Dyno Nobel Cast Booster Supervisor in Carthage, Missouri

Cast Booster Supervisor

Location: US - MO - Carthage

Job Code: 20100439

# of Openings: 1

Job Brief


 To coordinate all production activities associated with safety, quality, maintenance, efficiency, personnel and continuous improvement.

Dyno Nobel, a wholly owned subsidiary of Incitec Pivot Limited, a global leader in diversified industrial chemicals that manufactures and distributes industrial explosives, industrial chemicals and fertilizers. We provide blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America and Australia, as well as selected customers in the Asia Pacific region. Due to continued results and world-leading innovation, customers in the mining, quarry, construction, pipeline and geophysical exploration industries choose Dyno Nobel

Cast Booster Supervisor

Position Summary:

To coordinate all production activities associated with safety, quality, maintenance, efficiency, personnel and continuous improvement. To assure compliance with site, plant and company policies as well as state and government agencies.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrate and/or lead the commitment to the pursuit of achieving Zero Harm through behavioral based safety.

  • Ensure compliance with applicable HSE performance standards, objectives and regulations.

  • Live and foster the IPL Corporate Values.

  • Supports BEx initiatives and ensures participation from all areas of responsibility.

  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason when dealing with emotional topics.

  • Maintain good personnel relations by explaining company goals and policies.

  • Constructs work plans for the Booster-PETN workforce based on production plans and makes adjustments to plans as necessary.

  • Writes clearly and informatively; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.

  • Contributes to building a positive team spirit; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.

  • Displays passion and optimism; inspires respect and trust; mobilizes others to fulfill the vision; provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.

  • Builds positive relationships by listening, addressing concerns, feelings and communicating challenging but realistic performance expectations to move others to higher levels of performance.

  • Follows policies and procedures;completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization’s goals and values;



  • Undergraduate Degree preferred.


  • Prior supervisory experience preferred

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of corporate plant policies & procedures.

  • Knowledge of and ability to troubleshoot issues in all of the various processes associated with Cast Booster and PETN manufacturing preferred.

  • Ability to provide direction and coaching to others in an effective leadership manner.

  • Must satisfy the requirements for a "Possess of Explosives" as defined by the Bureau of Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

  • Ability to perform and document root cause analysis studies and disciplinary action as needed.

  • Ability to foster teamwork and collaboration among all shift employees.

  • Ability to listen, understand and take technical data from others into consideration in making operational decisions.

  • Ability to communicate with others effectively in both written and verbal manner.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to wear and care for applicable personal protective equipment (such as, safety glasses and shoes, respirator, hard hat and ear protection, safety harness) as required by site specific requirements

Dyno Nobel is an equal employment opportunity employer and will give all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Being a part of the Dyno Nobel team is a combination of everything that is unique about Dyno Nobel: our culture, our core values, our commitment to safety, but most importantly, it is our people. It is what sets us apart from your average employer, and is everything that makes Dyno Nobel a great place to work. At Dyno Nobel, we are committed to equal employment opportunity.

Dyno Nobel does not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us. Our supplier base is restricted to specified hiring needs. Therefore, any resume received from an unapproved supplier will be considered unsolicited, and Dyno Nobel will not be obligated to pay a referral or placement fee.