Batch Plant Manager

Job Summary

The Ready-Mix Plant Manager works closely with the batch men and drivers in overseeing ready-mix plant production, operations and site facilities. This individual is responsible for planning and budgeting, effective and efficient operations management, equipment utilization, safety and environmental compliance as well as personnel management. This position ensures that customer quality requirements are met.


At CalPortland, we’re proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees.  Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. That’s why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from.  All regular full time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental and vision plans.  Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, and retirement program.  The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.



  • Responsible for safety, environmental matters, cost control, production and maintenance for the ready-mix facilities
  • Establish and monitor a production plan: maintain accurate cost and inventory control, calculate and analyze productivity and material data
  • Document production statistics and produce reports and analysis as required
  • Oversee mobile equipment
  • Responsible for capital and operating budget processes
  • Develop plans to work towards improved performance and lower operating costs
  • Understand the value of quality and ensure processes are in place to provide a quality product to customers
  • Perform duties related to OSHA/CalPortland regulations, including accident investigations and reporting, safety meetings, training, etc.; actively engage with employees to reinforce safe behaviors
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure safety, environmental compliance, quality and materials performance
  • Communicate and maintain positive relationships with the local community
  • Personnel management and development


  • BS in Mechanical, Electrical, Mining, or Civil Engineering or equivalent a plus
  • Any relevant operations management certifications, i.e. industry specific management training


  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience running a ready-mix operation, including ancillary functions such as yard production and product delivery
  • Experience with OSHA/MSHA regulations and requirements
  • Knowledge of  Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations and requirements
  • Experience managing groups of employees in one or more locations
  • Experience implementing training programs for drivers including driving technique, truck maintenance, product delivery, ticketing, payments and customer service
  • Personnel management experience, i.e., interview and selection, performance reviews, wage issues, discipline and legal compliance requirements a plus
  • Work experience with SAP or equivalent ERP system a plus
  • Knowledge of office systems, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products, i.e., Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Strong leadership, organizational, problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Customer service orientation


  • Experience in a vertically integrated construction materials organization
  • Experience with SAP

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.




El Segundo, CA, US, 90245

Job Req ID:  11333
Job Type:  Salaried

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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