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  • Production Coordinator - Shipping

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    Holcim (US) Inc.
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    Production Coordinator - Shipping

    LafargeHolcim Alpena Cement Plant    

    1435 Ford Avenue, Alpena, MI 49707 




    To coordinate receipt of all raw materials, shipping of all produced products and work with plant operations personnel to ensure cement production volume and coordinate grinding schedule.



    • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.
    • To serve as a role model in the areas of leadership, teamwork, customer focus, continuous improvement, safety and environmental stewardship to ensure alignment with the company’s vision and critical success factors.
    • To meet the needs of customers in an efficient and courteous manner.
    • To ensure effective utilization of equipment and people, including maintenance, troubleshooting and building housekeeping.
    • To ensure employees have the knowledge, information and tools to perform their job safely.
    • To ensure that all equipment operates within environmental compliance.
    • To provide two-way communication within and between plant and distribution
    • To participate in developing the capital and operating budgets in order to continuously improve the efficiency of the shipping and raw materials receiving.
    • To provide leadership to department employees by directing, coaching, supporting and delegating as the situation requires.
    • Work closely with plant operations personnel to ensure that grinding schedules will meet shipping requirements and cement production volumes.
    • Coordinate and oversee cement transfers to ensure that sufficient product is available for shipment to customers at all times.
    • Coordinate and oversee all cement shipping (truck, rail and barge) in a safe and efficient manner.
    • Work with purchasing department to coordinate and oversee all raw material and fuel deliveries within the constraints of the plants storage capacity and permit restrictions to ensure sufficient raw materials and fuels are available at all times.
    • Work with Distribution and Plant to develop and assess budget and forecast requirements.
    • Attend plant operations meetings and marketing & manufacturing meetings as required.



    Reports to Production Manager, works closely with River and Bulk employees and interacts with Production Assistant role.



    Required Education:  Bachelor’s/Undergraduate Degree preferred

    Required Work Experience:  5 years' of experience as production coordinator.

    Work Experience Preferred:  Logistics, warehousing & distribution-related activities, including knowledge of rail & motor carrier transportation & knowledge of plant production activities.

    Required Computer and Software Skills:  SAP experience, Computer skills, including Excel, Word, Project, etc.

    Travel Requirements:  5%


    Additional Requirements:

    • Creative problem solver, including ability to prioritize & effectively resolve multiple problems/demands on time.
    • Team player.
    • Customer focused
    • Excellent leadership, coaching, communication and integrity
    • Capability of being a change agent and motivating others toward a vision of the future
    • Independent judgment and goal orientation required
    • Ability to facilitate the collaboration of people and cross functional teams
    • Adaptability to changing needs
    • Strong verbal and written communication and organizational skills
    • Ability to plan and prioritize work and be detail oriented with effective record keeping
    • Ability to make decisions and execute them and show initiative and results
    • Must be aligned and demonstrate alignment, with company and management goals
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear. The employee will frequently be required to walk on rocky, irregular surfaces that may be muddy and in reduced lighting conditions. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and rarely lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles, confined space, outside weather conditions, low lighting, artificial lighting, and explosives. The employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, proximity to electrical equipment, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and occasionally


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