Supervisor, Terminal at Lhoist North America in Nichols, Florida

Posted in Other 17 days ago.

Job Description:


To manage the terminal activities of receiving, storing and shipping lime shipped in rail cars

To manage the terminal activities of producing, storing and shipping lime slurry.

  • Safety and environmental performance

  • Service and quality to customers

  • Effective and efficient production schedules and inventory management

  • Promote safety awareness and compliance

  • Ensures area safety inspections are completed, incidents are recorded in a timely matter, mandatory safety stand downs are being conducted, and visual present is always be maintained in assigned work area for purpose of discouraging poor safety and housekeeping practices

  • Interface with sales coordinator team to ensure the needs of the customer are met.

Managing the cost performance of the terminal with the involvement of the Regional Terminal Manager

  • Help establish and adhere to operating budget by managing the day to day purchases and activities

  • Select and develop hourly person to perform required labor and general maintenance as needed.

  • Evaluate, prepare, and review quarterly performance report

  • Maintain the facility to expectations of efficiency and orderliness.

  • Set and consistently achieve aggressive Continuous Improvement goals in "Key Process indicators (KPI's)

Provide regular interface with customers and use that for product flow planning

  • Maintain a close working relationship with the trucking contractors

  • Maintain a close working relationship with the railroad, be able to evaluate the condition of the rail pipeline.

  • Work with Alabama shipping department to coordinate product flow

Technical and operating skills

  • Good hands on knowledge of bulk material handling

  • Proficient in the technical details of rail and truck shipping, plant and regional capabilities, and the quality needs of customers

  • Good understanding of basic mechanical maintenance and able to operate and do basic maintenance on dust collector filters, air compressors, conveyors, and rail tracks.

  • Ability to operate onsite equipment such as trackmobile, forklift, etc.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Good leader or supervisor experience is required.

  • Must be capable of working any shift, on-call, overtime, or seven days a week, rotating shifts, if required.

  • Leadership: a demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others.

  • Must be able to improve working conditions (safety, quality, productivity, cost) and increase subordinates' skills and capabilities

  • Able to work hands-on in the terminal with hourly and temps. Not afraid of manual labor and has good work ethic

  • Good mechanical aptitude and has basic knowledge of facility maintenance and upkeep.

  • Self-Directed, able to take broad direction and translate that into day to day self-management of daily and weekly schedules.

  • Ability to plan and direct the work of hourly personnel and to train and develop an effective workforce and administrate corrective action as needed

  • Ability and willingness to create a strong sense of teamwork, drive for results/improvement and organizational cohesiveness.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate on all levels

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Good public speaking skills.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects and meeting all required deadlines.

  • Strong sense of urgency in meeting customer needs.

  • Good understanding of environmental, safety and the desire to following all established procedures are required.

  • Must have good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Previous SAP knowledge is a plus.

Physical Demands include, but are not limited to:

  • Must be physically able to perform work assigned.

  • Must be physically capable of accessing all plant locations.

  • Tolerate working outside in severe weather conditions as well as exposure to industrial high temperature, noise and dust.

  • Access all areas within a site which could include heights of 120 feet, confined spaces, climbing ladders or stairs, and accessing tunnels.

  • Will be working in an office environment as well as in a mining, and mineral processing environment.

  • The employee will be exposed to the following working conditions: Extreme Heat and Cold, Noise, Vibration, Oils, and Atmospheric Conditions such as Dust, Fumes, and Metallic Particles.

  • The employee will be required to perform the following actions (from time to time): Standing, walking, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, talking, seeing, hearing and sitting.

  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Travel up to 15%.

Required Experience: Minimum of 2-4 years of previous project leader, leadperson or supervisory experience in a heavy manufacturing, construction, and/or mining/mineral processing environment is required.

Required Education:

High School Diploma or GED. AA degree in Business, Finance, Engineering or technical related field or equivalent work experience in the field is desired

Additional training in trade or military is a plus.

Lhoist North America offers a comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K, and vacation. LNA also supports employee work-life balance with telecommuting and compressed workweek options for many positions.

Lhoist North America is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.