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Plant Manager


We are seeking a safety-minded, qualified, self-motivated individual to oversee the Asphalt Plant operations in Vermont.  The Plants Manager will be responsible for overseeing the daily activities of all plant facilities and Plant Forepersons within the State of Vermont.  Duties are performed under limited supervision and the selected individual must be competent in asphalt plant techniques.  The primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Safety - Promote Safe work behaviors through daily engagement and face time.   Promote a safe work culture by facilitating cross audit inspections of sites.  Prompt review and resolution to any incidents.  Facilitate weekly safety conference calls and participate in annual refresher training.
  • Quality - Ensure communications with QC team are flawless and that each respective site collaborates with QC personnel on consistent basis.  Works in conjunction with QC Manager to facilitate annual refresher training on QC Ethics.  Participates in QC audits to ensure compliance with QC plans outlined for each respective site. 
  • Right People - Promote the Right People, Right Place, Right Time strategy.  Ensure development plans exist for all high potential candidates under his area.  Ensure culture of accountability.  Facilitate and promote appropriate hiring and training for personnel in the safety, technical & leadership fields.
  • Collaboration - Work with Sales, Construction, Aggregate Managers, Equipment Managers & peers to ensure balancing of resources and making optimal decisions for the greater benefit of Pike.
  • 3 Year Cap Ex Plan - Ensure plan exists for must do replacements 3 years out.  Drive to find projects that will decrease costs, improve output or better balance inventory on site.
  • Current Year Cap Ex - Ensure projects are budgeted appropriately and procurement is involved with vendor negotiation.  Create and implement plans so that site personnel and contractors are aligned to ensure capex projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Production - Ensure production forecast aligns with demand and that inventory on site is balanced.  Communicates with aggregates, transportation and sales on any demand or balance issues and works to resolve.  Assist with working through any major plant down situations with Plant Forepersons in decision making and scheduling people, parts, and equipment.
  • Maintenance - Coordinates any large planned repairs with all necessary resources (internal and external).
  • Costs - Reviews performance daily, weekly, and monthly.  Assists in resolving any major cost impact situations that occur.
  • Budget/Forecast - Assists VP of Plants with annual budgets and forecasts, and identifying capex projects.


Oct 02, 2017
Oct 16, 2017
• Must be committed to providing and promoting a safe work environment. • Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two year college or technical school; two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. • Must possess good math skills and have working knowledge to complete necessary mathematical calculations. • Must demonstrate the ability to use a computer to communicate and analyze data. This includes, but is not limited to, the use of Outlook, MS Office programs, construction software and web-based programs. • Be familiar with all roles, equipment, and tasks associated with operating a plant. • Working knowledge of all applicable regulations (including MSHA and OSHA) affecting asphalt plant production, safety, environmental, state, federal, and company policies; ensure observance and compliance of such regulations. • Ability to follow directions and work independently. • A valid driver’s license and the willingness to work long hours and travel throughout Vermont as well as New Hampshire and Maine as required.
Year round, monthly salary
Pike Industries, Inc. and Redimix Companies, is an equal opportunity employer. As such, we continually strive to provide employment opportunities to qualified women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans. Please post the attached job openings