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Holcim (US) Inc. Operations Manager, Ready-Mix in Rockville, Maryland



The position is primarily responsible for employee Health & Safety, driving employee productivity, cost control, operational efficiency, customer service levels, employee retention and satisfaction by overseeing and managing Operations, Plant & Fleet Maintenance within the ready-mix concrete product line.



  • Implements the Group and Country Health & Safety Standards within Ready Mix Operations and leads by example using Health & Safety principles. Communicates and promotes safety, compliance and environmental requirements in alignment with Company standards

  • Translates customer requirements into state-of-the-art production strategies and processes resulting in cost-effective processing and the profitable manufacture of company products.

  • Develops operations-related plans, budgets, and policies and procedures.

  • Supervises employees, monitors activities and satisfies reporting requirements in accordance with Company's policies.

  • Provides excellent customer service to internal and external customers by addressing issues, questions or concerns in a timely manner.

  • Manages Plant and Maintenance Cost to agreed-to levels within budget, adjusting from time to time to respond to changes in the market.

  • Develops and Executes a plan for Fleet and Yellow Iron Renewal & Disposal, within the Capex Framework.

  • Develops and Executes a plan for plant capital improvements of the mid-to long term which improve safety, increase productivity and reduce cost.

  • Responds to and maintains positive employer-employee relationships that contribute to satisfactory productivity, motivation and morale

  • Prevents and resolves problems involving individuals which arise out of or affect work situations

  • Motivates employees and builds effective teams

  • Responsible for attainment of revenue and profit goals for the area

  • Monitors operational effectiveness through analysis of Key Performance Indicators



Required Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Operations Management, Business, Civil Engineering or other related discipline or equivalent experience

  • Masters/MBA preferred

Required Work Experience:

  • Minimum of eight years of operations/production-related management experience in the construction materials, or related industry. Previous ready-mix concrete experience highly preferred

Travel Requirements :

Frequent local travel to plants for which responsible.

Computer and Software Skills :

Proficiency in Google mail, Proficiency in Microsoft Suite to include PowerPoint, Excel and Word. SAP Experience is preferred.

Other Required Skills:

  • Excellent people skills and strong potential for leadership development

  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously, and deal effectively with people using a facilitative approach

  • Intermediate computer skills using Microsoft Office applications

  • Excellent communication/leadership skills

  • Strong understanding of financials and performance metrics

  • Strong knowledge of and understanding related to company products, processes and equipment

  • Ability to read, write and speak English. Bilingual preferred.

  • Implements OH&S Mission: Ensures alignment of OH&S activities arising from OpCo OH&S mission

  • Ensures adequate OH&S organization: Ensures relevant actions are taken so that OH&S requirements are met

  • Identifies Hazards & Control Risks: Actively manages risks by ensuring that all related control activities are implemented thoroughly


  • Responsible for providing reasonable assurance of effective and efficient operations, including actions to prevent and detect fraud and protect Company resources.


  • Ensures alignment of H&S activities arising from H&S missions and objectives.

  • Actively manages risks by ensuring that all related control activities are thoroughly implemented.

  • Drives committed and effective incident management through active participation in incident review, investigation, and corrective action creation.

  • Promotes a culture of incident reporting and leading indicators, i.e., Near Misses and Visible Personal Commitment (VPC).

  • Exercises and encourages core H&S values including, but not limited to, developing self and coaching others by inspiration and empowerment.

EEO/ADA/Drug-Free Workplace. Women Encouraged to Apply.

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# of Openings 1

Requisition ID 2021-9503

Position Type Salaried Full-Time

Category Operations

Product Line Ready Mix

Job Locations US-MD-Rockville

Company Aggregate Industries Management, Inc.