Capital Improvement Director (Capex) - Remote Opportunity at CRH Americas (Atlanta, GA)

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Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more. With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Infrastructure is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.

Job Summary

The Director of Capital Improvement strengthen operations ability to develop and execute major capital projects that deliver strategic value and financial success. This leader will manage the capital plan for the Infrastructure Products Group (IPG), including capital year plan development, monthly reviews, and plant equipment improvements. This position will be responsible for the implementation and oversight of the capital plan for IPG, and will provide leadership support to Project Managers, Operations Leaders, and Subject Matter Experts involved in various aspects of project design and implementation. Also responsible for regular reporting to management on capital plan progress as well as strategic direction and tactical oversight of the plant equipment footprint across IPG. This position exercises a considerable amount of independent judgment and discretion in directing operations to ensure that significant projects are delivered in a quality, timely, efficient, and cost-effective manner.


  • Follow and track project approvals. Provide notifications, answer inquiries, and collect information requested by Project Approvers to expedite the process.
  • Track progress against capital plan, providing regular updates and feedback to management.
  • Review financials for required projects, ensuring that proper, consistent completion of spreadsheet calculations and project basis/assumptions from plants. Review regularly with CFO and leadership
  • Review all Group business case summaries as project gatekeeper, ensuring fields and information are completed correctly. Work with project requestor/submitter to provide recommended/required information.
  • Schedule and lead project reviews on monthly (minimum) basis. Generate and distribute project listing for reviews.
  • Oversee project forecasting across Division to ensure completion and compliance with expectations.
  • Maintain rapport and communication with Operations and Project Leadership members for each project
  • Lead and coach direct reports on best practices related to project management techniques and value-creating activities (execution of capital projects).
  • Interface coordination between all engineering groups, third parties and plant operations.
  • Oversee the capital execution process to ensure the right activities are being done at the proper stages and to create the greatest value.
  • Coordinates the development and implementation of manufacturing processes for new plant equipment including flexibility for future growth.
  • Work with Engineering, Operations, Safety, Quality on new equipment LOTO procedures and practices.
  • Develop and execute standard processes to evaluate, procure, assess, and install new plant equipment


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering with 2+ years of project management experience OR in lieu of a degree, 10+ years of project management experience
  • Project or operations work experience in building products manufacturing
  • Experience with executing large capital projects over $10 million (single or multiple projects)
  • Working knowledge and experience as a Project Manager or Project Leader
  • Ability to lead cross-functional initiatives, drive high performance, meeting deadlines, and execute on deliverables
  • Ability to lead multiple complex projects simultaneously and balance a range of key internal and external stakeholders
  • Previous experience leading equipment installation and/or construction projects in an industrial environment
  • Use and understanding of Microsoft Office programs - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Project
  • Working knowledge and experience with project management software programs
  • Skilled in facility layout and design, regulatory requirements, process improvement and team problem solving methods
  • Ability to travel 75%
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

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 Infrastructure, 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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted: Feb 11, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta
Job Segment: Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Manager, Business Process, Facilities, Engineering, Management, Operations
More Information on CRH Americas
CRH Americas operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Atlanta, GA. CRH Americas was founded in 2022. It has 3786 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Remote Work Program. To see all 4 open jobs at CRH Americas, click here.
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