Pit kiln supervisor - Salary and Career
Production supervisors in steel industries

Pit kiln supervisor - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They supervise the work team, control steel production processes and manage production goals and results, control resources for steel production, prepare technical and operational documentation, control compliance with standards and technical procedures for occupational safety, environment and health.

How much does an Pit kiln supervisor earn

A Pit kiln supervisor earns between $2.131 and $12.058 per month, with an average monthly salary of $4.921 and a median salary of $3.888 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 184 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Pit kiln supervisor

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 4.921 59.053 1.230 23
1º Quartile 2.131 25.577 533 10
Median Salary 3.888 46.662 972 18
3º Quartile 9.196 110.353 2.299 43
Higher Salary 12.058 144.698 3.015 57

Professional job categories

  • Workers in the production of industrial goods and services
    • steel plant and building materials workers
      • production supervisors in steel industries
        • production supervisors in steel industries

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Main workplaces

Production supervisors in steel industries positions in this CBO family work in steel, metallurgy, metal products manufacturing and also recycling companies. They exercise the profession as salaried workers, with a formal contract. They work unsupervised, indoors and outdoors, with working hours in a rotating shift system, which can occur during day and night periods. Some activities are carried out under special conditions, under stress and at great heights. They may also be subject to the action of toxic materials, radiation, intense noise and high temperatures.

What does it take to work in the field of Production supervisors in steel industries

These occupations are carried out by professionals with completed high school education and technical courses in the steel industry and in related areas. The full exercise of the function takes place within a period of one to two years of professional experience.

Functions and activities of Pit kiln supervisor

Production supervisors in steel industries must:

  • control compliance with occupational safety and environment regulations;
  • supervise steel processes work team;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • control compliance with occupational safety and environmental standards;
  • control compliance with work safety and environmental standards;
  • control compliance with workplace and environmental safety standards;
  • control steel production processes;
  • guarantee quality of steel products;
  • ensure the quality of steel products;
  • supervise the steel processes work team;
  • control resources for steel production;
  • control compliance with workplace safety and environment regulations;
  • control compliance with work and environmental safety standards;
  • elaborate technical and operational documentation of steel processes;
  • supervise the steel process work team;
  • control compliance with safety and environmental standards;
  • control compliance with workplace safety and environmental standards;
  • manage steel production goals and results;
  • supervise steel process work team;
  • control compliance with workplace and environmental safety regulations;

  • Activities

    • simulate emergency situations;
    • train work team;
    • control production costs;
    • evaluate professional performance;
    • select personnel;
    • evaluate the non-conforming product index;
    • organize physical arrangement, according to the production program;
    • schedule days off and vacations;
    • relate with others;
    • elaborate schedules;
    • lead a team;
    • inspect the physical-chemical quality of the products;
    • schedule production;
    • plan the annual budget, by area;
    • analyze causes and non-conformities;
    • define steel process control items;
    • schedule metallic and non-metallic supplies and inputs;
    • demonstrate logical reasoning;
    • supervise outsourced services;
    • evaluate non-conforming product index;
    • scaling production capacity;
    • demonstrate motivation ability;
    • provide data for the elaboration of manuals and procedures;
    • issue technical opinions on products, processes and equipment;
    • communicate;
    • monitor process quality standards;
    • elaborate teaching resources;
    • interpret production parameters;
    • control workers' frequency;
    • guide the work team;
    • implement preventive and corrective actions;
    • acting with discipline;
    • work efficiently;
    • acting with initiative;
    • define equipment adjustments, depending on quality;
    • ensure resources for flow and continuity of production;
    • demonstrate persuasiveness;
    • select raw material and input, according to the product to be manufactured;
    • control production volume;
    • analyze production costs;
    • demonstrate self-control;
    • determine production standards;
    • elaborate material requisitions;
    • define equipment adjustments, depending on production;
    • promote meetings;
    • monitor compliance with the company's administrative rules;
    • demonstrate self-organization;
    • determine production standards;
    • communicate with verbal fluency;
    • reason quickly;
    • control the physicochemical characteristics of the products;
    • control the scrap rate;
    • identify defects in products;
    • ensure equipment operation;
    • promote product and process improvements;
    • inspect the physicochemical quality of the products;
    • monitor the identification of products;
    • demonstrate loyalty;
    • control availability of machines, equipment and instruments;
    • identify production failures;
    • orient the flow and movement of materials;
    • review operational standards;
    • elaborate operational standards;
    • identify training needs;
    • scaling workforce;
    • inspect the conditions of use of epi;
    • monitor critical production points;
    • distribute work activities;
    • act with a sense of justice;
    • perform risk analysis;
    • keep the work area clean and organized ;
    • elaborate didactic material;
    • inspect the conditions of use of ppe;
    • define equipment according to productivity;
    • implement actions against aggression to the environment;
    • identify training need;
    • request inspection of environmental control equipment ;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • elaborate reports;
    • change production schedule;
    • control physicochemical characteristics of products;
    • schedule maintenance of machinery and equipment;
    • record accidents, incidents and environmental aspects;
    • demonstrate predisposition to requests (availability);
    • analyze the feasibility of producing a new product;
    • define production methods and processes;
    • control waste and waste;
    • ensure the supply of inputs and raw materials;
    • monitor environmental and safety parameters;
    • control inventories of inputs, supplies and products;
    • investigate causes of accidents, incidents and aspects environmental;
    • demonstrate dynamism;
    • demonstrate ability to motivate;
    • monitor maintenance of machinery and equipment;
    • demonstrate punctuality;
    • elaborate materials for presentations;
    • monitor the use of personal protective equipment (epi);
    • analyze production reports and records;
    • testing equipment;
    • demonstrate motivating ability;
    • monitor compliance with the periodic examination;
    • negotiate production goals;
    • analyze orders and work orders;
    • demonstrate analog reasoning ability;

    Sectors that hire Pit kiln supervisor the most in the job market

    • long rolled steel production
    • other service activities provided mainly to companies
    • iron ore mining
    • production of flat rolled carbon steel, coated or not
    • loading and unloading
    • maintenance and repair of electrical machines, apparatus and materials
    • metallic packaging manufacturing
    • manufacture of artifacts of plastic material for use in construction
    • tests and technical analysis
    • manufacture of furniture with predominance of wood

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