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Area Manager - Rogers, MN

Rogers, MN, US, 55374

Minnesota Paving & Materials


Job ID:  161203


Minnesota Paving and Materials, a CRH company has grown from four small, family local companies, to one, strong and leveraged leading supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and paving and construction services throughout the state of Minnesota and surrounding areas. With operations going back to 1861, we boast a remarkably long history of success in the Minnesota aggregate and asphalt industry.


Position Overview


The is a skilled position which will provide overall direction and leadership to the construction line of business.  The area manager will be responsible for making key decisions and recommendations as related to safety, profitability, estimating, operations, quality control, internal sales coordination, resource management and people development. 


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


  • Manage financial success of the business by reviewing financial status for areas of responsibility on a daily and monthly basis, assessing long-term profitability and monitoring cash flow/collections.
  • Exceed our customer’s expectations in the management of construction projects.
  • Responsible for assisting in the external and internal sales market, including pricing structure and strategy.
  • Oversight and responsibility of all estimating, contracting and constructing, as well as HMA production.
  • Develop relationships with major customers and vendors to maximize short and long-term goals and strategies.
  • Collaborate and participate with other lines of business within the organization and industry partners to strategically grow the business in existing market.
  • Provide proactive leadership to ensure the safety culture of the company continues to grow. Collaborates with the local Safety and Environmental Departments to maintain a safe working environment that complies with company standards, as well as federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Develop direct reports and others by participating in the talent management process (i.e. performance management, succession planning).
  • Responsible for the planning and procurement of capital to ensure assets are maintained to meet market demands.  Accountable for the proper repair and maintenance of equipment and plants to ensure they are always in the best working order.
  • Other duties as assigned per supervisor.
  • May be subject to drug testing, medical exams and physical agilities testing.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business or related field needed; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Advanced degree preferred.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of asphalt production and construction, quality control and sales market management experience in a division, branch or operations leadership role.


Work Requirements


  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and memos.
  • Ability to write correspondences and memos.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to work well with others in a group or one on one setting.
  • Must have a current and valid driver’s license.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Excellent organization skills and ability to effectively multi task in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and record of accomplishment. Success in leading & driving change in organizations and increasing profitability
  • Strong analytical, fact-based approach to support sound decision-making. Strategic minded with strong finance experience and skills.
  • Demonstrated business acumen in asphalt construction as it relates to sales, finance, and IT
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set, and can think like a business owner
  • Ability to see the big picture while focusing on the process and procedures necessary to produce deliverables.
  • Customer focused with attention to detail and capable of delivering accurate, quality results in a timely, consistent, and professional manner
  • Strong organizational skills – can bring order and clarity to ambiguous, fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal and team building skills including the ability to interact comfortably and respectfully with all levels of plant and corporate personnel
  • Work well in a team and build relationships. Hands-on, collaborative approach
  • High degree of drive, initiative, and motivation. Action oriented and results oriented
  • Strong work ethic, willing to put in the time and energy required to drive performance
  • Capable of working independently and managing multiple priorities
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal, written listening – at all levels in the organization
  • Demonstrated success in coaching and developing others; share his/her knowledge
  • Flexibility and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Manage vision and purpose
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills with emphasis on Excel


Physical Requirements


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand and walk.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to manipulate or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and depth perception.


Work Environment


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH 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.


Minnesota Paving and Materials, 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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