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Lehigh Hanson Aggregates General Manager - North Carolina in Raleigh, North Carolina

AutoReqId: 13967BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Raleigh-NC

Pay Class: Salaried Exempt

Job Posting:

The Role and the Company

Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.

The Aggregates General Manager – North Carolina role is based in Raleigh, NC and reports directly to the VP, Southeast Area Aggregates.

The Aggregates General Manager will be responsible for providing leadership in safety, operations, and sales to the Aggregates business in North Carolina. The General Manager will work with the Vice President, Southeast Area to execute the Company’s strategic plan to promote growth of revenue, profitability, personnel, and operational footprint.

The Aggregates General Manager will oversee the operations to ensure safe production, efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources. The position of General Manager is a developmental role. Candidates are expected to develop their management skills and be willing to relocate to different parts of the North America (NAM) organization to fulfill future organizational needs.

What you’ll get to do

  • Work to enact the strategic plan to promote safety, revenue, profitability, and growth as an organization.

  • Oversee operations to insure production efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources.

  • Plan, develop, and implement strategies for generating resources and/or revenues for the aggregate businesses.

  • Identify acquisition and merger opportunities and provide project management of internal and external resources to grow our organization’s footprint.

  • Implement and help to improve company operational procedures, policies, and standards.

  • Review activity reports and financial statements to determine progress and status in attaining objectives and revise objectives and plans in accordance with current conditions.

  • Evaluate performance of management staff for compliance with established policies and objectives. Coach and challenge staff to develop the “bench strength” of future organizational leaders. Participate in mentoring of new management employees.

  • Represent the company at state level legislative sessions, committee meetings, and at formal functions.

Essential Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, or relevant discipline

  • At least 10-15 years of construction industry experience

  • At least 5 years of P&L accountability

  • Extensive knowledge of the Aggregates, Ready Mix, and Asphalt business, customers, competitors, products, and manufacturing processes

  • Manufacturing and commercial experience

  • Strong project management skills

  • Good financial acumen

  • Strong track record of accomplishments within the areas of safety & health, employee development, change management, and team leadership

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • MBA or additional post graduate education, training, or certifications

  • Well networked within the industry including trade associations

  • Multi-site experience

Work Environment

  • Role operates primarily a professional office environment but requires conducting business at manufacturing locations and job sites where the conditions include moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, and elevated noise levels.

What we have to offer

  • Competitive base salary and participation in our annual incentive plan

  • Highly competitive benefits programs

  • 401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions

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Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled