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  • Quarry Manager

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    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Salaried Full-Time
    Product Line
    Job Locations
    Holcim (US) Inc.
  • Overview


    The Quarry Manager’s primary responsibility is to manage the quarry in such a manner that sufficient quantities and quality of raw materials are produced to meet the Internal and External customer demands.  Ensure that mine operations are conducted in a safe manner that meets MSHA and Company requirements. Operate the mine in an environmentally sound manner within the established budget.



    • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.
    • Must be a proven successful quarry manager with experience in processing and manufacturing or related industry
    • Responsible for all aspects of mining operations including supervision, quality, technical support and safety.
    • Responsible for preparation of annual budgets based on annual production rate, productivity improvement needs.
    • Responsible for short term and long term mine planning including ground control and surveying.
    • Responsible for maintaining MSHA and Company required safety documentation
    • Responsible for maintaining upward and downward communication with peers and subordinates
    • Ensure personal growth and development within mine organization through training and communication.
    • Responsible for maintaining harmonious relationship between Company and hourly employees.
    • Ensure continuing efforts towards optimization and improvement of mine production, maintenance and safety practices
    • Support and/or participate in the mine improvement groups, committees, etc.
    • Maintain desired level of production and product quality
    • Monitor and control all costs to meet established budgetary goals.
    • Promote safety and ensure that safe working conditions and practices are adhered to.
    • Develop operating and capital budgets, monitor and forecast cost performance on a monthly or weekly basis.
    • Oversee development of the mine plan to support mine production requirements.
    • Monitor all phases of operations for potential improvements and optimization
    • Maintain high level of synergy with plant operations and maintenance organizations.
    • Promote efforts to optimize reliability and maintenance through technical solutions by supporting studies and implementing projects
    • Maintain and continuously improve good labor relations
    • Execute and monitor all respective internal controls, ensuring efficient/effective activities that support organizational objectives, while adhering to applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures



    • The Quarry Manager reports to the Plant Manager
    • The Incumbent has a department made up of supervisors, mobile equipment operators, and mechanics
    • In addition, the Incumbent is responsible for the supervision and management of any contractors working in the quarry



    Required Education:   Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree

    Additional Education Preferred:  Master's/Graduate Degree

    Field of Study Preferred:  Mine Engineering, Geology or related field

    Required Work Experience:   5-8 years of experience as a successful manager of a mine operation.  Must be a proven successful quarry manager with experience in manufacturing or related industry.

    Required Computer and Software Skills:  Microsoft Office and SAP  

    Travel Requirements:  Occasional travel to other company sites


    Additional Requirements:

    • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage people
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Knowledge of quarry manufacturing processes
    • Knowledge of mine planning and development
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage costs
    • Manager will create a vision for the quarry that includes development of the mine, maximization of waste to value streams, and long term sustainability
    • Manager will be accountable for delivery of product and feed stock to the plant
    • Manager will work through obstacles, find resources, and generate positive solutions to achieve departmental goals
    • Manager will work to develop a more engaged and accountable workforce in areas of safety, quality, and performance
    • Manager will help to set strong expectations, give proper feedback, and develop plans for improvement of department employees.


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