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Holcim US Assistant Plant Manager, Ready Mix in Everett, Massachusetts

Assistant Plant Manager, Ready Mix

Requisition ID: 5634


Everett, MA, US, 2149Waltham, MA, US, 2453

Pay Type: Salary


Driven by our purpose: Building progress for people and the planet. We are transforming to become the global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of its strategy Holcim is becoming a net zero company, with its people and communities at the heart of its success. The company is driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. Holcim is 70,000 people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.



This role reports to the Operations Manager and will prepare operation schedules and coordinate manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality meet client specifications. Manage subordinate staff in the day-today performance of their jobs. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets.

Position will oversee the below Ready Mix Plants:

201B Rover Street, Everett, Massachusetts 2149

537 South Street, Waltham, Massachusetts 2453


  • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.

  • Promotes a culture of performance and exceeding expected results

  • Fills in for Plant Manager during Plant Manager’s absence.

  • Drive and track financial performance via monthly operation forecast.

  • Effectively develops goals and objectives to implement actions, track performance and continuously look for opportunities for improvement

  • Balance inventory and sales needs to manage and minimize working capital impact

  • Works with sales team to drive customer retention and attraction

  • Drive quality for customer retention

  • Seek opportunities to meet and exceed customer expectations

  • Ensures a quality product within specifications and timely delivery to clients

  • Works closely with peer plant managers and operations manager to develop best practices, processes and to ensure plant activities are optimized and costs are best in class

  • Actively lead on a daily basis on site operations

  • Implement and follow best practices for maintenance, production and shipping processes

  • Implement strategies to achieve target key performance indicators (KPI)

  • Effectively use Company resources and programs to drive operational excellence and assist with the development of Ready Mix specific resources as needed

  • Provides leadership for operations and office staff

  • Follows the HR business cycle (Annual performance review, Annual Objective setting, Individual Development Plans, Mid-Year Reviews, Career& Succession Planning.)

  • Participate in the development of emerging leaders to be ready to move into more responsible roles

  • Other duties as assigned.


Education: Bachelor's degree or 5 years of equivalent experience

Field of Study Preferred: Mining or Mechanical Engineering

Required Work Experience: 3-5 years

Required Computer and Software Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite to include Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Command Alkon software and SAP experience is helpful.

Additional Requirements:

  • 3 years of proven operational and supervisory experience preferred

  • Knowledge of Ready Mix industry

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

  • Must be able to analyze financial statements and make recommendations

  • Strong communication, negotiation and change management skills

  • Ability to foster and grow a strong safety culture

  • High energy positive leader with ability to influence high performing teams

  • Independent thinker

  • High capacity of working under pressure and stress

  • Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to health, safety and environmental policies in all work environments and areas. Promote a culture of safety and exhibit these behaviours.

  • Successful candidates must adhere to all safety protocols and proper use of Holcim approved Personal Protection Equipment ("PPE"), including but not limited to respirators. Subject to applicable law, employees that are required to wear respirators must be clean shaven where the respirator seal meets the face in order to pass the qualitative and quantitative fit tests.


  • Competitive salary

  • Retirement Savings: Choose from 401(k) pre-tax and/or Roth after-tax savings

  • Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance coverage

  • Holistic Health & Well-being programs

  • Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) & Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for health and dependent care

  • Vision and other Voluntary benefits and discounts

  • Paid time off & paid holidays

  • Paid Parental Leave (maternity & paternity)

  • Educational Assistance Program

  • Dress for your day



At Holcim, there is endless opportunity for you to play your part. Whether you’re in a technical, managerial, or frontline role, you can shape a career that works for you. With us you’ll have the chance to embrace the passion we share for our planet. You’ll be encouraged to seek out diverse perspectives, share your ideas and build the skills and connections you need to perform at your best. Because it’s only when we work together in a culture where everyone thrives, that we can build the world we all want to live in.

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Driven by our purpose to build sustainable solutions for people and our planet, Holcim US encourages interested candidates who meet many, even if not all of the job requirements to apply for a position. We provide a safe working environment for all and strive for diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work.

We take pride in our hiring processes and our commitment to all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, citizenship, physical or mental disability, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Our goal is to drive diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work. Holcim (US) Inc., Holcim - ACM Management, Inc., and their affiliates and subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer, deciding all employment on the basis of qualification, merit and business need.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.