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Lehigh Hanson Technical Services Manager - Sechelt in Sechelt, British Columbia

AutoReqId: 11970BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Technical

Primary Location: Sechelt-BC

Job Posting:

This position manages Sechelt’s quality control, quality assurance, process optimization, and outbound material distribution administration functions in compliance with all health & safety expectations, to meet all customer requirements, and to achieve maximum operational efficiency.

The Role and the Company

At Lehigh Hanson our customers look to us for our expertise and experience; they trust us to help them be successful by being responsive and committed to service and quality.

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.

What you'll get to do:

Ensure employees, contractors, visitors, and all operations activities comply with all health & safety, environment, Mines Code, and WorkSafeBC requirements

Quality Control and Quality Assurance

  • Recruit, train, develop, coach, and direct team to achieve maximum operational efficiency and employee engagement

  • Ensure all products are produced, stockpiled, and loaded-out in conformance with customer requirements

  • Develop, implement, lead, and continuously improve a comprehensive quality control / quality assurance program for the site

  • Maintain current knowledge of products, state or provincial governing specifications, and products’ application in customers’ businesses

  • Report, investigate, and rectify complaints pertaining to product quality or performance

Process Optimization

  • Lead and oversee analysis and optimization of plant performance, including product yield, throughput, and cost

  • Coordinate with maintenance department employees to prioritize necessary maintenance activities (both scheduled and unscheduled)

  • Coordinate with production employees to ensure all products are produced, stockpiled, and loaded out to comply with required specifications

Outbound Material Distribution Administration

  • Facilitate development and update of shipment, production, and inventory forecasts and associated operating strategies

  • Ensure all internal and external shipment, production, and inventory transactions are correctly recorded

  • Ensure all regulatory reporting requirements are met

Essential Experience and Skills:

  • Post-secondary education in a mining or manufacturing-related discipline, engineering, or operations management, and / or significant operational experience in mining and manufacturing operations

  • BC Ministry of Energy & Mines Shiftboss certificate is an asset

  • Extremely strong capacity to lead people and teams

  • Proficiency in health & safety management, including emergency response management, incident management, and employee training, development, and coaching

  • Proficiency in human resources and labour relations management, including supervisory experience in a unionized environment

  • Proficiency with computer systems including Microsoft Office, Microsoft 365, Kronos Time & Attendance, and computer-aided design

  • Proficiency in aggregate mining and material processing methods and equipment

  • Proficiency in aggregate quality control and quality assurance testing methods and results

  • Knowledge of marine bulk transport methods, equipment, and processes

What we have to offer

  • Competitive base salary and participation in our annual incentive plan

  • Highly competitive benefits programs

  • A competitive retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions