Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.
Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, a global leader in aggregates, cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. The Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.
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The fleet manager is directly responsible for management of the Southern California off road fleet, along with developing and maintaining a structured approach to fleet planning, ongoing fleet maintenance and equipment replacement throughout the region.
Fleet plans must balance compliance with the CARB off road equipment rules with capital planning requirements and the Lehigh-Hanson fleet replacement and rebuild guidelines.
While not responsible for day to day maintenance management at the site level, facilitating the transfer of best practice and assisting local business owners in high profile maintenance projects will be a core responsibility.
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- Develop and implement improved maintenance processes and practices including; budgeting/cost management, record keeping, maintenance KPI’s and management reporting.
- Work closely with OEM’s and local service contractors to ensure cost effective maintenance of the fleet to achieve reliability goals. Manage tire purchasing, replacement and inventory for Southern California.
- Manage the regional maintenance and rebuild facility in San Diego, including scheduling and prioritizing major repair and rebuild work for all management units in the Region.
- Assist local managers in root cause analysis investigation for major component failures, developing preventative best practices and widely communicating findings to help reduce failure frequency.
- Provide guidance and partnership to site and local managers in high profile maintenance projects, replacement and rebuild decisions.
- Facilitate and direct training for new and experienced equipment operators to ensure safe and productive equipment application and use.
- Maintain knowledge of current industry best practices and changes in regulations, specifically the CARB off road requirements, and communicate these effectively and lead the implementation of new or altered standards.
- Develop and maintain 5 year fleet plans for the Southern California area and assist in the same for other regional management units.
- Work with line mangers and staff to review plans for the purchase of new equipment, ensuring current and future safety or performance requirements and best practices are integrated to machine specifications and the purchase process.
- In collaboration with the local management team, review equipment fleets and requirements, facilitate the planned transfer of equipment between management units and across applications.
- Participate in the maintenance of a region wide fleet plan for off road equipment, focusing on compliance and efficient capital management across the Region.
- Interface with regulatory agencies (CARB) to ensure a high quality of collaboration and communication.
- Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, or a similar technical field; or the equivalent of relevant education and work experience, with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in the construction materials or mining industries.
- Strong technical knowledge regarding mobile equipment operation and maintenance with the ability to implement simple, effective and well-structured local processes.
- A combination of relevant education or experience demonstrating the ability to implement a fleet management program in the aggregates industry.
- Comprehensive knowledge of applicable State or Federal regulations, (i.e. CARB), safe work practices and equipment failure prevention programs.
- Field experience in quarry operations and good understanding of business needs in terms of capital and equipment management.
- Communication and coaching skills across the organization, ability to influence change management without direct authority. Team-oriented, ability to quickly develop strong relationships with site and business managers.
- Knowledge of business systems commonly used in the fleet management field i.e. SAP, JDE, RTO.
- Must be able to move through plant sites and all types of mobile equipment including; climbing ladders, stairs, steep slopes, uneven ground, rough terrain and exposure to elements.
- Must be able to travel, with extended driving from location to location. Expected travel to be up to 25%.