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Transportation/Yard Manager - Sheffield, OH

Sheffield, OH, US, 44054

APG Central


Job ID:  153412


Northfield, a CRH company, is a division within Oldcastle APG.  APG is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete masonry, dry mix, and hardscape products. With over $2B in sales, APG operates across 36 states and 5 Canadian provinces through a network of over 195 operating locations and more than 6,500 employees.


Job Summary


Candidate will perform a wide range of duties involving working primarily outdoors.  Will be responsible for managing employees assigned to the yard (which includes material handler, truck drivers and truck loaders/unloaders) and dispatcher/customer service as well as communicate with employees yarding product from the production are to the warehouses and yard.  Must be able to coordinate activities with Administrative/Office Assistant, main office customer service and inbound raw materials.


  • Direct and supervise forklift operators and other employees assigned to the yard
  • Oversee and direct loading and unloading activities
  • Resolve service failure issues
  • Oversee maintenance on all company owned equipment (8 units). Make recommendations for future Capex purchases
  • Inspect all loads leaving yard
  • Ensure select carriers are responding to the daily customer service requirements and are operating within established budget guidelines and contractual agreements
  • Ensure all vehicles and drivers are safe and in compliance with all regulatory agencies
  • Report low inventory items or damaged product to Site Manager.  Assist with scheduled inventories or raw and finished goods.
  • Maintain work area in an orderly and hazard free condition
  • Insure forklifts and moffits are inspected and maintained in good working condition
  • Insure loader is inspected and maintained in good working condition
  • Insure all trucks and trailers are inspected and maintained in good working condition
  • Perform employee reviews, hiring activities and praise/discipline tasks
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Good organizational and computer skills
  • Ability to train and manage employees
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Minimum two-year degree in business or related field or equivalent in experience, training or education
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in related transportation field; including experience utilizing transportation management software systems
  • Previous dispatch experience 


Physical Requirements


  • Must be able to work in extreme temperatures (heat and cold)
  • Must be able to operate forklift
  • Must be able to lift up to 80 lbs as needed


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.


Northfield, 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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Aug 7, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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