Plant Manager - Balzac, AB

in Balzac, AB

Plant Manager - Balzac, AB Job

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  • Job Location

    Balzac, AB, Canada

  • Job Category

    Operations, Field & Plant Management

  • Responsible for ensuring excellence through the 5 plant fundamentals of safety, housekeeping, preventive maintenance, productivity, and quality as outlined below
  • Ensures good, consistent customer service and responsiveness
  • Day to day planning and producing required product
  • Ensures the business meets expected financial returns, company, and site goals
  • Has a continuous improvement mentality to drive a site culture focused on excellence across all functions and personnel roles
  • Leverages best practices across sites, including sharing new best practices and learning from other sites
  • Responsible for ensuring BOMs are correct, and product is manufactured within BOM cost and quality commitments
  • Spends at least 80% of time on floor, interacting with plant teams and leadership
  • Ensure that internal control guidelines are followed by site
  • Assists with preparation of annual production budget and capital project requests
  • Uses key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure progress, including P&L’s, Daily Production Reports, BI dashboards, Vorne XL boards, and other OPS reports and tools
  • Ensures all OPS initiatives are implemented at site
  • Holds self and employees accountable for creating and implementing best practices and doing what is right for the business
  • Directs and monitors the work of direct reports in accordance with business plans, site and individual goals
  • Appraises employee performance and recommends appropriate actions to leadership
  • Directs development of training programs to promote employee engagement
  • Leverages standardized skills matrices and customized job interviews by role to ensure consistency in hiring talent that aligns with the required skillset for each role on the site
  • Set expectations with employees on good, consistent customer service & responsiveness
  • Ensures top quality products that meet on time delivery expectations
  • Responsible for developing his or her technical knowledge by learning from employees
  • Take leadership role in all investigations involving first aid or greater injury severity and property damage incidents considered greater than “minor”
  • Ensures any reported hazards are immediately mitigated and resolved in a timely manner
  • Attend and support monthly safety training
  • Ensures production plans and schedules are in place and team is executing to them
  • Drives labor best practices, managing on-time starts and employee overtime through OPS tools and BI dashboards
  • Conducts daily shift huddles are being conducted and utilizing huddle boards
  • Ensures site leaders are leveraging shift huddle data to manage downtime and working with maintenance lead to manage PM schedules
  • Leads weekly site performance reviews with both production and maintenance leads
  • Leads monthly downtime workshops, utilizing OPS dashboards and tools and includes both production and maintenance leads
  • Reports site performance using KPIs and OPS dashboards in a monthly performance review with business leaders
  • Directs implementation of a best-in-class quality program to ensure consistent, top-quality products with minimal junk
  • Ensures products meet and exceed customer expectations
  • Ensures products meet and exceed company set specifications and that product remains within BOM cost commitments
  • Previous knowledge of production equipment is a desirable asset
  • Basic knowledge of wet cast/dry cast and precast concrete production processes
  • Good Mechanical and Electrical skills
  • Excellent leadership and team building skills
  • Proficient use of basic computer software such as Microsoft Office Products, Internet, Email             
  • 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

Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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