Holcim (US) Inc. Area Leader in Bloomsdale, Missouri



Responsible for coordinating, monitoring and supervising the activities of assigned area. Communicates goals to employees and ensures that goals are achieved. Maximizes employee participation to achieve the desired team approach. Develops area personnel to enhance skills, improve responsiveness and promote business growth.



  • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.

  • Function as the leader of a multi-skilled team in a high performance, Process Area based organization.

  • Lead team of multi-skilled Cement Technicians to safely and efficiently operate and maintain a 4 million ton per year cement plant.

  • Day to day management of plant operations and mechanical maintenance activities to ensure good execution, optimization of resources, and completion of necessary administration and documentation

  • Provide coaching and feedback to develop personnel into full functioning team members.

  • Successfully deliver training (safety, technical and non-technical) to employees as part of the plant master training

  • Ability to correctly make decisions while delegating when appropriate, considering the large business impact of decisions due to size of plant.

  • Provide performance feedback to team technicians as part of an annual review process.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to quality and understanding of impact of area activities on downstream customers

  • Participate in business planning process (budgeting, CAPEX etc.) for team/area.

  • Instrumental in the development and execution of the area maintenance plan including Preventive and Corrective and annual outage planning.

  • Lead improvements in operations and equipment reliability through application of predictive maintenance principals and root cause failure analysis.

  • Select and monitor third party vendors providing mechanical assistance to the area.

  • Other duties as assigned


Works closely with the equipment suppliers, plant staff and Process Area Teams to ensure the successful operation of the plant. Lead a team of multi-skilled Cement technicians to safely and efficiently operate and maintain a cement plant.



Required Education: High School diploma/GED

Additional Education Preferred: Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree

Field of Study Preferred: Mechanical/Electrical Engineering

Required Work Experience: 3+ years

Travel Requirements : Minimal

Additional Requirements :

  • Excellent leadership, coaching, delegation, and interpersonal skills in a team setting;

  • Excellent safety, environmental and quality orientation;

  • Excellent communication with the ability to communicate with diverse groups and all levels of the organization;

  • Flexibility to work shift and weekends as plant operations require.

Required Computer and Software Skills : SAP, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc.)

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# of Openings 1

Requisition ID 2018-5212

Position Type Salaried Full-Time

Category Operations

Product Line Cement

Job Locations US-MO-Bloomsdale

Company Holcim (US) Inc.