Ready Mix Plant Operator 

Location Massillon, OH
Date Posted February 16, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


This position reports to the Operations Manager and Owner. You will be responsible for the daily operation of a ready-mix batch plant. Responsible for ensuring the daily, weekly and monthly reporting and record keeping requirements will be completed as required. Responsible for operating the batch plant to produce concrete according to specification and ensure driver efficiency with on time delivery. Duties also include operating a loader and performing plant maintenance/repairs.


  • Supervise the employees at the plant in completion of daily activities under the direction of the plant manager
  • Efficiently operates batching facilities and maintains efficient production levels
  • Operates computer controlled batching system that transfers product from storage bins through weigh bins and into ready-mix trucks
  • Record daily delivery statistics and daily maintenance activities
  • Reads and interpret computer orders to control mix design and to set appropriate slump
  • Uses computer to weigh product being transferred to each truck
  • Visually monitors control boards and computer screens
  • Visually inspect loading trucks to assure proper positioning for delivery of product
  • Visually inspect concrete on as needed basis
  • Records all daily record keeping and paperwork as required
  • Maintains material inventories and orders materials as needed
  • Inspects silo, weigh hoppers and plant and cleans hoppers as needed
  • Diagnose and assists in troubleshooting when process is interrupted
  • Demonstrates good understanding of lockout/tagout procedure required during certain applications
  • Assists with cleanup as needed
  • Assist in training of co-workers as needed
  • Assigns and maintains raw material delivery tickets
  • Maintain an excellent personal safety record and a clean/safe work environment
  • Performs other duties as required
  • Responsible for site conditions

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient in reading, writing, math and operational logic
  • Have extensive product, customer and equipment knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent personal safety record
  • Able to handle many/varied details in a pressure situation
  • Self-starter with a very high standard and high expectation of himself/herself and those with who he/she works
  • Positive attitude toward other employees, customers and supervisors
  • Excellent work ethic - punctuality, accuracy and attendance
  • Ability to work various hours including overtime
  • Pass required physical examination and drug screens

Education and Experience

  • 3 years of experience as batch plant operator or heavy equipment operator
  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Requires a thorough understanding of the concrete manufacturing process
  • Experience with Command System preferred
  • ACI certified field technician- Grade I preferred
  • Willing to train right candidate 
  • Any additional certifications will be taken into consideration 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders, reach, squat, tolerate prolonged sitting/standing, balance, bend from trunk, operate mobile equipment, push and pull objects
  • Lift objects of various dimension and weights
  • Ability to operate hand controls with both hands
  • Ability to operate foot controls with both feet
  • Ability to tolerate working outdoors in all environmental temperatures and weather

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled