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Technical Services Manager - Ready-Mix Concrete

Company: Vulcan Materials Company
Location: Herndon
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Description Employee Referral Eligible
Build Your Career. Build America's Future.

Vulcan Materials Company is the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregate-based construction materials, including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. Joining Vulcan is more than starting an exciting career-you make a difference for millions across the country every day.

When you join Vulcan, you join a dynamic culture in which career development is encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is valued. No matter the role or the location across the country, every member of the Vulcan team lives through the Vulcan Way: doing the right thing, the right way, at the right time.

What You'll Do:

Promote Safety. Take an active role in prioritizing safety for yourself and others to ensure all assigned plants have zero accidents and comply with all Vulcan policies and procedures.

Create Mix Designs and Ensure Design Specifications for Projects. Work closely with Sales and the Sales Service Center to review specifications for bid requests and troubleshoot designs with customers as needed. Investigate mix performance issues as required. Respond to customer inquiries as needed and negotiate design requests. Serve as liaison and point of contact for customers, contractors, and agencies.

Internal Subject Matter Expert. Responsible for providing technical support to sales, operations, and customers in the Northeast Division footprint. This includes overseeing and implementing the quality control program at ready mix operations, providing technical assistance to the sales group and customers, and working closely with external entities such as various DOT engineers and private engineers to promote Vulcan's products.

Maintain Compliance. Ensure all assigned plants comply with Vulcan's safety and operations policies and procedures. Ensure all materials are according to specifications and quality standards. Ensure the concrete lab continues to comply with ASTM C1077.

Manage Process Improvement. Direct process improvement goals and objectives for sites to ensure that productivity and efficiency goals are met. Establish and measure performance standards for technical support groups. Share best practices throughout the Division

Manage Performance Manage the annual budget process for assigned areas of responsibility. Ensure assigned plants meet or exceed budget goals and objectives, improve return on their assets, and direct the capital budget for each site to ensure that all capital projects are completed according to AFE and cost projections. Set and achieve performance standards for areas of responsibility.

Association Engagement. Participate in and contribute to applicable national associations such as the NRMCA, ACI, ASTM, and their local chapters.

Additional Responsibilities. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications Skills You'll Need:

Education. Must have a Professional Engineer license, preferably with a Civil Engineering background, and be eligible for reciprocity in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.

Industry Knowledge. Maintaining extensive ready-mix concrete operational knowledge and extensive knowledge of ASTM, DOT, ACI, and AASHTO practices are needed. Must have a strong background in concrete materials, including mix proportioning, QA/QA, and troubleshooting. Must have industry knowledge of Carbon Cure and continue to work towards a 25% reduction in Vulcan's carbon footprint.

Leadership and Management Skills. Provide strong leadership and guidance to employees, both direct and indirect reports. Motivate and maintain interpersonal relationships.

Operational Knowledge. Must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of aggregate and ready-mix concrete operational equipment, OSHA regulations, engineering principles and procedures, and quality control systems and processes.

Interpersonal Skills. Must be an excellent motivator and team builder. Must be able to form strong social relationships and effectively communicate with internal and external audiences.

Financial Knowledge. Must possess knowledge and experience leading financial performance to established targets.

Flexibility. Must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions and tolerate being exposed to loud noises.

What You'll Like About Us:

Great Company Culture. Our people share a competitive drive for in an environment of trust, teamwork, open-mindedness, and communication.

Safe. An industry leader in health and safety standards. to creating a safe work environment and protecting all employees and customers.

Meaningful Work. What sets us apart is that our work impacts daily lives - and every employee contributes. Our aggregates produced are used to build roads, schools, hospitals, airports, and housing.

Health Benefits. Medical, Dental, and Vision programs,.

Rest and Relaxation. Paid vacation, personal floating days, and paid holidays.

Prepare for the Future. 401(k) with company match and contribution.

Training and Development. We see and helping our employees meet their goals as critical to our business.

Vulcan Materials Company is committed to employing a diverse workforce. You will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. You also have the right to be free from discrimination for medical needs arising from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

NOTICE TO TEMPORARY STAFFING AGENCIES, PLACEMENT SERVICES, AND PROFESSIONAL RECRUITERS: Vulcan Materials Company has an internal recruiting department. Please review our regarding using temporary staffing agencies, placement services, and professional recruiters. Job: Technical Services Primary Location: Virginia-Herndon Organization: GM - VA/MD/PA/DE Schedule: Full-time Job Posting: Apr 10, 2024, 4:18:48 PM

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