Raw Materials Analyst - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30346

APG Headquarters


Job ID:  498703


Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, is the leading provider of outdoor living solutions in North America with an award-winning portfolio that enables customers to Live Well Outside. Inspiring endless possibilities with enduring performance, its collection of premier building products create inviting outdoor spaces where people connect, reflect and recharge. The manufacturer’s signature brands include Belgard® and Echelon® hardscape and masonry materials; Barrette Outdoor Living® and MoistureShield® fencing, decking and railing; Sakrete® and Amerimix® packaged concrete and mortar; Techniseal® sands, jointing technologies and surface protectors; PebbleTec® pool finishes; plus popular brands of landscape and gardening materials.     


Job Summary


This role is responsible for providing Oldcastle businesses with accurate and timely information needed to effectively source goods and services and optimize inventories. The information will be obtained through data management and analysis and will be used to assist in the evaluation of new and existing procurement programs, to track spend and benefits associated with sourcing efforts, to measure appropriate cost and market trends, and to support cost forecasts as needed. This is key role in ensuring that the electronic procurement systems and tools are effectively managed, utilized and maintained.


  • Maintain and improve the quality and availability of procurement data for the businesses, including leading efforts to design, maintain an effective spend analysis system. This responsibility includes working with the Raw Materials Category Manager, third-party providers to incorporate an ability to track market trends, forecast costs and plan/ prioritize sourcing projects accordingly.

  • Support strategic sourcing activities that help identify opportunities for cost reductions or process enhancements within cement, fly ash, slag, and aggregate materials.

  • Provide commercial and analytical support to Strategic Sourcing projects and planning.

  • This includes coordinating operational budget and forecast information for the procurement team, performing pricing analysis, maintaining key market data/trends, and analyzing spend patterns.

  • Work with both internal companies and vendors to optimize inventory levels of high-volume items.

  • Support procurement efforts to increase communication, alignment and understanding of sourced programs with stakeholders.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor of Science, Business or related degree or the equivalent in relevant field.

  • Three (3) + years of business, analytical or related experience.

  • Experience working with databases, data warehouse applications and / or ERP systems.

  • Experience in Tableau and Ariba is a plus.

  • Experience with front end BI tools strongly preferred.


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive 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.


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Date:  Jul 18, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Strategic Sourcing, Front End, Procurement, Data Warehouse, Warehouse, Operations, Technology, Manufacturing