Job Information

Heidelberg Materials US, Inc. Maintenance Supervisor in Thornton, Illinois

AutoReqId: 20318BR

Pay Class: Salaried Exempt

Minimum Pay Rate: $80,810.00

Maximum Pay Rate: $111,110.00

Department: Maintenance

Line of Business: Aggregates

Position Type: Full-Time

Job Posting:

Heidelberg Materials is seeking a Maintenance Supervisor to join our team in Thornton, IL and will report directly to the Plant Manager.

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.

What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Schedules and supervises the maintenance group to maintain equipment to meet production requirements.

  • Oversees the work performed by maintenance crews and outside contractors as required for each job to ensure completion in a timely and quality manner.

  • Manages any urgent or breakdown jobs as required to keep equipment running and minimize downtime.

  • Provides development of direct reports and motivates staff resulting in a reliable and competent work force. Provides technical assistance to maintenance personnel toward expedient problem resolution.

  • Execution of these specific duties will be achieved through the following:

  • Coordinates with the Maintenance Dept. by communicating anticipated jobs and provides input when stores stocks need to be increased or altered, for upcoming jobs to maintain maintenance schedules

  • Work with the Maintenance Dept. to develop work schedules, equipment usage schedules, priority of mechanical expenditures and procedures for equipment to meet overall plant goals.

  • Prepare material and labor estimates to develop project cost estimates and plant budgets.

  • Monitor the acquisition and use of materials to meet productivity and budgetary goals.

  • Maintain time, work order, material, equipment and other mechanical shop records

  • Determines appropriate training for employees and by evaluating their skills, abilities, safety practices and behavior to maintain the necessary skills to perform their jobs.

  • Plans the schedules of the staff including assigning work and overtime as required to meet maintenance needs.

  • Participate in the implementation of plant projects. Provide input into the design and implementation of mechanical aspects of projects to ensure tasks are able to be accomplished in a quality, cost-effective, and timely manner.

  • Ensure the application of the plant’s rules of conduct, policies, and health & safety protocols during maintenance procedures to minimize injuries and lost time incidents.

  • Provide ongoing maintenance support to the plant for all shifts by participating in the plant’s on call program. This includes evaluating and determining the course of action for maintenance incidents after hours and on weekends while on call and may require on-site supervision of the resolution to maintain operational efficiency. Must be willing to work weekends and after hours for supervision of emergency repairs as needed.

  • Ensure that Maintenance department tools and equipment are in good working condition and that adequate stocks of consumables are maintained to allow maintenance activities to occur as scheduled.

  • Complete assigned work and be in compliance with all Federal, State, and Local regulatory requirements.

Essential Experience and Skills

  • 5 years of mechanical repair and maintenance experience

  • Prior supervisory experience preferred

  • Prior experience working with heavy industrial machinery and equipment

  • Demonstrated ability to lead others with or without direct authority

  • Knowledge or understanding of SAP preferred

  • Working knowledge and technical competency in the cement manufacturing process

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills

  • Knowledge of MSHA regulations and guidelines

  • Motivation, ability, and willingness to participate in the plant on-call schedule, to troubleshoot and help address issues that arise during off-shifts and weekends

Benefits & Compensation:

We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.

No search firms, please.

Heidelberg Materials is a Drug-Free Workplace.

Employer Statement :

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

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