Posted: 6/15/2020
 (Des Moines, IA)

Reports to: Production Supervisor

Position Summary: Ensure all products meet or exceed PCI specifications and customer quality expectations

Adhere to PDM’s Core Values:

  • Relationship Building: We foster long-term positive relationships with fellow employee-owners, external partners and our communities.
  • Accountability: We consistently demonstrate a high level of personal accountability.
  • Urgency: We operate with a sense of urgency.
  • Innovation: We embrace growth and change.
  • Create Return on Efforts: We create positive results on all our efforts

Responsibilities and Duties:


  • Lead production crew of up to 8 individuals
  • Accurately set up, verify, and pour structural and architectural precast concrete products
  • Assist Production Supervisor in identification of variance or disruption to daily plan
  • Support rigorous training and cross-training of employees
  • Provide consistent guidance, including start-of-day meetings, to set crew expectations and relay pertinent information
  • Communicate with crew and Right-Hand man effectively and respectfully
  • Produce & promote quality at the source following strict architectural precast quality standards
  • Maintain tools and machinery in your area and notify maintenance when necessary
  • Maintain formwork and work area in clean and safe condition at all times

Areas of Accountability:

  • Provide strong leadership to production team
  • Assist in the transformation of the shop floor culture to one of Continuous Improvement and accountability
  • Be instrumental in development and maintenance of architectural precast quality standards and production techniques
  • Demonstrate reliability through exceptional attendance
  • Promote the company Safety Program and ensure that plant personnel adhere to the existing Safety Procedures
  • Supervise crew in a manner that focuses on increasing productivity and lowering material cost while maintaining expected levels of quality
  • Demonstrate ambition to develop personal skills for further advancement


  • Identify, understand, and report safety hazards and unsafe actions immediately
  • Proactively participate in safety program and training
  • Understand & abide by company policies relative to written Safety Program


  • Focused on developing and implementing strict quality standards required of architectural precast concrete
  • Strive for zero quality non-conformances
  • If quality error occurs, assist in determining the root cause and ensure that root cause is eliminated to prevent recurrence

Management Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Management, Production, Quality Control, and other support departments
  • Leads a crew of 2-8
  • Monitors crewmembers’ performance and attendance and report to supervisor


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proven leadership skills
  • Experieince with architectrual precast concrete required, strongly prefer long-line prestressed experience
  • Strong attention to detail

Education: Minimum High School Diploma or GED

Experience: Minimum 7 years’ experience in precast production facility with at least 5 years in leadership role. Candidate must have background in architectural precast concrete.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

  • Regularly required stand, push, pull, and kneel for extended periods
  • Regularly required to lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Ability to work long hours
  • Exposure to construction environment, including dust and noise
  • Exposure to seasonal outdoor elements including extreme heat and cold


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Posted: 6/2/2020
 (Germantown, WI)

Stonecast is a growing company and is looking for an experienced Batch Plant Operator.  The Batch Plant Operator is responsible for, but not limited to, managing and facilitating all mixing and pouring operations, including meeting all production deadlines, ensuring accuracy, quality, and specifications of mix designs, and continuous and ongoing maintenance of the equipment.  This position also directs and instructs the Cleaner/Bucket Driver throughout the day and works to fully train the Mixer Backup on an ongoing basis to ensure a smooth transition and establish processes and procedures are consistent throughout the mixing team.

Job Responsibilities:


  • Inspect all mixer parts and facilitate daily maintenance per Voeller schedule maintenance program.
  • Preform all Preventative Maintenance checklist as required by Management: (Daily, Weekly, Monthly, semi-annually, Annually.) These must be turned in to the Pant Manager on the day they are completed.
  • Clean Mixer between color changes. (thoroughly clean inside and out between colors).
  • Thoroughly clean Skip Hoist, Aggtherm hopper, mixer, skip hoist, shuttle conveyor, conveyor belts, and loader at the end of each pouring cycle as required. All the above items must be cleaned at the end of each shift before going home.


  • Inspect all rollers and the belt daily for dragging rollers and tears in the belt.
  • Check the belt alignment daily.
  • Clean under and around conveyors daily.
  • Maintain as required per Pre maintenance program.


  • Manage the pour schedule to ensure all areas are getting their cement to keep their pouring on time.
  • Learn and thoroughly understand the communication features between the DCS color system and KF batch programmable controllers for all custom colors.
  • Learn and understand the reporting capabilities of the DCS color machine recorded in the batching system for quality control reporting.


  • Order cement (white and grey) on an as needed basis from select vendors through Purchasing.
  • Order efficiently so over/under filling does not take place.
  • Check
  • Responsible to inventory admixtures, cement, and color on a daily basis.
  • Responsible for ordering from DCS standard 5-6 color totes as necessary to keep up with production.
  • Maintain all DCO color equipment per DCS maintenance schedule.
  • Learn computer programs for color machine.
  • Monitor quality of BASF admixtures and order as necessary.
  • Inspect and maintain lines from admix drums to mixer on a daily basis.
  • Flush out color system between batches if a color change takes place and at the end of each day.


  • Clean and power wash the catwalks and mezzanine daily.
  • Ensure all areas are clean and organized at all times.


  • Follow all safety procedures and policies to ensure a safe work environment.
  • Never put anything, including your hands or any instrument, in the mixer.
  • Use the Lock-Out / Tag-Out procedure at all times when necessary to inspect or clean equipment.
  • When shutting off control panel, put a tag on the switch to let everyone know the equipment is locked out.

Qualified candidates contact:  Jackie Strelow, HR Director,


Posted: 6/19/2019
 (Denver, CO)

Job Title:  QC Manager

Department:  Operations/Production

Reports To:  General Manager

FLSA: Exempt


Direct and manage all quality related activities.  Pre-pour and post-pour examination of precast and prestressed concrete to assure product conforms to specifications.  Have overall responsibilities for QC team and quality of product as well as other quality-related activities.


  • Establish and monitor overall plant performance for quality standards.
  • Perform QC tasks to maintain schedule.
  • Examine material and product for defects.
  • Establish protocol and methods to verify specific dimensions of product to ensure meets specifications.
  • Maintain existing plant facilities and equipment; replace, or make adjustments to plant facilities and equipment when necessary.
  • Provide leadership and training to accomplish the quality goals and objectives.
  • Support the maintenance department in implementing and maintaining preventative maintenance programs.
  • Ensures plant personnel are committed to plant cleanliness.
  • Provides direction, development and leadership to production supervisors.  
  • Conduct interviews, hire, suspend, layoff, terminate, and manage QC Technicians.
  • Make recommendations for salary and position changes for QC Technicians.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or five years quality assurance experience in a prestress/precast environment.
  • Two years supervisory experience or similar
  • Manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Knowledge of OSHA standards
  • Management and coaching principles
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • PCI Level 1and Level 2 


  • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force rarely
  • Lift up to 20 pounds occasionally
  • Lift up to 10 pounds frequently 


  • Work will be conducted in an office and plant environment
  • Will be exposed to loud noise, noxious odors, chemicals, moving mechanical parts, and varying weather conditions.

Note:  This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility that will ever be required of an employee in the job.  Duties may change as determined by the needs of the company.

To apply, please send resume to