Plant Administrator
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Plant Administrator

Job Description

Job ID:  200859

Expocrete, a CRH Company is looking for a Plant Administrator. Helping our customer’s vision to become reality is what we do at Expocrete. We design, manufacture and inventory an extensive selection of hardscape concrete products including paving stones, walkway slabs, yardscapes, landscape/retaining walls, and garden walls – available in colours and textures rivaled only by nature.


•           Attend all safety meetings (safety committee and monthly), take minutes and record per instructions

•           Gather all required reporting items from others in plant and yard for submit to Group H&S Manager


•           Enter production daily into ERP system

•           Manage the setup of new product codes as required

•           Update and distribute current production schedules to appropriate managers and office staff

•           Communicate any delays in production to appropriate managers and office staff

•           Coordinate product transfers between locations

•           Investigate variances as required on daily production report


•           Conduct cycle counts on inventory to include all products produced and 10% of remaining inventory weekly; investigate and report variances to Operations Manager

•           Work with appropriate lead hands to prepare yard and plant for quarterly counts of finished goods and raw materials including the set-up of count teams

•           Work with Operations Manager to complete inventory counts and posting of final variance

•           Print all required reports related to inventory and provide to Operations Manager for signature

•           Investigate variances

Month End:

•           Reconcile all transactions for month end closing

•           Ensure all SOX requirements are completed by deadlines set out by Finance

•           Complete and upload all month end reports for Operations and Finance

Reporting & Budget:

•           Send reports of daily production numbers and pieces produced on a monthly basis to senior management and Controller

•           Run all daily reports needed by the Operations Manager for production numbers


•           Place purchase orders for all materials as required

•           Manage costs through quoting items from multiple sources

•           Order and manage supplies for the plant staff (coveralls, safety supplies, etc.)

•           Receive all goods and raw materials for yard, maintenance and production


Customer Service:

  • Provide back up support to customer service department in the event of a vacation, leave or during the busy season (20-25% of a week).



  • Enter vacations, absences, flex days, etc. into time-keeping system
  • Post communication as requested in the plants
  • Act as a liaison for plant employees who may require assistance for issues related to payroll (e.g.
    help employees login to Ultipro, finding vacation forms)
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma
  • Certification in Production and Inventory Management and/or Accounting/Finance diploma is considered an asset
  • Advanced computer skills, specifically with Lawson(ERP), Outlook, and Excel software
  • Ideally 2-4 years of experience in a manufacturing/production environment
  • Experience as a buyer or in a purchasing role would be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of general accounting practices would be considered an asset
  • Previous experience as a member or leader of a Health & Safety committee is desirable

Why you should join Expocrete today:

  • Competitive base salary and excellent variable pay plan
  • Comprehensive Benefit Program (many are Employer paid)
  • Matching GRRSP
  • Flex Days
  • Safety Recognition Program
  • Employee Education Assistance Program

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Other
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 200859-en_US
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Plant Administrator

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