Job description Melting And Roasting Department Supervisor near Toronto (ON)

Find out what work is like for a melting and roasting department supervisor in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Supervisors, mineral and metal processing (NOC 92010).

Supervisors, mineral and metal processing


Supervisors in mineral and metal processing supervise and coordinate the activities of workers engaged in mineral and metal processing and manufacturing. They are employed in mineral ore and metal processing plants such as copper, lead and zinc refineries, uranium processing plants, steel mills, aluminum plants, precious metal refineries, cement processing plants, clay, glass and stone processing plants and foundries.

Job duties

  • Supervise, coordinate and schedule the activities of workers engaged in the following duties: operating single or multi-function mineral and metal processing machinery and equipment; operating mouldmaking and coremaking machines or manually make moulds and cores; operating glass process control, forming and finishing machines; operating concrete, clay and stone forming and finishing machines; and operating cement process control machines and equipment
  • Establish methods to meet work schedules and coordinate work activities with other departments
  • Requisition materials and supplies
  • Resolve work problems and recommend work measures to improve productivity and product quality
  • Train staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policies
  • Recommend personnel actions such as hirings and promotions
  • Prepare production and other reports
  • May set up machines and equipment.

Job titles

  • blast furnace foreman/woman
  • brick and tile foreman/woman
  • cement processing supervisor
  • coremaking foreman/woman - foundry
  • die casting supervisor
  • glass cutters supervisor
  • lead refining foreman/woman
  • lime preparation foreman/woman
  • melting and roasting department supervisor
  • ore milling supervisor
  • roll shop operations coach - steel mill
  • steel mill shift coordinator

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