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Regional HR Director - Central

Overland Park, KS, US, 66210

Cement Division Corporate



Job ID:  291462


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


Position Overview

The Regional Director of Human Resources is responsible for developing a high-engagement culture to help drive business success and build relationships with business partners in a collaborative environment. The role will support the Central Region, North America, including the Overland Park office. He/she must be able to think strategically, execute tactfully, and demonstrate strong judgment and handle the most complex and sensitive issues. This individual will serve as the HR management expert providing leadership, communications and oversight to ensure that the business is in compliance with federal, state and municipal regulations. He/she will coach and mentor the plant HR Managers to continue to be integral business partners providing a high level of customer service throughout the organization.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


  • Support talent management strategy, identify leadership competencies, conduct gap analysis, and collaborate with leadership team to develop a talent pipeline. Coordinate and organize annual Talent Review/Succession Planning process and materials.
  • Work with leadership team to ensure effective initiatives to support engagement, inclusion and diversity and continuous improvements.
  • Provide coaching and support in the creation and execution of Individual Development Plans.
  • Oversight of employee relations issues (terminations, performance issues, complaints, lawsuits, discrimination, conflict, counseling, etc.) Counsel employees and/or managers as needed regarding personnel issues.
  • Support and implement staffing strategies with Talent Acquisition Manager to attract top talent, improve bench strength and market Company as an “Employer of Choice".
  • Establish credibility and rapport with stakeholders ranging from hourly employees to executives. Work independently and get work done through others using effective influencing skills, delegation, scheduling, and time management practices.
  • Act as a change Agent throughout the organization. Promotes teamwork and interfaces with all employees on continual basis.
  • Train staff on topics such as job interviewing, performance reviews, harassment, alcohol and drug policy, etc. Support and Implement leadership development training programs throughout the organization.
  • Manages the HR department budget


Other Requirements


  • Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to simultaneously handle multiple priorities
  • Ability to inspire and develop staff
  • Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Familiar with HRIS system.
  • Ability to use computer programs to input, store and retrieve data as well as to generate reports and documentation used in related projects.




  • 10 or more years of experience in Human Resources and/or Talent Management
  • 5 or more years of experience in Leadership capacity


Licenses and Certifications


  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP (Preferred)




  • Bachelor's Degree Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business Administration, or comparable discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Master's Degree (Preferred)


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!


Ash Grove Cement is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

Date Posted:  Jun 8, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Overland Park
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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