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Production Supervisor

Beecher, Illinois
Job Type
30 Aug 2022

Job Description:

The Role and the Company 

Lehigh Hanson is North America's leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada.  We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world's largest building materials companies.   

The Production/Maintenance Supervisor role is based in Thornton, IL, and reports directly to the Plant Manager. 

What you'll get to do 

    Plan and schedule plant maintenance to maximize productivity and optimize the utilization of manpower, resources, and equipment.  
    Supervise and direct production crews, providing ongoing coaching and feedback, as well as daily, weekly, and annual performance objectives. 
    Report daily production and track KPIs of plant performance.  
    Ensure material production meets quality control standards.  
    Assist in accessing and optimizing the usage of existing reserves.  
    Schedule plant and mobile repair and maintenance internally and with outside vendors.  
    Ensure proper staffing levels are kept for the efficiency of the plant at all times.  
    Promote safe work habits and provide safe working conditions - lead daily tailgate meetings, ensure job tasks are completed as per job procedures, and demonstrate leadership towards all company safety policies.  

Essential Experience and Skills 

    5 years of work experience in aggregate maintenance/production or at least 3 years of supervisory experience in a related industry. 
    Excellent leadership skills with the ability to communicate, concisely, and respectfully.  
    Composure, and the ability to professionally present information to, and respond to questions from others. 
    Ability, desire, and motivation that align with the work environment, fluctuating shift schedules, extended periods moving back and forth to all areas of the plant, and occasionally lifting heavy objects and work in awkward/confined spaces. 

Preferred Experience and Skills 

    Working knowledge of aggregate maintenance/production equipment and processes.   
    Analytical abilities and comfort with using data and objective information for making decisions. 
    Project team experience.  
    Union and non-union environments. 
    Capability and desire to become a plant manager in the future.  

Work Environment 

    Role operates in a manufacturing environment with moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, elevated noise levels, and dusty conditions. 
What we have to offer 

    Competitive base salary and participation in our annual incentive plan 
    Highly competitive benefits programs 
    401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions.

Lehigh Hanson is a drug-free work environment.
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  • Job Reference: 697835328-2
  • Date Posted: 30 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Lehigh Hanson
  • Location: Beecher, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent