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Supervisor, Furnace (B) Job

Work Location:  KSA > Jizan


Advanced Metal Industries Co. (AMIC), which is equally owned by Tasnee and Cristal.

Tasnee, signed a joint venture agreement with Japan’s Toho Titanium Company in January 2014 to build the SAR 1.6 billion project. The titanium sponge project is the region’s first of its type to produce 15,600 tons of pure titanium. The company has sent 69 Saudi engineers to train for two years in Japan on producing pure titanium.


An exciting opportunity is available for Supervisor, Furnace, based in Jizan and will reports directly to Superintendent, Furnaces.
To ensure stable and efficient operation of the ilmenite smelting furnaces, ancillary equipment and processes on a daily basis including the management of safety and training requirements of the furnaces personnel. Ensuring safe LOTO and permit issuing on a daily basis.  Ensuring sufficient consumables and PPE in stock.  This incumbent further supports the furnaces senior staff with standby duties as per schedule.


In this role, you will be responsible of:
1. Identify competency levels of subordinates with regard to safety and operational training requirements for the entire production area and manage accordingly
2. Continuous liaison with training coordinator and safety facilitator
3. Manage on the job safety and training requirements for the entire production area
4. Audit safety systems and field communications systems of all production shifts weekly and monthly
5. Manage small projects as delegated from the Manager Furnaces
6. Maintain and improve safety and quality standards (ISO 9001, 14000, 18001)
7. Effectively fulfils standby duties as per standby schedule
8. Attend to process failures and ensure speedy recovery of processes
9. Improve and maintain cross functional customer relationships
10. Assist with trouble shooting in order to identify root cause for substandard operating conditions.
11. Reconcile weekly and monthly raw material stocks and report to cost accountant
12. Assist training department with training requirements
13. Continuous liaison between SHE, Training and Stores departments
14. Computer literate – Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


Minimum Qualification and Experience:
• Diploma Degree in relevant major.
• 8 - 10 years of heavy industry experience including supervisory experience.


Level & Type of Knowledge, Experience & Skills Required:
• Extensive arc furnace experience, preferably with at least 5 years in ilmenite smelting.
• Good people management skills including identifying and overseeing safety and training related issues of employees on a daily basis.
• Good understanding of maintenance scheduling and shutdown coordination.
• Compile and arrange production related manning requirements for shutdowns.
• Stock control of consumables.
• Strong interpersonal and team working skills and able to work effectively on a higher level.
• Streamline field communications and document administrations.
• Advanced employee and equipment safety experience in the heavy industrial environment.
• Cost control of furnaces area.
• Ability to work under pressure.
• Good analytical and data collection skills.
• Good verbal and written communication skills – need to communicate well at all levels within his area.


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