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Maintenance Supervisor at Genesis Alkali

Maintenance Supervisor

Genesis Alkali Green River, WY Full Time
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Genesis Alkali is the world’s largest natural soda ash mine and production site, offering a secure, reliable and diverse range of high-quality product choices. Alkali mines and processes trona ore and manufactures soda ash that is used in the production of glass, detergents, chemical manufacturing, pulp and paper production, and water treatment. It also produces sodium bicarbonate and other chemical compounds used in common industrial, agricultural, and household applications. Our main Alkali operations are in Green River, Wyoming, home of the world's largest trona ore deposit, with a corporate office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Genesis Alkali, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Genesis Energy, L.P., (NYSE: GEL). Genesis Energy is a growth-oriented master limited partnership headquartered in Houston, Texas.  Through four divisions: offshore pipeline transportation, sodium minerals and sulfur services, marine transportation and onshore facilities and transportation, we provide an integrated suite of services to refineries, oil producers, and industrial and commercial enterprises. For more information visit or

Why Join Genesis Alkali?
  • Highly competitive salary commensurate with experience. 
  • Medical, Dental, Life & Disability Insurance, Vision, Flexible Spending (Medical and Dependent Care) and Health Savings Accounts, and Pre-paid Legal, beginning first day of employment; company funds a portion of HSA. Retirement 
  • 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan for Salaried employees, company makes Safe Harbor matching contributions (fully vested) of 100% up to the first 5% of eligible pay you contribute; additionally, Company makes discretionary contributions up to 5% of eligible pay in the first quarter of the following year (three-year vesting requirement).
  •  Pension for Hourly Union employees 
  • Opportunity to participate in a 401(k) savings plan. The company does not provide a matching contribution for pension eligible employees. 
  • Tuition reimbursement programs are available to qualifying employees for approved programs.
  • Subsidized transportation to our plant from Green River, Rock Springs, and the Bridger Valley.

Position Title: Maintenance Supervisor:

Location: Green River, WY

Position Summary:
The Maintenance Supervisor will lead maintenance technicians in the completion of necessary maintenance tasks, including reactive and preventative maintenance tasks. The supervisor will be a hands-on leader, training and evaluating the performance of his staff, and looking for areas of continuous improvement within the maintenance department. The rock star candidate will be highly organized, and able to communicate cross-functionally with multiple levels within an organization.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate Safety as the number one priority

  • Drive HRP and SORRY in their organization

  • Ensure safe plant operations and product quality

  • Foster crew participation and ownership of results

  • Take accountability for team's performance and metrics through interval measures

  • Engage crew members to instill a sense of urgency and consistently manage performance

  • Confront and manage conflict directly and effectively

  • Understand individual team members' strength's and needs

  • Pro-actively seek coaching opportunities to develop the team, problem-solving capabilities and facilitate team problem-solving activities

  • Ensure close communications and coordination of team activities with other site functions and departments

  • Create/foster a positive work environment

  • Coordinate with production work on day-shift and ensure the equipment is properly inspected and tested after repairs are completed

  • Facilitate incident/accident investigation and ensure environmental compliance

  • Manage people time and control OT

  • Manage and minimize Emergency work

  • Other duties may be assigned


  • Eliminate barriers for craftsmen to execute work safely and efficiently

  • Ensure tasks are understood, supervised and accomplished

  • Compile and implement crew safety action plan

  • Accountable for performance development of crew to include: discipline/corrective (attendance, behavior, etc.) up to suspensions with pay, cross training, evaluations and promotions

  • Coordinate training and development activities for staff

  • Responsible to ensure employees follow SOP's and identify best practices and work to make them SOP's

  • Responsible for effective communication to and from the technicians and Planner Scheduler to ensure customer expectations are met

  • Communicate reasons for success when maintenance targets are achieved and provide solutions when there are performance deviations

  • Coordinate with production regarding equipment availability

  • Monitor equipment and develop preventative maintenance plans

  • Support ISO 9000 efforts

  • Oversee maintenance efficiency and costs

  • Facilitate team communication

  • Identify cost savings, efficiency improvement projects

  • Manage vacation schedule and call out processes for overtime and absenteeism

  • Formally appraise the performance and behavior of direct reports and provide appropriate feedback on both continuous informal and formal basis

  • Responsible for recognizing the need to reward employees

  • Responsible for addressing complaints, resolving problems and in some cases discipline employees

  • Monitor and maintain training files and record for his/her area of responsibility

  • Leverage site resources to drive culture change, continuous improvement and site wide Maintenance Excellence

  • Report on performance objectives and KPI's within maintenance

  • Answer grievances and perform administrative tasks (Time Cards, OT, vacation approval)

  • Lead/participate in shift hand-off meeting

  • Works Maintenance Weekend Duty

  • Provide relief for Maintenance Supervisors and Planner/Schedulers

  • Support ISO and Sustainability Programs

  • Partner with Human Resources in labor relations and contract administration

  • Manage Overtime and 2P

Education and Experience

  • B.S. in Engineering or related scientific field from an accredited 4 year college or university and 1 year in plant maintenance and/or production experience OR High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) from an accredited educational institution and 3 years of plant maintenance and/or production experience

  • 1+ year of supervisory experience in Plant Maintenance and/or Production preferred

  • MITS/SAP/ Excel skills and knowledge of lean sigma principles preferred

  • Experience in PLC's, VFD's Foxboro, DCS and/or BMS is preferred

  • Knowledge of lean sigma principles preferred

Required Competencies

  • Action Oriented

  • Command Skills

  • Developing Direct Reports

  • Technical/Functional Skills

  • Informing

  • Drive for Results

  • Building Effective Teams

Genesis Energy is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in recruiting, hiring, developing, compensating and promoting applicants and employees.  All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories.  This includes providing reasonable accommodation for employee's and applicant's disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

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  • Pay Type :Salary

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