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Regional Supply Chain Manager - Houston, TX

Location: 

Brookshire, TX, US, 77423

Company:  Precast Products Central

 

 

Job ID:  142039

Exempt

 

Oldcastle 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 products and more.   With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, CRH Americas is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.

 

Position Overview

 

The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for leading the strategic category management, operational planning and procurement, and transportation initiatives for the Central Region of Oldcastle Infrastructure.  The Supply Chain Manager will identify and execute against value creating opportunities for the 4 Areas in the Central Region by evolving and executing a supply chain strategy that is consistent with the company’s culture, strategic business objectives and continuous improvement / cost management efforts.  As a key member of the regional team, the incumbent will work with supply chain, operational and business leaders to implement clear and cohesive strategies/processes which result in year over year improvements in the cost, quality, and services of the goods the business receives and delivers.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

 

  • Lead the procurement and transportation efforts for the Central Region
  • Define and implement standardized purchasing processes / systems to leverage group volume and resources
  • Identify and execute sourcing opportunities to improve financial performance at the regional level
  • Lead the national sourcing efforts of specific cross-regional categories as they fit into the national procurement & supply chain strategy
  • Analyze current procurement activities and identify opportunities for new and/or improved sourcing programs and purchasing processes
  • Regularly interface with regional management & plant purchasing personnel to drive engagement and adoption of processes and programs
  • Negotiate, contract and manage performance with key suppliers to ensure that all service levels are achieved and that continuous improvement efforts are implemented

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering or related degree or the equivalent in relevant experience
  • Direct experience in the strategy sourcing / category management field
  • Experience establishing business processes and managing performance
  • Operational experience in manufacturing, building materials, mining or construction sectors

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

 

  • Proven record of procurement and cost management across goods and services and understanding of the entire procurement cycle
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to maintain a wide range of multi-site relationships at all levels of the organization and the ability to effectively define and manage change
  • Demonstrated ability to get positive results through influence, persuasion, leadership, presentations, training, and group facilitation skills
  • Ability to think strategically with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • High ethical standards
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Thorough understanding of financial management and procurement’s impact on results

 

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 Infrastructure, 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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