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Production Supervisor - Seattle, WA

Seattle, WA, US, 98134

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  472262


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! 




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.


What you'll be contributing:


  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the manager
  • 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
  • Participates in and/or conducts safety meetings and training sessions and ensures they are held on a regular basis
  • Orders safety equipment needed for production department employees. 
  • Conducts safety inspections per safety guidelines to ensure compliance with safety regulations
  • 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
  • Assists plant management, when requested, in resolving union problems and grievance
  • 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


To succeed in this position, you will need:


  • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc.
  • Two years of college, technical school, or an equivalent combination of education and experience preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in production with emphasis on process control in a similar industry 
  • Base salary starts at $95,000+ 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

Job Segment: Production Manager, Industrial, Manager, Plant Manager, Manufacturing, Management