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Post Date: 11/19/17 Company: Oldcastle
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Leadman - Stone Mountain, GA

Oldcastle Precast is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more. With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Precast is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.

Job Description Summary

The Leadman is responsible for leading and supervising a team of technicians in accordance with the vision and values of the corporation. Model and demonstrate a "Culture of Safety" for their team and all employees. Ensure team adheres to the production plan (daily/weekly) to meet delivery schedules and efficiency expectations. Follow the predictive/preventative maintenance plans for their area of responsibility. Hold team accountable for adherence to standards, policies & regulations. Participate in continuous improvement initiatives that affect their area or cross functional areas. Actively participates in training and development.

Position Requirements:

Essential duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage application of overall safety initiatives for their team, including: daily morning safety training/message, morning stretches, daily PPE inspections & equipment inspections, reporting all safety concerns through the proper channels in the organization and taking appropriate corrective action for all safety related issues in their area of responsibility
  • Communicate and implement the area work schedule to their team, including: Reviewing the previous days production results, planning and organizing tasks for each team member (drawings, specific work related tasks, assembly of parts, identifying and correcting hazards related to the tasks) detail and assign work tasks on the "white board", capture & report-out the following (safety hazards identified, process delay, quality issues, opportunities for process improvement, etc.)
  • Accurately read and interpret drawings to assemble and produce quality precast concrete structures to customer specification
  • Teach and train Process Technicians to safely and efficiently utilize tools and processes to assemble concrete structures in a precast operation
  • Perform daily duties of a Process Technician (strip, set-up, pour, housekeeping, etc.)
  • Participate in weekly planning meetings to review upcoming production schedule details and properly prepare his team's tasks and resource needs
  • Perform Lockout Tagout (LOTO) in conformance with company and OSHA regulations
  • Assist in the corrective action/progressive disciplinary process for all process techs
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by Production Manager, Operations Manager or other authoritative individuals as deemed appropriate and necessary by them
  • Other duties as necessary

Education / Experience:
  • 5 years in a Concrete field highly preferable
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred
  • High School Diploma, Associates Degree or equivalent preferred

  • Knowledge of precast manufacturing process and improvement process
  • Familiarity with correct application of systems and processes that ensure continuous improvement (safety, maintenance, quality, and manufacturing)
  • Understanding of safety and environmental requirements
  • Leadership skills; ability to lead meetings and teams
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good organizational, motivational skills
  • Demonstrated written / oral communication skills
  • Ability to define, delegate and follow-up on assigned tasks
  • Ability to effectively manage time and resources
  • Ability to effectively communicate, verbally and in writing
  • Ability to motivate direct reports
  • Ability to interface with peers
  • Ability to operate computer and supporting software

Special Tools and Equipment:
  • Overhead Crane operation/rigging
  • Hand tools (hammer, saw, chisel, pliers, tape measure)
  • Portable power tools (grinder, air chisel, hand saws, wire-guns, port-a-power jacks, crimpers, table saw, drill, stinger, etc.)
  • Arc Welding
  • Forklift operation

Work Environment:
  • Industrial Plant environment
  • Frequent walking/standing (6 hrs./day)
  • Frequent lifting (up to 10 lbs.)
  • Infrequent lifting (up to 25 lbs.)
  • Max lift (up to 40 lbs.)
  • Frequent climbing of ladders

Physical/Mental/Environmental Demands
  • Ability to handle rebar or mesh safely
  • Ability to work on your feet for the majority of the day in a production/plant environment subject to unheated and non-air conditioned environment
  • Ability to perform standard math skills such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  • Ability to read a tape measure and add/subtract fractions

What Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family!

Oldcastle Precast is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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