Shop Foreman- Jackson, MS at CRH

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Location: RICHLAND, Mississippi

Job Description:
Job ID: 216082

APAC Mississippi, Inc., a CRH company, is a great place to work! CRH is the number one asphalt producer and paver, the largest aggregates producer and the second largest ready-mix producer in North America. We are also the number four cement producer in North America and a leader in Canada. We have great employees that have been with us many years - and hope that that track record of longevity shows the pride we take in being one of the best places to work in Mississippi! Come join our team - where you will receive vacation, retirement and many other great benefits!


The Shop Foreman is responsible for all aspects related to the maintenance and functionality of the shop and shop personnel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads the shop team to excel with safe, efficient, and well-planned equipment maintenance
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of all shifts of maintenance personnel
  • Drive team to work more safely and achieve zero incident environment
  • Responsible to maximize equipment availability/reduce equipment costs
  • Conduct meaningful audits (safety, workmanship, housekeeping, metrics) and use the results to
  • improve employee's and/or crew/team performance
  • Engage in daily meetings with related KPI's, projects, and performances
  • Develop plan & schedule for maintenance, includes routine checks, major repairs, inspections
  • Define and utilize Key Performance Indicators
  • Develop, train, and drive the budgeting process and financial results
  • LOFAT, CMMS owner - achieve effective utilization of resources
  • Responsible for aligning objectives with organizational objectives
  • Cost management - manage cost through pm's, labor, repairs. Involve vendors and sourcing
  • team on best pricing for repairs.
  • Manage disposal of under-utilized assets
  • Responsible for maintaining communications with local management
  • Incorporate Best Practices & Consistencies
  • Participate in Advisory Board committees
  • Propose and justify asset replacements; right sizing of fleets
  • Set agenda for communications with equipment supervisors/shop foreman
  • Monthly equipment inspections to be personally performed on all assets.
  • Overnight travel may be required as necessary
  • The job duties described herein are not exhaustive and may be supplemented

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Will directly supervise 3 to 10 shop employees


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required and 3 or more years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and training.

Language Skills
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small 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.

Computer Skills
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to type and use keyboards accurately and have knowledge of Database software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
  • Standard Driver's License

Physical Demands

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 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 finger, 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 up to 30 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. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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


To perform the job successfully; an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Ability to operate equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Ability to keep time and material records.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instruction.
  • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills and attributes.

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!

APAC Mississippi, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link .

Date Posted: Aug 19, 2020

Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi
Job Segment: Database, Equipment Operator, Technology, Manufacturing