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Lehigh Hanson Plant Manager - Coquitlam in Coquitlam, British Columbia

AutoReqId: 12030BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Coquitlam-BC

Job Posting:

The Role and the Company

At Lehigh Hanson our customers look to us for our expertise and experience; they trust us to help them be successful by being responsive and committed to service and quality.

Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.

The Plant Manager role is based in Coquitlam, B.C. and reports directly to the Operations Manager. The Plant Manager provides leadership to the production, maintenance, QC department as well as the Hot Mix Asphalt operation at our Pipeline and Gilley’s quarries. This position ensures that mine plans, operating plans, capital initiatives, maintenance measures, and distribution function at required levels.

What you’ll get to do

  • Direct, manage and lead all activities at the quarry operation

  • Lead continuous improvement efforts to ensure optimal effectiveness and efficiency

  • Build and maintain a culture focused upon safety and health, as well as compliance with company and regulatory safety, health, and environmental standards

  • Collaborate with other plants and leaders as a member of the site’s leadership team

  • Manage the annual operating budget, participate in the capital planning process, and have P&L accountability

  • Collaborate with the area Sales and Quality Control teams, delivering high quality, minimizing waste, and balancing customer needs with production capabilities & inventory levels

  • Manage an effective maintenance program to ensure that assets are maintain, critical spare parts are accessible, and inventory costs are controlled

  • Represent the company in the local community

Essential Experience and Skills

  • 3 or more years Supervisory experience over multiple functions

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, technical or mining degree or equivalent experience.

  • Strong working knowledge of all aspects of aggregate production - equipment, processes, inventory management, quality standards, metrics

  • Extensive understanding of safety and environmental regulations

  • Supervisory experience and very well-developed leadership skills

  • Mechanical knowledge with process equipment

  • Department and/or plant management experience – accountability for people, processes, productivity, quality, waste, costs, assets, and compliance

  • MS Office literacy and analytical skills

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Quarry blasting

  • Pit / Quarry mining

  • Stripping heavy overburden and reclamation

  • P&L accountability

  • Union

  • Contractor Management

  • Capital planning

  • Project Management

Work Environment

  • Role operates in a manufacturing environment with moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, elevated noise levels, and dusty conditions.

What we have to offer

  • Competitive base salary and participation in our annual incentive plan

  • Pension and Benefits, Wellness and Scholarship Programs

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in Canada on a full-time basis.

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