Mine Production Supervisor

Posted: 02/09/2024

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 www.genesisenergy.com or alkali.genesisenergy.com.

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.

Title: Mine Production Supervisor

Location: Green River, WY

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensures safe operations, has the “courage to care”, and promotes awareness and compliance to all safety policies
  • Proactively manages cost and identifies opportunities for cost reduction
  • Ensures operational discipline by following daily standard work processes and KPI reporting; monitors, measures, and audits to ensure accountability for adherence to daily standard work processes
  • Promote and models open and honest communication
  • Execute and enforce the Performance Management Process
  • Proactively coaches and develops team members
  • Role models culture and core values of the organization
  • Technical training of direct reports
  • Communication with mine team
  • Performance measures for the team
  • Team safety action plan and performance
  • MSHA rules and regulations
  • Administrative responsibilities
  • Work notification planning
  • Crew tool and supply budget
  • Conflict resolution
  • Cost savings and efficiency improvement projects
  • Work area inspections
  • Fireboss mine
  • Warranty and repairable parts
  • Permissibility checklists


  • Coordinate manpower requirements in the area, including outage support, to execute crew work tasks
  • Utilize crew members appropriately to ensure production requirements are safely met
  • Conduct safety, housekeeping audits and performance   audits
  • Supports and facilitates the Focused Safety Discussion (FSD) process with crew members
  • Conducts Work Place Exam (WPE) reviews to ensure compliance, and provides appropriate follow through
  • Perform administrative tasks (timecards, overtime, vacation approvals, etc.) associated with managing assigned employees.
  • Work weekend and holiday duty as assigned
  • Support planning meetings
  • Serve as a technical resource for the crews
  • Respond to grievances and participate in the appropriate levels of the grievance process.
  • Works with Human Resources on investigations and employee discipline
  • Support the performance management and discipline process
  • Review and have a working understanding of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)
  • Make inspections of working area – i.e. ventilation / ground control
  • Fireboss mine
  • Check out supplies from the warehouse properly and coach crew employees to do the same
  • Use computer system to look up warehouse items

Skill, Capability and Educational Requirements: 

  • High School graduate or GED and 3 years in underground mining  operations
  • Currently holds or can obtain within one year Wyoming Mine Foreman papers – Underground Trona. Must have the ability to obtain Temporary Wyoming Mine Foreman Papers if current papers are not held.
  • Supervisory experience strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Demonstrated capability with MS Office including Word, Excel, Teams, and Outlook


Final determination on pay grade and salary will be made by HR and company leadership holistically considering the candidate’s education, experience, past performance, demonstrated leadership and influence. 

Genesis Energy is an equal opportunity employer. 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. Alternative methods of applying for employment are available to individuals unable to apply through this site because of a disability. Contact Genesis Human Resources to discuss reasonable accommodations by sending an email to hr@genlp.com.