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Lehigh Hanson Operations Supervisor in Kamloops, British Columbia

AutoReqId: 11732BR

Line Of Business: Concrete

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Kamloops-BC

Job Posting:

The Role and the Company

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 Operations Supervisor role is based in Kamloops, BC and reports directly to the Area Operations Manager.  

What you’ll get to do

  • Ensure high level of customer service satisfaction for on time delivery and schedule flexibility while obtaining efficient, timely, and cost-effective delivery of product

  • Manage dispatch orders, the batching of product, and prepare delivery tickets and shipping documents

  • Maintain high level of product quality by monitoring dry ups, slump control, and temperature

  • Order plant raw materials, cement, flyash, aggregates, color, and admixtures to ensure accurate inventory levels, and stockpiles

  • Maintain control of materials inventory to eliminate loss and provide accurate reporting

  • Manage plant labor resources to optimize productivity

  • Provide supervision, along with plant manager, of ready mix truck drivers and yard personnel

  • Hire, onboard, train, engage, and retain site employees

  • Take a lead role in ensuring a positive, safe, healthy, and regulatory compliant work environment

  • Ensure attainment of delivery, plant maintenance costs, and operating income for the plant

  • Collaborate with the sales department and staff to ensure customer’s needs are met, including assisting with inside sales duties

  • With plant maintenance personnel, manage maintenance and repair of mobile and plant equipment

  • Assist in the creation of annual budgets

Essential Experience and Skills

  • 5 or more years of Ready Mix concrete and Aggregate Production experience

  • Proven understanding of batch plant operations, batch controls, dispatch, plant production systems, mix designs, and product quality

  • Experience in quality control, plant operations, distribution, and maintenance

  • Computer and software proficiency, particularly Microsoft Office

  • Supervisory experience with professional communication and customer service skills

  • Motivation and ability to embrace all of the aspects of the job such as accountability for the people, assets, and performance of the site; work fluctuating hours; and personally doing manual labor such as repairing equipment, shoveling, and lifting

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • ACI Certification

  • Knowledge of Command Data System or Tracer Net Truck Tracking

  • Kronos Timekeeper

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree

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

  • Highly competitive benefits programs

  • Pension plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions and RRSP options

Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace