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Equipment Manager - MS/TN (Memphis)

Jackson, MS, US, 39225

APAC - Mississippi



Job ID:  228419


APAC Mississippi, Inc., a CRH company, is a great place to work! CRH is the number one asphalt producer and paver, the largest aggregates producer and the second largest ready-mix producer in North America. We are also the number four cement producer in North America and a leader in Canada. We have great employees that have been with us many years – and hope that that track record of longevity shows the pride we take in being one of the best places to work in Mississippi!  Come join our team – where you will receive vacation, retirement and many other great benefits!


Position Overview

The Equipment Manager is responsible for overseeing the daily activities for equipment in all of the areas of operation. This includes, but is not limited to technician scheduling and effectiveness, repair procedures, technical advice/guidance and overall fleet condition. Work areas include locations in MS, TN, AR, and MO. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure employee driven safety culture is in place and effective.
  • Implement, manage and maintain effective scheduling process to ensure overall preventative maintenance program is in place.
    • Technician effectiveness scheduled, tracked and managed thru visual management, activity sampling and through time scheduled vs time shift schedule comparison.
    • Shift schedule management based on production needs and efficiency in place.
    • Daily T5/Performance meetings held with technicians based on tracked metrics of productivity, quality and safety.
  • Define, implement and utilize current Work Order process with focus on CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Software) tool in order to effectively manage and track all equipment repairs.
  • Implement and ensure effectiveness of repair processes.
    • PM/Lube process and system in place to ensure timely maintenance on fleet.
    • Annual inspection process to ensure scheduled maintenance to reduce downtime.
    • Maintain Federal, State and local compliance with all DOT laws and regulations including annual DOT inspections
    • Maintain awareness and compliance with all MSHA and OSHA regulations affecting shop and equipment operations
    • Track, manage and reduce all re-active repairs on break downs, door calls and service calls.
    • Oversee VCR/VIR process to ensure effective inspections are being performed daily and repairs completed.
    • Communicate with local vendors to ensure effective outsourced repairs.
  • Implement and ensure 5S culture is driven throughout all technicians.
  • Utilize Sourcing teams input on any significant purchases or agreements.
  • Support the CAPEX process by assisting with planning, standardization, proposal and long term initiatives


Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma required with a minimum of 3 years of shop experience required.
  • Experience working with electronic equipment management systems preferred.
  • Experience in heavy equipment and on-highway trucks preferred. 

Knowledge / Skill Requirements

  • Demonstrated commitment to achieving the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Ability to work effectively with others
  • High ethical standards
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to work with suppliers
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively with a focus on timeliness and responsiveness
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Capable of utilizing the internet effectively for research and evaluation
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)

Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older. 
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check. 
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook. 
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required. 
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required. 
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary


What CRH Americas Offers You


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


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


APAC Mississippi, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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


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Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi

Job Segment: Manager, Management