Regional Director of Maintenance & Reliability - Texas (Hybrid)

Dallas, TX, US, 75001

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  496236


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! 




Leads the implementation of best practice maintenance and reliability initiatives throughout an Ash Grove Cement (AGC) region of plants and terminals. A region is typically the size of 3-5 cement plants with multiple terminals. Typically adapts and develops maintenance and reliability strategy to assist the operations in making the best use of their resources and aligns efforts of corporate and operational teams to achieve strong performance in maintenance that is aligned well with the maintenance task force objectives. May directly supervise Corporate Reliability Engineer and collaborate with many maintenance and reliability personnel throughout regional AGC plants. Works closely with the Director of Manufacturing Services and keeps the same informed on all aspects of maintenance and reliability. The job holder must display ambition and self-motivation whilst being a team player with strong influencing and collaborative skills. Must also possess technical proficiency.


What you’ll be contributing: 


  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines. 
  • Coordinates maintenance strategy for AGC region of plants and terminals. Reviews Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for operations to understand progress and to continually align operational teams in terms of their areas of opportunity and improvement.
  • Oversees an appropriate best practice maintenance system that documents a simple approach to the aspects of maintenance to ensure a consistent and high-quality approach.
  • Ensure strong alignment across maintenance teams in terms of maintenance task forces. Promote a culture of open and transparent sharing of maintenance issues combined with a performance improvement culture. Assess performance using assessment tools where appropriate.
  • Supports operations on specific technical maintenance and engineering issues where appropriate. Promote safe working practices for all maintenance and reliability-related work.
  • Review significant reliability issues at plants and advise the Director of Manufacturing Services and plant teams on the best path forward on the same.
  • Reviews and evaluates Capex requests and looks at Opex Maintenance budgets, particularly Major Overhaul budgets, in detail.
  • Ensures that plant teams invest time and resources in structured major overhaul planning.
  • Develops effective training support for operational maintenance and reliability teams and corporate reliability personnel.
  • Liaises with internal AGC engineering resources, Group Technical Services, and outside resources where appropriate to the aims above.
  • Responsible for the development and support of a computerized maintenance management system.
  • Works closely with the Director of Electrical Engineering on all aspects of maintenance and reliability work that require cross-functional input.
  • Performs other appropriate functions and duties as required.
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.


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 relevant engineering discipline: mechanical, electrical, civil.
  • Minimum 10 Years of Experience in the cement industry, or similar process industry, with line management experience and/or consulting experience across multiple locations in the areas of maintenance and reliability. Project, commissioning, or optimization experience beneficial. Experience in leading people regarding the improvement of safety culture is necessary.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills
  • Excellent interpretation of complex statistical data
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Ability to inspire and develop staff
  • Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents
  • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
  • Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision-making skills
  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated time management and priority-setting skills
  • Minimum domestic travel of up to 75%.


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.  



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.


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Date:  Jun 14, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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