Area Production Manager (Aggregates) – North SA, New Braunfels and Austin areas

Martin Marietta Magnesia Specialties, LLC

San Antonio, TX

Are you ready to start a new career with a LEADER in the industry and a WORLD CLASS team!

What we offer:

  • Competitive Annual Salary with Performance Bonus
  • PTO Available as of DAY ONE
  • 401(k) plan with Company Match
  • Employee Pension Plan (no-cost to all employees)
  • Full Medical, Health & Wellness Benefits start on FIRST DAY
  • Company Vehicle for Business and Personal Use
  • Full Relocation Package to San Antonio, New Braunfels or Austin, TX area

Position Summary

Responsible for overall direction of production of aggregate for the North San Antonio, New Braunfels, and Austin area operations of the Central Texas Aggregates District. This includes managing all aspects of safety, production, and other support functions with primary responsibility for ensuring effective execution of production performance and growth strategy. Competency requirements include business acumen, customer focus, developing direct reports, drive for results, and strategically building effective teams. The preferred candidate can lead and motivate within a safe team environment.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Cultivates a positive safety culture in assigned operations by championing Guardian Angel and Wing Man principles and philosophy. Builds individual accountability and rewards/recognition into safety approach.
  • Ensures daily coordination between production, delivery, distribution and quality control
  • Directs production activities to ensure strict adherence to cost and quality standards and takes immediate corrective action when deficiencies are noted; achieves production targets as directed
  • Provides leadership resulting in maximum production, working closely with Sales Manager and Dispatch Manager to exceed customer expectations, ensure product quality and drive maximum profitability
  • Provides direction to Plant Managers to ensure efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources
  • Builds effective teams and develop direct reports for future opportunities
  • Ensures that all personnel under their supervision comply with Federal, State and local regulations
  • Ensures company safety rules and regulations are met through periodic inspections of plant machinery, equipment, personal activities and working conditions
  • Drives operational and safety performance through continuous improvement initiatives that meet or exceed company and regional goals
  • Develops and nurtures empowerment in all phases of the operation
  • Responsible for overseeing month-end inventories
  • Interact regularly with federal and state regulators to maintain environmental records and regulatory compliance records
  • Directs the selection, training and development of all direct reports - appraises performance and takes/recommends appropriate personnel actions as necessary
  • Purchases or directs the purchase of supplies and equipment in accordance with company policy- recommends or changes vendors to reduce maintenance costs
  • Implements and reviews ongoing contracts, purchase orders, appropriations and expenditures requests
  • Coordinates with Regional Production Manager regarding staffing to properly and safely operate the plants
  • Coordinates these same needs with the Human Resources Department with attention on labor law compliance
  • Assists with profit plans, CER’s, market analyses and special reports
  • Maintains operational security
  • Develops an environment of empowerment and teamwork
  • Other duties as assigned
Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree (B.S. or B.E.) in Construction Management, Engineering, Business Administration, or other related discipline strongly preferred and/or equivalent combination of knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Ten (10) or more years’ experience in mine production or multi-plant operations preferred
  • Five (5) years’ supervisory or management experience in an aggregate or similar industrial environment
  • Working knowledge of MSHA/OSHA regulations and compliance
  • Experience working with aggregate production and all operational equipment, rail distribution, truck distribution, and project management
  • A thorough understanding of quality control processes and ASTM guidelines and specifications regarding aggregates
  • Understanding of ready mix and asphalt specifications and operations a plus
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and clean driving record

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Computer / PC literate. Experience with MS-Office required; must become proficient in JDE, Business Analytics and other applications; experience with these applications is preferred
  • Sales, Inventory and Operational Planning (SI&OP) process familiarity a plus
  • Strong organizational and budgeting skills with attention to detail
  • Understanding of all components of plant and departmental cost and production
  • Strong commitment to safety, quality, customer service and plant cleanliness
  • Willingness to prepare for future growth potential within plant and company
  • Ability to manage an empowered workforce; must be able to lead by example and have good coaching skills and be approachable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate positive working relationships with all levels of management and staff, customers and vendors
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills, as well as the development of formal presentations
  • Ability to communicate performance expectations and work assignments to employees
  • Ability to resolve employee performance issues and conflicts
  • Demonstrated success in managing a large group of employees
  • High standard of ethics, integrity, and trust; good judgment

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a salaried, full-time regular position. May require long hours and occasional weekend work.


Travel will be frequent and primarily within the Division and assigned District. Out-of-area and overnight travel will be expected.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.