Plant Manager, Aggregates

Requisition ID:  3440
Location: 

Farmington, MN, US, 55024

Pay Type:  Salary

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Driven by our purpose: Building progress for people and the planet. We are transforming to become the global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of its strategy Holcim is becoming a net zero company, with its people and communities at the heart of its success. The company is driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. Holcim is 70,000 people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.

Description: 

ABOUT THE ROLE

The basic function of the Plant Manager is to provide the necessary leadership to plan, direct, organize, coordinate and control the mining of raw materials and the production of shippable product at the assigned Plant in a manner to meet Aggregate Dispatcher requests on a timely and cost efficient basis. The Plant Manager will be tasked with ensuring that an appropriate quality product is made at the Plant.

 

The Plant Manager will ensure proper staffing and monitoring of the inventory status at the Plant and in addition will coordinate activities with the following departments: Aggregate Operations Department - Dispatch, Fleet Maintenance Department, and Quality Control Department of the Region in addition Regional Administration / Financial function.

 

The Plant Manager will analyze and monitor production efficiency / productivity to ensure the Company is fully utilizing on site vehicles and plant equipment at the assigned location. In addition, the Plant Manager will develop mining and production strategies and tactics to ensure an approach to raise productivity levels, maintaining safety as a top propriety, while controlling the costs of the assigned location.

 

WHAT YOU'll BE DOING

  • Consistently identify new operational opportunities and develop strategies for accomplishing the attainment of improved efficiency and productivity. 
  • Address the needs of the customer while at the same time promoting and protecting the long-term interests of the Company.
  • Initiate and implement production and scheduling related programs, strategies and techniques that result in increased productivity, and maintain safe operations of the assigned Plant, while containing the budgeted expenses of the assigned plants. 
  • Manage the performances of subordinate personnel, work independently, meet deadlines and manage the assigned Plant with fiscal integrity. 
  • Delegate responsibilities; must be able to objectively evaluate the performance of subordinates; and must be able to hold others accountable in a constructive manner. 
  • Participate in Company safety inspections as well as MSHA inspections.
  • Communicate with site crew which includes plant operator, loader operators and laborers. Depending on labor situation and plant size may need to load and/or be part of operating crew.
  • Supervise team to maintain production and efficiency. Schedule production and execute preventative maintenance routines
  • Maintain sufficient inventory levels at site to service customers’ needs
  • Coordinate safety issues and investigate incidents with safety department. Ensure environmental compliance, rehabilitation and meeting permit obligations
  • Other duties as assigned. 

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR       
Education:  Bachelor's degree preferred but not required 

Field of Study Preferred:  Mining Engineering, Management    
Required Work Experience:  5-7 years Aggregate Mining and related Raw Materials Plant Production experience

Licenses Preferred:  Supervisor’s Card issued by MSHA

Required Computer and Software Skills:  Computer proficiency required. SAP experience would be a plus

 

Additional Requirements:  

  • Good communication and interpersonal skill coupled with good negotiation, planning, scheduling and people management ability. 
  • The ability to recognize production problems and the experience to solve those problems. Good knowledge of Sand and Aggregate Mining and related Raw Materials Plant Production and the ability to motivate departmental personnel to meet production goals while maintaining the integrity of the safety program. 
  • Understanding computer will be helpful.
  • Needs to have a good working knowledge of electrical systems, hydraulic systems, water systems, pumps, motors, conveyors, and air systems. 
  • Must be a decision-maker that constantly incorporates common business sense into the decision-making process. 
  • Material handling knowledge essential.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to health, safety and environmental policies in all work environments and areas. Promote a culture of safety and exhibit these behaviours.
  • Successful candidates must adhere to all safety protocols and proper use of Holcim approved Personal Protection Equipment ("PPE"), including but not limited to respirators. Subject to applicable law, employees that are required to wear respirators must be clean shaven where the respirator seal meets the face in order to pass the qualitative and quantitative fit tests.
     

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive salary 
  • Retirement Savings: Choose from 401(k) pre-tax and/or Roth after-tax savings
  • Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance coverage 
  • Holistic Health & Well-being programs 
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) & Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for health and dependent care
  • Vision and other Voluntary benefits and discounts
  • Paid time off & paid holidays 
  • Paid Parental Leave (maternity & paternity)
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Dress for your day
     

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YOUR HOLCIM EXPERIENCE
At Holcim, there is endless opportunity for you to play your part. Whether you’re in a technical, managerial, or frontline role, you can shape a career that works for you. With us you’ll have the chance to embrace the passion we share for our planet. You’ll be encouraged to seek out diverse perspectives, share your ideas and build the skills and connections you need to perform at your best. Because it’s only when we work together in a culture where everyone thrives, that we can build the world we all want to live in.

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Driven by our purpose to build sustainable solutions for people and our planet, Holcim US encourages interested candidates who meet many, even if not all of the job requirements to apply for a position. We provide a safe working environment for all and strive for diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work.

We take pride in our hiring processes and our commitment to all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, citizenship, physical or mental disability, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Our goal is to drive diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work. Holcim (US) Inc., Holcim - ACM Management, Inc., and their affiliates and subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer, deciding all employment on the basis of qualification, merit and business need.

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