Chad Harrison International

Chad Harrison International is working with a global leader in the mining & processing of industrial minerals. This company is currently seeking a Plant Manager for one of its major production sites in Midwestern USA.

The Plant Manager will be responsible for all aspects of operations of a manufacturing plant and an open pit quarry, covering day-to-day operations decisions, review of results, P&L, long term investment strategy, staff management and compliance with health & safety regulations.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Create and sustain a zero-injury culture and monitor effectiveness of initiative
  • Provide leadership to ensure all company safety rules and regulations in accordance with Mine Safety & Health Administration are observed by employees.  This includes planning the necessary resources in manpower and budgeting to accomplish site safety goals and administer safety initiatives
  • Monitor environmental compliance and ensure housekeeping standards are met
  • Maintains community relations
  • Develop and execute site plans for the implementation of company initiatives
  • Ensure quality of product during process and adjust production plans to meet customer requirements
  • Implementation of training plans to provide employees with the necessary training to perform their job safely and effectively
  • Drive site performance through effective use of the System for Management, including continuous improvement and non-conformance resolution
  • Monitor and maintain the Industrial plan including prioritization and monitoring of Capital project work
  • Routinely monitor key performance indicators identifying opportunities for improvement and making appropriate supervisory and management personnel aware of the findings
  • Ensure the execution of the daily production plan.  Explains significant variances from the plan and provides leadership for improvements within the operations groups
  • Contribute to the formulation of business plans and budgets, and the achievement of approved goals and objectives
  • Support development of personal and professional direct reports

You will have:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Mining, Business or related field.
  • Minimum 5+ experience progressive experience in mining or heavy engineering industry
  • Minimum of 5+ years managerial experience with increasing responsibility
  • Outstanding judgment and mature business skills, with the ability to establish a strong rapport with senior management.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, strong organization, and prioritization skills; detail & process oriented with strong problem resolution abilities.
  • Demonstrable success in cultural ‘turn around’ a plus.
  • Proven in leading operational excellence through applying behaviour-based management.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Right to work in the USA

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