Lehigh Hanson Production Supervisor in Romeoville, Illinois

AutoReqId: 7065BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Production

Primary Location: Romeoville-IL

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.

We are seeking a qualified Production Supervisor at our aggregates operation in Romeoville, IL who supervises the production shift group as it pertains to health and safety, environmental controls/compliance, control room operations and outside work. The supervision of the production process ensures the safety of plant personnel, compliance, and environmental regulations as well as safety equipment optimization, utilization, and reliability while meeting quality and cost targets. The incumbent must possess an understanding of fundamental process theory, supervisory skills, and facilitation of essential shift communication.

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 knowledgeable team as you begin your career with a proven leader in the cement and construction materials industry.

This position will reside in Romeoville, IL and report to the Plant Manager

What you’ll get to do:

  • Direct and lead all shift personnel including job performance, safety, and quality of work

  • Assist, instruct, train and/or monitor personnel as necessary

  • Lead the safety program and culture at the operation including hazard recognition, housekeeping, employee behaviors and correction of issues

  • Provide input on the future of the operation including items such as reserve acquisitions and capital projects

  • Work with the union, labor relations and upper management on any employee issues that may arise

  • Prepare operational reports for review/discussion with Area Manager

  • Participate in Continuous Improvement Program by suggesting changes in routines, personnel, equipment improvement and process improvement and encouraging reports to do the same

  • Organize all shift work including both production and maintenance activities

  • Monitor and follow-up to ensure all work is done safely, thoroughly and efficiently.

  • Follow plant and MSHA Safety Policies, including the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment. Maintain an awareness of plant environmental standards. Takes corrective action to address minor problems or report compliance issues to the appropriate department for resolution. Enforces the Safety Policies in supervising of others.

Who we are looking for:

  • Minimum of a high school diploma. College degree or Technical School equivalent preferred.

  • Background in aggregates preferred, heavy industry experience required

  • Experience working in a quarry environment

  • Strong supervision skills, union experience preferred

  • Competent in MS Office applications required

  • Ability to make timely, critical decisions

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Complies with all federal, state and local guidelines.

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace.

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

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