National Quality Manager (Packaged Concrete Products) - Charlotte, NC

Charlotte, NC, US, 28273



Job ID:  495348


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 Description


The National Quality Manager of Packaged Concrete Products will report to the Oldcastle APG Technical Director and will be responsible for the formulation and quality of packaged products including Sakrete, Amerimix and other Oldcastle APG brands. In this role, you will oversee the activities of the National Sakrete and Amerimix Lab in Charlotte, NC. The National Quality Manager will work closely with all APG companies and licensees making Sakrete and Amerimix products. The Technical Director must demonstrate the ability to cultivate relationships at all levels of the organization and work as a team player to efficiently deliver project goals on schedule and within budget. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Development and refinement of new and existing product formulas, optimizing for performance and cost
  • Maintaining and improving quality control processes
  • Monitoring quality assurance testing and provide updates to APG leadership
  • Evaluating competitor products
  • Assisting licensee labs with formulas and testing as requested
  • Assisting product managers as needed with product specifications and document reviews
  • Assisting plants with line studies to determine consistency of products
  • Evaluating raw materials and chemicals
  • Training plant QC personnel as needed


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering, chemistry, physics, materials science, physical sciences, or a related field
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in concrete/masonry formulation
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership techniques
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective procurement, manufacture, and distribution of goods
  • Lead and manage both through direct reports and persuasively through peers
  • Knowledge of procurement requests for proposal and negotiation
  • Travel requirements up to 25%


Physical Environment


  • This position may require a standing position for an extensive amount of time
  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs


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:  Jun 24, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

Job Segment: Quality Assurance, Procurement, Manager, Pre-Sales, RFP, Technology, Operations, Management, Sales