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Production Superintendent


Trail, BC, CA

Closing Date: July 12, 2020

Reporting to the Operating Manager, Warfield and Sulphur Products, the Production Superintendent is accountable for directing the day-to-day operation of the Fertilizer Operation/Storage Plants and for the overall coordination of the area with a major focus on business objectives (lowest cost per unit). 
•    Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
•    Effectively manage the Production Plant unit utilizing management systems such as Safety and Health, IPM, ISO 9000, EMS, Maintenance Management and Training
•    Ensure the Business Unit complies with applicable regulations and agreements such as the Collective Agreement, Safety Standards Act, and WorkSafe BC
•    Coordinate plant operations and readiness for maintenance turnarounds within Trail Operations’ structure by maintaining effective relationships with other Production Plant(s)
•    Provide shutdown planning and execution; communicate timing requirements to affected plants to allow them to take advantage of planned outages
•    Promote and participate in personnel training and development programs; develop staff, utilizing talent management processes
•    Utilizing performance management principles, provide input into the evaluation of personnel to recommend their selection, promotion, transfer and termination
•    Manage the day-to-day operation and staffing requirements of the plant
•    Ensure operating equipment and personnel requirements are in compliance with Trail Operations’ Asset Management system and all required regulatory bodies
•    Contribute to effective cost management by providing input to budgets by monitoring and reporting on expenditures and by identifying opportunities to continually reduce operating costs 
•    Ensure the efficient operation of the various plants by developing and implementing day-to-day operating strategies in conjunction with operating, maintenance and technical personnel
•    Monitor and audit plant performance including safety, hygiene, environmental, production, reliability, housekeeping and inventory to ensure all deviations are addressed appropriately for effective operation.  
•    Maintain a close working relationship with the assigned Production Plant Operating Manager to advise on plant status, personnel effectiveness, and operating requirements
•    Understand and enforce standards and regulations as they apply to Teck employees and on-site contractors
•    Working with Management Systems such as QlikView, EtQ, JD Edwards, and GE Plant Apps
•    Perform all other related duties as required

•    Technical Degree or Diploma in Smelting/Refining, Mineral Processing or Mining, or a combination of education and industrial experience.
•    8-10 years of industrial experience.
•    Strong verbal and written communication, organization and interpersonal skills.
•    Excellent problem solving and decision making abilities.
•    Proven leadership skills.
•    Demonstrated experience with LEAN principles is considered an asset. 
•    Ability to work under time constraints and deadlines.

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.

Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically. 

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 

Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.

Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK. 

The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the tenth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index. 

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