Assistant Plant Manager - Mississauga, ON

Mississauga, ON, CA, L5J 1K1

CRH Canada - Cement ON



Job ID:  489224


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. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


At Ash Grove Cement, people are our first priority. We offer a complete benefits package, and opportunities for your continued growth and development!




The Assistant Plant Manager plans, coordinates and supervises the production operations and maintenance activities and other related functions involved in plant operations. This position assists in incorporating directives provided by corporate management into plant policies and procedures to maintain appropriate standards and schedules. The position assists the Terminal Managers in their maintenance needs. 
What you’ll be contributing:


  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines

  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor

  •  Establishes, communicates and assigns job responsibilities, goals and performance standards for employees within supervisory responsibility.
  •  Evaluates performance, provides feedback, and recommends merit and promotional increases.
  •  Conducts meetings with plant departmental personnel to communicate, coordinate and discuss plant operations including areas such as production, quarry, maintenance, quality control, environmental, special projects, etc.
  •  Reviews and approves purchase requisitions as defined in the purchasing matrix.
  •  Collaborates with the Plant Manager and other staff regarding plant operations, strategic goals and improvements.
  •  Monitors, inspects and reviews all plant activities including production operations, maintenance activities, quality control, environmental matters, etc.
  •  Ensures production and maintenance schedules correspond with forecasted sales.
  •  Meets with various government agencies pertaining to compliance with regulations, policies and standards. and community groups concerning plant activities
  •  Ensures reports regarding plant production operations, quality control, environmental activities are completed timely.
  •  Assists in the preparation of annual capital and operating budget plans for the plant.
  •  Analyzes plant costs and explores methods to improve productivity in a cost-effective manner.
  •  Conducts labor relations meetings with local union representatives, handles second step grievances, assists in the planning of and participates in union negotiations.
  •  Promotes the safety program, enforces compliance with safety standards, conducts and/or participates in safety meetings.
  •  Interviews employment applicants for available plant positions.
  •  Discusses new products, equipment and ideas with staff and vendors.
  •  Reviews and approves accounts payable invoices for payment.
  •  Participates in the negotiation of raw material, service, and construction contracts.


To succeed in this position, you will need:


  • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc. 

  • Minimum 4 Year / Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or chemistry.

  • Professional Engineer (PE) preferred

  • Minimum 7 years Cement manufacturing facility with specific exposure to production processes, maintenance, quality control, and plant management responsibilities.

  • Proficient in English written, verbal communication and listening skills
  • Knowledge of industry best practices, techniques, and standards
  • Ability to effectively build, lead and manages a team
  • Skills in leadership, negotiation, and strategic planning
  • Ability to make decisions and to exercise sound judgment in arriving at a conclusion
  • Ability to inspire and develop staff
  • Knowledge plant operations
  • Ability to work from general policies and procedures.
  • Ability to refer to supervisor when clarification or interpretation of the organizational policy is needed. 
  • Ability to exercise direct or indirect supervision over all plant production and maintenance employees
  • Travel up to 25%


What’s next for you?


We provide stability and advancement opportunities across North America. Use our tuition reimbursement program to help you meet your career goals.


The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive. The physical demands, working environment, and other conditions of employment listed in this document are representative of but are not intended to provide an exhaustive list of the requirements for positions in this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  


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What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


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 official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date:  Apr 21, 2024

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