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Sr. Procurement Manager - Atlanta, GA

Company: Oldcastle APG
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job ID: 437423Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading global supplier of building and landscaping products. Its product portfolio includes hardscapes and masonry, packaged cement mixes, lawn and garden materials, and composite decking sold through a variety of channels for residential and commercial use. Oldcastle APG is the leading producer of hardscapes in North America and Europe and the innovator behind many of the industry's well-known brands: Belgard hardscapes, Echelon masonry, Sakrete bagged dry mixes, and MoistureShield composite decking. With over 260 operating locations and approximately 8,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 7 countries in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.Job SummaryDirects and provides leadership within APG South Region by establishing and executing a coherent procurement strategy that is consistent with the company's culture, strategic business objectives and continuous improvement / cost management efforts. This position is responsible for primarily working across the 5 regional companies - additionally Oldcastle APG and CRH, as appropriate, to strategically leverage the scope, size and experience of the businesses and to procure goods and services in a way which continuously improves supply quality, service, availability, and total cost management.APG South Region is comprised of 5 business units throughout the Carolinas, Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas and Texas. There are 55 manufacturing sites and 29 distribution sites and over 1,900 employees. This position can be based out of Atlanta, GA or Dallas, TX.Key Responsibilities

  • Provides the South Region procurement leadership for the $800m of total external spend. Direct control of $200m and indirect control of $600m
  • Manages sourcing activities for a particular spend category or set of categories on behalf of APG and/or the South Region
  • Responsible for financial performance through execution of sourcing strategies that deliver savings and higher value for the businesses
  • Guides/partners with stakeholders in leading sourcing strategies that address cost, quality, and service expectations
  • Aligns and implements standardized purchasing processes to leverage group volume and resources
  • Develops negotiation strategies, options, and contingency plans to mitigate supply risk, performance, and cost escalation. Leverages performance management tools to measure supplier performance
  • Interfaces with all levels of APG South Region management to foster professional procurement throughout the company. Participates in and provides leadership for cross-group collaboration activities
  • Works with division personnel to enable best in class supplier-buyer relationships that maximize the value delivered to APG South Region and CRH. Directs efforts to negotiate, contract and manage performance with key suppliers to ensure that all service levels are achieved and that continuous improvement efforts are implemented
  • Coaches local managers on best purchasing practices and assists in troubleshooting day to day purchasing related issues
  • Provides relevant, accurate and timely reports to key stakeholders, reflecting trends, gaps and opportunities. Recommends specific actions for improvement including modifications to existing supplier programs and objectivesQualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Candidates will be required to successfully pass a post offer drug test.Education and/or Experience
    • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business or related degree or the equivalent in relevant experience, an MBA is a plus
    • Ten (10) years or more of strategy sourcing / category management experience
    • Experience establishing business processes and managing performance
    • Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) or similar certification desired Other Required Knowledge and Skills
      • Demonstrated ability to achieve positive results through influence, persuasion, leadership, presentations, training, and group facilitation skills
      • Ability to think strategically and interact with all levels of the organization
      • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
      • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical information, financial reports, and legal documents
      • Strong presentation and communication skills
      • Strong proficiency in MS Office suite and Internet based software
      • Strong negotiation skills with proven results
      • Ability to drive change and sell new concepts/approaches
      • Ability to travel up to 25%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 promotionAbout CRH AmericasCRH 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 APG, 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. EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link .

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