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Director of Operational Performance Systems - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30346

Oldcastle APG
APG Headquarters

 

Job ID:  453521

 

Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading global supplier of building and landscaping products. Its product portfolio includes hardscapes and masonry, packaged cement mixes, lawn and garden materials, and composite decking sold through a variety of channels for residential and commercial use. Oldcastle APG is the leading producer of hardscapes in North America and Europe and the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands: Belgard hardscapes, Echelon masonry, Sakrete bagged dry mixes, and MoistureShield composite decking. With over 260 operating locations and approximately 8,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 7 countries in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

 

Job Summary

 

The Oldcastle Architectural Products Group (APG) is seeking a Director of Operational Performance Systems to lead our OPS team, to continue to drive operational improvements across APG. OPS is focused on implementing an integrated set of initiatives to maximize production efficiencies and drive employee satisfaction.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Gain understanding of current lean manufacturing tools and processes in place to identify areas of opportunity

  • Manage, mentor, and support direct reports

  • Work closely with your team, Site Managers, Operators, Maintenance Managers, and other leaders to gain understanding of needs and gaps in our plants

  • Ensure that the appropriate key metrics are in place at all levels of the organization

  • Manage the design and deployment of new continuous improvement processes and tools to improve operations productivity across all manufacturing locations

  • Coach and manage team on implementation of tools and processes across sites

  • Drive the standardization of processes and the implementation of metrics and best practices

  • Communicate with local company leadership to ensure understanding, receive feedback and gain buy-in

  • Stay current with new methods and technology available to support process improvement

  • Other duties as required

 

Requirements / Education / Experience

 

  • Ability to travel up to 70% of the time to various sites/companies usually Monday-Friday

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering, Science, or other technical discipline

  • 8+ years of technical experience in manufacturing (leading manufacturing improvements)

  • Prior experience as a line Operations Leader, or Process or Production Engineer is a plus

  • Strong leadership, communication, facilitation, and project management skills

  • Must be a capable leader and an effective change agent at all levels of our organization

  • Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles; Kaizen, 5S, and Six Sigma

  • Knowledge of the tools for formulating and implementing process improvements and best practices in a manufacturing environment

  • Be a change agent willing to teach and share his/her knowledge and lessons learned

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of Partners, senior managers, and subject matter experts

  • Ability to identify areas of opportunity for improvement and look for solutions

  • Leadership and proactiveness

  • Highly creative (Thought Partner with an Out of The Box mindset)

  • Methodic and well organized

 

What CRH Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About CRH

 

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

 

If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

 

Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

 

 

Date Posted:  Jan 30, 2023


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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