Operations Management Trainee

Location: Nashville, TN Posted Date: October 6, 2017
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Employer Job Id: 170001A6 CareerMine Job Id: 1383270


  • [Company] is the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. We run our business with great discipline and integrity.
  • At[Company] , our people share a competitive drive for excellence, in an environment of trust, teamwork, positive reinforcement, open-mindedness and communication.
  • Ours is a culture of mutual respect, integrity and committed spirit. Opportunity, community and unity is our way of doing business. 

Job Summary

  • The Associate will follow the [Company] Operations Management Development program to gain an overall understanding of the industry, our business, and the Operations function. The main purpose of the development program is to prepare the Associate for a lead role in plant operations. The program is approximately 24 months in duration depending on the competency and experience level of the individual. The Associate will participate in hands-on training involving Engineering, Quality Control, Plant Maintenance, Mobile Equipment Maintenance, Drilling & Blasting, Loading and Hauling, and overall facility management. The Associate will also spend extensive field time in one or more plants to gain experience in mining operations and processing aggregates and related products. In addition, the individual will be trained in the management aspects of the business, including spending time in Accounting, Finance, Sales & Marketing, Human Resources, and Safety & Health. Some associates will be involved in major capital and plant expansion projects.
  • Upon successful completion of the training program, the Associate will gain the competencies required to assume a lead or supervisor role in our operations. There’s a structured career path through Operations as the individual successfully masters competencies at each job level.


Education & Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree is required. A major in Engineering may be helpful but not essential.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • General knowledge of business and organization practices; Must possess strong written and oral communication skills; Must possess a positive, “can-do” attitude and willingness to learn; Results-Oriented; Able to learn new things quickly; A self-starter; Excellent interpersonal relationship builder; Able to relate to all levels of people; Able to perform multiple tasks in an environment that has and will continue to have increased pressure; Knowledge of computer usage and Microsoft applications.  Having the willingness to relocate within the Division is highly desirable.

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