Surface Shift Supervisor
- Category: Construction and Property
- Location: North Yorkshire Whitby
- Date: 1 month ago
The Shift Supervisor is responsible for the supervision, direction, management and leadership of all operations on a designated shift, including the management of people, equipment, and support services to ensure that all planned work is completed and that the project is run in accordance with the production schedule.
In particular, the Supervisor will:
1. Manage and allocate the resources assigned to the shift, giving clear direction to all direct reports to ensure that all designated work plans, tasks and instructions are delivered and executed safely and within the required timescales
1. Coordinate production work with mechanical, electrical and engineering service groups
2. Be responsible for the safety and wellbeing of all personnel working on the shift, overseeing all safe programmes of work in conjunction with HSE team
3. Inspect all work areas identifying and managing any necessary corrective actions
4. Supervise all shift members and coordinate the activities of all workers both on the surface and underground
5. Understand and implement the Company’s safety policy, standards and systems;
1. Conduct risk assessments on activities within your area of responsibility, ensuring that the methods and systems of work are safe;
1. Ensure accident and near-miss reporting procedures are understood and complied with, and assist with accident investigations as required;
1. Be aware of all active permit relating to your area of responsibility at all times;
1. Ensure that the oncoming supervisor is briefed on all relevant matters, including any outstanding remedial actions that have been identified as part of an inspection.
1. Immediately rectify or stop any operation or work that in your opinion needs to be rectified or stopped on grounds of safety;
1. Set a personal example on all matters of health and safety.
Site Supervisors will be appointed as competent person under Regulation 10(1)(f) of the Mines Regulations 2014 and may be nominated as the individual to be in charge of operations at the site under Regulation 10(1)(e) of the same regulations where the persons appointed are absent.
1. Experience of working in a mining or tunnelling environment.
2. Experience of supervising and managing teams.
Competency - Skills
1. You are able to conduct inspections and identify hazards, implementing appropriate control measures and are able to record the results in a clear and structured manner.
2. You are able to interpret method statement and risk assessment documentation and clearly communicate requirements;
3. You are able to monitor safe control of work systems and operational standards in a mining area.
4. You are able to solve problems in your daily work and use decision making techniques
5. You are able to develop effective working relationships with management personnel, mining teams and contractors.
6. You will be able to use coaching and mentoring methods to enable and support the project team’s delivery of their safety goals.
7. You can communicate effectively and can listen actively and provide constructive feedback.
8. You are able to organise, prioritise and allocate work in a way that effectively utilises the resources.
9. You are able to collate and analyse information to create reports and recommendations.
10. You understand the possible approaches to managing conflict
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