Rail Terminal Supervisor - Terrell & Midlothian-TX

AutoReqId: 7478BR
Line Of Business: Aggregates
Department: Distribution
Primary Location: Terrell-TX
Job Posting:
The Company and the Role:
Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.
Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. Following the acquisition of Italcementi, the company employs some 63,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in around 60 countries.
Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Rail Terminal Supervisor based in Terrell, TX.
The Rail Terminal Supervisor will oversee our Rail Terminals located in Terrell and Midlothian, TX. This position will be a member of the management team responsible for the daily oversight of the two terminals. Reporting to the Area Operations Manager-Aggregates, they will be responsible for the management of the terminal to realize the Company?s strategic plan distribution objectives.
The Rail Terminal Supervisor is an excellent opportunity for the professional who is looking to grow & develop their career within a dynamic Aggregates leader.
Equal Opportunity Employer ? Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled
What you?ll get to do:
+ Supervise Terminal Operations including: ensuring quality service to customers and by carriers; maintaining reliability of equipment; and maximizing use of labor to optimize operational efficiency and throughput.
+ Management of company employees, policies and procedures and ensure compliance with same.
+ Instill a focus on the objectives of the Strategic Plan and insure that action plans are developed and implemented to attain targets and objectives.
+ Liaise on-site with any contractor during any terminal retrofit/maintenance by monitoring daily progress and quality of work; focusing on problems and questions and issues and ensuring such are effectively resolved, and building strong working knowledge of equipment and operations.
+ Maintain files for plant equipment, sales, and inventory control reports and records.
+ Coordinate and monitor rail movement with logistics manager and receiving terminals (optimizing usage, monitoring demurrage and assisting in service and maintenance of railcar fleet).
+ Coordinate terminal labor/maintenance work force (scheduling and tracking maintenance, reviewing contract labor payroll documents) and monitor other measures.
+ Oversight of Third Party operations for unloading railcars at the terminal.
+ Manage, maintain, and ensure adherence to applicable legislation, regulations, permits and Company environmental health and safety policies and programs by conducting regular safety inspections.
+ Purchase terminal equipment and supplies as necessary to maintain operations in compliance with the Company?s policies, including but not limited to the Purchasing Policy, Contract Compliance Policy and Contract Signing Authority Policy.
+ Assist in developing operating and capital budgets.
+ Other duties and responsibilities as required.
Who we are looking for:
+ College degree preferred.
+ 5+ years supervisory or management experience in a materials handling or shipping environment.
+ Knowledge of federal, state and local labor, safety and environmental legislation and regulations.
+ Excellent communication (oral and written) and facilitation skills.
+ Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook).
+ Demonstrated proficiency in mechanical trouble shooting and equipment maintenance
+ Demonstrated Leadership abilities.
+ Ability to work flexible hours, including some weekends, nights, and holidays.
+ College degree preferred.
Benefits & Compensation:
We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.
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Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

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