Plant Superintendent

Requisition ID:  3856

St. Paul Park, MN, US, 55071

Pay Type:  Salary

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.



The Plant Superintendent oversees and coordinates the operation of one or more plants, ensuring a cohesive operational unit; responsible for health, safety, and environmental compliance of the site. Directs the day-to-day activities of a plant location to ensure objectives are met: manages, through subordinate personnel, the various operations associated with mining, processing, stockpiling, loading and shipping of aggregate for a plant location. Plans, staffs and supervises the work unit to ensure uninterrupted supply of aggregate product. The Superintendent communicates goals to employees and ensures they are achieved. In addition, the Superintendent maximizes employee participation to achieve the desired team approach and develops personnel to enhance skills, improve responsiveness and promote business growth.



  • This position requires a self-actuating, goal oriented person who is able to initiate and implement production and scheduling related programs, strategies and techniques that result in increased productivity, maintain safe operations, while containing the budgeted expenses.
  • Ensures that employees are at work on time, actively engaged in assigned department activities and conforming to established internal and external safety/environmental/compliance regulations to include MSHA.
  • Provides immediate performance feedback as required to resolve employee conflicts, and assists in short-term resolution of emergency situations such as safety, attendance and conduct.
  • Administers direct supervisory responsibilities for production, maintenance, and shipping personnel, including training, performance evaluation, corrective action, and work schedules.
  • Responsible for participating in and/or facilitating meetings. Ensures that time and attendance for assigned employees is accurate in data collection system.
  • Works with Leadsmen and others to ensure that goals are achieved. Studies production schedules and estimates worker-hour requirements for completion of assignments. Coordinates and executes established activities to ensure that goals are met.
  • Works with various support functions to resolve production problems and assists in troubleshooting.
  • Provides feedback on equipment operation and production effectiveness.
  • Recommends and/or implements various production processes and programs.
  • Responsible for completing production reports pertaining to production Key Performance Indicators, employee performance/conduct and process flow. Responsible for monitoring efficiency and throughput, material use, quality, and inventory. May participate in budgetary recommendations on capital expenditures and direct/indirect labor.
  • Investigates abnormal operating events or equipment failures to determine cause; coordinates adjustments, repairs, and/or modifications as needed.
  • Performs inspections on completed jobs; ensures conformance with policies and procedures, safety codes and local, State, and Federal laws, regulations, and ordinances.
  • Plans, schedules, and monitors all work being performed.
  • Oversees the overall safety of any personnel working at or visiting site.
  • Ensures proper documentation of operations activities in logs and/or incident reports.
  • Other duties as assigned. 


Education:  High school diploma

Additional Education Preferred:  Associate's degree

Field of Study Preferred:  Production / Industrial Management and / or Business Management    
Required Work Experience:  5 years of operational/production experience

Required Computer and Software Skills:  Microsoft Office, SAP and Ariba experience preferred


Additional Requirements:  

  • Good communication 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.
  • 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.


  • 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


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.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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