Operations Superintendent

Spartanburg, SC

Posted: 02/12/2024 Industry: Chemical Engineering Job Number: 137.23BYBK Pay Rate: $150,000/year - $170,000/year Remote: Experience:

Job Description

Operations Superintendent/Mining/Metallurgical Engineer/Metals/Operations Manager/Production Supervisor/Chemical Engineer/Process Engineer/Engineer/Operations Engineer/ChemE/Production Manager/Engineering/Special High-Grade Alloys/Recycled Sources/

Our client is a leading producer of special high-grade alloys from recycled sources. They are in search of an Operations Superintendent. 

The Operations Superintendent will have ownership/responsibility to operate one of two large sections of the zinc manufacturing facility (using Solvent Extraction/Electrowinning technology to produce zinc).

Responsible for day-to-day operational functions, including safety, environmental compliance, production, cost management, personnel management, operations contractor management, maintenance coordination & optimization projects.

Plant is located 31 miles north of Spartanburg/Greenville SC area, 60 miles west of Charlotte. 380 person plant. The plant has an installed capacity to produce approximately 140,000 tons of high-grade zinc per year & will be fed with Waelz Oxide from 4 EAFD recycling plants located in the U.S.

 

As the Operations Superintendent job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Lead team of 2-3 general foremen, 8-12 shift supervisors & 80-100 operators/ops contractors
  • Work with the EHS dept to ensure environmental compliance, facilitate operations training & ensure a high standard of safety/health performance
  • Prioritize/communicate maintenance activities with maintenance team (participate in weekly maintenance planning meetings, etc)
  • Review operating Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) daily, set production targets & communicate with direct reports
  • Manage optimization projects as liaison with the capital projects group
  • Provide technical support expertise across Leach/SX operations, EW/Melt Cast areas & lead recovery process
  • Plan outages to facilitate Operations/Maintenance activities
  • Develop/maintain standard operating procedures
  • Mentor/train Operation team members
  • Fill in for Operations Manager when needed (for future training and growth)

Salary Range: based on experience but can range from $150k-$170k + 12% yearly bonus

Job Code: 137.23BK

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Job Requirements

As the Operations Superintendent requirements consist of, but are not limited to, the following:

  • BS in Chemical Engineering or Metallurgical Engineering
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in mining or metal industry
  • Experience in a supervisory/management role
  • Previous experience overseeing manufacturing area
  • Must have proven track record of progression in their career

Job Code: 137.23BK

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Operations Superintendent/Mining/Metallurgical Engineer/Metals/Operations Manager/Production Supervisor/Chemical Engineer/Process Engineer/Engineer/Operations Engineer/ChemE/Production Manager/Engineering/Special High-Grade Alloys/Recycled Sources/

*Due to the high volume of applications, only those qualified for the position will be contacted.

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