Area Plant Manager

  • Company:
    LafargeHolcim - HQ
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    21 hours ago
  • Category:
    Manufacturing

At LafargeHolcim, we’re committed to shaping a greener, smarter and healthier world. That’s why we never stop looking for better, more sustainable ways to build. And for world-class talent to help us find them. Do you have the skills and the drive to join us?Do you question the ordinary? Are you keen to explore new ideas? Restless that there has to be a better way? Do you persevere when things don’t go as expected?Apply now www.lafarge.ca/careersThe Plant Manager has direct responsibility for the plant site including safety, operations, maintenance, inventory management, performance, quality, financial performance, environment, employee relations, plant’s image and community relations. The Plant Manager is an operations professional who understands the value of planning and processes and takes a disciplined approach to execution, while working closely and effectively with safety, customer service, performance, environment, finance and HR personnel.Health and Safety: Responsible for implementation and compliance of Lafarge Safety Program to ensure personnel are working in a safe manner in accordance with policies and procedures. Ensures all aspects of his/her role are executed in a safe manner. Obeys safety guidelines when on construction sites and Lafarge operations. Ensures that employees, equipment and processes meet or exceed the, OH&S and Lafarge guidelines, standards and advisories. Pursues a culture of safety that is best in class with an objective of “zero” injuries or incidents. Actively engages with the employees to reinforce safe behaviors.Operations Strategy: Provides direct oversight in the processing, storage, and shipping of concrete at the plant. Embraces best practices, processes and tools to ensure plant activities are optimized and costs are best in class. Effectively utilizes Lafarge’s maintenance programs to maximize plant up-time and manage costs. Understands the value of quality and ensures processes are in place to provide a quality product to our customers. Utilizes best practices in processing to ensure product remains within specifications as it is received by our customers. Ensure optimal operation and maintenance of all fixed and mobile equipment. Operations Planning: Achieve annual revenue target by actively managing customer relations along with sales reps in the designated market. Conduct research and analysis appropriate for the establishment of the annual budget. Management of raw materials to ensure a balance between cost optimisation and meeting customer needs. Closely manages inventory requirements at the site through frequent coordination with the suppliers, performance and accounting. Develops operational and capital plans for the plant to continuously improve productivity and maintain costs as low or lower than our competition. Prepares budgets and forecasts.Operations Analysis and Action Tracking: Effectively utilizes KPIs, Performance Efficiency Reviews, financial statements and operational reports to track performance, establish effective action plans and continuously improve the operations. Uses available reports effectively to measure quality, identify variances and establish corrective action.Plant Image: Maintains the plant in accordance with stated guidelines for plant image. Plant image includes housekeeping, parts storage, vehicles and equipment condition (cleanliness and appearance), entrance & property, and buildings.Environment: Establishes environmental policies and processes as a priority at the site. Recognizes environmental compliance as a priority at the site. Ensures regulations are met or exceeded by following Lafarge best practices.Performance Management: Promotes a culture of performance. Effectively utilizes KPIs, Performance Efficiency Reviews, financial statements and operational reports to track performance, establish effective action plans and continuously improve the operations. Quality: Understands the value of quality and ensures processes are in place to provide a quality product to our customers. Utilizes best practices of production and delivery.Capital: Works with Operations Manager and Manufacturing team to identify necessary sustaining and development capital according to Lafarge best practices. Assists in preparing CERs (Capital Expenditure Requests) and assists in installation/construction of projects as required.Community Relations: Works proactively with the local community to ensure that Lafarge is a valued member of the community. Activities include organization of open houses and participation with local schools and non-profit organizations.Relationships with other jobs:Reports to the RMX Operations ManagerWorks closely with Area Sales Manager, QC Manager and Logistics teamWorks closely with the RMX Manufacturing Performance teamCollaborates with Brokers to ensure efficient and cost effective RMX deliverySpecific Accountabilities:Safety Performance objective is “Zero”Responsible to achieve targeted KPI’s i.e. safety, service, and volume deliveredDimensions: 15-30 Ready Mix Drivers and/or brokers2-4 RMX plants15% travel requirement outside market area Education & Work Experience:Undergraduate degree preferred in construction management, engineering, or business5+ years of related experienceKnowledge & Skills:Excellent customer service skills – dedicated to meeting the expectations of internal and external customersMust be flexible and balance shifting priorities to meet deadlinesPosses a general knowledge of construction and A&C products and a solid understanding of the market, competition and business opportunitiesExcellent leadership skills – must be able to motivate others and provide complete, direct and actionable feedbackPosses a commitment to and willingness to devote great effort and time in order to reach goalsAbility to make decision is a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete data and under tight deadlines and pressure Strong problem solving and analytical skills and the desire to seek solutionsProficient with Microsoft applications, specifically Excel, Word and PowerPointJob-Specific Competency Profile:Business AcumenDriving for ResultsFunctional/Technical SkillsManagerial CourageManaging & Measuring WorkProblem SolvingStrategic AgilitTimely Decision MakingAs we continue to look for more sustainable ways to build, we need world-class talent to join our team. People who are passionate about sustainability, driven by curiosity and keen to grow, learn, develop and thrive in our high-performance culture.More information can be found at: www.lafarge.caWe thank you for your interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Lafarge is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages the applications from women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.Lafarge Canada Inc. welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.In Ontario, our organization/business is committed to fulfilling our requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.Accommodations are available on request forcandidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.