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Lehigh Hanson Production Supervisor in Nazareth, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 11986BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Production

Primary Location: Nazareth-PA

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 Production Supervisor role is based in Nazareth, PA and reports to the Assistant Plant Manager.


  • Supervise and direct the production employees on the assigned operating shift including coaching, counseling, and training.

  • Ability to supervise the operation of the plant from the central control room through plant control systems as well as providing trouble-shooting for production, process control, equipment, and qualify problems.

  • Work directly with maintenance and other departments on a daily basis to coordinate and manage the needs of the business.

  • Supervise daily shift changeover meetings.

  • Responsible for on-line process, quality and equipment failure analysis, and the corresponding corrective action.

  • Ensure timely call-out of maintenance personnel.

  • Coordinate and implement small projects.

  • Prepare operating shift logs.

  • Participate in the planning and execution of the annual shutdown.

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

Essential Experience and Skills

  • High School diploma

  • Mechanical experience with process equipment 

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office

  • Ability to make timely and critical decisions – able to work under conditions of stress and deal with a multitude of tasks simultaneously

  • Motivation, ability, and willingness to work rotating shifts, holidays, and overtime as needed to ensure leadership coverage and support for the operation

  • Cement plant experience or closely related industry

  • Able to supervise and troubleshoot all different kinds of technical, operational, quality, and environmental problems

  • Working knowledge and technical understanding of cement manufacturing process and its equipment, process control systems, and lab systems

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • 5 years or more cement plant operating experience

  • College education or post high school technical training

  • Understanding of the chemistry of raw mix, clinker, and cement

  • SAP

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 and participation in our annual incentive plan

  • Highly competitive benefits programs

  • Pension / 401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions

External candidates must be able to work in the USA without sponsorship.

No search firms please.

Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace.


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