Job Information

Lehigh Hanson Maintenance Supervisor in Mason City, Iowa

AutoReqId: 15062BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Maintenance

Primary Location: Mason City-IA

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 Maintenance Supervisor role is based in Mason City, IA and reports directly to the Maintenance Manager.

As a Maintenance Supervisor for Lehigh Hanson, you will be able to create a safe environment and lead the workday for the team of Millwrights. Your primary job function is to bring leadership, organization, and promote critical thinking-solutions with your team of millwrights while you ensure daily, weekly, and annual maintenance job execution is performed at a high level. You will utilize your own experiences, as well as your team's ideas, experience to make improvements to reliability and asset costs. You will troubleshoot and look for more efficient ways to solve equipment problems. You will work closely with another Maintenance Supervisor, Maintenance Planner, Production Supervisors, and a Plant Engineer.

What you’ll get to do

• Schedules and supervises the work to maintain equipment to meet production requirements.

• Oversees the work performed by maintenance crews and outside contractors as required for each job to ensure completion in a timely and quality manner.

• Manages any urgent or breakdown jobs as required to keep equipment running and minimize downtime.

• Provides development of direct reports and motivates staff resulting in a reliable and competent workforce. Provides technical assistance to maintenance personnel toward expedient problem resolution.

• Execution of these specific duties will be achieved through the following:

o Coordinates with the Maintenance Dept. by communicating anticipated jobs and provides input when stores stocks need to be increased or altered, for upcoming jobs to maintain maintenance schedules

o With the Maintenance Dept. to develop work schedules, equipment usage schedules, the priority of mechanical expenditures, and procedures for equipment to meet overall plant goals.

o Prepare material and labor estimates to develop project cost estimates and plant budgets.

o Monitor the acquisition and use of materials to meet productivity and budgetary goals.

o Maintain time, work order, material, equipment, and other mechanical shop records

o Determines appropriate training for employees and by evaluating their skills, abilities, safety practices, and behavior to maintain the necessary skills to perform their jobs.

o Plans the schedules of the staff including assigning work and overtime as required to meet maintenance needs.

o Participate in the supervisory maintenance on-call rotation program

• Participate in the implementation of plant projects. Provide input into the design and implementation of mechanical aspects of projects to ensure tasks are able to be accomplished in a quality, cost-effective, and timely manner.

• Ensure the application of the plant’s rules of conduct, policies, and health & safety protocols during maintenance procedures to minimize injuries and lost time incidents.

• Provide ongoing maintenance support to the plant for all shifts by participating in the plant's on-call program. This includes evaluating and determining the course of action for maintenance incidents after hours and on weekends while on call and may require on-site supervision of the resolution to maintain operational efficiency. Must be willing to work weekends and after hours for the supervision of emergency repairs as needed.

• Ensure that Maintenance department tools and equipment are in good working condition and that adequate stocks of consumables are maintained to allow maintenance activities to occur as scheduled.

Essential Experience and Skills

• Familiarity with Microsoft Office products including MS Excel and Word

• High School Diploma or GED required

• Ability to perform tasks that include walking, climbing equipment, working within confined spaces, and occasionally lifting up to 50 lbs.

• 5 years of mechanical repair and maintenance experience

• Good interpersonal skills, handling confrontation, organizational, and communication skills. Working with people, aligning, and motivation to ensure a job is done safe, timely, and proper is critical.

• Prior experience working with heavy industrial machinery and equipment

• Demonstrated ability to lead others with or without direct authority

Preferred Experience and Skills

• Prior supervisory experience

• Working knowledge of 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

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


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