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Regional Operations Manager - Austin, TX

Austin, TX, US, 78702

Lawn & Garden Central


Job ID:  156302


Lawn & Garden,  a CRH company, a division within Oldcastle APG, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 40 production facilities.  We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, and homeowners.


Job Description Summary


Responsible for overall plant and location operations in accordance with safety guidelines, business plans, company goals and regional strategies. May be responsible for multiple plants/locations simultaneously within a region. 


  • Directs and oversees organization’s manufacturing processes.
  • Responsible for planning and directing the layout of equipment, workflow, assembly methods, and work force utilization.
  • Participate in the procurement of all raw materials, supplies and other production needs.
  • Oversees upkeep of equipment as well as installation of any new equipment.
  • Able to provide effective advice and services in order to maintain and improve machinery, equipment and facilities.
  • Review all recommendations for performance management for production personnel.
  • Review and discuss results of production reports and profit-loss statements.
  • Leads and directs the works of others.
  • Enforces compliance with all OSHA regulations and ensures plants and locations operate in a safe and secure manner.


At Regional Operations level, the individual must also:


  • Develop and maintain methods and procedures to help reduce manufacturing costs and costs of related services within plants and the assigned region.
  • Able to provide effective advice and services to maintain and improve the use and operations of machinery, facilities and production levels.
  • Develop capital improvement projects, conduct feasibility studies, flowcharts and layouts; specifies new equipment and oversees installation of such and/or construction of new buildings or equipments for all plants.
  • May recommend or determine re-assignment or shifting of production among plants assigned
  • Coordinate operations and productions schedules for multi-site environments
  • Involved in the negotiation of raw materials to be used by locations as assigned.


Requirements / Education / Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferred in Business Administration, Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years related experience and/or training in related functions; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Prior experience in multi-site production/manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Prior project management experience is preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite, web-based data management tools and Internet applications.


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.


Lawn & Garden, 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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Date Posted:  Sep 11, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Austin

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