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Aggregate Manager

Company: Knife River - Casper Division Department: AGGREGATES
Location: CASPER, WY Hiring Manager: Jennifer L Turnbull
Closing Date: 09/28/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Responsible to plan and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in extracting minerals from underground or surface mines, pits, or quarries. To manage and grow aggregate sales and distribution while striving to improve product quality and consistency and reduce production costs through coordination and synergy with the aggregate product line

1. Ensure daily equipment, walk around and site inspections are completed to identify and correct any unsafe conditions and keep equipment properly maintained.
2. Research historical and monitor current performance by working with the accounting staff
3.Work with the sales manager, sales team, asphalt, construction, concrete & aggregate product lines to determine pricing methodology for products; pricing by location & product; forecast sales by plant; maintain a quote system that will include current/potential customers & products.
4. Work with accounting and billing to produce accurate and timely invoices and statements; manage customer lists; monitor customer credit and collections; set up locations as needed and measure performance against sales goals
5. Manage a dispatch/delivery system that will process & deliver orders to customers in an efficient manner, provide for an efficient ticketing process; manage outsourced transportation needs including yearly negotiation of fees; monitor product work with the Aggregate product line to ensure product availability & quality
6. Provide employees with the training in the areas of customer service, quality, up-to-date industry information, and cross training for safe and efficient work operations
7. Be familiar with company policy, safety and environment regulations and other regulatory agencies to ensure compliance at all work sites
8. Work with division quality and production managers to improve quality and consistency of aggregate products
9. Update & maintain delivery, loading & weighing equipment as needed
10. Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) and work under high stress situations. Self-motivated, team-player with good interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer relations & act courteous/respectful of others.
11. Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.). Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors.
12. Ensure MSHA, OSHA, EPA, DNR, safety and environmental regulation compliance.
13. Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Three or more years of aggregate industry experience in a supervisory role & aggregate production experience.

2. Ability to provide and maintain proper licensure and acceptable driving record.
5+ Years asphalt plant / mechanical experience

3.Understanding of asphalt and concrete mix designs, quality control processes, and specifications.

4.General understanding of the importance of equipment operations and following maintenance schedules.

5.Ability to set estimated budgets and track expenses for projects including mobilization and maintenance projects.

6.Ability to maintain strategic relationships with vendors and suppliers.

7.Attention to upholding our safety culture.

8. Strong mechanical / electrical background preferred

9.Use of computer and software programs such as Excel and Microsoft required.

How To Apply
Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.

We offer a full benefit package which includes 401k, Medical, Dental and Vision. We are a drug free work environment requiring pre-employment and random drug testing. Subject to background check.

You may apply online at

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:
PO Box 730
Casper, WY 82602-0730
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MDU Resources Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

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