Production Manager

Holcim US
Whitehall, Pennsylvania
May 16, 2024
May 17, 2024
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Production Manager
Requisition ID: 6229

Whitehall, PA, US, 18052

Pay Type: Salary

Driven by our purpose: Building progress for people and the planet. We are transforming to become the global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. Holcim is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of its strategy Holcim is becoming a net zero company, with its people and communities at the heart of its success. The company is driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. Holcim is 70,000 people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.



The Production Manager at the Whitehall Cement Plant will manage the production department to efficiently manufacture budgeted amounts of products while meeting safety, environmental, and quality objectives.


Manage the plant's production functions, including shift teams, raw materials team and service team
Ensure that the plant produces the required quantity of quality products
Direct the effective and efficient use of plant production equipment and people
Provide leadership to department employees by directing, coaching, supporting and delegating as the situation requires
Oversee plant management in terms of anticipating future needs of the plant, including input into three-year improvement plans
Manage plant production following Cement Industrial Framework and procedures
Budget for all plant volumes, including raw materials, fuels, intermediate products and cement shipments
Supervise clinker production process
Manage refractory repairs for kilns and clinker coolers including budgeting, products specifications, and installation
Direct the setting of annual department and personal objectives
Complete performance appraisals
Liaise with other departments
Oversee the reporting of department's effectiveness
Safeguard assets, while establishing environmental compliance
Other duties as assigned


Required Education: Bachelor's degree or 7 years of equivalent experience.

Field of Study Preferred: Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or a closely related engineering field plus 7 years of progressively responsible, post baccalaureate experience in the job offered or a related engineering position within a cement plant.

Required Work Experience: 3 years conducting refractory selecting and installation in a leadership capacity, 1 year with kiln and mill operations, 3 years conducting cement process engineering activities.

Travel Requirements: Up to 15%

Additional Requirements:

Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to health, safety and environmental policies in all work environments and areas. Promote a culture of safety and exhibit these behaviors.
Successful candidates must adhere to all safety protocols and proper use of Holcim approved Personal Protection Equipment ("PPE"), including but not limited to respirators. Subject to applicable law, employees that are required to wear respirators must be clean shaven where the respirator seal meets the face in order to pass the qualitative and quantitative fit tests.


Competitive salary
Retirement Savings: Choose from 401(k) pre-tax and/or Roth after-tax savings
Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance coverage
Holistic Health & Well-being programs
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) & Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for health and dependent care
Vision and other Voluntary benefits and discounts
Paid time off & paid holidays
Paid Parental Leave (maternity & paternity)
Educational Assistance Program
Dress for your day

At Holcim, there is endless opportunity for you to play your part. Whether you're in a technical, managerial, or frontline role, you can shape a career that works for you. With us you'll have the chance to embrace the passion we share for our planet. You'll be encouraged to seek out diverse perspectives, share your ideas and build the skills and connections you need to perform at your best. Because it's only when we work together in a culture where everyone thrives, that we can build the world we all want to live in.In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please call or email . This email address and phone number should only be used for accommodations and not general inquiries or resume submittals.Driven by our purpose to build sustainable solutions for people and our planet, Holcim US encourages interested candidates who meet many, even if not all of the job requirements to apply for a position. We provide a safe working environment for all and strive for diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work.

We take pride in our hiring processes and our commitment to all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, citizenship, physical or mental disability, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Our goal is to drive diversity in our teams and inclusivity in our work. Holcim (US) Inc., Holcim - ACM Management, Inc., and their affiliates and subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer, deciding all employment on the basis of qualification, merit and business need.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.