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Plant Manager

Westbrook, ME, US, 04092

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
Architectural Glass & Metal



Job ID:  305959


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH company, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass.


The Plant Manager role with us isn’t just a job - it’s a career opportunity with a great company.


We ask our Managers to be just that- Managers. We want to lean into your expertise to help us get better. We will give you what you need to lead your employees and your business, and you will get to make an impact, every single day. 


This role is perfect for the individual who approaches their work in a professional manner and who loves to lead a dynamic team. If that sounds like you, come join this industry leader!




The Plant Manager is a key member of the management team providing oversight and guidance for all employees to exceed expectations in safety, quality, material yields, labor efficiencies, continuous improvement, customer satisfaction, and all production related activities/metrics to assure the operation’s safety and financial goals are achieved. 




  • Reinforce the company’s high standard for working safe by providing positive reinforcement when appropriate, identifying and correcting hazards, and holding employees accountable for unsafe actions.
  • Provides the vision, leadership, and coaching to develop supervisor and employee skills to improve operation performance and collaboration between work centers.
  • Fosters an environment of engagement and retention through recognition and feedback.
  • Drives positive change using continuous improvement tools, teamwork, and shop floor metrics in safety, quality, cost, inventory, delivery, and housekeeping.
  • Work closely with Operational Excellence, HR, Sales, Customer Service, and Finance to gain insight into opportunities and resolve issues impacting operations.
  • Participate in forecasting operating costs for materials, labor, supplies, shipping, and repairs.
  • Monitor overall plant performance for safety, production, quality, and delivery requirements.

Skills, Knowledge, and Ability Requirements


  • College degree, business or engineering emphasis preferred. 
  • Four or more years of progressive experience managing multiple labor-intensive work centers in a manufacturing or fabrication environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills to develop and maintain operational excellence thru team building, planning, organization, delegation, collaboration, problem-solving, and perseverance.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with all levels of the business; including superiors, peers, direct reports, and employees.
  • Basic computer knowledge of Microsoft products and MRP systems.
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and be flexible in working on multiple projects simultaneously. 
  • Excellent time-management skills with the ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement, and/or Quality Management Systems
  • Basic mechanical aptitude to understand equipment/machine processes, capabilities, limitations, and basic maintenance requirements.
  • Ability to learn and understand company financials: income statements, balance sheets, managing budgets and expenditures, marginal contributions, etc.

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.


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, 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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope is an E-Verify Employer.

Date Posted:  Jul 16, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Portland Maine

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