Concrete Plant Manager

  • Location:

    Erbil, Iraq

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  • Contact:

    Susan Rafat

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:


MSELECT is looking to hire a Concrete Plant Manager for a construction client in Erbil. Candidates must have a minimum of 10+ years of industry related experience and be fluent in English and Kurdish.

CPM is a skilled professional working in the construction industry managing concrete plant (ready-mix concrete) and having knowledge at design of ready-mix concrete, running concrete plant, supplying concrete and managing team.

Duties and Responsibilities
The main responsibilities of CPM without limitations include:

  • Ability to assist on determining different type of mix-design, based on standards, and the mix-design shall be feasible and meet specification.
  • Improve the quality and reduce the cost of mix design, continuously.
  • Supervise the Lab of the concrete plant.
  • Plan and Schedule of production based on demand.
  • Be prompt and timely for all assigned shifts, schedules and projects.
  • Be aware of and familiar with the Company policies and regulations.
  • Ensure equipment preventative maintenance is performed timely, thoroughly and correctly at all times.
  • Prepare, Plan for resource ordering (raw material), weekly.
  • Working with procurement department to find cost-effective supplier.
  • Teach, coach and work with team in a constructive manner.
  • Consistently promote professionalism, safety and efficiency.
  • Make safety the main priority while working on equipment.
  • Ensure all equipment in operation meets or exceeds all standards.
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with co-workers and management.
  • Willingness to perform duties outside normal scope of work (i.e. work in poor weather conditions or outside normal hours)
  • Process customer orders, in a timely manner.
  • Schedule available trucks to meet the orders
  • Communicate professionally with customers and have ability to attract future business.
  • Have an advance knowledge of concrete finishing problems and their causes.
  • Train, motivate and give direction and discipline to employees under his supervision.
  • Self-motivated and have ability to solve problems as they arise.
  • Order and coordinate deliveries from suppliers as well as internal inventory.
  • Utilize his working knowledge of various ACI tests.
  • Balance profitability with business reinvestment
  • Maintain and account for all equipment that is assigned to the plant.
  • Ensure the employees, materials and equipment are sufficient to accomplish the plants scheduled work.
  • Ensure each work area is properly staffed, with competent people, for the scheduled work.
  • Ensure required material is available for the scheduled production work.
  • Ensure the equipment is being maintained and maximum up-time is achieved.
  • Provide data analysis and feedback to work areas that will improve execution within the plant.
  • Provide a visual reporting system to communicate work area performance.
  • Ensure daily work in the plant is completed to achieve the job specifications and time requirements.
  • Provide and execute a process for correcting and solving problems and improving existing methods in the plant.
  • Assist in assigning employees, as per job requirement.
  • Working with procurement department to plan and purchase additional equipment, if any.
  • Prepare and schedule for extension plan of concrete plant.
  • Look for new costumer.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • BSc, in Civil Engineering with background in construction materials or equivalent work experience that provides knowledge and exposure to theories, principles, concepts of ready-mix concrete and concrete plant operation.
  • At least 10+ years of industry related experience.
  • Knowledge of running/operating concrete plant.
  • Knowledge of construction plant.
  • Knowledge of construction or engineering methods and terminology.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Experience in working independently and as part of a team with professionals at all levels.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Experience in providing high level reviews of engineer's models, calculations, and drawings.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Working Condition

  • Attend to the concrete plant from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, with one-hour lunchbreak, with the possibility of over-time working.
  • Attend to the site six days a week, Saturday till Thursday, Friday is considered as non-working day.
  • Attend project related meeting, if requested.
  • Available to meet the CEO, at critical time, when required to make decision.

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process