LDP- Leadership Development Program: Operations

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Job Locations
US-NJ-East Newark | US-NJ-South Plainfield
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Job Type
Regular Full-Time


Title of Position:  Leadership Development Program
Location: North New Jersey (East Newarrk/Newark, NJ)

Industry Leading Benefits: Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, 401K, Pension, Short and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Overtime as needed.


As a Silvi Materials Leadership Development Program Trainee, you will have the opportunity to work within the several facets that make up Silvi Materials with 3-4 month rotations at our main facilities such as our Ready Mix Concrete plants, Rock Quarry, Sand Mine  and or import terminal. Employees will receive training in all management areas for a successful career transition into a management role at the end of the program!

Company Description

Grow with us! The Silvi Group Companies have been working on expanding our “A” Team of employees since 1947! Our team has grown to 12 companies employing over 600 employees at 24 locations across New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania Silvi is large enough to provide the stability you need, but small enough that you can feel your individual contribution to our success.  We value the fresh ideas and perspective of each new member of our team.


What does Silvi Materials offer you, you may ask?

  • Phenomenal Benefits: Medical, Vison, Dental, Prescription, Vacation, Paid Holidays and so much more!
  • Your future in mind: With 401(k) (at select locations) and/or pension options. We want all employees to build for a great retirement!
  • Growth at Silvi Materials: Growth at Silvi Materials: We offer each employee the opportunity to move into any facet of our complex business. And our tuition reimbursement program is the perfect springboard to help you get there!

So, what does a Leadership Development Program Trainee do ? As a Trainee you'll be an integral part of our operations team working on variety of tasks ranging from everything below:

  • Production
  • Cost/Savings
  • Inventory
  • Supply Chain
  • Quarry Blasting
  • Quality Control
  • Quality Assurance for Aggregate Material (rock, sand)
  • Quality Assurance for Concrete (air/water /slump/chemical content)
  • Safety
  • Maintenance of Grounds/Machinery
  • Delegation of Tasks
  • Operation
  • Heavy Equipment Operating
  • Forklifts, Loaders, Haulers, Quarry Water Truck
  • Permitting
  • Real Estate Permit Procurement
  • Air/Water Permit Procurement
  • Public Relations
  • Community Development
  • Company Events
  • Dispatch
  • Customer Service
  • Sales/Account Management
  • Human Resource Duties
  • Payroll
  • Employee Concerns
  • Personnel Reports

Qualifications Required as a Silvi Materials Leadership Development Program Trainee:

In a typical work setting, people in this job:

  • A 4-year college degree is required. Degrees in Engineering, Mining, Materials Science, Concrete Manufacturing or Construction highly preferred.
  • Work a wide variety of hours and able to work a flexible schedule as per company and client needs.
  • Works Saturdays as required.
  • Willing to obtain company sponsored training including MSHA and/or ACI Level 1 certification.
  • Willing to work outdoors, in all weather
  • Travel up to 25%
  • Valid Driver's License. 
  • Values a commitment to team concepts and has a sense of ownership and urgency.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deal professionally with all managers, employees, vendors and customers
  • Able to think analytically and on the spot when problems arise.
  • Working computer skills.
  • Use of telephone, computers, cell phones and other electronic devices

Physical Requirements

 In a typical work setting, people in this job:

  • Lift 50 pounds regularly and up to 100 pounds on occasion.
  • Use one or two hands to grasp, move, or assemble objects
  • Stand for long periods of time.
  • Kneel, stoop, crouch, bend, stretch, twist or crawl.
  • Hear sounds and recognize the difference between them.
  • See details of objects that are less than a few feet away.
  • See differences between colors, shades, and brightness.

Silvi Materials does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.


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