledge of the mining production cycle

  • People Agility: Acknowledges, develops and rewards competencies and results; addresses people issues/opportunities; develops team.

  • Demonstrates support of the Cargill Leadership Expectations

  • Communication: Strong written communication skills, interpersonal skills; speaks candidly; provides constructive feedback

  • Efficient: Strong organization and planning skills

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in project management, planning and managing costs

  • Exposure/knowledge of basic PC software programs

  • SAP experience

  • Ability to adjust to a changing environment

  • Change management skills

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Operations

Primary Location US-LA-Avery Island

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: AVE00409