Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading supplier of products for North America’s building and landscaping markets. Its products include concrete masonry and hardscapes, packaged cement mixes, packaged lawn and garden products and composite decking products that are sold through a variety of channels. Oldcastle APG is the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands including Belgard Hardscapes, Echelon masonry products, Sakrete bagged dry-mixes, Anchor Wall Systems, MoistureShield composite decking, among others. With over 195 operating locations and 6,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 36 states and 5 Canadian provinces. Oldcastle APG is a U.S. subsidiary of CRH plc., a leading global diversified building materials group.
This position is responsible for successfully executing, planning and implementing both tactical and strategic HR and Talent Management processes and initiatives across the Lawn & Garden Division of Oldcastle APG. The position will report directly to the President of Lawn & Garden and functionally to the Vice-President of Human Resources for Oldcastle APG. The business division is comprised of three (3) operating regions and Division’s Sales Group that spans geographically across approximately 40 locations in various states with approximately 1,100 employees.
Focus & Areas of Responsibilities
HR Partner – partner with the Division President, Regional VPs/General Managers, VP of Sales & Marketing and Regional HR Managers and other Company leadership staff (i.e. Site/Plant Managers, Operational & Functional VPs) to drive and execute the overall HR and Talent management strategies across the business. Must have great internal customer focus, strong collaborative style and proven influencing skills
Recruiting- workforce planning/development across the division supporting local, regional and national recruiting and succession efforts
Retention – assist Business President, VP/General Managers and HR professionals with performance management and employee engagement & development programs. Influence an environment that supports our desire to be the “employer of choice” throughout the industry and the communities where we work and live.
Training/Coaching – develop strategies for divisional & regional training programs to ensure employees and organizational needs are being met. Foster mentoring skills to create a culture of career development, professional growth and development within the business
People Development - partner with Division President, VP/General Managers and Regional HR Managers on people development initiatives; developing strong present and future leadership talent
Employment Practices - ensure effective management processes and procedures that supports not only the letter of the law but the spirit of the law.
Employee / Labor Relations – partner with senior leaders and Regional HR Managers to encourage positive employee relations guidance and support to the business & ensure an optimal environment exists for employees to perform at their best while meeting the needs of the business. Ensure legal compliance and consistency in the handling of employee matters. This may include, providing active input related to promotions, performance issues, terminations/disciplinary actions, layoffs/RIFs, EEO complaints/lawsuits, assist in union contract negotiations; partnering with Regional HR Managers to identify issues within facilities and proactively addressing them
Functional Leadership Division’s HR Team - Responsible to guide, develop & mentor team of 3 Regional HR Managers
Supervisory Responsibility – oversee centralized HR Administrative function with direct supervision of one on site HR Administrator
Requirements / Education / Experience
8 plus years of progressive Human Resources responsibility / experience at levels of increasing levels of scope of authority and HR responsibility
5 plus years of Human Resources management experience
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited University or College, preferably in Business and/or Human Resources
Experience with supporting multi-unit, geographically dispersed operations
Ability & willingness to travel 50% of the time
Professional certification desired but not required
Collective bargaining experience a plus
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 Architectural, 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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