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Electrical Supervisor (New)

Job ID 6807602 Date posted 01/12/2018
Location:Hibbing, MN
Country:United States
Job Code:2649
Position Type:Salary

About Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.

Founded in 1847, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is the largest and oldest independent iron ore mining company in the United States. We are a major supplier of iron ore pellets to the North American steel industry from our mines and pellet plants located in Michigan and Minnesota. Additionally, we operate an iron ore mining complex in Western Australia. By 2020, Cliffs expects to be the sole producer of hot briquetted iron (HBI) in the Great Lakes region with the development of its first production plant in Toledo, OH. Driven by the core values of safety, social, environmental and capital stewardship, our employees endeavor to provide all stakeholders with operating and financial transparency. For more information, visit

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Position Summary:

The Electrical Supervisor is responsible forprovidingelectrical supervision support to the Mining Department at Hibbing Taconite. They will do this by working with other Maintenance Supervisors and Plannersin order to establish priorities and best practices for putting equipment back into production and planning future preventative maintenance projects.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure conformance with Cliff’s requirements for safety, ethics, accountability, and environmental requirements through commitment to the Cliffs Core Values.
  • Supervise a crew of electricians relating to maintenance of shovels, drills, trucks & support equipment and power distribution throughout the pit.
  • Participates in the weekly asset meeting in development of the plan and schedule.
  • Orders all necessary parts and materials to complete the work plan.
  • Assists in the development of long-range maintenance schedules and budgets.
  • Communicates the key maintenance performance indicators as well as the companies’ KPIs.
  • Plan and prioritize work assignments from the weekly work order packet on a daily basis by coordinating and communicating with operations, maintenance, and scheduling personnel.
  • Communicate work assignments to employees.
  • Coordinate, facilitate, and motivate employees to safely and efficiently execute and complete their work assignments.
  • Establish high performance standards for the employees; promote and encourage the achievement of these standards, provide feedback to employees on their progress, and implement disciplinary measures if necessary.
  • Update scheduling personnel on daily and weekly carry-over work.
  • Ensure employee compliance to corporate, property and departmental policies and standard work procedures, and the collective bargaining agreement.
  • Coordinate and facilitate departmental training.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the operations
  • Must be a leader who is self-motivated, a team player and results driven


The ideal candidate will have the following education, work experience, and abilities:


  • B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering or Journeyman/Master Electrician or Automation Control with supervisory experience.


  • 3 years’ experience in managing/supervisory/engineering in a heavy equipment/manufacturing environment.
  • Automation Control Experience
  • Heavy Equipment Electrical Troubleshooting preferred

Technical Skills:

  • Skilled in high/low voltage systems, PLC controls, Power Distribution Systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Natural Focus on Customer Service Excellence

  • Commitment to consistently deliver high quality results that improve business operations and process’s, through the creative and effective use of technology.


Provide leadership, create engagement, develop teamwork and foster relationships, both within the department and throughout the organization.

Ethics and Integrity

Approach internal and external relationships with ethics and integrity

Operational Focus

Possesses a demonstrated bottom line focus and a passion for creating strong operational partnerships that fully integrate and align with goals of the business with the needs of the customer and managers.

Communication Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, team orientation, and ability to work cross-functionally.
  • Proven management skills, including ability to lead projects and outside vendors.
  • Ability to multitask and flexibility to accommodate changing priorities

Hibbing Taconite is a Military Friendly Employer.


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The U.S. Talent Acquisition team was awarded a 2012 Candidate Experience Award by the Talent Board. The Talent Board is a non-profit organization that showcases employers who deliver outstanding candidate experiences. This is the second year in a row that Cliffs has earned this award, which is based on feedback directly from our job candidates. Cliffs is the only Natural Resources company to receive this award.

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