Aggregate Yard Manager

MDU Resources Group, Inc. Beaumont , TX 77726

Posted 1 week ago

Job Summary: Responsible for managing the business activities for the Aggregate distribution yards of Knife River Corporation South in Beaumont, Texas. Responsibilities will include planning, customer service, inventory control, facility management, equipment management, management of rail and barge shipments to the aggregate distribution yards. It will also include hiring, employee training, internal and external trucking, dispatch, and scale operations while providing overall oversight and leadership to the team.

Minimum Qualifications:
- 3 to 5 years of management experience preferably with experience managing aggregate distribution yards.
  • Experience in the construction materials field.

  • Ability to work flexible hours that the job requires including early mornings and weekends.

Duties and/or Responsibilities Safety

  • Partner with safety professional(s) to develop, train and support safe practices and policies.

  • Hold direct reports accountable for advancing a world class safety culture.

  • Participate in safety review of plant sites, post-accident reviews when necessary and manage response to programs or policies as needed (i.e.: drug testing, proper PPE, use of equipment, plant and tools, etc.)


  • Hire, develop, and lead the performance of employees.

  • Manage direct reports, operators, truck drivers, and scale/dispatch personnel.

  • Address any employee concerns efficiently and lawfully.

  • Work with appropriate peers, support and advance management practices and policies.

  • Develop and maintain a working relationship with public agency personnel, vendors, rail road personnel, trucking companies and customers.

  • Troubleshoot any production/supply related challenges, and scheduling or resource allocation issues.


  • Positive attitude with the ability to mentor and inspire others.

  • Continuously monitor inventories at Aggregate Distribution yards to maintain an acceptable quantity of materials on hand to meet production and sales demands.

  • Manage employee schedules for coverage and operations of material yards and offloading of rail and barge deliveries.

  • Oversee utilization of internal and external dump trucks to service Knife River operations and customers.

  • Manage scale house/dispatch personnel to achieve maximum efficiency of distribution of products internally and externally.

  • Maintain and foster effective customer relationships.

  • Ensure appropriate environmental permitting is in place.


  • Monitor material quality, inspect and troubleshoot material issues.

  • Work closely with Quality Control Department.

  • Coach and monitor team members and sites to comply with OSHA and all safety regulations while working closely with the Safety Department.

  • Communicate effectively and be able to work with sometimes difficult people under high stress situations

  • Must be a self-motivated team-player with good interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain positive customer relations and act courteous/respectful to others at all times.

  • Monitor and discuss production/service problems with co-workers, managers and supervisors.

  • Ensure compliance with MSHA, OSHA, EPA, DNR, safety, and environmental regulations.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Time Off

  • Three Medical Plans with GENEROUS Employer contributions and funding

  • Health Savings Account

  • Prescription Card

  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Company Paid Short Term Disability Income Replacement

  • Company Paid Long Term Disability Income Replacement

  • Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match

  • Voluntary Life Insurance for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents

  • Critical Illness Plan

  • Accident Coverage Plan

  • Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan

  • Travel Insurance

  • Access to Legal Advice

  • Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors

  • College Scholarship Program for Dependents

  • Gift Matching Program How To Apply Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to Knife River Corporation South, PO Box 674, Bryan, TX 77806.

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Aggregate Yard Manager

MDU Resources Group, Inc.