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Procurement Manager - Carolinas/Georgia

Lakeland, FL, US, 33801

Oldcastle APG
APG Lawn & Garden


Job ID:  419685


Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading global supplier of building and landscaping products. Its product portfolio includes hardscapes and masonry, packaged cement mixes, lawn and garden materials, and composite decking sold through a variety of channels for residential and commercial use. Oldcastle APG is the leading producer of hardscapes in North America and Europe and the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands: Belgard hardscapes, Echelon masonry, Sakrete bagged dry mixes, and MoistureShield composite decking. With over 260 operating locations and approximately 8,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 7 countries in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.


Job Summary


Oldcastle Lawn & Garden has a decentralized business model that requires effective communication with multiple contacts and local business operations.  As part of the Leadership Team, the Procurement Manager leads, directs and manages the procurement of raw materials for our locations in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. In this role, the person works closely with the General Manager, Regional Managers, and Plant Managers to negotiate raw materials (including logs, bark, wood products and pallets).  Raw material purchases are in excess of $15 Million annually.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage current vendor relationships and seek and develop new vendor partners
  • Maintain in-stock positions
  • Meet or exceed Quality & Product specifications
  • Search for new vendors
  • Reduce costs through recommendations to General Manager/Regional Managers
  • Research alternative material solutions to traditional materials
  • Be highly responsive to unexpected and unplanned events
  • Drive the Annual Planning & Forecasting process
  • Create Key Performance Indicators for Procurement process


Requirements / Education / Experience

  • Minimum of 5 year’s management and purchasing experience
  • Thorough knowledge of wood industry and flow of material
  • Experience in understanding the network of mills geographically
  • An ability to negotiate and a proven track record of success
  • Well established industry relationships
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, diplomatically and maintain relationships as they change over time
  • Ability to thrive and adapt in a fast paced, stressful, dynamic and changing work environment
  • An ability to work on forecasting & replenishment in a collaborative, fact based manner
  • Ability to travel up to 75% across NC, SC, and GA


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


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 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!


Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date Posted:  Jun 17, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Lakeland

Job Segment: Procurement, Buyer, Manager, Operations, Management