Sr. Director of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) Applications - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

CRH Americas Materials Inc




Job ID:  487673

CRH's Americas Materials, a division of CRH, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete and paving and construction services in North America.  Our operations span North America with over 28,000 employees at close to 1,600 locations in 43 US States and 2 Canadian provinces.


Position Overview                                                   


CRH Americas Materials currently has ~15 different ERP systems (from two separate software vendors - SAP and Viewpoint) and is on a transformational journey to move to a single ERP environment (SAP) with standardized business processes across the company. This will be a multi-year program with complex change management and implementation plans.


The Sr. Director of ERP serves a critical role in this transformation and will act as the IT owner of the future unified ERP system. As part of the ERP transformation, we will have a large team of system integrator (SI) resources working on the ERP requirements, design, build, and implementation over a multi-year period. The Sr. Director of ERP will ensure that the work done by the SI and internal CRH employees is of high quality, done on time & budget, and meets our standardized business process requirements.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Lead the team working on the transformation to the new ERP system, largely focused on Financial modules in the first phase of the project
  • Partner closely with the business to ensure that the ERP system meets the future standardized business processes
  • Work with other workstream leads (Master Data, Reporting, Integrations, etc.) and business leaders in the organization to successfully complete the new ERP implementation program on time and budget
  • Supervise work done by the System Integrator (SI) resources assigned to the ERP implementation project to ensure its delivered on time and budget, and meets the business requirements
  • Build and manage internal SAP implementation team that is expected to grow over time






  • Bachelor degree in Information Systems, Accounting or similar technical discipline
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • 8+ years of managing teams implementing or supporting enterprise scale SAP ERP applications
  • Experience leading large (30+ members) teams of ERP project resources on complex multi-year implementations
  • 8+ years of progressive experience managing teams
  • 5+ years of large enterprise experience supporting financial applications
  • 3+ years of experience working as Functional lead on ERP implementations
  • Strong knowledge of the SAP Financial modules, with prior experience working in Finance Functional roles high preferred
  • Financial process design and implementation experience and acumen required


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Strong financial knowledge and expertise
  • Demonstrable experience in full life cycle management of enterprise applications and services.
  • Implementation of flexible staffing models utilizing both onshore and offshore partners.
  • Extensive experience in solution and application vendor management.
  • Demonstrable experience mentoring and growing managers and staff.
  • Ability to effectively work and communicate with people with a wide range of skills, experience, cultures and capabilities including business leaders, peers, vendors, and staff members.
  • Ability to present ideas in concise, business-friendly, and user-friendly language.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Construction or heavy manufacturing industry experience a plus.


Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 50% (average 25% but will be higher during key project milestones such as User Acceptance Testing, Go-Live)
  • Overtime as required to meet project deadlines.
  • Sitting for extended periods of time.


Work Environment


  • Office work environment including equipment such as computer, and projector


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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!


CRH Americas Materials Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Nov 10, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: ERP, Testing, SAP, Information Systems, Developer, Technology