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Manager Block Plant

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Job Summary

Responsible for managing the block production plant to produce a quality product at acceptable cost levels. Responsibilities include the efficient and effective utilization of human resources, plant and equipment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Hire, train and supervise an adequate number of employees to meet the needs of the block plant operations.
  • Based on sales and inventory needs, schedules block plant production.
  • Insures proper maintenance of plant production equipment to minimize lost production time. This includes maintaining adequate spare parts inventory.
  • Orders raw materials to meet production and inventory needs.
  • Insures that production meets or exceeds established quality standards.
  • Maintain positive customer relations by responding to and resolving complaints.
  • From time to time, may be requested to assist other block operations employees to solve complaints.
  • Establish both short and long range budgets in order to meet both current and the preceding years P&L plans. Special attention to wages, repair parts, capital expenses, material cost, and other variable and fixed costs.
  • Perform routine mechanical/electrical repairs and preventative maintenance
  • Perform troubleshooting and problem solving as needed.
  • Prepare daily production reports, down time reports, and other paperwork as required using CEMEX required computerized forms and systems. Responsible for filing and documentation systems
  • Batch and adjust mix designs as required
  • Train and cross-train block plant personnel as required
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or assigned.
Position: Manager Block Plant
Organization: CEMEX
Location: Las Vegas,  NV 
United States
Posting Start Date: 5/9/2022
Date Posted: 5/9/2022


  • Position requires the equivalent of a two year Associate degree and/or education in related areas.
  •  A minimum of 5 years experience in Block Production. Should include at least 2 years of full responsibility of all aspects of production, maintenance, and quality control
  • Basic OSHA requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Good communication and human resources skills are required
  • Strong maintenance knowledge/skills; strong electrical trouble-shooting skills
  • Possess management skills
  • Experience with the types of production equipment being used in the production process
  • Has the ability to motivate the production team
  • Electrical blue prints and computer module interfaces (Allen Bradley, IDEC, and/or Texas Instruments).
  • A working knowledge of all aspects of control circuits.
  • Metal fabrication (welding and cutting)
  • A basic knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic controls and assemblies
  • Knowledge of mix design and material requirements.
  • Basic knowledge of ASTM specifications and test results.
  • Basic OSHA requirements in the Block Plant.
  • Familiar with the mill supply industry with respect to parts and purchasing
  • Field experience with construction and particularly with the masonry contractors
  • Possess background with experience in materials engineering

Working Conditions

  • Continuous exposure to extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme noise, and working outdoors.
  • Must wear protective equipment while at the location 

Physical Requirements

  • Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree
  • Heavy Work-Exerting up to 100 pounds of force rarely, and/or up to 50 pounds or force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around heavy rolling equipment  
  • Must be able to perform all job functions which include, but may not be limited to, pushing, turning, and/or pulling of controls 
Status: This listing expires on: 8/9/2022
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Las Vegas,  NV 
United States