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Lehigh Hanson Management Trainee - Mt. Vernon in Mount Vernon, Kentucky

AutoReqId: 13593BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Mount Vernon-KY

Pay Class: Salaried Exempt

Job Posting:

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.

Our Management Trainee program is designed for college graduates with minimal work experience and individuals with aggregate experience with some leadership experience. This program will help you to positively impact our operation, while you develop your specific skill set. You will have the opportunity to tackle new challenges and projects while refining your knowledge, skills, and abilities.

This position will reside in Russellville, KY.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Participate in a defined program where you can apply your knowledge, experience, and education

  • Expectation is that reporting relationship will be to Plant Manager with operational supervisory responsibilities as assigned

  • Ensures compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, as well as company policies and procedures

  • Special projects that vary in scope and size just as our products do. This hands-on opportunity will put you side by side with some of the industry’s best and brightest managers

  • Assignments will involve learning all aspects of managing a quarry, or sand & gravel operation, including Mine Planning, Operations Optimization, Quality Control, Sales, Maintenance, Operating Heavy Equipment, Safety, and more

  • Opportunities to work as a team and lead others

Who We Are Looking For:

  • Graduating seniors with a degree in Mining, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or Business Management OR current internal employees with basic industry knowledge, pursuing leadership roles

  • Someone with commitment and engagement through a high level of work ethic and utilization of abilities for the best of the company

  • Someone who demonstrated openness to change, flexibility, and adaptability

  • Someone with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Someone with the ability to motivate teams and simultaneously manage several projects

  • Someone with strong strategic thinking, problem-solving, and decision making skills

  • Someone with a highly organized, efficient, and process improvement mindset and skillset

  • Someone able and willing to dive in and help solve problems in the field

  • Someone with a strong desire to work in a heavy industrial environment

  • Someone with excellent Microsoft Office skills

  • A multi-tasker who can tackle multiple projects at the same time

  • Flexible to work weekly hours as needed/requested

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.

No search firms, please.

Lehigh Hanson is a Drug-Free Workplace.

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

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