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  • Quarry Supervisor

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    Salaried Full-Time
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    Holcim (US) Inc.
  • Overview

    LafargeHolcim is a world leader in the building materials industry with assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization.  Globally, LafargeHolcim has around 80,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 80 countries. In the United States, LafargeHolcim companies include close to 350 sites in 43 states and employ 7,000 people.


    We need talented, energetic people with the vision to help us in developing innovative solutions which benefit our customers and the communities we serve. We offer great career opportunities with mobility, a culture of responsibility and excellence, as well as comprehensive training programs and competitive compensation - all key reasons to join our expanding operation.


    We believe our employees are our most important asset. We offer outstanding career opportunities, family friendly benefit packages and workplace wellness programs, so you’ll have the resources, support and benefits you’ll need throughout your LafargeHolcim career.   For consideration, please apply to the job ad.

    Paulding Cement Plant   1435 Road 176, Paulding, Ohio 45879
    The Quarry Supervisor functions as a safety leader and supervisor of Overall Quarry Production Activities to support plant production including, but not limited to, quality, safety, productivity, cost control and maintenance.




    • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.
    • Function as a safety leader in the plant and quarry by demonstrating a personal commitment to working safely and ensuring that the plant continues to eliminate work related risks by increased use of hazard recognition techniques; function as a strong advocate and leader in promoting a safe working environment for all employees at the plant; conduct effective monthly safety meetings
    • Supervise the maintenance of the mobile equipment at projected costs or lower.
    • Create work orders, schedule repairs with contractor, order parts and follow up on job completion
    • Schedule major rebuilds and overhauls.
    • Track hours and schedule regular PM’s.
    • Supervise operations of the aggregate plant.
    • Ability to troubleshoot and respond quickly to break downs.
    • Create work request and coordinate with the maintenance department to prioritize and schedule repairs.
    • Daily/weekly production planning and quality checks.
    • Compiles and reports daily production data.
    • Supervise operations of the quarry.
    • Start crew with safety meeting, assign tasks, and ensure proper workplace inspections are completed.
    • Coordinate with drillers and blasters for shot layout and blasts
    • Provide leadership in the daily supervision of quarry operations and personnel
    • Lead operations of the quarry at projected costs or lower
    • Supports the development of the long term mine plan and geological block models
    • Lead quarry team in accomplishing short and long term mining plans
    • Lead quarry team in accomplishing daily scheduling , production goals, waste removal goals, and drilling and blasting goals
    • Maintain high levels of equipment availability by effectively communicating and coordinating production activities with the maintenance department
    • Coordinates daily work assignments for the quarries production operations, blasting, and mobile maintenance crews
    • Ability to troubleshoot operational and equipment maintenance issues critical to the operation
    • Inspects and evaluates work in progress
    • Continuous improvement in quality to meet or exceed quality targets
    • Provide leadership in cross functional team activities
    • Lead quarry team in accomplishing cost reduction and optimization-through continuous improvement in daily operations
    • Performs other duties as required and must possess initiative to accomplish tasks with minimal supervision
    • Ability to work with word processing software such as Microsoft office and other software pertinent to assigned duties
    • Ability to work with others in a dynamic team-based environment
    • Good organizational and problem solving skills



    Works closely with Quality, Production, and Maintenance departments to provide needed materials for different types of product with a focus on maintaining a high quality product.


    Required Education: Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree with 3 years of experience or HS Diploma\GED with 6 years of experience
    Required Work Experience:

    • 3 years quarry / maintenance experience
    • Knowledge of heavy equipment maintenance 
    • Knowledge of primary/secondary crushing, conveying, stacking, and reclaiming systems
    • Ability to resolve day-to-day questions regarding equipment, materials, methods, and procedures needed to complete projects 
    • Ability to synthesize, assess, and interpret technical information and develop effective action plans based on the results
    • Previous experience in the aggregate industry and mobile equipment maintenance 
    • Experience with SAP and Ariba a plus
    • Previous mine operations experience including supervisory or project management experience
    • Knowledge of drilling and blasting a plus

    Travel Requirements: Some travel required

    Required Computer and Software Skills: Microsoft office computer experience preferred


    Additional Requirements:

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
    • Self-starting and able to work with minimum supervision with solid decision-making abilities 
    • Solid team player, conducting and participating effectively in meetings; able to gain commitment
    • Must demonstrate effective leadership 
    • Ability to effectively plan mining activities 
    • Ability to have a flexible schedule that could change during peak and off seasons. Also may include nights and/or weekends shifts if needed. 
    • Ability to effectively plan maintenance and aggregate activities 


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