Assistant Plant Manager
Martin Marietta Materials

Fort Dodge, Iowa


The Assistant Plant Manager is responsible for managing all safety, operational, financial, environmental and personnel duties for the plant in accordance with company programs, policies, and guidelines as well as government agencies. This position will be responsible for assisting the Plant Manager in managing all underground mine and surface plant activities.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Assist the plant manager with daily and strategic management of plant functions and provide leadership in areas to include: financial, safety, environmental, and personnel.
  • Responsible for driving location expectations and metrics to include: company assets, budgeting, cost control/savings measures, environmental and personnel functions.
  • Champion the Martin Marietta safety culture. Ensure compliance with all local, federal, state and Martin Marietta policies.
  • Provide direction to meet plant safety, quality, production and employee development expectations.
  • Comply with, maintain and update all local State, Federal and Company environmental regulatory programs, policies and guidelines.
  • All other duties as assigned.

  • Competencies
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Decision Making
  • High Sense of Urgency
  • Drive for Results
  • Relationship Building
  • Attention to Detail
  • Analytical

  • Supervisory Responsibility

    This position will supervise up to 8 direct reports and accountable for up to 50 employees.

    Work Environment

    This job operates frequently in a maintenance and operations environment in an underground mine location. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

    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.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
    This is a full-time position at a 24-hour operation. This position regularly requires long hours and weekend work.


    Occasional travel will be required.

    Required Education and Experience
  • A Bachelor's of Science Degree in Engineering or equivalent work experience required.
  • 3-5 years quarry management experience.
  • Knowledge of MSHA laws and commitment to safety.

  • Preferred Education and Experience
  • A Masters's Degree in Engineering or Business

  • Martin Marietta will provide equal opportunities to all employees and all applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, marital status, United States military veteran's status, or mental or physical disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Other Duties

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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