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Regional GM (precast manufacturing and construction) - Northeast

Location:  Selkirk, NY, US, 12158
Company:  Precast Products BSD


Job ID:  125145



Oldcastle Precast, 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.


Oldcastle Precast is taking applications for a Regional General Manager/VP to lead our Modular/Building Systems Division businesses in the NE United States. The primary focus will be to expand and grow our manufacturing/installation business in the modular sector (primarily jail cells and substations), as well as our Building Systems Division (apartments, hotels, stadiums, etc.). We currently employ about 150 people throughout these divisions and have annual revenues of approximately $60+ million and manufacture and install building components.




  • Full P&L responsibility for the business including a manufacturing facility in Selkirk, NY and a production/installation office in Telford, PA.
  • Develop and implement a strategic plan constantly updated to reflect ever changing markets and increasing competition.
  • Utilize creative and strategic agility to recognize and size-up existing and emerging market and product opportunities.
  • Consistent delivery of EBITDA, TWC targets.
  • Maintain appropriate safety and environmental management policies that build up and strengthen awareness throughout the organization.
  • Lead commercial efforts including direct sales, marketing, pricing and customer service.
  • Build appropriate team of construction/installation professionals and provide on-going training, coaching and mentoring to construction management
  • Develop and maintain a high-performance safety culture in the manufacturing and field environments
  • Secure financial reporting and internal control standards.
  • Develop and implement investment proposals utilizing latest proven technology to enhance unit cost performance and provide the assets required to deliver the strategic plan.
  • Enhancing product development and customizing to grow new high margin sales.
  • Attract talent and build a high performing team.
  • Drive culture delivering a challenging but rewarding work environment for employees and a company with sufficient pace to prosper when faced with rapidly changing legislation and markets.  
  • Create continuous improvement through innovation and Operational and Commercial Excellence initiatives.
  • Responsible for establishing unit cost standards for installation efficiencies, resale items, subcontractors and delivery.  
  • Work closely with the engineering team to identify opportunities for value engineering and process improvements.


Job Requirements


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Civil Engineering or comparable studies or equivalent experience.  MBA preferred.
  • 7+ years as a business leader of a manufacturing or general construction (GC) business including but not limited to managing operations, production, sales and the P&L. 
  • Expertise in the nuances of construction project management
  • Strong understanding of processes involving several interfaces e.g. large-scale projects, alignment of production and procurement.
  • Ability to travel approximately 30%
  • Experience with precast concrete, steel or metal erection/installation is highly desired



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 Precast, 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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