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Production Supervisor - Seattle, WA

Seattle, WA, US, 98134

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  372279


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.


Position Overview

Coordinates and oversees production operations involved in the manufacturing process.  Uses independent judgment in performing responsibilities. Works under general supervision on assigned objectives.  Refers to supervisor for guidance on unusual problems or circumstances. Exercises direct or indirect supervision over hourly production employees.  May also supervise directly and indirectly personnel working on the off shifts.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


  • Participates and/or conducts safety meetings and training sessions, and ensures they are held on a regular basis 
  • Conducts safety inspections per safety guidelines to ensure compliance with safety regulations   
  • Orders safety equipment needed for production department employees.    
  • Follows plans and schedules of mill and kiln operations in coordination with maintenance, quality control, shipping and production personnel. 
  • Establishes, assigns and communicates job responsibilities and schedules for the shift personnel directly involved in the production process   
  • Supervises and evaluates job performance   
  • Monitors and maintains records of attendance, absenteeism, vacations and floating holidays for employees within supervisory responsibilities    
  • Closely monitors kiln burning operations and raw mill and finish mill grinding operations    
  • Reviews production data and prepares reports on same as requested by management   
  • Assists production personnel and other plant personnel as needed to resolve problems and ensure satisfactory production operations      
  • Supervises record keeping and monitoring of BIF operating parameters as generated from the plant control room (cement plants only)   
  • Serves as Alternate Emergency Coordinator for the Emergency Response Team (cement plants only)  
  • Attends RCRA training for waste-derived fuel activities (cement plants only) 
  • Orders tools and supplies needed for use in the manufacturing process   
  • Requests and supervises repairs and preventive maintenance performed on the mills, kilns and other machinery used in production operations   
  • Provides information on an ongoing basis to the Production Superintendent regarding the status of current operations and manpower    
  • Performs other job related duties as needed to meet production schedules and quality standards 

Other Requirements


  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Effective leadership skills
  • Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills
  • Work requires strenuous physical exertion such as frequent climbing of tall ladders, lifting objects weighing up to 25 pounds, crouching or crawling in restrictive areas, and exposure to extreme temperatures and noises.
  • Must be capable of using and maintaining databases used to store MSHA citation records as well as industrial hygiene data, injury and incident investigation data, and behavioral safety observations.
  • Must promote the use of The Health Bridge (nurse case management firm) and the company’s early return-to-work program, including the use of Bridge Assignments.
  • Must maintain personal proficiency level by attending appropriate professional development courses.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Base salary starting at $90,000+ depending on experience. 




  • 3 years of experience production with emphasis on process control in a similar industry.




  • Associate's Degree, Two years of college, technical school or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.


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:  May 8, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

Job Segment: Manager, Industrial, Production Manager, Industrial Hygiene, Management, Manufacturing, Engineering