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Plant Manager - Cherokee, IA
at CRH
Cherokee, IA

Plant Manager - Cherokee, IA
at CRH
Cherokee, IA

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Description

 

 

Job ID:  155034

 

 

Standard Ready Mix, A CRH Company, delivers top-quality ready mix concrete for residential, commercial, agricultural, and heavy highway needs from its plants in northwest Iowa and Vermillion, South Dakota.

 

Job Summary

 

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in manufacturing concrete products and delivering ready mix concrete by performing the following duties.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Quotes prices and receives orders for company products such as ready mix concrete, pipes, utility vaults, or septic tanks.
  • Computes amount of water to be added to each mix of concrete.
  • Records quantity of sand, cement, gravel, and water required for each mix on loading ticket for use by Concrete Batch Plant Operator.
  • Prepares invoices, delivery tickets, and related shipping documents and assigns drivers for scheduled deliveries.
  • Maintains payroll and driver records.
  • Directs production workers to cast concrete products according to customer specifications.
  • Confers with plant production and yard personnel to establish delivery schedules according to factors such as truck capacities, distances to delivery site, and unloading time.
  • Communicates with supervisor, on issues effecting the business and personnel, safety, maintenance, upcoming jobs, competition, and pricing.
  • Supervises the processing of delivery tickets, and purchase orders.
  • Oversees and maintains appropriate inventory levels.
  • Receives cash payments for shipments from drivers and prepares reports of cash and charge sales.
  • Works with Safety Department to ensure compliance with City, State and Federal regulations.
  • Addresses customer relations’ issues.
  • Ensures that equipment and facilities are properly maintained.
  • Communicates with the Human Resources Department on all issues affecting employee hiring, promotion, discipline and termination.
  • Works with the Quality Control Department to ensure products meet specifications.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

 

  • Directly supervises employees in concrete production.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 

Competency

 

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Knowledge - Possess a working knowledge of the position responsibilities for both the dispatcher and mixer operator and the processes involved to make the operation run effectively and efficiently.
  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well.
  • Managing People - Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; Continually works to improve supervisory skills.
  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
  • Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures.

 

Qualifications

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience

 

  • Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or one to two years related experience and/or training.

 

Language Skills

 

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

 

Mathematical Skills

 

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

 

Reasoning Ability

 

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

Physical Demands

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

 

Work Environment

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


What CRH Americas Offers You
 

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

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.

 

CRH Americas 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!

 

Standard Ready Mix, A CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

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