Assistant Site Manager (Quality Control/Specialty Soils) - Pageland, SC

Pageland, SC, US, 29728

Lawn & Garden Southeast


Job ID:  495604


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.     




This position is accountable for all aspects of Quality Management within the department. The job requires an extensive knowledge of professional grower soils products and respective test standards and the ability to perform products testing.  This also includes responsibility for testing, studying, and resolving technical issues, management related issues, and the communication of quality related matters with respect to testing of production materials to ensure compliance. Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Quality Control Laboratory which includes the supervision & training of lab and department employees and requisitioning necessary supplies and equipment.


Key Responsibilities


  • Responsible for all facets of ensuring quality in Growing Media and Mulch products at the plant-level, including, but not limited to - operations of the soils mixing line to produce high-quality mixes; formulation oversight and testing; incoming raw material inspection and testing; ensuring that all established specifications and processes are followed
  • Accountability of assessments, inventory, and retained samples of all raw materials to include - Peat Moss, Perlite, Vermiculite, Processed Pine Bark, Fertilizers and Soil Amendments
  • Provides oversight of other supporting plant operations, preparing blends, performing material handling tasks, performing line change over between formulas and assisting other production personnel to maintain facility housekeeping
  • Cross train and be proficient in facility Quality Technician duties and responsibilities
  • Required to take continuing education courses when available and at company’s discretion




  • High school or equal vocational training/certification, or equivalent of five (5) years of progressive related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Previous management experience in quality control in production/manufacturing
  • Detail oriented, attentive to critical details, strong accuracy, and concentration skills
  • Strong leadership skills while maintaining a team atmosphere
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills with the ability to relate with every level of the organization, internal customers, vendors, and clients effectively
  • Proficient computer skills with abilities and knowledge of internet web-based management tools and Microsoft Office applications
  • Strictly adhering to safety requirements, policies, and procedures
  • Available to work when the site is in full operation - nights and weekends when necessary
  • Degree in Horticulture, Agronomy, or Plant Sciences preferred


Work Environment


The responsibilities of this position are primarily carried out within a manufacturing environment, which may lead to experiencing extreme conditions such as weather conditions, hot or cold temperatures, noise levels that are loud and distracting, fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration, dust and dirt. All levels of exposure are regulated by OSHA, and PPE, which is provided, is required. Some responsibilities require working within an office 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.


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Date:  May 3, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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