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Plant Manager - Elgin, IL

 

 

Job ID:  143163

Exempt

 

Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more.   With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, CRH Americas is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.

 

Position Summary

 

The Plant Manager is responsible for providing leadership and direction for the facility, supporting the vision and values of the corporation.  Instills a “Culture of Safety” for staff and all employees by promoting and modeling an Employee Driven, Hazard Controlled environment.  Ensures staff and employees are equipped to meet production and delivery schedules, budgeted cost/efficiency expectations through sound resource planning and provision.  Holds self and staff accountable for implementing and adherence to standards, policies & regulations for the safe, environmentally compliant production of a quality precast concrete product.  Ensures staff is held accountable for the development and execution of all continuous improvement initiatives.  Leads and directs local site employee/staff training and development initiatives to ensure robust succession planning. 

 

Position Responsibilities

 

Essential Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Leads the local Plant business teams
  • Creates and sustains a safe working environment for the facility.
  • Ensures systems and processes exist in the facility to manufacture quality products efficiently.
  • Successfully hire, supervise, orient and train staff and team members in disciplines that will improve performance; provide employees with information, leadership and development, succession planning, and training opportunities.
  • Drives continuous safety, environmental and quality improvements and culture based on current Best Practices and lean manufacturing methods.
  • Ensure compliance to production and delivery schedules.
  • Drives the development, communication and execution of strategic plans; develops a process to implement plans.
  • Lead performance management effort that includes the identification & communication of critical successful factors with staff and subordinates.
  • Accountable for achieving forecasted financial performance targets.
  • Drive performance improvements in all areas including capital deployment.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with key strategic external customers.
  • Establish and monitor performance plans for staff and subordinates; track key performance metrics and hold reports accountable for results.
  • Provide leadership in process redesign, productivity, Quality and customer service.
  • Manage budget and cost reduction initiatives.
  • Develop, implement and communicate strategic plans to personnel.
  • Develops self, staff and employees for advancement and contribution to success of the business.
  • Establish, communicate and monitor environmental and safety achievement and compliance in plants.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

 

Education/Experience

 

  • Minimum High School Diploma (or equivalent) with 8+ years leadership experience in an industrial environment leading multiple departments.(or)
  • Associates' degree in Business, Manufacturing, Engineering Technology, Production or related field.
  • Bachelors’ degree preferred

 

Knowledge/Skills/Ability

 

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively plan and allocate resources.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills across all levels of the organization.
  • Proven track record of developing, implementing and utilizing process, procedures and standardization of work.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate resources to meet internal business objectives and customer expectations.
  • Thorough knowledge of effective and efficient production and lean manufacturing methods.
  • Thorough knowledge of company product, policies and procedures.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, team building and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated successful application of managerial and supervisory skills.
  • Demonstrated skills or knowledge of budgeting and financial analysis skills.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and dealing with ambiguity.
  • Strong analytical and mathematical ability.
  • Ability to operate a computer and supporting software packages.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to effectively implement change.
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and lead teams.
  • Ability to effectively manage conflict

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Company
Oldcastle Inc
Posted
09/20/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Elgin, IL 60123, US