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Regional Procurement Manager - Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85040

APG West & Canada


Job ID:  154984


Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading supplier of products for North America’s building and landscaping markets. Its products include concrete masonry and hardscapes, packaged cement mixes, packaged lawn and garden products and composite decking products that are sold through a variety of channels.  Oldcastle APG is the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands including Belgard Hardscapes, Echelon masonry products, Sakrete bagged dry-mixes, Anchor Wall Systems, MoistureShield composite decking, among others.  With over 195 operating locations and 6,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 36 states and 5 Canadian provinces.  Oldcastle APG is a U.S. subsidiary of CRH plc., a leading global diversified building materials group.


Job Summary


The Regional Procurement Manager will work to reduce and control variable costs across the APG West Region. APG West Region is comprised of 4 business units throughout the West (WA/OR/CA/AZ/NV/UT). We have a total of 16 manufacturing sites. The location preference for the position is Phoenix, AZ, but would also consider Salt Lake City, Seattle, or Southern California.


  • Support the development and implementation of category management strategies
  • Guides/partners with stakeholders in leading sourcing strategies that address cost, quality, and service expectations
  • Lead and employ strategic sourcing processes (RFP, RFQ, RFI, etc.) to drive effective supplier selection
  • Manage the sourcing for a particular spend category or set of categories on behalf of APG
  • Work jointly with the APG Director of Procurement, operations team, other regional strategic sourcing managers, and regional buyers to implement group initiatives at the regional, company, and site levels
  • Utilize creative approaches to reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) while maintaining consistent quality
  • Develop contingency plans to mitigate supply risk, performance, and cost escalation
  • Act as source of information for cost and market dynamics to support annual budgeting and long-term planning
  • Develop cost reduction targets based on spend data and develop action plans to achieve them
  • Collaborate with the central procurement team to negotiate pricing/terms with suppliers and execute contracts on behalf of APG as needed
  • Manage product discontinuations or changes
  • Support local capex projects by ensuring process compliance and providing training
  • Assist plants in troubleshooting day to day purchasing related issues




  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, business, management, finance, engineering or related fields
  • Five or more years of hands-on experience in operations, supply chain, procurement, or finance
  • Two or more years of negotiating and implementing purchasing agreements
  • Two or more years of experience in managing supplier relationships and performance management process
  • Experience with database software and ERP system
  • Availability for travel up to 60%




  • Experience in construction or manufacturing is preferred
  • Experience working in a decentralized environment is preferred



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.


Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, 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! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Nov 21, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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