SIMON | Ready Mix Plant Foreman-Ogallala, NE

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Country: Ogallala, Nebraska, US, 69153

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: Simon


Simon is a subsidiary of the Colas Group, a worldwide leader in infrastructure construction and maintenance. Simon specializes in aggregates, asphalt and ready-mix concrete production, asphalt paving, and concrete, bridge, highway, and utility construction. Through strong local ties backed by global resources, we focus on quality and value to deliver the best products and services for our clients.  What we do is bigger than construction – it is about connecting communities, building new roads to the future, and keeping the spirit of the pioneers alive and well. 


Responsible for daily operation of a concrete ready-mix production plant, including safety, compliance, quality control, and dispatch of drivers to deliver product to customer sites.


All prospective candidates should enjoy working outdoors in all types of weather, be open to working in a fast-paced environment, and have the ability provide excellent service to internal and external customers. Candidates may also need to work early mornings, late evenings, and/or some weekend days depending on production needs. 


•    Ensure the highest standards are achieved and maintained in terms of safety, quality, and efficiency
•    Effectively coordinate the day-to-day work environment and staff to ensure safety, regulatory, and production targets are met
•    Actively support and lead Company initiatives related to safety and employee development
•    Assist with training, coaching and development of employees to perform at their highest level
•    Maintain effective relationships with customers, suppliers, and Company business groups
•    Effectively communicate with customers and drivers in person, over the phone, and on company radio channels 
•    Quote prices and receive orders for company products such as ready-mix concrete, asphalt, aggregate, and miscellaneous resale products
•    Establish delivery schedules according to factors including truck capacity, delivery site distance, and unloading time
•    Use computer system to enter and maintain customer data, manage dispatch schedule, prepare reports, and respond to e-mail correspondence
•    Batch and inspect loads to ensure consistency of mix
•    Prepare invoices, delivery tickets, and related shipping documents; assign drivers for scheduled deliveries
•    Receive payments (including cash) for shipments from drivers; prepare reports of cash and charge sales
•    Coordinate scheduling of plant equipment maintenance
•    Order and maintain inventory of raw materials supply
•    Safely operate company equipment, tooling, and vehicles

Qualifications, Education, Skills and Experience:

•    3-5 years of experience in ready-mix operations, asphalt operations and/or construction industry
•    1-2 years of experience in a supervisory role preferred
•    Self-directed, results-oriented, and highly motivated, requiring minimal direct guidance
•    Ability to lead and motivate others; prior experience effectively managing a team preferred
•    Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, problem-solve, and work under consistent pressure of deadlines
•    Valid drivers’ license and ability to maintain a clean motor vehicle record required; Class B commercial license preferred
•    Basic knowledge of dispatching, trucking operations and DOT regulations
•    Basic computer skills, including use of MS Office products

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

•    Wear and maintain personal protective equipment (PPE) as required
•    Regularly required to lift and /or move up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
•    Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel
•    Regularly required to communicate (talk and hear) 
•    Frequently required to stand; walk across uneven terrain; sit; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl 
•    Regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and heavy machinery
•    Occasionally required to work from heights
•    Regularly exposed to all outdoor weather conditions and loud noises; including some exposure to fumes or airborne particles

Workplace Values Requirements:

•    Support, promote, and practice Simon core values, vision, and mission
•    Support, promote, and comply with Simon Code of Ethics, Workplace Conduct, Safety, and other established policies at all times
•    Embrace the Company’s safety culture, actively support all safety initiatives, and adhere to defined accountabilities implemented by the Safety Steering and Continuous Improvement teams
•    Align personal vision and goals with larger goals of the Company
•    Support continuous improvement to improve Simon processes, performance, safety, and overall success


The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


Colas Inc.and its subsidiaries (SIMON) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here EEO document.  If you need accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. 973-290-9082 or send an email to ColasRecruiter@colasinc.com.  

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