Lehigh Hanson Maintenance Supervisor in Redding, California

AutoReqId: 6768BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Maintenance

Primary Location: Redding-CA

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, a global leader in aggregates, cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. The Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.

The Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for effectively supervising a team of Craftspersons in the daily execution of work orders and P.M. check sheets, and to ensure the plant is maintained in good order. Responsibility will also include participation in the implementation of investment projects according to Project Management Guidelines, in line with the HeidelbergCement strategy.

This opportunity is perfect for the heavy industrial professional who is looking to grow their career with an industry leader. You will have the opportunity to focus on leadership of a tenured and technically knowledgeable team as you begin your career with a proven leader in the cement and construction materials industry.

This position will reside in Redding, California.

Why live in Redding?

Nestled between the Cascades and the Trinity Alps, the Shasta Region is a community of natural beauty, abundant recreational opportunities and unsurpassed quality of life. Residents and visitors enjoy the peaceful days surrounded by rugged mountain peaks and breathtaking vistas in this Jewel of Northern California. Population 91,582. The weather is great with mild winters.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

What you’ll get to do:

Schedules and supervises the work as arranged through the Maintenance Planner to maintain equipment to meet production requirements.

  • Oversees the work performed by maintenance crews and outside contractors as required for each job to ensure completion in a timely and quality manner.

  • Manages any urgent or breakdown jobs as required to keep equipment running and minimize downtime.

  • Provides development of direct reports and motivates staff resulting in a reliable and competent work force.

  • Provides technical assistance to maintenance personnel toward expedient problem resolution.

  • Execution of these specific duties will be achieved through the following:

  • Schedule, assign, plan, and monitor the work of maintenance shop personnel to ensure completion of the tasks in a timely and quality manner.

  • Coordinate with the Maintenance Planner by communicating anticipated jobs and providing input when stores stocks need to be increased or altered for upcoming jobs to maintain maintenance schedules

  • Together with the Maintenance Planner, develop work schedules, equipment usage schedules, priority of mechanical expenditures, and procedures for equipment maintenance to meet overall plant goals.

  • Prepare material and labor estimates to develop project cost estimates and plant budgets.

  • Monitor the acquisition and use of materials to meet productivity and budgetary goals.

Who we are looking for:

  • 8 years of mechanical repair and maintenance experience which includes 1 year of supervisor experience; OR,

  • Completion of a four year federally approved technical training program in mechanical repair and maintenance AND three years of relevant experience which includes 1 year of supervisory experience; OR,

  • Any equivalent combination of relevant experience, training and/or education

  • Prior experience working with large rotating heavy industry machinery and equipment

  • Demonstrated ability to lead others with or without direct authority

  • Solid organizational skills

  • Working knowledge of SAP

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products including MS Excel and Word

  • Prior experience working with or interpreting Collective Bargaining Agreements is a plus

  • Ability to anticipate and adapt to changing situations

  • Ability to perform tasks that include walking, climbing equipment, working within confined spaces and occasionally lifting up to 50 lbs.

  • Willingness to provide coverage during off-shift hour and weekends as required

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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EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled