Plant Manager

The Company and The Role
Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.
Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. Following the acquisition of Italcementi, the company employs some 63,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in around 60 countries.
Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Plant Manager who will be responsible for managing all aspects of the operation including overall site safety and compliance, product quality, production, maintenance, cost control, and continuous improvement initiatives.
This position will reside in Downingtown, PA
What You Will Get To Do
Plan and direct the daily operations of an approximately 2,000,000 tpy quarry producing crushed stone.
Overall financial responsibility for entire site operations.
Effectively and proactively administer Lehigh Hanson's safety program ensuring compliance with MSHA rules and regulations
Manage direct reports under the guidelines of Lehigh Hanson HR Policies and Procedures,
Oversee the production planning, staffing, and day-to-day manufacturing operations in a cost-effective manner
Prepare operational schedule and coordinate production activities to ensure production and quality of products meet specifications
Troubleshoot and resolve operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays
Establish key inventoried items needed for all MRO (maintenance, repair and operation) items for the plant, and effectively interact with governmental and regulatory agencies, customers, vendors, Lehigh Hanson management, and neighbors as required.
Ensure quarry development and mine planning
Manage product inventory
Ensure accuracy of all mine production reporting
Hold weekly safety and department meetings for all departments
Ensure plant and mobile equipment is kept in good and safe working condition to maximize asset throughput.
Work closely with Reliability Plant Maintenance Manager to determine optimal times for production equipment repairs
The incumbent must understand and comply with Company compliance policies, including the Code of Business Conduct (including NAM supplements), the anti-corruption policy and the Antitrust Compliance Policy, and is required to participate in compliance training in such policies and provide disclosures and compliance certifications from time to time. As a manager, the incumbent is expected to require compliance with such policies by subordinates, monitor their activities for compliance and disclose incidents of non-compliance as provided by such policies.
What We Are Looking For
Bachelor's degree with mining related discipline (Preferred) or the equivalent in relevant work experience
Prior supervisory experience preferred
At least 10 years of quarry experience and understanding crushing and process equipment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organization and time management skills
Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
Solid understanding of government regulations and demonstrated ability to impact safe working practices
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
Ability to communicate clear and concise instructions in a professional manner
We know that our employees are critical to our overall success. We are dedicated to investing in their future to maintain long-term relationships for lasting commitments. One of the ways we do this is to offer a comprehensive package of compensation and benefits programs which are regularly reviewed to maintain them at competitive levels.
Your salary will be commensurate with your work experience and relevant skills.
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