Lehigh Hanson Plant Manager in Montoursville, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 7140BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Montoursville-PA

Job Posting:

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.

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Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled