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Assistant Plant Manager - Columbus, OH

Columbus, OH, US, 43123

The Shelly Company


Job ID:  222179


The Shelly Company, a CRH company, is a vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mix concrete and paving services throughout the state of Ohio. Our commitment to quality drives us to use the most modern, efficient and environmentally friendly technology in our industry. The Shelly Company is known throughout the industry for innovation, quality and for our commitment to safety.


We currently have an opportunity for an Assistant Plant Manager at our Columbus Limestone facility.  Columbus Limestone is a surface mining operation producing 4 million tons annually.  Mining and production schedules vary to accommodate customer demand but is typically 5 to 6 days per week; however, 7 work days may be required during periods of peak demand. Operations span 3 shifts with a combined total of approximately 60 nonunion employees.  The Assistant Plant Manager will assist the Plant Manager with the scheduling and planning of the quarry operations, production activities, and maintenance and repair requirements to produce the material volumes necessary to meet customer and market demands.  Under the direction of the Plant Manager, the Assistant Plant Manager will oversee various operations of the quarry, including but not limited to assisting with employee scheduling & training, production scheduling, recommending/adjusting/adapting monthly production goals as needs require, and assisting in regulatory compliance with State (ODNR), Federal (MSHA), and Environmental (EPA) agencies. There will also be hands on requirements during inspection of work in progress to ensure all activities are performed safely, effectively and efficiently.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


The duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Complies with all safety policies, procedures and established safety practices and ensures that all plant employees do the same. 
  • Conducts safety training, risk assessments, and internal safety inspections to ensure all safety policies are practiced and enforced.
  • Oversees and directs operations teams including personnel and equipment to ensure proper and effective utilization of resources.
  • Oversees securing parts, materials and supplies as needed
  • Tracks production performance metrics and identifies opportunities for improvement
  • Completes daily/weekly/monthly reporting to meet all company, state, and federal guidelines, regulations, and requirements.
  • Tracks and maintains proper job records such as safety inspections, schedules, work hours, fuel usage, hour meters, mileage, etc.
  • Monitors the changing needs of labor requirements and coordinates requests through the Plant Manager.
  • Collaborates and communicates regularly with Quality Control to ensure specification requirements are met.
  • Maintains strong customer and supplier relationships.


Supervisory Responsibilities


  • The Assistant Plant Manager will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the company policies, procedures, and applicable laws, under the direction of the Plant Manager
  • Plan, schedule, direct, delegate, drive performance and manage time effectively.
  • Manage employee performance through coaching, feedback (written and verbal), rewards, and discipline when necessary
  • Develop the technical and leadership skills of subordinates and make recommendations for new job opportunities when appropriate.
  • Address complaints and resolve issues in a timely manner.


Other Requirements


  • Display a professional and courteous attitude toward supervisors, peers, direct reports, customers and the general public at all times.
  • Must be willing and able to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing and able to work any of the shifts and weekends when necessary.
  • Report to the assigned job site ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Manual of Safety Practices and Procedures.
  • Strict adherence to Shelly Company policies and procedures as outlined in the Company Book of Policies.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required. 
  • Timely and regular attendance is an expectation of performance for all Shelly Company employees. Employees will be held accountable for adhering to their workplace schedule.


Required Qualifications/Knowledge/Experience


Qualified applicants will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Mine Engineering or similar, with two or more years of industry experience, or an equivalent minimum of 5 years mining industry knowledge and experience. Knowledge of State, Federal, and Environmental industry standards, rules, and regulations. Candidate must be a self-starter with strong communication skills.  Strong computer skills are required (Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel) and a knowledge of PEAK is also preferred.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


Language Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation, maintenance, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
  • Ability to speak effectively to supervisors, employees and customers of the organization.


Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and exercise a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Physical Requirements


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.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. 
  • The employee frequently is required to climb or balance. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.


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! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


The Shelly Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Oct 15, 2020

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

Job Segment: Plant, Engineer, Plant Operator, Manager, Plant Manager, Manufacturing, Engineering, Management