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Production Superintendent - Seattle, WA

Seattle, WA, US, 98134

Ash Grove Cement Company

 

 

Job ID:  472260

 

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! 

 

Summary:

Organizes and schedules activities of the employees working on the production crews to produce cost-effective amounts of clinker and cement, according to quality control specifications and plant production goals. Coordinates production activities with other departments to ensure shipping, maintenance, and quarry activities are aware of production schedules. On shifts where this position is the supervisor at the plant, this position is responsible for all employees working at the plant during that shift. May provide supervisory relief for marine, yard supervisors, and shipping/ packing. Works under general supervision with specified objectives, policies, and performance standards. Refers to supervisor when in serious doubt as to the proper procedure for a specified action. Exercises indirect and direct supervision to production crew employees on the shifts. Employees supervised range between 5-60 employees depending on the circumstances.

What you'll be contributing:

 

  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the manager
  • Prioritize, assign, and communicate tasks for the employees working on the teams.
  • Directs production team and manages plant operations to assure production goals are achieved. Strives for continuous improvement of production operations.
  • Monitors and supervises the performance of hourly employees working directly in the production process. Evaluates job performance and communicate same to employees.
  • Performs hiring, recommends or provides technical training, discipline, and other related duties as needed for the shift.
  • Coordinates with control room personnel to respond as quickly as possible to problems occurring in the production process.
  • Monitors quality control and coordinates with lab and production personnel to ensure that adjustments are made as needed to enhance quality to meet required specifications.
  • Collaborates with Team Members from prior and following shifts regarding the status of production operations, problems, and adjustments being made to meet production standards and objectives.
  • Ensures team understanding that material streams from the producing units and transfer facilities are properly positioned and operating.
  • Provide support so that safety meetings are held on a regular basis to make sure employees understand and practice proper safety procedures.
  • Assures that inspection of work areas is completed for safety hazards and ensures compliance with safety and environmental regulations.
  • Maintains records of employee overtime, absences, vacations, etc., and prepares daily time sheets for production employees. Ensures that proper pay scale codes and charge numbers are recorded for employees.
  • Monitors inventory of materials in the plant daily and that documentation is provided accordingly.
  • Inspects equipment and process systems and provides data to troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, and process problems.
  • Assists with Investigations and reporting accidents and incidents as required by internal contacts and external agencies.
  • Investigates, recommend and implement capital investments as needed.
  • Coordinates efforts with other departments such as maintenance, shipping, quarry, and marine.
  • Assures accurate preparation of daily reports and maintains required records regarding production operations as requested.
  • Inspects equipment and process system breakdowns, determine repairs needed, and write work orders. Coordinates and supervises equipment repairs and preventative maintenance performed by maintenance personnel.
  • Ensures that the appropriate amount of needed supplies and tools are maintained for the teams as needed. Purchases and/or orders supplies and equipment as needed.
  • Supervises contractors working on projects during shifts.
  • Coordinates supervision for plant operations during the night and weekend shifts. This can include quarry, production, maintenance, electrical, and shipping.
  • Assures that procedures are adequate to receive, inspect, and unload shipments of fuel, clinker, cement, and raw materials received via truck, rail car, and barge.
  • Develops and instills in shift leaders a working understanding of all company and plant policies affecting plant operations.
  • Inspects kiln, preheater, and cooler systems refractory, track/document refractory lining thickness, maintains accurate refractory inventories, calculate/order required refractories, maintain/update kiln brick chart, and train personnel in refractory installations.
  • Represents Ash Grove Cement Company in a professional manner at all times.

 

To succeed in this position, you will need:

 

  • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc.
  • 5 or more years of experience in the production area of a cement or related industrial plant facility is preferred.
  • Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in science and math
  • Base salary starts at $110,000+ depending on experience.

 

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. 

 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. The employee will be required to follow all job instructions of his/her supervisor and to perform other work assignments related to plant operations that are not inconsistent with the current labor contract, past practices, or safety policies. 

 

What CRH Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A 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 Posted:  Nov 25, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Seattle

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