Block Plant Manager

(#8421) - FL
Industry: Concrete Block, and Pavers


  • Ensure the efficient management of operations of a multiple shift concrete block production facility
  • Optimize efficiency, productivity and equipment performance in order to meet objectives within the block plant
  • Ensure the proper functioning of concrete block making equipment and identify potential problems;
  • Act as a leader in terms of continuous improvement and change management;
  • Ensure compliance with Standards and Operation Procedures
  • Analyze data drawn from production reports in order to identify possible improvements, reduce losses and the number of breakdowns as well as improve efficiency;
  • Communicate, implement and apply company policies and procedures;
  • Motivate employees, be a positive source of influence, lead by example;
  • Develop a training plan and ensure succession planning.
  • Ensure the product quality standards are met through inspections and material testing procedures.
  • Manage capital improvement projects including design, engineering, scheduling, purchasing, budgets and installation.
  • Administer company safety program ensuring compliance with required training and OSHA safety procedures.
  • Oversee the production planning, staffing, and day-to-day manufacturing operations in a cost-effective manner, accurately track and record KPI’s, troubleshoot and resolve operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays

Block Plant Manager Requirements:

  • 7+ years of management experience in the concrete products industry; specifically concrete block production
  • Min. of 5 years of Besser Block equipment experience
  • B.S. in business or construction management
  • Master Blockmaker preferred
  • Excellent proven leadership and change management skills;
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility to develop and maintain excellent business relations both internally and externally;
  • Mechanically inclined with excellent trouble shooting skills.
  • Strong abilities in planning, organizing, project management, and problem solving;
  • Able to work flexible schedules including nights and weekends when necessary
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Experience with of Microsoft Office tools and ERP systems;
  • Experience with Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing
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