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Area Operations Manager

Vulcan Materials

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Atlanta, GA
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Job Description

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Job Overview:

Build Your Career. Build America’s Future.

Vulcan Materials Company is the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. When you join Vulcan, it’s more than starting an exciting career – you get to make a difference for millions of people every day across the country.  

When you join Vulcan, you join a dynamic culture in which career development is encouraged, excellence is rewarded and diversity is valued. No matter the role or the location across the country, every member of the Vulcan team lives through the Vulcan Way: doing the right thing, the right way, at the right time.

What You’ll Do:

Promote Safety. Take an active role prioritizing safety for yourself and others to ensure all assigned plants have zero accidents and are in total compliance with all Vulcan policies and procedures.

Manage Employee Relations. Provide strong leadership, training, team building, and supervision to all operational employees within the area in order to support the operational function of the business; provide guidance on all recruitment, training and development, and retention strategies for employees.  

Maintain Compliance. Ensure that all assigned plants are in compliance with Vulcan’s safety and operations policies and procedures, working closely with Company resources to ensure that all present and future permits and reclamation plans are current in order to expand Company mining operations; ensure that materials are in accordance with specifications and quality standards.

Develop Strategy. Establish short and long-term business planning strategies and actions to achieve them, including an annual operating budget which includes production volume and capital improvements, working with sales and operations teams to drive revenue and market share.

Manage Process Improvement. Direct process improvement goals and objectives for assigned plants to ensure that productivity and efficiency goals are met; establish and measure performance standards for technical support groups.

Ensure Economic Profit. Manage the annual budget process, ensuring assigned plants meet or exceed budget goals and objectives, improving return on its assets, and directing the capital budget for each site to ensure that all capital projects are completed according to AFE and cost projections.

Coach and Guide Others. Provide strong leadership skills by possessing the ability to motivate and provide mentorship to all employees, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.

Skills You’ll Need:

Experience. 10 years experience in the industry (aggregates, ready-mix concrete, and asphalt) with a track record of progressive responsibility and successful operations management is preferred.

Leadership and Management Skills. Must be able to provide strong leadership and guidance to employees, both direct and indirect reports, to motivate and maintain interpersonal relationships.  

Operational Knowledge. Must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of rock and sand mining, ready-mix concrete, and/or asphalt operations and equipment, MSHA regulations, engineering principles and procedures, and quality control systems and processes.

Interpersonal Skills. Must be an excellent motivator and team builder. Must be able to form strong social relationships and effectively communicate with both internal and external audiences.

Financial Knowledge. Must possess knowledge and experience managing financial performance to established targets, meeting or exceeding performance goals.

What You’ll Like About Us:

Great Company Culture. Our people share a competitive drive for excellence in an environment of trust, teamwork, open-mindedness and communication.  

Safe. Industry leader in health and safety standards. We are committed to creating a safe work environment and protecting all employees and customers.

Meaningful Work. What sets up apart is the work we do impacts daily lives – and every employee contributes. Our aggregates produced are used to build roads, schools, hospitals, airports, and housing throughout the United States.  

Health Benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision programs, plus much more.

Rest and Relaxation. Paid vacation, personal floating days, and paid holidays.

Prepare for the Future. 401(k) with company match and contribution.

Training and Development. We see our development programs and helping our employees meet their goals as a key part of our business.

 

Vulcan Materials Company is committed to employing a diverse workforce. You will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.


NOTICE TO TEMPORARY STAFFING AGENCIES, PLACEMENT SERVICES AND PROFESSIONAL RECRUITERS

Vulcan Materials Company has an internal recruiting department.  Please review our policy as it relates to the use of temporary staffing agencies, placement services and professional recruiters.