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Lehigh Hanson Shipping Supervisor - Bridgeport Quarry-TX in Bridgeport, Texas

AutoReqId: 15331BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Distribution

Primary Location: Bridgeport-TX

Pay Class: Salaried Exempt

Job Posting:

The Role and the Company

Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.

The Shipping Supervisor role is based in Chico, TX and reports directly to the Assistant Plant Manager - Bridgeport Quarry.

The Shipping Supervisor’s position is responsible for providing an effective and efficient logistics program with a strong focus on customer service at our aggregates plant in Bridgeport.

The Shipping Supervisor is responsible for managing trucking and rail shipments for a very high-volume state-of-the-art facility capable of shipments exceeding 8 million tons per year.

What you’ll get to do

  • Works with all shipping staff (includes salary and hourly employees) to ensure shipping schedule efficiency and compliance.

  • A working knowledge of Quality Control procedures to maximize product specifications and minimize waste.

  • Follows all company policies and safety procedures

  • Coordinates necessary shipping schedules to include truck and rail shipments to a multi-state area.

  • Manage programs for continuous improvement on truck and rail loading times.

  • Ensures product inventory control measures.

  • Ensure accuracy in sales reporting. Requires a working knowledge of the sales forecast and process.

  • Ensures a safe and clean working environment in the operating facility which includes TLO/RLO, IBB and Reclaim.

  • Ensures shipping department plant facility is kept in a high percentage availability at all times.

  • Conducts weekly tailgate safety and department meetings for shipping departments.

  • Works closely with Assistant Plant Manager to determine optimal times for repairs on production/shipping equipment.

Supervisory responsibilities

  • Manages up to 15 direct reports.

  • Manages all related shipping processes.

  • Responsible for communication with outside contractor’s including Union Pacific Railroad for proper rail shipments and rail car utilization as well as contractors for rail repairs.

Essential Experience and Skills

  • A four-year degree in engineering, logistics or transportation management, or equivalent work experience.

  • Position requires an individual that is a self-starter with high energy to drive positive results.

  • Minimum of five to seven years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Proficiency is required in the following systems: AggQC, Excel, Word, JWS and Cognos. SAP experience a plus.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, and technical procedures.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, total cost, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, angles, total quantities, and volume.

  • Ability to apply concepts of basic math, trigonometry, and geometry.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

  • Ability to communicate clear and concise instructions in a professional manner.

Work Environment

  • Role operates in a manufacturing environment with moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, elevated noise levels, and dusty conditions.

What we have to offer

  • Competitive base salary and participation in our annual incentive plan

  • Highly competitive benefits programs

  • 401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions

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Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled