Lehigh Hanson Plant Manager- Gardner Quarry in Bunnlevel, North Carolina

AutoReqId: 6475BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Bunnlevel-NC

Job Posting:

The Company and the Role:

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, a global leader in aggregates, cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. The Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.

The Plant Manager at our Gardner Quarry in Bunnlevel, NC is tasked with directing and managing all plant operations with overall responsibilities for safety, production, maintenance, quality and other production-related activities. This position ensures compliance with all standards, policies, and regulations for safe, environmentally-sound production of a quality product.

The Gardner Quarry produces 1.2 million tons of aggregates annually and has 3 salaried manager direct reports and 18 hourly employee direct reports. This position reports directly to the Area Operations Manager.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

What you’ll get to do:

  • Opportunity to build an aggregate processing facility

  • Plan and direct the daily operations of an approximately 1,200,000 ton/yr. quarry producing crushed stone.

  • Effectively and proactively administer Lehigh Hanson’s safety program ensuring compliance with MSHA rules and regulations,

  • Manage direct reports under the guidelines of Lehigh Hanson HR Policies and Procedures,

  • Oversee the production planning, staffing, and day-to-day manufacturing operations in a cost-effective manner,

  • Prepare operational schedule and coordinate production activities to ensure production and quality of products meet specifications,

  • Troubleshoot and resolve operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays,

  • Establish key inventoried items needed for all MRO (maintenance, repair and operation) items for the plant, and effectively interact with governmental and regulatory agencies, customers, vendors, Lehigh Hanson management, and neighbors as required.

Who we are looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree with mining-related discipline or the equivalent in relevant work experience

  • At least 5 years of quarry management experience with prior P/L responsibility

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent organization and time management skills

  • Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office products

  • Solid understanding of government regulations and demonstrated ability to impact safe working practices

Benefits & Compensation:

We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.

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Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled