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Lehigh Hanson Cement Plant Manager in Delta, British Columbia

AutoReqId: 11720BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Delta-BC

Job Posting:

Lehigh Hanson is seeking a Cement Plant Manager to be located in beautiful Delta, BC.

Reporting to the VP - Cement Operations, this position is responsible for the overall performance, operation, and management of the Delta Cement Plant and the Bellingham Facility.

Living in beautiful Vancouver offers the unique opportunity to manage a large, high profile and well-respected plant with a progressive industry leader. This position is perfect for the heavy industrial management professional who is seeking out a high-profile position that could lead to future advancement in the organization. Additionally, this individual will also be afforded the opportunity to work with a fantastic, progressive team that is always looking for ways to be better.


  • Manage the operations and maintenance staff to ensure timely production and distribution of products within quality standards, high uniformity, and optimum production costs

  • Responsible for the development and execution of annual operating plans

  • Oversees the development and supervises the execution of Capital Expenditure plans

  • Reviews cost reports to locate excessive expenses and takes necessary corrective action

  • Prepare short- and long-range development plans

  • Establish goals that reflect continuous improvement in plant operations

  • Assure environmental compliance and clean plant operations

  • Train and develop supervisors to provide management depth; provide motivation and career enhancement for all employees

  • Review requests and make decisions regarding the purchase of new equipment and supplies

  • Participate directly in labor relations, including grievance handling; member of the contract negotiating team

  • Proactively manage safety and health of employees to continuously improve the company’s safety and health performance

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Engineering preferred

  • Prior experience with increasingly responsible positions within the cement industry; minimum of 10 years’ experience required.

  • Complete understanding of the cement manufacturing process and experience with cement production technology

  • Strong knowledge of modern maintenance technology and methods

  • Demonstrated ability to optimize production costs

  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills

  • Solid interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead others

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of union contracts and/or prior experience working in a union environment strongly preferred.

  • Good understanding of safety and environmental regulations.

Benefits & Compensation:

At Lehigh Hanson, we believe our employees play a key role in the company’s success and future growth. Lehigh Hanson’s comprehensive package of compensation and benefit programs reflect this belief. We strive to develop competitive pay programs that will attract, motivate, retain and reward employees.