Company: MDU Resources Group, Inc.
Posted on: April 10, 2021
Entry level supervisory position who leads department operations
and maintenance activities of Cement Division personnel engaged in
distributing cement and other materials within the State of Hawaii.
Reports to the Division's Operations Manager. Position includes
personnel scheduling, performance management, safety and
environmental oversight, administrative and budget control, and
equipment preventative maintenance/repairs within the assigned
department. Resolves unusual or non-scheduled service requests,
equipment breakdowns and schedule changes. Performs quality
assurance on inbound and outbound cement and other company
materials. Responds effectively and courteously to customer service
inquiries. Minimum Qualifications: --- Possess good judgment and in
good health - must pass the job description physical capacity
--- High School Diploma a must.
--- Valid State of Hawaii driver's license, Class 3 or higher to be
able to operate an automobile or pick-up truck. Acceptable driving
--- Two years of operations/maintenance experience.
--- Minimum 2 years in a supervisory role.
--- Knowledge of basic computer skills to include MS Office
--- Must submit and pass a drug screening and security background
check. Obtain a TWIC security card.
Preferred Qualifications --- Associates degree or Technical
certification equivalent in manufacturing, construction and/or
--- Mechanical and/or electrical skills preferred.
--- 5 years related supervisory and maintenance,
--- Lean Six Sigma "Green Belt" Certification
Additional Information *Will be assigned to a specific department
within the Division - one of the departments listed below with a *.
Intent is become an "expert" in that department then cross train
into other departments with the goal of becoming a Grade 18
--- *Supervise the operation and maintenance at the Kalaeloa
Terminal. Includes overseeing cement/fly ash/slag ship discharge,
unloading, transport, and storage of material shipments.
--- *Supervise cement bagging, back up bulk loading, fly ash and
sand operations. Includes manaing sand ship discharging.
Maintenance of CIP equipment.
--- *Supervise barge and neighbor island operations and
--- Performs site inspections to identify and correct any unsafe
conditions. Ensures good housekeeping BMPs are followed.
--- Manages parts orders, vendor and contractor services.
--- Supervises assigned union workforce.
--- Expected to perform Department Grade 4 Terminal Operator
--- Primary trainer for Department Apprentice T.O.s and
--- Enforce company rules, policies and regulations and maintains a
clean and safe work area.
--- Troubleshoot and solve problems (material distribution,
equipment operation/repair, etc.). Monitor and discuss distribution
problems and maintenance schedules with co-workers and
--- Meet all scheduled jobs in a timely and efficient manner while
working with employees, contractors and inspectors to ensure
safety, quality and production optimization.
--- Communicate effectively and work with difficult people under
high stress situations. Self-motivated, team-player with good
interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer
relations & act courteous/respectful of others.
--- Work collaboratively with superiors, peers and employees
--- Coach, mentor and train employees.
--- Executes Kina Ole (Lean Six Sigma Projects).
--- Able to travel by air to Neighbor Islands for company business.
Able to work a flexible schedule according to operational
--- Able to meet tight project deadlines while maintaining quality
--- Must be able to work effectively on odd shifts with minimal
supervision. Must be available and willing to fill in extended
hours on short notice as needed.
--- Always works safely and takes action to prevent any and all
unsafe actions, processes and behaviors. Ensures company safety
goals are achieved and be a role model of company safety and
environmental policies, procedures and behaviors.
--- Must be available for temporary transfer to other departments
to do qualified work. Must be able to assist with other tasks as
--- Promotes company's Mission and Vision statements.
*In order for the supervisor to lead and manage his/her department,
they must possess the below Knowledge, Skills and abilities:
--- Good written and verbal communication skills.
--- Utilization of company computer, various software programs and
other office equipment. Use of IT products to manage deadlines,
communicate with others, and develop spreadsheets (e.g. EXCEL).
--- Must obtain the required Grade 4 Terminal Operator Department
--- Knows how to successfully Lock Out and Tag Out equipment using
--- Must obtain Hawaiian Cement Forklift Class V and VII
--- Must obtain Hawaiian Cement Manlift and Scissors Lift
--- Must become a competent person in assigned OSHA safety training
requirements - expected to manage OSHA safety areas which includes
training others, maintaining records, and performing
--- Knowledge of cutting and welding non-structural work a
--- Lean Six Sigma "Green Belt" Certification
--- Must be able to communicate clearly and professionally with
customers, suppliers, inspectors, and co-workers.
--- Must understand and follow written and oral instructions. Must
be able to read and comprehend equipment and operations
--- Able to work in varying environments, from air-conditioned
office to dusty, noisy field conditions.
--- Be physically able to climb stairs and ladders or other
physically demanding tasks necessary in performing field
inspections up to 80ft high.
--- Must possess valid Hawaii State Driver's License.
--- Able to work a flexible schedule, to include holidays and
weekends, according to operational requirements.
--- Frequent lifting and carrying heavy items weighing 100
--- Must be able to work in a non-smoking workplace.
How To Apply Apply online at jobs.mdu.com
Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender
identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability,
protected Veteran status or any other protected category under
applicable state/federal law.
Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.
MDU Resources Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity
Employer/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to--race,
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