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General Manager, Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90022

Architectural Glass & Metal



Job ID:  169261


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH Company, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass.


Job Summary


The General Manager provides oversight and guidance for the Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (OBE) Los Angeles, CA plant / fabrication facility. This is a key position on the Senior Leadership Team. Responsible for business development and growth with the primary focus on sales, technical, and overall operations. The demonstrated ability to increase market share and provide day to day leadership and direction by maximizing financial performance will be essential performance metrics. Development of people within the business and creating and maintaining strong customer relationships are fundamental expectations of this key leadership role.  The plant has ~175 employees.


Job Responsibilities


  • Develop, implement and clearly communicate strategies, goals, and objectives that will foster an environment of continuous improvement for the company’s performance and increase productivity to achieve growth in sales, increase market share, and improve financial performance.
  • Lead the Sales, Engineering, Operations and other key support functions to effectively deliver overall business growth and financial performance.
  • Review and monitor performance against operating plans, budget and strategic plans to develop and initiate action plans to meet these objectives by driving a culture of accountability.
  • Full P&L responsibility of the business unit, including forecasting and achievement; lead, direct, and coordinate business unit activities to achieve and increase sales and obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations to delight customers and maximize profits.
  • Attract, develop and retain top talent while driving a culture of safety, accountability and collaboration.
  • Foster continuous individual development to build management depth and further enhance the technical and managerial skills of the team.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Finance, Engineering, Marketing or a related field plus a minimum of 10+ years of progressive management experience in business, finance, sales and/or operations.
  • Senior-level experience in building products and manufacturing; Building Façade/Curtain Wall Projects and glass or construction industry is a plus
  • Must be able to effectively interact with customers, suppliers, distributors and all other commercial contacts. Reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts along with meeting all compliance requirements is an essential part of this position.
  • Must be an effective communicator with logical, organized and tactical verbal, written, communication and presentation skills. Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Requires strong analytical, organizational and managerial skills; strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.


What CRH Americas 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 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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

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