The primary responsibility of this position is to oversee all aspects of the plant manufacturing operations to include production quotas and analysis, quality control, scheduling of raw materials, equipment trouble shooting, maintenance, inventory control, personnel management and environmental compliance.
This position is also responsible for the daily management of the ready-mix concrete plant, including but not limited to leadership, safety, environment, operations, quality, efficiency, maintenance, appearance and administration.
Supervise hourly personnel & drivers to include: hiring, training, directing, counseling and disciplining employees according to company policy
Communicates with Production Manager and other departments
Maintains a clean fleet
Coordinates fleet maintenance with truck shop
Coordinates plant maintenance with welding shop
Performs month-end inventory
Develops relationships with plant sales reps and customers
Must be able to run front end loader, when needed
Required to work a schedule that varies from week to week
Ability to work extended hours and irregular schedules
Required to work weekends
To be successful in this job an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and possess the following qualifications.
Review daily vehicle reports completed by drivers
Maintain raw materials inventory and other necessary supplies
Prepare required reports on a daily, weekly, monthly basis
Conduct safety meetings
Perform quality control sampling to ensure the integrity of finished product
Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal employment regulations as well as company policies and procedures
Maintain company assets in good operational condition
Assist with performing maintenance work on equipment
Operate the plant within set budget
Review orders in the system for proper mix design for customer specific needs.
Communicate in an effective manner with all operations personnel to ensure availability of proper resources, personnel, and trucks to provide superior customer service.
An understanding of all aspects of concrete production and the types of products produced
An understanding of QC/QA for the ready mix concrete industry
A working mechanical knowledge of all plant related equipment
Knowledge of production equipment, production processes and maintenance programs
A commitment to team concepts, a sense of ownership and urgency
Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deal professionally with all managers, employees, vendors and customers
Excellent problem solving skills
Working computer skills
Effectively and consistently communicates constructive feedback, positive reinforcement, on-going evaluations and counseling concerns to the Team Members while implementing company-approved methods and programs.
Promotes and maintains an environmentally compliant and a safety-oriented plant in accordance with all OSHA and company standards.
Coordinates and reinforces daily plant inspections, monthly safety meetings, preventive maintenance procedures, the wearing of the PPE’s and monthly fleet and plant inspections.
Maintains and monitors the batching sequence, fleet maintenance and reliability, appearance of the batch office, plant and yard according to established company procedures.
Batches consistent slump concrete, verifies batch weight accuracy and identifies and resolves inventory discrepancies.
Manages costs and utilizes Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to guide production, identify areas for improvement and work with Delivery Professionals to safely arrive at jobsites in a timely manner.
Oversees and assesses quality, consistency and quantity of incoming materials on a daily basis and ensures all products meet company and customer standards.
Interacts with other department teams to identify customer needs, to coordinate efficient and consistent delivery of products, to resolve issues and to improve product and quality of service.
Ensures that all products and services meet or exceed customers’ expectations.
You must possess a working knowledge of the programming functions of all current plant systems listed below.
Working knowledge of OSHA/DOT regulation.
Must have ACI Level 1Field Testing Technician and Concrete Batch Plant Operator Certifications within 90 days of hire.
5+ years progressive experience with ready mix concrete production, associated equipment and fleet management preferred
Capable of climbing conveyor belts and silos up to 70 feet.
Must have working knowledge of state and federal employment, safety and environmental laws.
Must have excellent math, computer, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.