View all jobs

Construction - VP of Equipment and Purchasing

Greater Salt Lake City Area, UT
If you have the necessary experience, have shown stability with past employers, have a strong industry background and are looking for new opportunities, let EJS Group guide you through a highly competitive marketplace. EJS Group will provide you with insight into our clients culture, compensation expectations and growth opportunities. Apply today and allow us to present you to our client for maximum exposure.

Job Description
 The Vice President of Equipment & Purchasing will oversee all areas of Company’s equipment and purchasing functions for all lines of business including Aggregates Yellow Iron, Ready Mix Concrete, Material hauling, and Construction. The candidate will work with Line of Business Managers to ensure peak utilization and maintenance of equipment, strategic purchasing plans and capital expenditures, as well as prepare monthly and annual budgets.  The candidate is expected to be fully engaged and have proficient understanding of the revenue and cost streams of the department while make team work and safety the top priority. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure a safe work environment by overseeing compliance with all safety policies and procedures including the demonstration and communication that safety is the first priority
  • Create a team atmosphere that supports high quality team member buy-in
  • Effectively manage preventative and predictive maintenance programs
  • Work with Line of Business Managers to plan, budget, and coordinate all repairs including winter repairs
  • Prepare monthly forecasts including R&M costs, Revenue and Shop Costs
  • Work with Line of Business Managers to ensure maximum equipment utilization
  • Prepare annual budgets and Capex requests
  • Review and prepare evaluations of tire cost, major repair spend, and asset disposal recommendations
  • Ensure effective utilization of all systems to direct reports, including TMT, Company Score Cards, 5S, and Safety Program
  • Other duties as assigned
Required Skills
  • 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
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Must pass a drug screen and criminal background check
  • Must hold and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Able to work independently with attention to detail
  • Able to follow direction and work effectively in a team environment
  • Knowledge of DOT, CDL and MSHA regulations
  • Able to respond to stressful situations and customers in a professional, courteous manner
  • Ability to effectively prioritize assignments to meet long-term and short-term deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Able to write reports, document findings, and procedures, and to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Able to work flexible hours including weekends, at various locations, as required
  • Able to have set-up knowledge and to show leadership qualities
  • Able to complete MSHA safety training as required
Language Skills
  • Able to effectively communicate in verbal and written form to employees, management, executives, and customers
Reasoning Ability
  • Able to identify, define and resolve problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Able to interpret an extensive variety of instructions in mathematical, written or oral form
  • Able to deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • Able to interpret written and oral instructions, and to read, analyze and interpret, operating and maintenance instructions or regulations
  • Root Cause Analysis
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.
  • Able to use hands and fingers to manipulate objects, or controls
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Able to talk, hear, stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Able to climb ladders with exposure to heights
  • Able to work in all weather conditions
  • Able to move/carry objects up to 50 lbs.
Required Experience
  • 10+ years of maintenance experience
  • 5+ Years of supervisory experience
  • Progressive Equipment Management experience
Chris Westerlund

406-534-4232 – Billings, MT
480-568-4544 – Phoenix, AZ
406-697-4993 (c) 406-564-1735 (f)
Click here to follow EJS Group on LinkedIn!

 I’m a great believer in luck…the harder I work, the more I have of it!   - Thomas Jefferson

More Openings

Project Manager
Contracts Manager
Quality Control Manager

Share This Job

Powered by