Lehigh Hanson Plant Manager in Montoursville, Pennsylvania
Line Of Business: Aggregates
Primary Location: Montoursville-PA
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, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. Following the acquisition of Italcementi, the company employs some 63,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in around 60 countries.
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Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Plant Manager who will be responsible for managing all aspects of the aggregate operation to include supervising staff, front office, scale house, and quality control operations.
This position will reside in Montoursville, PA
External candidates must be able to work in the USA without sponsorship
What you get to do :
Plan and direct the daily operations of a quarry producing crushed stone, including financial responsibility, supervision and development of staff, production efficiency and cost effectiveness of operations
Identify opportunities, develop strategies, and execute the plan for operational improvement
Identify, assess, and resolve employee issues including coaching, and counselling on behavioural issues & act as a role model and leader
Prepare operational schedule and coordinate production activities
Work closely with Sales and Quality Control to ensure that products meet customer’s needs and expectations
Participate in the development of annual operating and capital budgets
Identify key inventory items needed for maintenance projects and manage inventory
Interact with governmental and regulatory agencies, customers, vendors, Lehigh Hanson management, and the local community
Execute quarry development and mine planning; ensure accuracy of all mine production reporting
Ensure plant and mobile equipment are kept in good and safe working condition
Work in conjunction with maintenance department to determine optimal times for production equipment repairs; troubleshoot and resolve operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems
Ensure compliance requirements are met through organizational and procedural measures including implementation of corporate guidelines, conducting training and monitoring compliance.
Proactively manage health & safety of employees to continuously improve the company's health & safety performance
What we are looking for:
Bachelor's degree with mining related discipline (Preferred) or the equivalent in relevant work experience
Prior supervisory experience in the crushed stone segment of an aggregate business
Previous experience with budgeting and financial planning of an operation
At least 10 years of quarry experience and understanding crushing and process equipment
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
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
Ability to communicate clear and concise instructions in a professional manner
Physical Requirements: sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, balancing, bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist and lifting below the waist), kneeling, reaching, grasping (use of both hands), squatting, repetitive motions, manipulative finger movements with both hands, use of wrists (flexing or rotating with both wrists), use of both feet, use of arms above and below shoulder, work extended periods of time in same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 75 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment
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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Lehigh Hanson is a Drug Free Workplace.
Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled