Job Information

Lehigh Hanson Shift Supervisor in Leeds, Alabama

AutoReqId: 13164BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Production

Primary Location: Leeds-AL

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 Shift Supervisor role is based in Leeds, AL and reports directly to the Senior Kiln Supervisor.

This position is responsible for providing supervision and technical guidance to hourly work crews. Will work on a rotating shift basis and provide relief for other supervisors.

In addition to supervising our plant workforce, this position works with our customers and sales staff to meet business needs. This position is also responsible for coordinating and directing many of the day-to-day activities at the plant operation while maintaining the company's high standards.

What you’ll get to do

• Ensure the efficient operation of plant equipment

• Supervise the workforce to maximize the capabilities of the various areas on a rotating shift basis

• Maximize production of a quality product within company and plant specifications, goals, and objectives

• Supervise personnel and equipment to minimize plant costs

• Administration of and compliance with the collective bargaining agreement

• Manage personnel and processes to ensure compliance with all safety and environmental rules and regulations

• Coordinate shift activities with other supervisors to ensure continuity of operations

Essential Experience and Skills

• 2-5 years of experience in cement manufacturing or related industry

• Broad understanding of cement manufacturing process, equipment, and process control systems

• Extensive knowledge of all aspects of kiln burning, finish grinding processes and shipping

• Ability to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical failures, as well as equipment performance

• Ability to direct personnel to correct problems

• Effective supervisory, interpersonal, and communication skills

• Proficient PC skills, with experience in Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Kronos

• Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement

• Knowledge of MSHA/OSHA regulations and guidelines

Preferred Experience and Skills

• College degree preferred

• Experience with SAP

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

• Pension / 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