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Argos, with over 80 years in the market, has become a benchmark in the industry of cement, ready mix concrete and aggregates through our operations in Colombia, the United States, Central America and the Caribbean. Our business model focuses on the client and on sustainable development, which means it is economically viable, respects people, and is environmentally friendly and responsible.

As a leader in its industry, Argos USA changes lives through the construction of building materials that encourage the dreams of millions around the U.S.

We are a team of talented individuals connected and united by the superior purpose of transforming the future through sustainable construction. We promote our employee's growth thanks to continuous learning and the challenges we all face in a dynamic, innovative, respectful and inclusive environment where the balance between work and life is paramount. We are diverse, creative and committed; working together while being supported by Argos’ competitive benefits program.

Join our experience, explore your possibilities and transform the future with us!

General purpose of the job

The Production Coordinator’s prime objective is to manage the day-to-day operation of the production department, meeting quantity and quality of products within specifications and costs as set by the plant objectives. The scope of this position includes all activities of plant equipment operations and controls necessary to meet operational, safety and environmental requirements both in quantity/quality of products. Areas included are primarily Raw Grinding, Burning and Finish Grinding, but can include support or backup for the Quarry & Shipping functions. It also includes the stocking and handling of additive raw materials, the quality control of the finished product and other maintenance related functions such as plant cleaning, grounds upkeep, refractory repairs, mill grinding media, and managing of cement/clinker inventories.

Individual accountabilities

  • Set objectives, guidelines, procedures, and priorities and define key programs and schedules during day-to-day operations and equipment shutdowns. 
  • Establish jobs or tasks necessary to comply with his/her section’s objectives and define them complete with instructions, technical specifications, and environmental compliance policies as applicable.
  • Manage, direct, and coordinate overall activities of the department and interaction with other departments.  
  • Promote safety by ensuring tailgate and safety meetings are held, developing the proper safety procedures, wearing required safety equipment, and following proper working environment and conditions.  
  • Participate in defining Production Department objectives and strategies. 
  • Mentor and coach operators in both technical and supervisory development  
  • Establish and maintain communication within the department so there is continuity between different production teams  


• Engineering Degree (Mining Preferred) or proven equivalent experience

Technical knowledge and certifications

  • Knowledge of cement manufacturing process with good troubleshooting abilities.   
  • Strong and proven leadership skills
  • The ability to work with cross-functional teams and influence decisions
  • Knowledge of process, maintenance, production facilities as well as environmental regulations;                                                                    
  • The ability to work with all levels at the plant as well as with regional management and technical centers
  • Strong analytical skills
  • The ability to be achievement oriented and tenacious, with a strong work ethic and an impeccable attention to detail
  • The ability to work well with others of diversified background
  • The ability to persuade and motivate others
  • The ability to present ideas and reports clearly, both written and verbal
  • Organizational skills in order to manage both time and equipment
  • Proficiency in computer systems
  • Demonstrate the ability to take initiative and to look for opportunities to improve both plant and personnel performance

Area of experience

  • 6 - 10 year
  • Managing a large Quarry operation.
  • Must be a proven successful Quarry manager with extensive experience in cement Quarries and manufacturing or related industry.




We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity in all aspects of our business.


Nearest Major Market: Hagerstown

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