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Production Supervisor

Company: Covia
Location: Crane
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionCovia is a leading supplier of minerals and material solutions to the industrial and energy markets. Covia's rich legacy includes many achievements across industries and capital success through partnership. Our ability to deliver the right product, to the right place, at the right time, is unmatched. Just as strong is our commitment to building partnerships that help our customers succeed.

Quality and innovation are at the foundation of Covia; but our real strength is our people. Covia employs a diverse and highly skilled team of professionals to convert natural minerals into engineered solutions for our customers. Every member of our team has a valuable opportunity to help shape our future and make a positive impact on the world around us through our commitment to the locations where we live and work.

COVIA IS COMMITTED TO EMBRACING AND PROMOTING DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION (D&I) WHERE WE WORK, WITH WHOM WE DO BUSINESS, AND WHERE WE LIVE. We strive to create an inclusive culture where diversity is valued and respected and where all feel included and engaged. We are intentional in our efforts to bring Team Members together and create opportunities to contribute their unique skills, experiences and perspectives in the pursuit of Covia's business growth objectives. Enabling all Team Members to perform at their best while being themselves is fundamental to the Clearly Covia Values and Culture.

Covia is looking for a dynamic Production Supervisor who will have a positive impact on the Operations team at its Crane, TX location. As a Production Supervisor, you will report to the Plant Operations Manager and will directly supervise the production and shipping operations to ensure that output is maximized at the lowest cost while maintaining safety and quality requirements.

The successful incumbent will have the following Key Accountabilities:

  • Accept personal responsibility for your own safety by working to maintain a safe work environment and evaluating all tasks utilizing the SLAM risk protocol. Report all near hit incidents, unsafe acts, or situations and injures immediately to my Supervisor.
  • Administer all facets of the safety and health policies while adhering to the SLAM risk method within the sphere of all tasks.
  • Advise the Operations Manager of potential problems that might affect the plant's ability to produce in a safe and/or efficient manner.
  • Conduct safety meetings with employees as required.
  • Directly supervise production activities which include:

    • Mining
    • Wet Processing
    • Screening
    • Drying
    • Resin Coating
    • Shipping
    • Housekeeping
    • Maintenance

    • Provide assignments and instructions to employees to ensure continuity of tasks and efforts from shift to shift.
    • Devise schedules to fill all orders on time, while minimizing cost and maximizing production.
    • Maintain product quality standards in the applicable areas of responsibility.
    • Initiate and follow-up on maintenance requests.
    • Identify, administer, and/or recommend necessary training needs for the plant operations personnel.
    • Monitor manpower requirements and recommend changes.
    • Ensure "good housekeeping" in area of responsibility.
    • Report major problems to the Plant Management immediately.
    • Collect, check, and forward all necessary labor and operating reports.
    • Maintain an accurate physical inventory of finished goods
    • Regularly initiate or participate on Continuous improvement Teams.
    • Work closely with Customer Service to schedule shipments.
    • Maintain open communications with subordinates and superiors, both orally and by written reports.
    • Handle discipline and first-step grievances within the production department
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

      The successful incumbent will have the following Minimum Qualifications:

      • A minimum of 2 years production and shipping experience is required.
      • The ideal candidate will be a leader with prior experience supervising in an industrial or mining environment.
      • Exhibit a team focus and the ability to achieve results through others.
      • Preference given to candidates that have a Bachelor Degree in Business, Engineering, Science, or Technical Field


        • Excellent Healthcare Benefits - medical, vision, dental
        • 401K with company matching
        • Vacation + Paid Holidays
        • Disability, Life / AD&D, and Long-Term Care Insurances
        • Employee Assistance Program

          At Covia, we strive for and support a diverse workforce as we firmly believe this lays the foundation of our success. Our compelling culture supports inclusion, individuality and respect within the workplace. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non-work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status.

          The organization offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits.

          An Equal Opportunity Employer


          Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Covia, Midland , Production Supervisor, Professions , Crane, Texas

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