Aggregate Operations Manager - Idaho Falls, ID at CRH

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Location: Idaho Falls, Idaho

Job Description:
Job ID: 216060

HK Contractors, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division; Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees. We strive to be the preferred source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services. We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.

Position Overview

Directs and coordinates activities related to production of company aggregate products and third-party crushing, including safety, compliance, source development and quality control at all aggregate locations. This position will have oversight of at least 25 employees and approximately 15 locations producing in excess of 1 million tons annually.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Consistently assess resources against demand to ensure that aggregate resources are available.
  • Identify and lead procurement efforts of future strategic aggregate reserves.
  • Set and manage production schedules and priorities for internal crews and third party crushers.
  • Responsible for financial performance and profit/loss at all aggregate locations.
  • Ensure safety, quality and efficiency standards are met while directing operations of plant sites, and ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Responsible for hiring, training, and developing employees to perform at their highest level.
  • Forecast cost and production quantities on a monthly basis.
  • Manage, track, and accurately report inventory levels to management including quarterly and year end inventories.
  • Review and analyze production, quality control, maintenance, and operational reports to determine causes of nonconformity with product specifications and operating or production problems.
  • Develop and implement operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality and production efficiency.
  • Compile, maintain, and present production data to management.
  • Establish and implement key performance indicators and utilize them to manage assigned sites.
  • Implement effective maintenance practices and planning in order to reduce down-time.
  • Work with the sales team and quality control to meet customer demand and manage short and long term product needs effectively.
  • Travel to and from various aggregate locations, including overnight stays away from home when necessary.
  • Effectively manage multiple priorities, problem-solve, and work under consistent pressure of deadlines.
  • Lead, inspire, and motivate others to achieve optimal performance in all business facets.
  • Other projects and job duties as assigned to meet the needs of the business.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.

Education and/or Experience

  • BS Degree and or High School diploma with five (5) or more years' experience in the industry.
  • Ability to manage and motivate team members of varying pipeline levels to engage in and support all safety, production, and financial initiatives.
  • Experience in aggregate production, delivery, sales, and customer service is highly preferred.
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable rules and regulations governed by federal, state, and local regulatory agencies, including OSHA/MSHA, DEQ, EPA, and local road and highway departments.
  • Self-directed, results-oriented, and highly motivated, requiring minimal direct guidance.
  • Experience effectively managing and leading teams.

Language Skills

  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to write correspondence precisely. Ability to effectively present information in one on one and group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Mathematical Skills
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiple and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ration, percent, land to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Experience managing budgets and performing basic financial analysis preferred
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, written or oral instructions
  • Computer Skills
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to type and use keyboards accurately and have knowledge of Database software.
  • Proficient utilizing Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)

General Requirements

  • Valid driver's license with the ability to maintain a clean motor vehicle record.
  • Daily travel will be required, travel out of the area for short intervals will be required at times.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move from 10 to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job in the field, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts and heavy machinery; working from heights; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud when out in the field.

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!

HK Contractors is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted: Aug 19, 2020

Nearest Major Market: Idaho
Nearest Secondary Market: Idaho Falls
Job Segment: Operations Manager, Outside Sales, Manager, Procurement, Operations, Sales, Management