Area General Manager - Phoenix, AZ

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Area General Manager - Phoenix, AZ Job

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    phoenix, AZ 85040, US

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    Executive Management

Area General Manager, Torrent Resources – Job Summary

The Area General Manager (AGM), Torrent has primary responsibility for the financial and operational performance of the Torrent Resources business and for the development of its central strategy and supporting objectives.  The Torrent AGM will develop and implement business strategies, support a safety-first culture, lead commercial excellence and operational improvement activities, drive the development of new products and markets, successfully integrate acquisitions and build and develop an effective team to achieve superior financial performance and growth.  The Torrent AGM will report to the Stormwater General Manager.  The Torrent business currently generates ~$60M in revenue, though has strategic growth plans to generate in excess of $150M in the next five years by leveraging new product development, market expansion and commercial excellence.


  • Full P&L responsibility for $60M business, including sales, engineering, operations and S&OP
  • Develop strategy and roadmap to move the business from Arizona-focused to a broader market position across the Western US in the next five years, generating sales of more than $150M
  • Enhance and maintain seamless integration with precast manufacturing operations to create competitive advantage from vertical integration
  • Assist in the development of the growth strategy and influence the performance of the broader $120M Oldcastle Stormwater offering through increased cross-selling and improved collaboration with products operations and support growth of Stormwater platform to $500M in 5 years
  • Create strategies to drive future growth in key markets for stormwater products
  • Leverage Oldcastle footprint and offering in both Infrastructure and APG to expand stormwater market opportunities
  • Utilize acquisitions to fill product gaps, expand market share and grow the addressable market – develop relationships with owners of key acquisition targets, generate business cases and strategic rationales, execute due diligence efforts and successfully integrate acquired businesses
  • Expand upon existing efforts of a highly technical commercial and customer-facing engineering force to influence all buying constituents in a highly specification-driven sales process
  • Work with corporate staff to improve efficiency and work processes and insure group compliance with corporate policies
  • Develop and manage capex projects to add capacity or new products to support growth and improved performance
  • Recruit, coach and mentor team members for career advancement opportunities
  • Instill a high-performance safety culture throughout the business and lead by example
  • Support and develop commercial strategies and activities that provide a great customer experience that deepens relationships and grows sales

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, Construction Management or related field
  • MBA preferred
  • Expertise across a wide range of business functions (key focus on strategy, commercial, operations, finance and supply chain), with preference given to prior P&L management
  • 10+ years of progressive management/executive experience in a manufacturing or related business, with preference for building products and construction materials industries
  • Proven track record of leading key functions in labor intensive and large product operations
  • Experience with construction site operations
  • Well-developed financial, analytical, forecasting and problem-solving skills
  • Working knowledge of construction contracts, plans and specifications
  • Travel up to 50%

Key Competencies

  • Builds Effective Teams – Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals
  • Instills Trust – Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity
  • Ensures Accountability – Holding staff and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Drives Results – Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
  • Plans & Aligns – Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
  • Demonstrates Self-Awareness – Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses
  • Learning Agility – Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning opportunities
  • 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

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