Holcim (US) Inc. Area Manager – Process & Quality in Bloomsdale, Missouri


Area Manager – Process & Quality

Ste. Genevieve Cement Plant 2942 US Hwy 61, Bloomsdale, MO 63627


A key senior member of plant staff/leadership team whose responsibilities include helping determine improvement opportunities and setting achievable goals for the site while simultaneously leading efforts toward these goals and improvements on a department level.



  • Visible leader and unwavering support for LafargeHolcim’s safety, health, and environmental policies.

  • Responsible for the coordinated approach to preparing all employees within process area to safely operate and maintain a large cement plant.

  • Provides leadership for all phases cement plant, including organization design, hiring, training, drawing reviews, system development, and optimization of the plant.

  • Accountable for management and overall results within process area based on defined KPI’s. This includes development of area budgets, capital requirements, major maintenance projects and implantation plans.

  • Create, plan, organize and execute short and long range objectives to ensure continued departmental efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Responsible for day-to-day execution and accountability of the department area’s function.

  • Benchmarks and challenges the department to achieve continuous improvement in all areas.

  • Provide leadership, guidance, and direction for the department area(s) in a manner consistent with our values, and ensure alignment with plant and company goals.

  • Use systems such as MAC, SAP, PMA, CBM, etc., to optimize overall equipment effectiveness at the lowest sustainable cost of maintenance.

  • Support, demonstrate and facilitate the concepts of development and involvement of employees, continuous learning and continuous improvement in a values based high performance organization.

  • Accountable for providing leadership, development and coaching on individual performance to direct reports to achieve business results.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Builds strong teams, coaches and works on their development. Supports, builds trust and demonstrates respect to all levels within the organization.



Required Education: Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree

Field of Study Preferred: Engineering, business or related field is preferred.

Required Work Experience: 5-10 years of combined management level and cement industry experience in a site leadership role.

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

Additional Requirements: Demonstrated strong leadership, team building and communication (verbal and written) skills are required. Knowledge of maintenance planning with the ability to create and implement maintenance and process systems.

Travel Requirements: Minimal



Direct Reports (# of): 19 employees

Direct Reports (Titles): Operations Leader, Process Engineers, Quality Manager

Indirect Reports (# of): 8 employees

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Requisition ID2018-5449

Position TypeSalaried Full-Time


Product LineCement

Job LocationsUS-MO-Bloomsdale

CompanyHolcim (US) Inc.