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Operations Manager - Springfield, MO

Location: 

Springfield, MO, US, 65802

Company:  APAC - Missouri Inc.

 

 

Job ID:  146897

 

APAC Central Inc., is a CRH company producing and providing crushed aggregate materials, sand, ready-mix concrete, asphalt, and performing as a regional heavy highway/infrastructure construction firm serving Arkansas, Oklahoma, and southern Missouri. APAC-Central, Inc. and its founding companies have been serving our customers since early in the 20th Century and look forward to continued success in the 21st Century!

 

Position Overview

Lead and manage plant sites and oil terminal in all aspects of safety, operations, sales, finance, equipment and critical support functions.  Work with General Manager to ensure effective execution of company operational goals and growth strategy. 

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Promote a safe working culture for all employees; work with safety and field personnel to minimize risk and increase safety for employees at all times.
  • Responsible for daily operations including safe production, quality, customer focus and maintaining the integrity of the safety and environmental systems within company’s operations for asphalt plants and oil terminal.
  • Drive operational performance and improvements to meet or exceed company goals.
  • Generate and manage the operating budget for the fiscal year under the direction of the General Manager.
  • Provide leadership and direction to ensure efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources.
  • Build effective teams and develop (direct reports) for future opportunities.
  • Ensure that all crews have the tools and training to operate safely at all times and that all federal, state and local laws concerning safety, environment and other applicable areas are adhered to.
  • Monitor/control production through direction of the site managers to ensure safe production, on schedule and within budget; investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures.
  • Provide advice and support to team during the job bidding process.
  • Work with General Manager to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies.
  • Provide leadership and direction in sales and marketing efforts resulting in maximum product sales, meeting or exceeding customer expectations, and driving maximum profitability.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required. 
  • Other duties as may be assigned. 

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

Education/Experience

  • A bachelors degree in Construction Management or similar is preferred, but not required.

 

Work Requirements

  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined per company policy.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Related experience in construction field, minimum 5 years (desired)
  • Plant management or related experience 3+ years minimum (highly desired)
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles.
  • Excellent skills with Microsoft Office and the ability to rapidly learn different software applications.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills are necessary.
  • Be knowledgeable of materials and equipment needed to perform tasks.
  • Ability to use decision making skills for cost effective solutions on projects.

 

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Ability to walk or stand greater than one third of the time, or sit no greater than a third of the time
  • Ability to climb stairs/ladders to examine equipment at heights.
  • Ability to move/carry objects up to 50 lbs. unassisted.
  • Able to work in all weather conditions.

 

Work Environment

  • Ability to wear respirator in workplace conditions containing fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.
  • Will work between a standard office and field operations environment.

 

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

What CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas family!

 

APAC Central Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Springfield

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