Job Information

Heidelberg Materials US, Inc. Plant Manager in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 18974BR

Pay Class: Salaried Exempt

Department: Operations

Job Posting:

The Role and the Company

Heidelberg Materials provides the materials to build our future. Our future is sustainable. Our future is digital. And it goes beyond cement, aggregates and ready-mixed concrete. Heidelberg Materials North America, previously known as Lehigh Hanson, operates more than 450 locations with approximately 9,000 employees in the U.S. and Canada.

The Plant Manager role is based at our quarry in Bloomsburg , PA and reports directly to the Area Operations Manager.


  • Plan and direct the daily operations of a quarry producing crushed stone, including financial responsibility, supervision and development of staff, production efficiency and cost effectiveness of operations

  • Identify opportunities, develop strategies, and execute the plan for operational improvement

  • Identify, assess, and resolve employee issues including coaching, and counselling on behavioral issues & act as a role model and leader

  • Prepare operational schedule and coordinate production activities

  • Work closely with Sales and Quality Control to ensure that products meet customer’s needs and expectations

  • Participate in the development of annual operating and capital budgets

  • Identify key inventory items needed for maintenance projects and manage inventory

  • Interact with governmental and regulatory agencies, customers, vendors, Heidelberg Materials management, and the local community

  • Execute quarry development and mine planning; ensure accuracy of all mine production reporting

  • Ensure plant and mobile equipment are kept in good and safe working condition

  • Work in conjunction with maintenance department to determine optimal times for production equipment repairs; troubleshoot and resolve operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems

  • Ensure compliance requirements are met through organizational and procedural measures including implementation of corporate guidelines, conducting training and monitoring compliance.

  • Proactively manage health & safety of employees to continuously improve the company's health & safety performance

Essential Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree with mining related discipline (Preferred) or the equivalent in relevant work experience

  • Prior supervisory experience in the crushed stone segment of an aggregate business

  • Previous experience with budgeting and financial planning of an operation

  • At least 10 years of quarry experience and understanding crushing and process equipment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent organization and time management skills

  • Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office products

  • Solid understanding of government regulations and demonstrated ability to impact safe working practices

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

  • Ability to communicate clear and concise instructions in a professional manner

  • Physical Requirements: sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, balancing, bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist and lifting below the waist), kneeling, reaching, grasping (use of both hands), squatting, repetitive motions, manipulative finger movements with both hands, use of wrists (flexing or rotating with both wrists), use of both feet, use of arms above and below shoulder, work extended periods of time in same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 75 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Quarry blasting

  • Stripping heavy overburden and reclamation

  • P&L accountability

  • Capital planning

  • Project Management

Work Environment

  • Role operates in a manufacturing environment with moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, elevated noise levels, and dusty conditions.

What we have to offer

  • Competitive base salary and participation in our annual incentive plan

  • Highly competitive benefits programs

  • 401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions

Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled