The Company and the Role:
Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.
Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, a global leader in aggregates, cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. The Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.
We have an opening for a Production development candidate in our aggregate operations, to be based initially at the aggregates facility in North Carolina. If you're a motivated, enthusiastic individual that wants to have a career with an industry leader, we want to hear from you!
Equal Opportunity Employer Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled
What you'll get to do:
The successful candidate will work within a structured developmental program, receiving an introduction to all production aspects of the aggregate business. Working with a management sponsor, the candidate will complete assignments and ultimately taking on a Production Supervisor and/ or Plant Manager role at Hanson.
Specific responsibilities may include but not limited to assisting Production Supervisors and/ or Plant Managers with:
Planning and direction of the daily operations of a quarry producing crushed granite
Effectively and proactively administer Lehigh Hanson's safety program ensuring compliance with MSHA rules and regulations
Overseeing the production planning, staffing, and day-to-day manufacturing operations in a cost-effective manner
Preparing operational schedule and coordinate production activities to ensure production and quality of products meet specifications
Troubleshooting and resolving operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays
Who we are looking for:
An entry level candidate with 3-5 years' work experience in the military, mining or construction industry or an Associate, Bachelors or Advanced degree in engineering, construction management, another applicable program that is interested in pursuing the production aspect of the mining industry
Strong interpersonal, leadership and teamwork skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Willingness maintain a safe workplace and to perform hands on duties as part of an overall development program
Ability to anticipate and adapt to changing situations
Willingness to travel and / or relocate for future assignments
Benefits & Compensation:
We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.
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