Plant Manager

Reporting to the VP, Cement Operations this position is accountable for the performance and operation of the plant.
  • Manage the operations and maintenance staff to ensure timely production and distribution of products within quality standards, high uniformity, and optimum production costs.
  • Responsible for the development and execution of annual operating plans.
  • Oversees the development and supervises the execution of Capital Expenditure plans
  • Reviews cost reports to locate excessive expenses and takes necessary corrective action.
  • Prepare short and long range development plans
  • Establish goals that reflect continuous improvement in plant operations
  • Assure environmental compliance and clean plant operations
  • Works in partnership with Sales, Corporate and other departments.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with sales and customers as appropriate.
  • Proactively manage health & safety of employees to continuously improve the company's health & safety performance
  • Train and develop supervisors to provide management depth; provide motivation and career enhancement for all employees
  • Review requests and make decisions regarding the purchase of new equipment and supplies
  • Participate directly in labor relations, including grievance handling; member of the contract negotiating team
  • Conduct performance evaluations and make recommendations for salary increases
  • Represent the Company in the community and promote the Company’s goodwill interests in community activities

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Prior experience with increasingly responsible positions within the cement industry; minimum of 10 years experience required.
  • Prior experience in a management position within the cement industry strongly desired
  • Bachelors’ degree in engineering, mining or chemistry preferred.
  • Complete understanding of the cement manufacturing process
  • Experience with the latest cement production technology including Precalciner Burning Systems
  • Strong knowledge of modern maintenance technology and methods
  • Demonstrated ability to optimize production costs
  • Knowledge of the industry, marketing, customers and quality products
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills
  • Solid interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead others
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a team to continuously improve plant operations
  • Knowledge of union contracts and/or prior experience working in a union environment strongly preferred.
  • Good understanding of safety and environmental regulations​
PLEASE APPLY OR FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT LARRY STAUFFER AT larry@specializedcareersearch.com
Date Posted
8/12/2020
Location
Confidential
Job Id
1672
Industry
Cement & Lime
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