Shift Supervisor

Location(s) USA-LA-Garyville
Job ID
2018-3743
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Operations Leadership

Overview

Are you tired of the same thing, day in and day out? Looking for a new opportunity? 

 

Savage is looking for a dynamic new Team Member to fill our Shift Supervisor position. 

 

The primary responsibility of the Shift Supervisor will be to perform daily rounds, monitor employee status and performance, conduct audits, issuing permits, coordinating barge traffic, and more, throughout the coke handling system in the areas of coke unit, bridge crane, conveyor, and dock areas.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure all employee follow proper safety rules and operating procedures 
  • Conduct daily audits of the overhead bridge crane, conveyor, unit, dock, and associated equipment
  • Issue frequent work orders to ensure the system is properly maintained
  • Coordinate daily barge loading traffic, including communications to third parties involved
  • Respond to any unsafe or out of place event or condition immediately
  • Complete and file all necessary documentation as required including JHA’s, permits, log entries, safety meetings, audit sheets, daily checksheets
  • Assist in training of employees
  • Conduct and document frequent Safety and toolbox meetings
  • Maintain company objectives and expectations in the absence of the Facility Manager and Operations Manager
  • Work closely with Marathon Operations to keep production levels high, systems maintained and communication lines open

Qualifications

 

  • MUST HAVE A CURRENT TWIC AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION, NO EXCEPTIONS
  • IN PERSON INTERVIEWS REQUIRE THE CANDIDATE TO BE CLEAN SHAVEN, NO EXCEPTIONS
  • Extensive knowledge of crane, coke unit, dock, and conveyor operating techniques
  • Experience in bulk materials, conveyor systems and heavy equipment
  • Experience interacting with an hourly, salary and client based workforce
  • Proven ability to focus on details, follow work rules and adhere to work schedules
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a driving record satisfactory to the Company and its insurers
  • Experience with OSHA guidelines, policies, and procedures

 

Education/Experience

  • High School Diploma required   
  • Excellent communication skills – both oral and written
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Efficient with standard office software programs (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Must be able to multi-task and set priorities
  • Ability to manage confidential issues

Physical Requirements

 

 Must have the ability to perform the essential physical functions of the position:

  • Work in an environment containing coal dust, hazardous noise, confined space, and in hot or cold environments
  • Work at heights , climbing stairs, and climbing ladders
  • Walk on uneven ground and up to 3 miles per shift
  • Must have ability to wear required PPR
  • Must be able to pass a fit test and pulmonary function test for the purposes of wearing a respirator and recertify annually or as needed
  • Lift up to 50 pounds frequently

 

 

With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire RightTrain Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.

 

 

Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth.

 

Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

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