Assistant Plant Manager

Vulcan Materials
Grayson, GA, United States
Closing date
Jul 23, 2022

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Technicians, Trade & Skilled
Work Term
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Full Time
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Build Your Career. Build America’s Future.

Vulcan Materials Company is the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. When you join Vulcan, it’s more than starting an exciting career – you get to make a difference for millions of people every day across the country.

When you join Vulcan, you join a dynamic culture in which career development is encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is valued. No matter the role or the location across the country, every member of the Vulcan team lives through the Vulcan Way: doing the right thing, the right way, at the right time .

What You’ll Do:

Promote Safety. Take an active role prioritizing safety for yourself and others to ensure all assigned plants have zero accidents and are in total compliance with all Vulcan policies and procedures.

Organize and Plan Production. Plan the daily operation scheduling of plant production to ensure optimal utilization of the plant and equipment, personnel and inventory requirements, and work procedures in regards to stripping, mining, processing, stockpiling, loading and shipping. Maintain responsibility for all aspects of site planning and pit development.

Manage Employee Relations. Provide strong leadership, training, team building, and supervision to all employees at the plant in order to support the operational function of the business. Work cross-functionally with HR to recruit new employees, provide merit increases, perform disciplinary actions, and evaluate the performance of employees in order to develop talent.

Monitor Processes and Materials. Analyze production and quality control to ensure a quality product for our customers. Monitor operational reports to ensure best practices in extraction, processing, stockpiling, and re-handling and that the product remains within target specifications. Implement and monitor a preventive maintenance program to limit work stoppages, downtime, or other disruptions.

Ensure Economic Profit. Maintain responsibility for management of financial decisions for the plant, including budgets, forecasts, inventory management, and labor and capital planning. Ensure adherence to all budgets and financial goals. Identify improvement activities to reduce costs and improve operating efficiency across the plant.

Maintain Compliance. Build a strong safety culture in order to ensure the plant is in compliance with Vulcan’s safety, operations, and environmental policies and procedures. Manage the health and safety of employees in order to continuously improve Vulcan’s health & safety performance.

Additional Responsibilities. Other duties as assigned.Skills You’ll Need:

Experience. Experience in supervising production employees, preferably at either an aggregate, sand/gravel, or asphalt plant is preferred.

Leadership and Management Skills. Must be able to provide strong leadership and guidance to employees, both direct and indirect reports. Must be able to motivate and maintain interpersonal relationships.

Operational Knowledge. Must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of rock and sand mining, ready-mix concrete, and/or asphalt operations and equipment, MSHA regulations, engineering principles and procedures, and quality control systems and processes.

Interpersonal Skills. Must be an excellent motivator and team builder. Must be able to form strong social relationships and effectively communicate with both internal and external audiences.

Financial Knowledge. Must possess knowledge and experience leading financial performance to established targets.

Flexibility. Must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions and tolerate being exposed to loud noises.

What You’ll Like About Us :

Great Company Culture. Our people share a competitive drive for excellence in an environment of trust, teamwork, open-mindedness and communication.

Safe. Industry leader in health and safety standards. We are committed to creating a safe work environment and protecting all employees and customers.

Meaningful Work. What sets up apart is the work we do impacts daily lives – and every employee contributes. Our aggregates produced are used to build roads, schools, hospitals, airports, and housing throughout the United States .

Health Benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision programs, plus much more .

Rest and Relaxation. Paid vacation, personal floating days, and paid holidays.

Prepare for the Future. 401(k) with company match and contribution.

Training and Development. We see our development programs and helping our employees meet their goals as a key part of our business.

Vulcan Materials Company is committed to employing a diverse workforce. You will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. You also have the right to be free from discrimination for medical needs arising from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.
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