Operations Manager - Aggregate Division

United Employment

JOB: 3479

Salary: $110k to $135k


Operations Manager - Aggregate Division



Company seeks an Operations Manager to be responsible for operating multiple quarries in a safe, productive & effective manner. The right candidate will be responsible for providing day-to-day direction to the Superintendents & Supervisors of designated stone quarries.



  • Build a positive and proactive safety culture at each of your assigned quarries.

  • Review plant production data to identify deviations from previous and expected performance.

  • Review financial and cost information from assigned quarry operations and follow up with Superintendents to obtain information and explanation.

  • Evaluate mine plans

  • Evaluate new technologies, recommend the purchase of new equipment, and negotiate associated purchase transactions.

  • Monitor safety training activities to ensure acceptable performance.

  • Participate in safety training and safety issue resolution. 

  • The ability to conduct training and perform demonstrations of proper operational techniques.

  • Investigate accidents, determine root causes, and provide associated on-the-job training, instruction or correction, where needed.

  • The ability to oversee and implement proactive plant and equipment maintenance programs.

  • Develop strong communication with Sales Department to ensure decisions are made with the consideration of customer as well as the company.

  • The ability to professionally deal with quarry neighbors and resolve any issues that might arise.

  • Monitor reports on new equipment use and facility maintenance and follow up, as required, to resolve problems or initiate changes in equipment use and maintenance.

  • Provide on-going coaching, training, and mentoring to Superintendents and Supervisors in the quarries, especially on discipline and employee relations issues.

  • Monitor and assess the performance and contributions of assigned personnel, identify and resolve personnel-related problems and issues, and manage associated human resources activities (e.g., performance appraisals, pay adjustments, promotions/transfers, etc.).

  • Perform related responsibilities and special projects as required or assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Construction Management, Engineering or a related discipline.

  • 10+ Years of Aggregate Industry experience

  • 10+ Years of Operations Manager experience

  • Broad technical knowledge of quarry and mining procedures, standards and requirements.

  • Analytical ability and resourcefulness, as required in developing and implementing improved processes and resolving operating problems.

  • Ability to review, analyze and use financial reports, dashboard metrics, and other production-related reports and information.

  • Communication skills, as required in managing operations through subordinate personnel.

  • Proficiency with computers and associated applications including Outlook, Excel, Word…


For additional information:

Stephen S. Stauffer
Phone: 610-437-5040 x102  
E-mail: S.Stauffer@UnitedEmployment.com