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Mine Supervisor at Georgia Pacific in Blue Rapids, Kansas

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!


Georgia-Pacific has an immediate opening for a Mine Supervisor at our Blue Rapids, KS location. Mine Supervisor create value by leading a team to exceed production and quality goals. This is accomplished through continuous improvement, innovation, positive team building, and collaboration to exceed short and long-term goals.  If your passion is developing and leading a team to attain the highest standards in safety, compliance, and process excellence, we are interested in learning more about you!


Georgia-Pacific’s building product business is consistently amongst the nation’s top suppliers of building products to large warehouse retailers and building materials dealers. Our employees strive for safety and health excellence while achieving an injury free workplace. To learn more about our Building Products division, visit


 A day in the life typically includes:

·         Lead a production team of up to 25 union members to work injury-free/incident-free in a continuous manufacturing environment consistent with Georgia-Pacific’s management philosophy, Market-Based Management®

  • Adhere to and assist in the enforcement of Georgia-Pacific and Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) safety standards

  • Interface with MSHA and other government regulators as necessary

  • Assist in day-to-day planning of the quarry/mining operation

  • Plan and adjust production needs based on plant schedule

  • Work with Mill Manager and Production Manager to plan production

  • Design and implement the Short-Term Mine Plan in accordance with the Long-Term Mine Plan

  • Facilitate team development and growth, employee skill development, problem-solving and resolution, building employee commitment and ownership, and holding employees accountable. 

  • Develop a point of view relative to talent and implement talent strategies to bridge/close gaps.

  • Work with cross-functional team to manage maintenance and operation projects


What you will need:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent degree

  • Two (2) or more years of mine operations experience

  • One (1) or more years of supervisory experience

  • Currently have, or able to obtain a Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) Instructor Card

  • Must be able and willing to work in an industrial manufacturing and underground mining environment, including extended periods of time outdoors, underground, and in noisy, dusty, non-air conditioned or unheated areas.

  • Must be able and willing to work at elevated heights and/or in confined spaces

  • Must strictly adhere to, and enforce safety rules and regulations

  • This is a day shift position; however occasional weekend work will be required to help ensure production goals are met


What will put you ahead?


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Mining Engineering, Minerals Engineering, Geological Engineering or related discipline

  • Industrial maintenance experience, including but not limited to mobile equipment and conveyor belt / material handling systems

  • Underground mining experience

  • Building Products manufacturing experience

  • Experience applying lean manufacturing techniques

  • Experience improving manufacturing, safety, maintenance, and cost effectiveness



  • Knowledge of Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) regulations and policies

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, and Excel

  • Proven ability to develop and use metrics to drive department performance

  • Effective oral, written and non-verbal communication skills

  • Excellent organizational/planning skills

  • Ability to influence others within the organization

  • Analytical and critical thinking

  • Proven problem-solving skills

  • Proven ability to build and align a team around a shared vision

  • Change management


Operations: IND-GP-OPS

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?


Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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