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Lehigh Hanson Terminal Manager in Union City, California

AutoReqId: 12027BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Union City-CA

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 Terminal Manager role is based in Union City, CA and reports directly to the Region Director Logistics.

Reporting to the Director of Logistics, this position is responsible for the overall operation of the terminal including loading and unloading product, as well as rail, truck, ship and any terminal transportation activities at the Union City, California cement terminal.

Here’s what you’ll get to do:

  • Supervise the day to day operations of the terminal

  • Schedule and supervise the work as required to meet distribution requirements

  • Communicate with Sales and Logistics personnel to promote open channels of communication

  • Ensure proper inventory levels are maintained

  • Oversee the maintenance work performed by employees and outside contractors

  • Perform maintenance activities

  • Promote safe work habits and a safe work environment

  • Follow and enforce all company policies and safety procedures

  • Plan and implement cost reduction strategies in the operation

  • Ensure compliance with environmental standards and government regulations

  • Maintain time, work orders, material, equipment, and other records

  • Submit reports

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair equipment problems to minimize downtime and ensure proper operation

  • Maintain vendor relationships

  • Coordinate with UPRR Customer Service and local Train Operations to ensure timely deliveries & departures of loaded and empty railcars.

  • Responsible for demurrage management of both trucks and railcars.

Essential Experience and Skills

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in cement distribution or related distribution industry

  • Strong communication skills to interact with customer, contractor and intracompany personnel

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Good technical knowledge of computer hardware and software

  • Solid computer skills including Microsoft Office, SAP and Cement Distribution Management

  • Clerical skills a plus

  • Good mechanical and electrical aptitude and ability

  • Ability to Operate/troubleshoot a computerized control system – PLC a plus

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to work in a high quality and team environment

What we have to offer

  • Competitive base salary and participation in our annual incentive plan

  • Highly competitive benefits programs

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

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