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Quarry Manager - Durkee, OR

Durkee, OR, US, 97905

Ash Grove Cement Company

 

 

Job ID:  307022

 

Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.

 

Job Summary

 

Works under general supervision with specific policies, practices, and objectives. Coordinates and supervises quarry operations to ensure an adequate amount of raw material from the quarry is available to meet plant production needs. Uses independent judgement in making decisions regarding quarry operations and maintenance and in analyzing unusual problems and situations. Refers to supervisor for clarification. Exercises direct or indirect supervision over all quarry employees, some of whom occupy lower-level and mid-level management positions.  Oversight of capital expenditures for the quarry and involvement in preparation and control of quarry budget.

 

Essential Functions

 

  • Establishes, communicates and assigns job responsibilities, goals and performance standards for employees within the Quarry Department.  Evaluates job performance.
  • Performs surveillance of quarry maintenance and operations by conducting inspections
  • Ensures Conducts and/or participates in quarry department safety meetings and safety inspections of work areas occur and performs periodic spot checks.  Ensures quarry personnel comply with CRH and MSHA safety rules and regulations. Oversees all aspects of the maintenance department.
  • Monitors productions needs to make sure enough rock is available and ready for use in the manufacturing process. Affects job performance through motivation, establishing goals and providing feedback.
  • Oversees all aspects of the quarry departmentWhen explosives are using in quarry operations, ensures that an appropriate amount of explosives are available for use, and are properly stored. Evaluates performance and recommends merit increases and promotions.
  • Maintains specified records of quarry and mining activities. Affects job performance through motivation, establishing goals and providing feedbackObtains, coordinates and supervises the work of contractors as required for specified repairs.
  • Prepares reports and other specified paperwork as requested by management. Meets with vendors regarding new maintenance equipment and other supplies needed for executing maintenance responsibilities.
  • Actively supports and participates in plant/quarry safety and environmental programsInspects work sites to make sure proper cleanup procedures have been executed.Is an active participant and leader in the Maintenance Excellence Process
  • Cooperates with other department managers in coordinating production operations with the quarry operations to supply the needed amount of raw materials from the quarry while providing for maintenance time on quarry equipment. Actively supports and participates in plant safety and environmental programs
  • Assists as needed in planningPlans long-term quarry development goals, including mine exploration, with assistance as needed. Coordinates with plant management on priorities and schedules for plant projects not necessarily directly related to plant equipment operation.
  • Assists with the preparation of annual budgets and specifications on purchased equipment.  Coordinates purchased material with plant needs.Works with Planner to review, plan schedule and supervise all maintenance repair and preventive/predictive maintenance activities for the plant.  Investigates and resolves unusual problems or difficulties in maintenance projects.
  • Maintains awareness of current industry trends and practices by reading trade and industry magazines. Specifies engineering data and solicits competitive pricing on purchase of major equipment and parts.
  • Schedules repairs and other maintenance with Maintenance Department as needed.  Orders and obtains parts and equipment as needed. Coordinates with storeroom personnel concerning the amount of supplies and parts needed for maintenance activities.
  • Performs other job-related duties as needed. Works with Planner to compile records and data regarding maintenance projects and prepares reports for management
  • Ensures that maintenance personnel comply with plant and MSHA safety rules and regulations.
  • Participates in labor contract negotiations.  Investigates problems and tries to resolve them before they become grievances.  Meets with union representatives as needed.May conduct and/or participate in the plant/union safety committee activities.  Conducts monthly safety meetings and trains employees on safety regulations and standards.  Evaluates safety hazards on a proactive basis and investigates accidents.
  • Collaborates with Plant Manager to discuss goals, strategic planning, etc., and ensures that these directives are achieved.Participates in labor contract negotiations.  Investigates problems and tries to resolve them before they become grievances.  Meets with union representatives as needed.
  • May conduct and/or participate in the plant/union safety committee activities.  Conducts monthly safety meetings and trains employees on safety regulations and standards.  Evaluates safety hazards on a proactive basis and investigates accidents.Reviews and approves all invoices when Plant Manager is not at the plant. May perform other Plant Manager duties on a relief basis.
  • Recommends improvements and other types of suggestions to improve plant and quarry productivity, employee morale, etc.Reviews maintenance reports to analyze trends.  Assists Plant Manager in preparing annual budgets for company executives.
  • Evaluates performance and recommends merit increases and promotions.Recommends improvements and other types of suggestions to improve plant productivity, employee morale, etc.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor's Degree with knowledge of Mining/Geology principles and procedures or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Degree in Mining, Geology, or Engineering preferred.

 

Work Experience

 

  • 10 years quarry mining experience, plus a minimum five years quarry supervisory experience preferred. 
  • Extensive knowledge of quarry operations, including the optimization of quarry resources and design, mine planning, use of quarry equipment and proper procedures for using explosives in a safe and effective manner.
  • Knowledge of MSHA safety regulations as well as state and federal mining laws.
  • General knowledge of EPA environmental regulations
  • Understands and can use Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, Power Point, and other software as needed

 

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!

 

Ash Grove Cement is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Oct 15, 2021


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