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Lehigh Hanson Area Manager, Materials in Fort McMurray, Alberta

AutoReqId: 12839BR

Line Of Business: RMC (Ready-Mix Concrete)

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Fort McMurray-AB

Job Posting:

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

This position is responsible for the management of Parsons Creek Aggregates and Inland Concrete’s Fort McMurray and Athabasca ready mix concrete and aggregates operations. The primary responsibilities of this role are the oversight of planning, sales, operations, human resources, budgets, business targets, quality control and major customer account relationships.

What you’ll get to do

  • Manage the operations to maintain a competitive position in the market

  • Proactively manage safety and health initiatives to continuously improve the company’s performance and promote the highest level of safety

  • Manage capital and fixed asset programs and set strategies that leverage the efficient use of those assets

  • Identify capital projects, oversee the development of AFEs and management of approved projects

  • Provide leadership and direction in the effective recruiting, training, and development of staff

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key customers and industry stakeholders in the market that will assist in recognizing and adapting the changing customer needs and emerging market trends

  • Effectively participate in cross business teams and other initiatives that contribute to the achievement of the overall Canada Region goals

  • Negotiate collective agreements and manage labour relations

  • Ensure compliance requirements are met through organizational and procedural measures including implementation of Group guidelines, completion of required training, and monitoring compliance

  • Maintain relationships with the local community, industry organizations and regulatory bodies

Essential Experience and Skills

  • Post-secondary degree combined with 7-10 years’ experience in a management role

  • Advanced interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, and think strategically

  • Knowledge of concrete products, manufacturing processes, quality control and equipment

  • Demonstrated competence in the areas of financial management, performance management, problem-solving and decision-making

  • Knowledge in mining and processing of aggregates would be an asset

  • Proficient in customer management

  • Demonstrated accountability for employee safety, health and environment management programs

  • Proficient computer skills and demonstrated verbal and written communication skills

Work Environment

This position is primarily located indoors but requires conducting business in conditions that may include inclement weather, heat, humidity, elevated noise levels, dusty environment and moving mechanical equipment

Our pre-employment process includes: reference checks, a medical including drug & alcohol testing, and a criminal record check.

What we have to offer

  • Competitive base salary and participation in our annual incentive plan

  • Highly competitive benefits programs

  • Retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions