Superintendent, Plant

Location: CA-Madison Posted Date: November 10, 2017
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Employer Job Id: 17001858 CareerMine Job Id: 1389497

      Job summary:

The Plant Superintendent is responsible for managing daily operations of the quarry, including supervision of all hourly employees.  Responsible for budgeting; mine planning; permitting; working as member of plant management team to achieve operational goals and objectives; managing contracts and contractors; and community relations.

       Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor cost and help maintain costs in the quarry/crushing operation
  • Develop and maintain a safe and environmentally compliant operation with the assistance of the Safety and Environmental Representatives
  • Help develop new operational methods to reduce costs and produce a more consistent feed to the plant
  • Interface with Corporate Mining staff as well as local QC staff to develop the short term and long term mining plan
  • Direct production to meet quality and quantity requirements and coordinate adjustments to the production schedule as needed
  • Manage employee time and attendance
  • Reviewing daily pre-shift inspections, listing required repairs and providing this to the mobile maintenance vendor
  • Responsible for the scheduling and performance of the drilling and blasting program
  • Obtaining and tracking requested fixed plant repairs by the production crew and coordinating with Maintenance Manager
  • Perform daily work area inspection and sign required documentation
  • Maintain purchasing of regular materials for the operation and work with Procurement to purchase routine materials
  • Maintains operational compliance with zoning and related permits
  • Develop annual budget for the operation
  • Adhere to all CEMEX, OSHA, and MSHA rules and regulations at all times and wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds
  • Meet or exceed company safety standards
  • Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mining or Civil Engineering preferred
  • 3 years of quarry supervision experience required
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Must be computer literate with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and possibly mine planning software
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Able to analyze information and drive initiatives
  • Bi-lingual (a plus)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Creative thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects successfully
  • Strong technical systems aptitude
  • Superior interpersonal skills to effectively coordinate and communicate with different internal and external audiences

      Working conditions:

  • Capable of working in an open concept office environment

      Physical requirements:

  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
  • Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently
  • Job involves sitting most of the time, but also involves walking or standing for brief periods of time
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors

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