Plant Manager – Aggregates - Multiple Locations

United Employment
Rocky Mountains Area

JOB: 3459


Salary: DOE


Plant Manager – Aggregates - Multiple Locations



Company seeks a Plant Manager to be responsible for the management & all aspects of the operations. Lead and manage all safety efforts at the plant as well as site planning, pit development, quality control, rail load out facility and maintenance functions. Additional responsibilities include asset protection, financial evaluation, budgeting and cost control, environmental, personnel and community/railroad relations duties. Ensure compliance with company mandated safety and environmental policies, programs and guidelines as well as regulatory compliance. Lead a management team and group of employees and provide strong leadership, training, team building and supervision.



  • Ensures that equipment and processes meet or exceed the MSHA, OSHA and Company’s guidelines.

  • Pursues a culture of safety that is world class with an objective of “zero”. Actively engages with the workforce to reinforce safe behaviors.

  • Establishes the environment as a priority at the site.

  • Ensures regulations are met or exceeded by following Company’s best practices.

  • Provides direct oversight in the extraction, processing, storage, and shipping of aggregates at the site.

  • Embraces best practices, processes and tools to ensure plant activities are optimized and costs are best in class.

  • Effectively utilizes Company’s maintenance programs to maximize plant up-time and manage costs.

  • 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.

  • Understands the value of quality and ensures processes are in place to provide a quality product to our customers.

  • Utilizes best practices in extraction, processing, stockpiling, stock-pile reclamation and re-handling to ensure product remains within target specifications as it is received by our customers.

  • Uses available reports effectively to measure quality, identify variances and establish corrective action.

  • 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.

  • Prepares rolling 12 month production forecasts monthly and works closely with sales and customer service personnel to optimize production, sales and inventory levels.

  • Assists in the creation of Mine Plans and ensures they are closely followed/executed (i.e. overburden removal and placement, extraction, and progressive rehabilitation/reclamation).

  • Prepares Winter Shutdown schedules and executes accordingly.

  • Works with district/division team to identify necessary sustaining and development capital according to Company’s best practices.

  • Assists in preparing CERs (Capital Expenditure Requests) and assists in installation/construction as required.

  • Plant image includes housekeeping, parts storage, vehicles and equipment condition (cleanliness and appearance), entrance & property, and buildings.

  • Supervises the workforce, typically through plant foreman and/or lead-hands.



  • 5+ Years of Aggregate Industry Experience

  • Undergraduate Degree in Mining or Engineering / Significant Industry Experience

  • Strong Computer Skills – Microsoft, Arc Plan, Etc.

For additional information:
Stephen S. Stauffer
Phone: 610-437-5040 x102