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Production Manager-Stockton, CA

Stockton, CA, US, 95215

Precast Products West



Job ID:  154577



Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more.   With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Infrastructure is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.


Position Summary


The Production Manager is responsible for providing leadership and direction for overall production and maintenance operations in accordance with the vision and values of the corporation.  Fosters a “Culture of Safety” for staff and all employees by promoting and modeling an Employee Driven, Hazard Controlled environment.  They also advise the local business concerning long-term-strategic direction.


The Production Manager manages and coordinates the production plan (daily/weekly) to meet delivery schedules and budgeted cost/efficiency expectations.  They drive continuous improvement initiatives through appropriate channels in the operation.  They manage the coordination and execution of predictive/preventative maintenance plans through the maintenance management system for the facility, ensure asset reliability meets or exceeds performance expectations.


The Production Manager holds self and staff directly accountable for adherence to standards, policies & regulations for the safe, environmentally compliant production of a quality precast concrete product.  They ensure training plans for production and maintenance staff and self are in place and followed, promoting key aspects of the overall succession plan process.  Assume plant manager responsibilities as needed.


Job Responsibilities


  • Responsible for the implementation and maintaining of safety & continuous flow production methods with plant manager
  • Ensures monthly OSHA compliance training is conducted according to schedule requirements with EH&S Tech and EH&S Area manager
  • Leads Stop Points identification process. Immediately addresses process, quality and material issues that will negatively impact production. Works with team to determine the root cause of the problem and takes action to solve it. Solicits solutions from the team.
  • Responsible for final sign off with scheduler on daily/weekly production schedule.
  • Conduct daily Process Walks. Identifies and executes process improvements through team.  Plans and executes daily single piece continuous flow, ensuring all dependent processes are complete. Identifies non-value-added activities and opportunities for improved efficiencies to prevent downtime and quality issues
  • Through team, meets or exceeds production targets with the goal of ensuring profitability for Oldcastle and CRH.  Works locally but demonstrates a commitment to the success of the total company. Has a determination to succeed, take care of our customers and grow our business.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement of leadership; asses team dynamics, prepare for change, promote & develop team pipeline with plant manager
  • Responsible to actively seek out, find, and implement process improvements; to include improvements on RM cost reduction, asset utilization, team balancing, matching team strategy to situation.
  • Establishes formal and informal communications for staff and employees (e.g. morning safety huddle, mid-day meeting, maintenance planning, operations & sales & engineering).
  • Ensures proper training of employees with leads and systematic trainer to advance the business.
  • Responsible for overall preventative/predictive maintenance program for the facility with maintenance manager.
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of precast processes and equipment, have workable knowledge of industry technological developments and best practices.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Competencies


Coaching – Asks good questions to empower team members to solve their own problems. Solicits input and provides timely and specific feedback to team members.


Directing – Manages the contribution and performance of individuals and teams to ensure company objectives are achieved and standards met. This involves communicating with others to make clear what is expected of them and conveying expectations about timeliness and quality.


Planning and Priority Setting – Identifies the priorities, processes, and practical actions that are necessary to achieve an objective or an idea.


Quality Focus – Ensures that all work in one’s own area and throughout the plant is performed with excellence and to high standards for quality and integrity.


Communicating – Provides the information required by others in a concise, direct, and unambiguous way. Able to perceive how the message affects the receiver and strives to ensure that the receiver clearly understands the specifics and function of the message.


Conflict Management – Addresses problems openly and objectively and brings substantial conflicts and disagreements into the open with the intention of resolving issues in an unemotional and constructive manner.


Composure and Resiliency – Able to deal effectively with pressure, maintain focus and intensity, and remain optimistic and persistent, even under adversity. This competency includes the ability to recover quickly from setbacks and rejections and to maintain self-control in the face of challenging situations.




  • Minimum High School Diploma (or equivalent) with 3+ years leadership experience in an industrial environment leading multiple departments.
  • Associates' degree in Business, Manufacturing, Engineering Technology, Production or related field or Bachelors’ degree preferred.


What CRH Americas 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 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.


Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, 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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  Oct 10, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Stockton

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