Regional Operations Manager - Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55401

Lawn & Garden Central


Job ID:  498148


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 Summary


Oldcastle Lawn & Garden is searching for a results-oriented Regional Operations manager to join our fast-paced, high growth, industry leading business.   We operate under a decentralized business model that emphasizes autonomy and leadership while also requiring effective communication with multiple functions, key contacts, and local business operations. 


Reporting directly to the Vice President of Operations as part of the Midwest Region Leadership Team, in this critical role you will lead, direct and manage multiple manufacturing sites within the region. Additionally, you will be responsible for Safety, Quality, Productivity, Housekeeping, Preventative Maintenance, Regulatory Compliance, Talent Development, and overall financial results of your assigned manufacturing sites.  This person must live in Minnesota, Iowa or Illinois, ideally this person will be located near Elk River, MN, McLean, IL, or Oskaloosa, IA.


In this fast paced, growing organization those that are highly motivated and driven to results will have the opportunity to succeed and advance.


  • Manages across assigned manufacturing sites to align and maximize Safety, Quality, Productivity, House Keeping and Preventative Maintenance
  • Ensures all OSHA and other regulatory compliance is maintained
  • Builds competent leadership teams in each location and supports them through employee development
  • Leads ad hoc project teams to support customer solutions and capital improvements
  • Researches and implements manufacturing best practices
  • Breaks down annual/monthly goals into meaningful metrics for each plant, and holds team members accountable for achieving desired results
  • Leads production planning to balance demand at lowest cost and highest service levels
  • Drives continuous improvement and operational excellence
  • Coach and mentor Plant Managers to boost efficiencies, control costs, and maximize plant capabilities
  • Collaborate with regional leaders to achieve collective goals
  • Facilitate accurate reporting of production and inventory




  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, business management, finance, or other technical field; or equivalent combination of education and professional experience
  • 7+ years of leadership experience in Operations Management or equivalent transferable experiences
  • Strong financial acumen with demonstrated results in P&L management
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically as well as maintain relationships as they change over time
  • Ability to thrive and adapt in a fast paced, stressful, dynamic and changing work environment
  • Ability to travel up to 75%
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team environment


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.


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




Date:  Jul 4, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Regional Manager, Operations Manager, Manager, Engineer, Management, Operations, Engineering