Plant Superintendent

Carson City
Country/Region:  US

Basalite Building Products, LLC is one of the largest manufacturers of concrete masonry products in the Western United States. Product lines include structural block, interlocking paving stones, engineered wall systems, retaining walls, ornamental and garden products, and a full range of sack goods. We are a proud member of the Pacific Coast Building Products Family of Companies.

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Plant Manager, this position supports the Block, and Paver Plants in all areas of production. This position is responsible for supervising the production operations, ensuring that plant production meets Company standards of safety, quality and efficiency and is responsible for supporting and demonstrating the Core Values of Integrity, Safety, Respect, Customer Focus, Quality, Innovation and Financial Success. Performs other related duties as assigned.




ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Supervises production crews and performs a variety of personnel functions including: recruiting/hiring, training, motivating, evaluating and disciplining. 
  • Meets regularly with the Safety Coordinator to ensure that safety standards and expectations are being met.
  • Meets daily with inventory management to address any issues affecting production.
  • Reviews previous days’ production and production loss reports for accuracy and evaluate that operational standards are being achieved.
  • Monitors the mold operation, maintenance status and quality of product being produced.
  • Regularly preforms and documents inspections of personnel, process and equipment. 
  • Researches and orders parts and materials for plant use.
  • Assists the maintenance department with maintenance requirements, project planning and scheduling.
  • Monitors incoming raw materials for quality.
  • Reviews equipment records for procedures and efficiency.
  • Maintains complete and accurate records of expenditures.
  • Assists with raw material and finish goods inventory.
  • Evaluates and assists in management of the A/P functions for the dry-cast production departments.
  • Regularly facilitates meetings; pre-shift, safety and daily production review meetings. 
  • Regularly meets with the plant manager
  • Completes special projects assigned by management.
  • Evaluate and maintains equipment parts inventories and orders parts and components as required.
  • Assist with trouble-shooting mechanical, electrical & hydraulic/pneumatic problems
  • Forklift operation is required
  • Maintains work area clean and clutter free per company standards
  • All other duties and responsibilities assigned from time to time by the company or its designated representatives
  • Attends safety meetings and abides by all safety rules set forth by company and governmental regulatory agencies; ensures that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected.
  • Regular attendance is required.


QUALIFICATIONS 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.


  • Requires a high school education or equivalent.
  • Ability to read drawings, electrical & hydraulic/pneumatic schematics.
  • Requires a minimum of three years as a Production Supervisor overseeing manufacturing environments and managing personnel.
  • On-the-job training experience is required to be able to perform duties
  • Five years’ experience working and managing concrete manufacturing processes.
  • Forklift operational experience is beneficial.
  • Requires basic reading and writing skills.
  • Ability to communicate and interact both verbally and written.
  • Basic mathematics and counting is required.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a professional manner in dealing with employees and the public.
  • Ability to act professionally and remain calm in high stress situations.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Operation of mobile electronic equipment may be required.
  • Ability to operate personal computer, printer, calculator, copier, facsimile machine and any other office equipment required to perform duties.
  • Valid Driver’s License required to operate Basalite vehicles on public roadways.
  • Regular attendance is required.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS 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.


  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; Reach with hands and arms; Talk and listen; Stand, walk, and sit.
  • Occasionally climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling may be required.
  • Occasionally required to bend at the waist.
  • Lifting up-to 100 pounds.


WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


  • Plant environment with moderate to loud noise, moving and vibrating machinery, dusty, dirty, fumes and/or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, hot and cold (non-weather) conditions.
  • Working areas may include elevated working platforms.
  • Outdoor weather conditions; extreme temperatures.
  • Wear mandatory and/or other appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)

This is a regular, full-time position with competitive compensation and full benefits including medical/dental insurance, disability benefits, life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing retirement plan, and wellness programs. We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Carson City
Nearest Secondary Market: Reno