Ready Mix Equipment Manager-Austin, TX

Leander, TX, US, 78726

Texas Materials - Ready Mix


Job ID:  497667


Texas Materials, A CRH company, is a leading supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and paving and construction services in Texas. Our focus is to provide quality products and reliable customer service with a safety-first mindset.  We consider our employees our greatest strength and we make it our priority to invest in their development and well-being. When you work for Texas Materials, you are helping to support and build the infrastructure of Texas.


The position is responsible for managing and optimizing the equipment and fleet for the Texas Materials Redi-Mix business, with a focus on safety, reliability, productivity, and cost-effectiveness. The position requires collaboration with various internal and external stakeholders. This position also requires technical and financial skills, performance management skills, and industry knowledge. The role is expected to work closely with the Area General Managers and company president and their teams through hands-on management and visibility in the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and optimize the fleet, including procurement, disposal, and maintenance, with a focus on safety, reliability, productivity, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Assist in driving effective employee-driven safety culture.
  • Mentor and manage the Shop Managers, and drive a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Work with local teams to ensure revenue and recharge rates are set properly for the equipment, shop, and delivery departments.
  • Complete monthly financial review, communicate results, and provide follow-up to execute on action items and ensure sustainability.
  • Hold Shop Managers accountable for delivering results and ensuring follow-through with initiatives & strategic plans.
  • Ensure total cost of ownership exceeds industry standards to provide the organization a competitive advantage in market.
  • Maintain & optimize a multi-year capital fleet plan (target fleet) including scheduling of purchases & disposals to maximize utilization.
  • Routinely visit shops, plants, and job sites to help identify opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Coordinate with the Area General Manager to provide CAP-EX justification and support.
  • Complete component life cycle analysis and optimize asset base.
  • Guide efforts to schedule and manage purchases, rentals, leases, and disposals to maximize utilization and minimize cost.
  • Promote partnering and optimization with OEMs, dealers, and vendors.
  • Work with Area General Manager to optimize operating conditions at sites to improve overall equipment performance (i.e. improve haul roads, stockpile management, right size fleet for operation, etc.).
  • Utilize performance management skills, communication, and knowledge to ensure financial success, safety awareness, and optimization.
  • Champion the development, improvement, implementation and use of shop and equipment excellence programs including: Compliance/Risk, CMMS, Tire Programs, Oil Analysis, Contamination Control, Telematics, 5S Program, Parts/Inventory Management, Maintenance Processes, Fuel Management, Preventative Maintenance, Planning and Scheduling, and vendor repairs.
  • Maintain, train, and execute high utilization of equipment software and processes (CMMS, B2W, Track-It, Telematics, Inspections, etc.).
  • Drive Innovation through application of new technology.


Knowledge & Skill Requirement:

  • Proven ability to develop relationships and communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Foundational mechanical knowledge
  • Foundational knowledge of the industry (highway construction, hot mix asphalt, ready mix, and aggregate production)
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to work with suppliers
  • Sound financial acumen, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to drive change & new concepts through persistence, self-motivation, follow-through, and commitment.
  • Highly driven to deliver results and high level of engagement across the business


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, technical school degree or related experience with a minimum of 5 years of equipment management experience preferred.
  • Experience working with electronic equipment management systems is preferred.
  • Experience managing P&L responsibility preferred.
  • Experience in mining, construction, or manufacturing preferred


Travel Requirements:

  • Travel up to 50%

What CRH/Texas Materials Offers You

  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
  • Competitive base pay
  • Medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


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.

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Come build your career with us! Apply today and find out how your skills and experience can translate to opportunities that advance your career. Please complete your online application and profile for consideration.


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

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Date:  Jul 19, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Austin

Job Segment: Performance Management, Procurement, Manager, Human Resources, Operations, Management