Valley Minerals
  • 30-Jul-2018 to 28-Sep-2018 (CST)
  • Production
  • Bonne Terre, MO, USA
  • Full Time

comprehensive - medical, dental, vision, vacation and holiday pay

The Kiln Supervisor (night shift) directs, oversees, and plans the operation of the production team and environment.  This includes leading a team of 3 FTEs: kiln operator, raw utility operator, and finish utility operator.  The position plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions. This shift is a rolling 3 day schedule - 3 on, 3 off - 7pm - 7am.



  • Demonstrates a working knowledge in all areas of kiln-related systems.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. This includes interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Monitors and maintains safety and security of employees and site property.
  • Hourly checks include, but not limited to: coal mill water and temperature, girth gear oil and bolts, cooler, pumps, fan vibration, thrust rollers, ponds and burn operator settings.
  • Basic troubleshooting and the ability to make small production repairs.
  • Reports any potential operational or safety problems to management immediately.
  • Maintains and controls inventory and supplies.
  • Strong sense of awareness and can recognize changes to the sounds, sights, and smells in plant environment.  
  • Complies with all company, state and governmental environmental, health and safety regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Fills in for various positions during breaks, absences, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Previous Kiln experience, supervisory/leadership experience in a production environment preferred.
  • High School Diploma, GED Equivalent, or demonstrated skills or ability.



  • Outdoors all seasons extreme temperatures, precipitation, etc.
  • Unclean
  • Non-tobacco/vapor environment
  • Frequent exposure to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration; heights and dark places.
  • Noise level in work environment and job site can be loud.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


  • Leadership
  • Self-motivated
  • Results driven
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Performance management
  • Time management
  • Technical capacity
  • Learning orientation
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