General Manager - Springfield Companies (Springfield, MO)

Springfield, MO, US, 65802

APAC - Missouri Inc.




Job ID:  498851

CRH's Americas Materials, a division of CRH, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete and paving and construction services in North America.  Our operations span North America with over 28,000 employees at close to 1,600 locations in 43 US States and 2 Canadian provinces.


Position Overview


Lead and manage company in all aspects of safety, operations, sales, finance, equipment and critical support functions with primary responsibility for ensuring effective execution of company operational performance and growth strategy.  Competency requirements include business acumen, customer focus, developing direct reports, drive for results, strategic agility and building effective teams.  This role will be based in Springfield, MO and will lead our APAC-Southern Missouri and Conco businesses which together form the leading vertically integrated building materials business in Southwest Missouri.  The preferred candidate is a proven leader that can cultivate a culture of safe production, capitalize on available synergies, and lead the unified business to double digit growth. 


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


  • Promote a safe working culture for all employees; work with safety and field personnel to minimize risk and increase safety for employees at all times.
  • Responsible for daily operations including safe production, quality, customer focus and maintaining the integrity of the safety and environmental systems within the company’s operations for aggregates, asphalt, ready mix, construction and equipment.
  • Drive operational performance and improvements to meet or exceed company and regional goals.
  • Generate and manage the operating budget for the fiscal year under the direction of the Regional President.
  • Provide leadership and direction to ensure efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources.
  • Build effective teams and develop (direct reports) for future opportunities.
  • Lead team in personal performance management, training and development, succession planning and effective recruiting and hiring.  (Partnering with HR and Recruiting)
  • Ensure that all crews have the tools and training to operate safely at all times and that all federal, state and local laws concerning safety, environment and other applicable areas are adhered to.
  • Monitor/control production activities through direction of the line of business leaders to ensure work is conducted safely, on schedule and within budget; investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures.
  • Provide advice and support to team during the job bidding and material quoting processes.
  • Management of Capital Expenditure Projects for assigned area.
  • Work with Regional President to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies.
  • Collaborate with peers and provide leadership and support for national, division and region business improvement initiatives.
  • Provide leadership and direction in sales and marketing efforts resulting in maximum product sales, meeting or exceeding customer expectations, and driving maximum profitability.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required. 
  • Other duties as may be assigned. 




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.




  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business Administration, or other related discipline and/or equivalent combination of knowledge, skills and abilities.  Advanced degree preferred.
  • A minimum of five years of managerial/leadership experience in a role leading a team of professionals; demonstrated experience of successfully managing a business P&L; experience within the construction industry particularly  in aggregates, asphalt, ready mix, and construction is highly preferred.


Work Requirements


  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures per company policy.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Individual is required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety (hard toe) Shoes and Safety Vest.  
  • Knowledge and understanding of functional areas within the company.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and exemplary oral/written communication skills.
  • Strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus.
  • Energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and ability to present themselves professionally.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data.
  • Must be able to work independently and with groups.
  • Must be able to work under time constraints as needed.
  • This role is a safety sensitive position due to travel and frequent onsite visits.
  • General Managers are expected to embrace and exhibit our CRH values:
    • People are our priority
    • Character is our strength
    • Performance is our commitment
    • Innovation is our way forward


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Ability to prepare annual budgets and work with and/or administer budget; ability to answer questions and present financial data to Regional President and others.
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution.
  • Demonstrated success in managing/leading large group of employees.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Viewpoint, Tableau and HCCS
  • Project management skills.
  • High standard of ethics, integrity, and trust.
  • Strong work ethic and high standards for safety in the workplace.
  • Proven ability to develop relationships and to work with teams as both a leader and a participant.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills; building rapport, listening, presenting, giving and receiving feedback.
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write correspondence precisely.  Ability to effectively present information in one on one and group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to communicate with civic leaders and local, state, and national policy makers.


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.

  • Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects, talk and hear.
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit, and use hands.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Able to safely drive a vehicle for long periods of time.


Work Environment


  • Standard office environment.
  • Tempo is fast-paced with deadlines.
  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be moderate.



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 a 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!


CRH Americas Materials Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Jun 24, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Springfield

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