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Cornejo Ready Mix Plant Operator in El Dorado, Kansas

Summary

The successful candidate for this position must have a strong commitment to safety, be self-motivated, and be able to perform required duties without constant supervision. This position will a ssist in the supervision of mixer drivers and loader operators as well as concrete batching operations. Must be able to do small repairs on mixer trucks and perform all maintenance on a concrete plant.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate the Ready Mix plant in a cost-effective manner, meeting daily production needs for wet and dry batch products.

  • Manage inventory of materials and products. Coordinate daily scheduling and production needs.

  • Coordinate ordering of parts, supplies, and raw materials as needed.

  • Maintain inventory reports and other required written maintenance records.

  • Responsible for daily plant inspections, repair, and maintenance. Should be able to complete small repairs on mixer trucks as well.

  • Assist plant management with on-site leadership and coordination for employees, drivers, and customers.

  • Assist in the performance of weekly safety meetings.

  • Ensure the safety of crew members and the public who may interact with job.

  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task;

  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA / MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment;

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

  • High school diploma or its equivalent plus at least four years of related experience (construction background desired): or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

  • Previous experience in operating various types of heavy mobile equipment is preferred.

  • Requires solid knowledge and understanding of proper operation and capabilities of the equipment.

  • Must be able to recognize various aggregates and rap products by sight and understand proper plant operation.

  • Good mechanical repair, accurate math skills and communications skills are required.

  • Computer skills required.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills, with the desire to seek solutions

  • Ability to maintain composure in all situations

  • Must be a strong team player and gain the trust and support of peers

  • Current legal Kansas Driver’s license

Physical Demands

  • Lift plant components up to 50 pounds; be able to climb stairs, ladders and work at heights of up to 100 feet; and have the ability to move in a variety of body positions.

  • Must have ability to think logically and problem solve.

  • Must possess good perceptual skills used in judging distances. The employee is regularly required to sit; stand; motor skills to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk and hear.

    Why work for us:

    Cornejo is an ever-growing company founded on solid family values. We maintain an excellent relationship with the Wichita community and strive to provide the best possible materials and services in our industry. To do that, we employ passionate and talented individuals who are dedicated, dependable, and ready to make a difference.

    Cornejo & Sons LLC offers a competitive hourly rate and benefits including: medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. Paid vacation, holidays, and competitive 401(k) plan.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities, Women and Veterans encouraged to apply.

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