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Manager of Process Improvement - Flexible Locations within US

Location:  Atlanta, GA, US, 30338
Company:  Oldcastle Materials Inc



Job ID:  127253


Oldcastle Materials, Inc., a division of Oldcastle, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and construction and paving services in the United States and Canada.  Our operations span North America with 22,000 employees at more than 1,200 locations in 44 US States and 8 Canadian provinces.


Position Overview


OMG has a team focused on identifying best practices from across the company. This team leads Project Compass, through which we are improving, validating, and implementing standard practices in all divisions. Project Compass is focused on back­office work streams including order processing, procure to pay, payroll, job billing, human resources, and finance. There are champions from each division representing each work stream guiding subject matter experts (SMEs) who collaborate on process improvement opportunities.


This will be a full­time, permanent position. The person in this role will gain experience through cross functional, cross business unit, and senior management exposure. In addition, the person in this role will be leading strategic, companywide key initiative(s) providing them an opportunity to develop project leadership and strategic management skills.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


  • Drive and manage the efforts for a work­stream.
  • Implement standard processes, tools, and approaches at local company site(s).
  • Develop division champions and SME’s to create a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Adapt processes to changing business conditions to ensure the long­term success of the initiative.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.




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




  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience.  Demonstrate business acumen in accounting, finance, or IT or have related process enhancement experience, preferably with an Oldcastle business


Work Requirements


  • Candidate will be required to travel up to 60% of the time. The selected individual must be willing and able to travel when and where appropriate. 


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Analytical skills with a high attention to detail.
  • Be action oriented and drive for results.
  • Demonstrate strong oral communication and listening skills.
  • Be able to deal with ambiguity.
  • Ability to facilitate change using a hands-­on, collaborative approach.
  • Be able to coach and develop others.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Business process improvement skills.
  • Ability to work independently and be self-driven.


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 communicate with others by telephone, via electronic communication (email, webinar, etc.) and in person.
  • Able to utilize a computer for word processing, email communication, and preparation of documents and presentations. May require sitting for extended periods of time.


Work Environment


  • Office work environment including equipment such as a computer, telephone, and projector.
  • The position may require work outside of normal business hours


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What Oldcastle Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About Oldcastle


Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family!


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