Plant Manager - precast manufacturing - Telford, PA

 

 

Job ID:  143201

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.

 

The Plant Manager is the senior leader on site and is responsible for everything that goes on inside the fence-line and is the driver of the production process. We look to the Plant Manager to build a collaborative environment between operations, sales, engineering, accounting, and transportation. This dynamic leader will be pushing continuous improvement in workplace safety, production efficiency, product cost, and customer service.

 

Essential Job Functions

 

  • Ensure the plant employees and guests on site comply with safety and environmental practices – lead by example and build a safety first culture
  • Lead production scheduling to meet customer needs including timely delivery
  • Develop a keen focus on customer service and proactive communication across the team
  • Partner with the engineering team to ensure proper drawings and designs are being used during the manufacturing process
  • Purchase material/services to successfully operate the facility
  • Successfully hire, supervise, orient, train and retain operations/product staff 
  • Promote and maintain a clean workplace that is “tour-ready” at all times.
  • Ability to read drawings, plan production tasks from those drawings, and coach employees to produce product correctly.
  • Ability to operate some of the standard tools on the plant floor such as overhead cranes, hand tools, batch plant, etc. While the Plant Manager will not be asked to operate these things continuously, having some of these skills will make him/her a better coach and troubleshooter.
  • Be a leader and coach leadership. Motivate crews during morning huddles. Lead effective Mid-Day meetings. Coach Leads on how to set expectations on a whiteboard and have them followed. Lead inventory counts. Promote safety best practices in meetings with other Plant Managers.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the General Manager as deemed appropriate and necessary by them.

 

Requirements

 

  • Bachelor's Degree in business, operations, engineering or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of experience working in a leadership role in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Experience with precast/concrete or building materials is a plus
  • Proven track record of developing, leading and maintaining a continuous improvement mindset at the plant 
  • Ability to work on your feet for the majority of the day in a production/plant environment subject to unheated and non-air conditioned environment.
  • Ability to perform standard math skills such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Ability to work with computer as necessary (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, AX)
  • Ability to read a tape measure and add/subtract fractions
  • Ability to lead and direct other individuals and work with other group leaders

     

    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.

     

    EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link. 

    Company
    Oldcastle Inc
    Posted
    09/20/2018
    Type
    Full time
    Location
    Telford, PA 18969, US