Asphalt Director

Oakville, ON, CA, L4X 5X6

Dufferin Construction - A CRH Company

Job ID:  494187 

Work Type:  Full Time Permanent 


It is a great time to join one of Greater Toronto's Top 100 Employers! Dufferin is going through an exciting business transformation which demands first-class Talent Management support to drive results.


We are building a world- class team with a passion for positive business impact!


Our team culture is collaborative, goal-oriented, and open to new ideas. We are passionate about continuous improvement and finding new and innovative ways of working together and with our stakeholders.

Who we are
Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top 100 Employers and under the long established and respected name of Dufferin Construction, a CRH Company, we operate a multi-million construction business which provides construction services throughout Southern Ontario and on key projects across Canada. Founded in 1912, Dufferin Construction has built a solid reputation for market excellence, drawing on a rich history and a strong heritage of quality, stability and innovative leadership in the marketplace. Dufferin Construction is one of the largest heavy civil engineering contractors in the industry, employing over 1000 people.


Dufferin Construction offers a wide range of construction services that cater to the Heavy Civil, Commercial/Industrial, Municipal and Land Development market segments.


CRH is a leading provider of building materials solutions that build, connect and improve our world. Employing 78,500 people at 3,390 operating locations in 29 countries, CRH has market leadership positions in both North America and Europe.


Reporting to the Vice President, Materials, the Asphalt Director is responsible for driving growth, profitable sales and effective execution of strategy for its assigned line of businesses while ensuring environmental and health & safety standards are met through compliance of Company standards and local legislation. Through continuous collaboration and cross-functional communication, the Asphalt Director will provide leadership and vision, inspiring and motivating staff to achieve excellence within the sector.


Location: Concord, ON or Oakville, ON


Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage HMA budget and P&L for assigned business units, establishing clear financial growth objectives, optimizing profitability while ensuring overall strategy alignment. 
  • Accurately establish forecast, volume, margin, ASP & costing.
  • Set strategic annual business plans, consistently identifying risk and developing new opportunities based on top-down targets and objectives.
  • Manage key account relationships and key vendor selection. 
  • Provide asset management decision making for mobile equipment including contract agreement management consistently ensuring financial optimization is at the forefront.   
  • Provide strategic recommendations regarding internal pricing strategies through analysis and understanding of the business and marketplace.
  • Contribute to overall business strategy and annual budget process.
  • Drive any necessary culture change and improvement in business performance to deliver strategic goals.
  • Support and drive Health and Safety processes and procedures within the organization implementing a behavioral approach to safety and a zero-tolerance culture.



  • Post-Secondary Degree in Civil or Chemical Engineering with 10+ years of experience in the Construction or Asphalt paving sector. 
  • 5+ years of experience managing a cross-functional team, within a matrix-driven environment.
  • Ability to develop, maintain and communicate appropriate metrics, interpret trends, and adjust strategies as needed in response to changing market conditions and/or role requirements.
  • Experience operating in and influencing at a strategic level.
  • Customer focused & adaptable, with superb communication skills.
  • Excellent Computer skills – Excel, PowerPoint, Word.

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CRH Canada Group Inc. recognizes Canada’s diverse landscape. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Date:  May 3, 2024

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