Founded 150 years ago by a Civil War veteran and pioneer, Gerhold Concrete Company, Inc., A CRH Company, is a major regional supplier of concrete and building materials with 15 locations across Nebraska and Iowa, serving areas in central and northeastern Nebraska, southeastern South Dakota, and western Iowa.
Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in manufacturing concrete products and delivering ready mix concrete by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Quotes prices and receives orders for company products such as ready mix concrete, pipes, utility vaults, or septic tanks.
Computes amount of water to be added to each mix of concrete.
Records quantity of sand, cement, gravel, and water required for each mix on loading ticket for use by Concrete Batch Plant Operator.
Prepares invoices, delivery tickets, and related shipping documents and assigns drivers for scheduled deliveries.
Maintains payroll and driver records.
Directs production workers to cast concrete products according to customer specifications.
Confers with plant production and yard personnel to establish delivery schedules according to factors such as truck capacities, distances to delivery site, and unloading time.
Communicates with supervisor, on issues effecting the business and personnel, safety, maintenance, upcoming jobs, competition, and pricing.
Supervises the processing of delivery tickets, and purchase orders.
Oversees and maintains appropriate inventory levels.
Receives cash payments for shipments from drivers and prepares reports of cash and charge sales.
Works with Safety Department to ensure compliance with City, State and Federal regulations.
Addresses customer relations’ issues.
Ensures that equipment and facilities are properly maintained.
Communicates with the Human Resources Department on all issues affecting employee hiring, promotion, discipline and termination.
Works with the Quality Control Department to ensure products meet specifications.
Other duties as assigned.
Directly supervises employees in concrete production.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Knowledge - Possess a working knowledge of the position responsibilities for both the dispatcher and mixer operator and the processes involved to make the operation run effectively and efficiently.
Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well.
Managing People - Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; Continually works to improve supervisory skills.
Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or one to two years related experience and/or training.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.