Job ID: 231119

Lawn & Garden, a CRH company, a division within Oldcastle APG, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 40 production facilities. We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, and homeowners.

Job Summary

Oldcastle Lawn & Garden has a decentralized business model that requires effective communication with multiple contacts and local business operations. As part of the Leadership Team, the Regional Operations Manager leads, directs and manages multiple manufacturing sites within the region. The manager is responsible for Safety, Quality, Productivity, Housekeeping, Preventative Maintenance, Regulatory Compliance and overall financial results of assigned manufacturing sites.

Oldcastle Lawn & Garden Southeast operates in 11 manufacturing locations with a Regional Operations manager being assigned 3-5 of these locations.

The Regional Operations Manager reports to the Regional VP of Operations and provides leadership and direction to the Plant Managers of the manufacturing sites within the assigned territory.

  • Manages across assigned manufacturing sites to align and maximize Safety, Quality, Productivity, House Keeping and Preventative Maintenance
  • Ensures all OSHA and other regulatory compliance is maintained
  • Builds competent leadership teams in each location and supports them through employee development
  • Leads ad hoc project teams to support customer solutions and capital improvements
  • Researches and implements manufacturing best practices
  • Breaks down annual/monthly goals into meaningful metrics for each plant, and holds team members accountable for achieving desired results
  • Leads production planning to balance demand at lowest cost and highest service levels
  • Drives continuous improvement and operational excellence
  • Coach and mentor Plant Managers to boost efficiencies, control costs, and maximize plant capabilities
  • Collaborate with regional leaders to achieve collective goals
  • Facilitate accurate reporting of production and inventory


  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, business management, finance, or other technical field; or equivalent combination of education and professional experience
  • 7+ years of leadership experience in Operations Management
  • Strong financial acumen with demonstrated results in P&L management
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically as well as maintain relationships as they change over time
  • Ability to thrive and adapt in a fast paced, stressful, dynamic and changing work environment
  • Ability to travel up to 75%
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team environment

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.

Lawn & Garden, 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! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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