Shift Supervisor

Fairmount Santrol Published: March 13, 2017
Wedron, IL
Job Type


Shift Supervisor

 Fairmount Santrol has an immediate opening for a Shift Supervisor at the Wedron Silica facility in Wedron, Illinois. The Shift Supervisor leads and coordinates team activities in the production and maintenance areas of operations. 


  • Supervise and train lab and production employees
  • Ensure compliance with quality, health and safety standards
  • Assist in daily operations as needed
  • Manage scheduling of production for multiple shifts
  • Provide troubleshooting and product training to achieve best possible results
  • Maintain a safe working environment and safety records
  • Support customer, distributor and sales requests


  • Night shift position
  • 7pm – 7am, 12 hour shift
  • Rotating 3 – 2 – 2 schedule


  • 2-3 years supervisory experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Thorough understanding of processing plants and manufacturing operations
  • Must be able to work weekends and all shifts
  • College degree preferred or equivalent experience


Fairmount Santrol (NYSE: FMSA) is a leading provider of high-performance sand and sand-based products used by oil and gas exploration and production companies to enhance the productivity of their wells. The company also provides high-quality products, strong technical leadership and applications knowledge to end users in the foundry, building products, water filtration, glass, and sports and recreation markets.

 Full-time positions with competitive compensation, medical and dental benefit package, 401(k), Retirement Savings Plan, and Safety Bonus Program.

To apply, mail your resume to 776 Centennial Drive, Ottawa, IL  61350 (Attn: HR), fax your resume to 815-433-9866 or email EOE Fairmount Santrol is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, marital status, disability, or status as a U.S. Veteran.

Fairmount Santrol has a strong commitment to sustainable development and environmental stewardship.  We strive to conduct our business in a way that respects and supports environmental and social issues while also building prosperity for our many stakeholders. 

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