OldCastle Regional Vice President, APG - West/Canada in Birmingham, Alabama
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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 33 states and 6 Canadian provinces through a network of over 165 operating locations and more than 5,000 employees.
The Regional Vice President, APG West/Canada will report to the President of APG West/Canada to assist and lead specific operational and commercial initiatives to accelerate progress against the business development, profit improvement and growth strategy.
Act as a thought partner for the Regional President and Company Presidents to provide input and direction on key strategic decisions.
Develop and lead key operational and commercial initiatives that drive long-term growth and profitability for the Company’s and Region.
Spearhead the implementation of new growth initiatives and processes.
Partner with Senior Management, Company Presidents, and Oldcastle APG staff to accelerate progress on operational and commercial initiatives.
Collaborate with Company Presidents to establish short term and long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies.
Create alignment throughout the region that supports synergy between business and national goals.
Assist with the execution of the acquisition process including target identification, business assessment, valuation, board proposal preparation, contract negotiation, integration planning and post-closing issue resolution.
Provide leadership for people development, succession planning and recruitment of key talent.
Leadership support of the overall Regional NPI process.
5+ years of experience in any combination of manufacturing, consulting or business development with a specific focus on building materials/industrial manufacturing.
The candidate must demonstrate strong leadership skills with particular strengths in the areas of financial modeling, manufacturing, sales & operations as well as manage complex projects from concept through completion.
Consistent track record of setting high goals and achieving them
Proven ability to work effectively across diverse organizations, cultures and backgrounds
The ideal candidate will demonstrate:
Strategic thinker with strong financial, analytical and forecasting skills
Problem solver with a strong bias for action to deliver results; skilled negotiator
Business acumen in manufacturing, distribution and/or construction operations to include sales, marketing, engineering, multi-unit operations, finance, purchasing, information technology
Excellent oral/written communication, presentation and listening skills
Comfort operating in ambiguous environments
Ability to relate to all levels of people from C-level executives to line workers
Strong coaching, mentoring and team building skills; a leader/supporter/team-player as the situation warrants
Strong organizing and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple work streams simultaneously
A confident yet grounded leader with the ability to plan, lead and manage change
Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, business management, finance, or other technical field required
MBA degree strongly preferred, equivalent work experience considered
Travel approximately 60%
Must be relocatable within N. America
Prefer excellent knowledge of French and English, spoken and written
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
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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