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General Manager, Ready Mix - Harrisburg, PA

Harrisburg, PA, US, 17110

Pennsy Supply Inc



Job ID:  274581


Pennsy Supply is a CRH company. CRH is the leading vertically integrated supplier of asphalt, aggregates, cement, ready-mix concrete, and paving and construction services in North America. Our 24,100 employees at 1,300 operating locations provide our customers with top-quality, innovative products and services.


Position Overview

The General Manager, Ready Mix, is responsible to lead and manage the company in all aspects of safety, operations, sales, finance, quality control, equipment and critical support functions with primary responsibility for ensuring effective execution of company operational performance and growth strategy. This position manages the primary responsibilities for ensuring effective execution of ready-mix operational performance and growth strategy. Competency requirements include business acumen, customer focus, developing direct reports, drive for results, strategic agility and building effective teams. The preferred candidate can lead and motivate within a safe team environment.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Full P&L responsibility for ready mix business, including sales, operations, and logistics
  • Develop five-year strategy and roadmap for business including creating strategies to drive future growth
  • Drives continuous improvement through the use of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure and manage the business
  • Promote a safe working culture for all employees; work with safety and field personnel to minimize risk and increase safety for employees at all times.
  • Responsible for daily operations including safe production, quality, customer focus and maintaining the integrity of the safety and environmental systems within the Company’s ready-mix operations.
  • Will supervisor and provide managerial oversight to the entire Ready-Mix team/operations.
  • Drive operational performance and improvements to meet or exceed company and divisional goals.
  • Generate and manage the operating budget for the fiscal year under the direction of the Company President and achieves financial objectives by analyzing variances and initiating actions
  •  Meet or exceed company safety standards
  • Ensures product quality and expected customer service levels are met for assigned operational sites.
  • Provide leadership and direction to ensure efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources.
  • Build effective teams and develop (direct reports) for future opportunities.
  • Complies with Federal, State and Local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; and advising management on an as needed basis.
  • Monitor/control construction through administrative direction of the superintendents to ensure projects are built safely, on schedule and within budget; investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures.
  • Provide advice and support to team during the job bidding process.
  • Management of Capital Expenditure Projects for assigned area.
  • Work with Company President to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies.
  • Provide leadership and direction in sales and marketing efforts resulting in maximum product sales, meeting or exceeding customer expectations, and driving maximum profitability.
  • Lead team in personal performance management, training and development, succession planning and effective recruiting and hiring.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.



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



  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business Administration, or other related discipline and/or equivalent combination of knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Expertise across a wide range of business functions (key focus on strategy, commercial, operations, finance and supply chain), with preference given to prior P&L management
  • 10+ years of progressive management/executive experience in a manufacturing or related business, with preference for building products and construction materials industries


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Ability to prepare annual budgets and work with and/or administer budget; ability to answer questions and present financial data to Company President, Regional President and others.
  • Knowledge and understanding of functional areas within the ready-mix and sales.
  • Ability to work with peers and other members of management team from all lines of business to achieve progress towards mutual goals.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and exemplary oral/written communication skills.
  • Energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and ability to present themselves professionally.
  • Strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus.
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution.
  • Demonstrated success in managing large group of employees.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • High standard of ethics, integrity, and trust.
  • Strong work ethic and high standards for safety in the workplace.
  • Proven ability to develop relationships and to work with teams as both a leader and a participant.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills; building rapport, listening, presenting, giving and receiving feedback.
  • Ability to communicate with civic leaders and local, state, and national policy makers.
  • Must be available as needed during non-traditional work hours.
  • Must be able to work independently and with groups.
  • Must be able to work under time constraints as needed.


General Requirements 

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Mobility to attend various meetings and events at offsite locations
  • Hours are extended throughout the year to include nights and weekends when necessary


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office environment. The employee continuously works with others.


The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.



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.


Pennsy Supply, Inc. proudly supports Affirmative Action, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to workforce diversity.  Pennsy Supply, Inc. is a drug-free work environment



What CRH Americas Offers You


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


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Pennsy Supply is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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


Date Posted:  Apr 20, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
Nearest Secondary Market: Harrisburg

Job Segment: General Manager, Engineer, Supply Chain Manager, Manager, Sales Operations, Management, Engineering, Operations, Sales