14 days old

Operations Manager (Salem, OR)

Eugene Sand & Gravel
Salem, OR 97302
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Job ID: 248641

River Bend Sand & Gravel, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion. We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies. For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services. We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation.

Position Overview

Lead and manage various aggregate, ready-mix, and asphalt production sites/departments in all aspects of safety, operations, sales, finance, equipment and critical support functions. Work closely with General Manager to ensure effective execution of company operational goals and growth strategies.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Promote a safe work environment for all employees; work with safety and field personnel to minimize risk and increase safety for employees at all times.

  • Responsible for daily operations including safe production, quality, customer focus and maintaining the integrity of the safety and environmental systems within the companys operations for asphalt and aggregate production locations.

  • Ensure all required permitting is accurate and up-to-date within area of responsibility.

  • Drive operational performance and improvements to meet or exceed company goals.

  • Generate and manage the operating budget for the fiscal year under the direction of the General Manager.

  • Provide leadership and direction to ensure efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of all product resources.

  • Build effective teams and develop (direct reports) for future opportunities.

  • Ensure that all crews have the tools and training to operate safely at all times and that all federal, state and local laws concerning safety, environmental, EEO, and other applicable areas are adhered to.

  • Monitor/control production through direction of the site managers to ensure safe production, on schedule, and within budget; investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures.

  • Provide advice and support to team during the job bidding process through job completion.

  • Work with General Manager to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies.

  • Provide leadership and direction in sales and marketing efforts resulting in maximum product sales, meeting or exceeding customer expectations, and driving maximum profitability.

  • Regular and predictable attendance.

  • Communicate professionally, timely, clearly, and concisely to all levels of employees through various media (verbally, email, text, etc.).

  • Regularly attend and be an active, positive, contributor to various business and management meetings.

  • Seek out of the box business ideas to help sustain and grow the business.

  • Promote a diverse and inclusive work environment.

  • Other duties as may be assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


  • A bachelors degree in Construction Management or similar is highly preferred, but will consider other education, experience, and accumulated work history.

  • Demonstrated success in a leadership capacity.

Work Requirements

  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.

  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined per company policy.

  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.

  • Must be willing to work extended hours, nights, and weekends when necessary.

  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Related experience in construction field, minimum 5 years (desired)

  • Plant management or related experience 3+ years minimum (highly desired)

  • Understanding of basic accounting principles.

  • Excellent skills with Microsoft Office and the ability to rapidly learn different software applications.

  • Strong communication and leadership skills are necessary.

  • Be knowledgeable of materials and equipment needed to perform tasks.

  • Ability to use decision making skills for cost effective solutions on projects.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Ability to walk or stand greater than one third of the time, or sit no greater than a third of the time

  • Ability to climb stairs/ladders to examine equipment at heights.

  • Ability to move/carry objects up to 50 lbs. unassisted.

  • Able to work in all weather conditions.

Work Environment

  • Will work between a standard office and field operations environment.

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas

CRH Americashas a long and proud heritage as one of North Americas 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 CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If youre 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 CRH Americas family!

River Bend Sand & Gravel is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on thislink.

Posted: 2021-01-05 Expires: 2021-02-03
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