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Shovel & Drill Supervisor

Job ID 5940524 Date posted 10/10/2017
Location:Hibbing, MN
Country:United States
Job Code:2598
Position Type:Salary

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. is an international mining and natural resources company. The Company is a major global iron ore producer and a significant producer of high-and low-volatile metallurgical coal. Cliffs' strategy is to continually achieve greater scale and diversification in the mining industry through a focus on serving the world's largest and fastest growing steel markets. Driven by the core values of social, environmental and capital stewardship, Cliffs associates across the globe endeavor to provide all stakeholders operating and financial transparency.

The Company is organized through a global commercial group responsible for sales and delivery of Cliffs' products and a global operations group responsible for the production of the minerals the Company markets. Cliffs operates iron ore and coal mines in North America and an iron ore mining complex in Western Australia.


Position Overview:

  • Ensure that the daily and weekly maintenance schedules are executed.
  • Assign work to crewmembers/technicians based on the published schedule, ready-backlog and “break-in” work.
  • Participate actively in the weekly “Maintenance/Scheduling” meeting.
  • Ensure 100% work order standard compliance, including close out and proper work order updating and coding.
  • Return completed and incomplete work orders, that will not be completed during the scheduled week, to the Planner and or Scheduler at the end of the shift.
  • Communicate the key maintenance performance indicators as well as the site KPIs.
  • Enter Work Orders for any deficient conditions found during the execution of PMs and inspections performed by team.
  • Locate parts required for break in work and set delivery to work area.
  • Within the system communicated from the Section Manager, review the daily maintenance schedule and any break-in needs with operations and other maintenance groups to make a daily plan.
  • Close Work Orders with detailed completion comments on daily jobs for proper feedback for planners. Communicate planning quality to the planner within the system communicated from Section Manager.
  • Communicate with operations and other maintenance staff about the securing of equipment for maintenance and the release of the equipment when maintenance is complete. Lead crew in the same communication on the off shift.
  • Communicate with operations and other maintenance staff about the securing of equipment for maintenance and the release of the equipment when maintenance is complete.
  • Achieve overall process improvement thus ensuring there is minimal cost of quality (rejection cost and rework cost)- promote sustainability.

Position Requirements:

  1. A minimum of a two year degree or equivalent relevant work experience
  2. Experience/knowledge in mining and crushing equipment
  3. 1-5 years related experience preferred
  4. Experience/knowledge in maintenance and reliability systems
  5. Experience in Maintenance Planning and Scheduling methodologies/standards and the application of such to optimize craft resources
  6. Demonstrated commitment to the continuous increase of knowledge and the application of such
  7. Ability to assign/reassign tasks, explain why a task is to be done a particular way,andprovide effective coaching while a task is being performed.
  8. Capable of ensuring value by setting clear expectations, limits and accountabilities to direct reports through: Guidance, instruction, performance standards and consistency in follow-up and appropriate feedback on performance.


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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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