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Plant Manager - Jacksonville, FL

Location:  Jacksonville, FL, US, 32219
Company:  Oldcastle Architectural


Job ID:  100984


Oldcastle Coastal is a division of the Oldcastle Architectural Products Group (APG). APG is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete masonry, dry mix, and hardscape products. With over $2B in sales, APG operates across 40 states and 5 Canadian provinces through a network of over 165 operating locations and more than 5,000 employees.




The plant Manager is responsible for the overall plant operations and ensuring non-stop production in an effective, safe and profitable manner. 


  • Responsible for ensuring workplace safety
  • Develop, implement and maintain a quality control program
  • Ensure that all controls for SOX compliance are in place and performed on a daily basis
  • Negotiate costs with aggregate suppliers and schedule raw materials
  • Inspect and run destructive tests and measure parts and products
  • Develop, recommend and implement measures to improve production methods and equipment performance
  • Analyze work orders and estimate worker hours
  • Assist Operations Manager in implementation of preventative and predictive maintenance programs
  • Analyze issues, determine solutions and coordinate corrective action to resolve employee relations and other workplace related problems
  • Develop or revise standard operational working practices
  • Coach, train, mentor employees on the safe and efficient method of operating plant equipment
  • Ensure that we provide a great place to work that is safe and clean.
  • Ensure that we produce quality products that meet or exceed customer expectations
  • Understand the operations of the plant and equipment
  • Effectively lead employees
  • Ensure that the plant has a PM program that is preventive, predictive and has adequate spare parts.
  • Must be able to champion the “Everyday Excellence” program
  • Order raw materials to ensure the efficient running of the plant
  • Prepare and maintain appropriate production records
  • Monitor, coordinate and assist with physical inventory counts
  • Monitor company owned trucks and keep daily log sheets from drivers
  • Review monthly budget and work closely with sales team to meet sales goals
  • Help resolve customer problems or complaints
  • Assist with preparation of the yearly production budget and capital project request
  • within area of responsibility
  • Attend and participate in meetings, seminars and training sessions as required
  • Schedule regular safety meeting
  • In the case of Union facility, participate in negotiating Union agreements and handling of any grievances
  • Keep informed of all government rules and regulations and how they apply to the industry
  • Direct all mining, manufacturing, storage and shipping activities
  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed.


Requirements / Education / Experience


  • Bachelor's degree required or equivalent combinations of education, experience and training.
  • One to two years related experience and or training
  • Finance and accounting skills
  • Knowledge of Axapta sales order module
  • Knowledge of labor laws
  • Purchasing experience
  • Knowledge of construction products
  • Must have basic knowledge of electronics and programmable controllers
  • Know the operation of the block producing equipment and accessory equipment
  • Ability to calculate figures/amounts
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to train and instruct employees
  • Good analytical problem solving skills
  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills


What Oldcastle Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

About Oldcastle


Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!


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Oldcastle Coastal is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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