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Director of Operations - Fort Worth, TX

Fort Worth, TX, US, 76140

Leviat NA



Job ID:  465421


Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in insulating, lifting, anchoring, and connecting technology for the construction industry. Leviat’s engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential to infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer, and faster. The company employs nearly 3,000 people at 60 locations globally. Leviat’s suite of trusted product brands include Meadow Burke, Halfen, and Thermomass.


Purpose of the role


The Director of Operations will oversee Leviat North America’s manufacturing facilities and distribution centers. The role will provide leadership experience across multiple sites with a strong emphasis on efficient manufacturing operations while ensuring safety, quality, financial, and delivery goals and standards are consistently met.


Essential Responsibilities


  • Partner with the Vice President of Operations to determine efficiency goals and opportunities for waste elimination, equipment improvement, manufacturing efficiency and cost reduction within the factory locations and distribution centers (DC).

  • Ensures a healthy and safe working environment, and compliance with federal and state regulations, through collaboration with environmental, health, and safety staff.

  • Collaborate with Continuous improvement Manager in identifying opportunities to improve efficiency and develop a continuous improvement mindset/culture across the organization by leading site level studies in cost management techniques for productivity enhancement and operational process improvement.

  • Develop KPIs and manage major projects to drive improvement in process metrics to achieve company cost reduction goals. Delivers progress and production reports to leadership team members as needed.

  • Provides direct leadership, mentors, and develops Plant Managers and DC Managers.

  • Identifies and shares training opportunities for staff to build and improve skills.

  • Organizes departmental management structure and teams for optimal, efficient operations.

  • Participates in the recruitment, hiring, and training of operations employees and conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.

  • Lead the CAPEX implementation and ROI reporting across Leviat NA sites through identification, proposal, execution, and measurement of projects in support of Leviat’s strategy.

  • Devise and implement measurement tool for monitoring performance with respect to the business goals.

  • Ensure optimization of available resources through capacity planning and continuous improvement to maximize productivity.

  • Drive best in class manufacturing capabilities which will focus on gaining efficiencies through optimizing product production at multiple plants, optimizing process flow, automation, overhead absorption, continuous improvement and instilling best practices.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing, Management, Business, Engineering or equivalent work experience

  • 10+ years' prior experience successfully managing a variety of departments including some combination OPEX, CAPEX, Procurement, Project Management, Quality, Safety, and Maintenance

  • Experience leading operations in a decentralized, multi-site manufacturing organization

  • Prior experience in capital expenditure management, capital approval processes, and installations

  • Ability to think strategically with strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Proven presentation skills and ability to interact successfully with multiple levels of the organization

  • Ability to travel domestically (50% minimum).


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!


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


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Date Posted:  Jan 19, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Business Process, Manager, Construction, Procurement, Operations, Management, Engineering