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Quality Manager - Quakertown, PA at Oldcastle APG Inc

Posted in Construction 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Quakertown, Pennsylvania

Job Description:


Job ID:  149224


Lawn & Garden,  a CRH company, a division within Oldcastle APG, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 40 production facilities.  We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, and homeowners.


Job Summary


  • Involved daily in the production and quality needs of the Quakertown facility.

  • Actively participates as a hands-on production manager with an ability to have flexible working hours based on product demands from the customer.

  • Responsible for daily production scheduling, planning and reporting.

  • Be heavily involved with Raw Material Management at the plant level including inventory of chemical, peat and bark. 

  • Continuously update raw material standards by understanding the manufacturing requirements. 

  • Works with internal and external suppliers to develop testing methods and procedures to ensure quality standards are met.

  • Oversee the overall quality direction of the plant and the effectiveness of the quality management system in place, as well as, regional interaction with other Northeast facilities from a quality and production perspective.

  • Understand and develop quality product standards, manufacturing capability and customer requirements. 

  • Works closely with members of management, sales and operators to develop those requirements

  • Maintain and develop inspection standards to ensure finished products meet established quality criteria.

  • Continuously update product quality documentation system and quality assurance procedures. 

  • Ensure established product quality standards are understood and systems are established to verify compliance and associates capability to delivery upon those requirements

  • Proactively identify areas where product quality and supporting systems requires corrective action.  

  • When necessary, implement corrective action plans and monitor the effectiveness of the solutions

  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed


Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree and / or 5+ years’ experience in a manufacturing and quality organization

  • 3+ years supervisory experience preferred


Travel within the Northeast Region will be expected occasionally to ensure quality standards and processes are being followed at other plants within the region. 


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.


Lawn & Garden, 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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