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Area Operations Manager - Construction Materials
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Posted on Jul 31
Area Operations Manager - Aggregate / Construction Materials
Manage and direct mining, ready mix concrete and/or asphalt operations within the region. Ensure assigned plants meet or exceed operations, production, capital and cost reduction goals and objectives against budget. Ensure that assigned facilities are in compliance with company policies, procedures and practices.
Ensure that assigned plants meet or exceed budget goals and objectives;
Manages and directs plants to ensure that Company and Division is maximizing return on its assets;
Ensures that all assigned plants are in compliance with company policies and procedures to include governmental rules and regulations;
Works closely with team to ensures that all permits and reclamation plans are current and takes appropriate steps to secure new permits to expand mining operations at assigned plants;
Manages and directs employee relations activities at assigned plants to ensure a high level of employee satisfaction and assigned plants operate with no work stoppages or any type of employee disruptions;
In cases where the plant is organized by a labor union, individual is responsible for ensuring a good working relationship with union and participates in all collective bargaining activities;
Ensures that all assigned plants have zero accidents and are in total compliance with all SHE policies and procedures;
Manages and directs the annual budget process where each plant develops detailed operating budget to include capital plan and cost reduction programs;
Works with sales in addressing customer relations and customer service requirements to ensure operations meets or exceeds customer expectations;
Ensures that materials mined are processed in accordance with company specifications and quality standards;
Manages and directs the capital budget for each site to ensure that all capital projects are completed according to AFE and cost projections;
Manages and directs automation and process improvement goals and objectives for assigned plants to ensure that productivity and efficiency goals and objectives are met;
Ensures that each assigned plant has a comprehensive system to track and monitor costs on a daily/monthly basis to determine performance and develop plans to address variances;
Ensure that each plant has preventive maintenance program to perform regular and routine maintenance;
Other duties may be assigned as required.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience is required.
10+ years experience in the construction material industry with a track record of progressive responsibility and successful operations management.
Knowledge and understanding of rock and sand mining, ready mix concrete and/or asphalt operations.
Modern management theory and practices, knowledge and plant engineering principles and practices.
Knowledge of preventative maintenance principles and practices
Effectively interface with all levels of people and knowledge of modern motivational principles and practices.
Knowledge and understanding of modern purchasing and procurement practices, labor relations and collective bargaining.
Knowledge and understanding of world class engineering principles and procedures with a focus on process improvements through human assets.
Strong understanding of quality control systems and processes to eliminate defective products.
Knowledge technologies and practices to improve efficiencies and reduce operating costs.
Adapt programs to motivate and reward people toward higher levels of performance.
Establish and measure performance standards for technical support groups.
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