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  • Production Supervisor

    # of Openings
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Salaried Full-Time
    Product Line
    Job Locations
    Aggregate Industries Management, Inc.
  • Overview


    Primarily responsible for providing production oversight and support for Millville Quarry operations to include safety, environmental, compliance, and efficiency. Supervises the 3rd shift Rail Engineers, Brakeman, Laborers, and Maintenance/Welders.



    • Performs job briefing each morning to include what is to be done by each employee and goals for the night, stressing safe working procedures in the process.
    • Conducts tool box safety meetings at least once per week, before the work begins to discuss major safety initiatives, near misses, as well as to provide an overview of Company-wide information impacting the workforce.
    • May operate equipment such as loaders, tie inserters and other railroad equipment.
    • Ensures all employees on shift are properly task-trained.
    • Completes written work orders for additional work requesting at the job site; ensures the work order is signed by the appropriate parties.
    • Inspects the work areas to determine the type of work required and materials and equipment to be used.
    • Inspects and inventories all company supplies, tools and equipment.
    • Makes recommendations for workforce planning, hiring, training, development, work allocation, conflict resolution, performance evaluations and separations.
    • Supervises, coordinates and monitors plant activities to include the maintenance of equipment.
    • Supports and assists personnel in achieving timely and efficient production schedules
    • Investigates abnormal operating events, or equipment failures to determine the cause, and makes adjustments, repairs and/or modifications, as needed.
    • Ensures conformance with policies and procedures, safety regulations, and local, State and Federal laws and regulations.
    • Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations in conjuction with the Human Resources and the Operations/General Manager.
    • Analyses operational data and reconfigures operating areas as necessary to provide adequate, economical service
    • Oversees the overall safety of all personnel working at, or visiting the site.
    • Ensures proper documentation of operations activities in logs and/or incident reports.
    • Maintains an effective system of communications with supervisors and customers service
    • Acts as a go-to resource for troubleshooting plant malfunctions, SAP and other special needs.
    • Continuously conducts research on industry best practices, and utilizes findings to identify more cost effective, efficient operating procedures.
    • Acts as Project Manager on key product line initiatives around safety, environmental, compliance, efficiency and growth and innovation projects.
    • May act as a liaison between employees and support functions such as HR, Payroll, Benefits.


    • Works closely with other shift supervisors, quarry managers, etc.
    • Interfaces regularly with third-party vendors
    • Provides training and guidance to other employees within the product line.
    • Receives extensive training on operating systems at all plants to ensure ability to provide adequate coverage when supervisors are out due to illness, vacation or training.



    Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree Preferred, but comparable experience may be substituted for a degree.

    Required Work Experience:

    • 3-5years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
    • Demonstrated leadership abilities
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Proven ability to obtain results through others. Strong facilitation skills.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel and Powerpoint

    Travel Requirements:  Local travel throughout Maryland and West Virginia

    Computer and Software Skills:  Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite to include Excel, Word and PowerPoint.  SAP experience helpful.

    Competency Profile:

    • Working knowledge of quarry operations
    • Ability to build effective relationships with internal and external customers
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Strong organizational and planning skills
    • Ability to maintain composure and a high level of professionalism when under pressure
    • Strong time management skills, and ability to prioritize tasks
    • Sound knowledge of OH&S and environmental policies and procedures.
    • Mechanical knowledge



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