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(USA-MN-hancock) Director of Operations – Hancock, MN-395560

Posted 3 months ago

Job ID: 395560ExemptOldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete productsand more. With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Infrastructure is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.Job SummaryThis is a key leadership position for Oldcastle Infrastructure. This role will report to an Area General Manager and will optimize our value stream, ensuring engineering and manufacturing excellence while optimizing our value stream for our customers. This position typically has 3-5 direct reports (Engineering Managers and Plant Managers). Coaching and developing talent is critical to success in this role.In this role, you will ensure our customer demands are met or exceeded by ensuring cost effective and operationally sound manufacturing of our products. You will lead a team of engineers and plant managers, coaching them to collaborate effectively to reduce costs and optimize production.This role ensures all engineering projects, initiatives, and processes are in alignment with Oldcastle operational excellence strategic objectives. You will be accountable to the overall engineering and operational budget and costs. You will pursue an area/regional model for using engineering resources.This role combines engineering and manufacturing functional strategies to achieve objectivesKey Role Specific Knowledge, Skills & ExperiencesDevelopment of strategy and long-term improvement plans for manufacturing plants to include automation and equipment improvementsIn-depth P&L analytical capabilitiesFreight and transportation logisticsCapex purchasing, installations and payback trackingMajor project management / large capex evaluation and managementKnowledge of continuous improvement methodologiesLean manufacturingSix SIGMA methodologiesMain KPIs for which this role is accountableStrategic long term plan (5-year) by plant for automation and other equipment.Operational Excellence initiativesManufacturing ProductivityControlling input (materials, etc.), labor and freight costsOptimizing lead timesMan Hours/Ton; OPC managementCustomer Service level (OTD and fill rate)Critical Leadership CompetenciesLeadership MaturityLeadership CommunicationOrganizational SavvyDeliberative Decision MakingDecisivenessStrategic ThinkingLeading ChangeStrategic Talent ManagementEducation RequirementsBachelors Degree in Engineering or Business; Masters Degree Preferred5 years of managerial experienceWhat CRH Offers YouHighly competitive base payComprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programsGroup retirement savings programHealth and wellness programsA culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotionAbout CRHCRH 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 youre 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 Infrastructure, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on thislink.Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with d

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