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Operations Performance Lead - Metro DC/Baltimore Area

Location:  Crofton, MD, US, 21114
Company:  Oldcastle Architectural

 

Job ID:  125412

 

Oldcastle Architectural Products (APG) is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete masonry, dry mix, and hardscape products. Additional strong national positions are also found in packaged lawn and garden products. The business produces and markets brands you know such as Belgard® hardscapes and Sakrete® cement mixes. With over $2B in sales, APG operates across 40 states and 5 Canadian provinces through a network of over 165 operating locations and more than 5,000 employees.

 

Operations Performance Lead (OPL) Overview


The Oldcastle Architectural Products Group (APG) has launched an effort, Operations Performance System (OPS), to improve APG into a world class manufacturing operation, driving financial improvement and employee satisfaction. The effort focuses on implementing an integrated set of initiatives to maximize production efficiency across APGs ~180 plants in North America.

 

Key Responsibilities

 

The person will work on site with local business leaders to: 

  • Implement OPS tools at local companies across initiatives including
    • Performance management
    • Preventative Maintenance
    • Production planning
    • Labor scheduling
    • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Streamline site(s) processes – analyze each site, define the bottlenecks for each production line, build and execute a plan to increase production efficiency
  • Training
    • Lead group training sessions on OPS tools and best practices
    • Conduct one on one training with new operations employees
    • Conduct one on one training on production floor with frontline employees
  • Drive additional operations improvements projects locally including – but not limited to:
    • Strategic sourcing / procurement of supplies purchased locally
    • Problem solving local production / equipment challenges
    • Support capital improvement projects
  • Lead monthly operations performance reviews with Company Presidents and Vice Presidents of Operations
  • Work with Senior Management team at local company to communicate and request support on OPS initiatives

 

Additional duties may include:

  • Application and tool development
  • Business process improvement
  • Other duties as required

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field including engineering, management/finance or IT
  • 5 + years of demonstrated track record of driving improvements in operations or related field
  • Very strong analytical skills - ability to analyze volumes of data, synthesize and communicate critical findings
  • Communication skills that work with both a frontline manufacturing environment and an executive team
  • Must be able to travel up to 50% of the time within a designated region (Metro DC/Baltimore area) including some overnight stays

 

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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Oldcastle Architectural is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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