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General Manager Alternate Products (Req #: 410)

Company: Peckham Industries
Location: Hudson Falls
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Peckham IndustriesLocation: Hudson Falls, NYSalary Interval: Full TimeDate Posted: 09/14/2022 About Us: Family by ChoicePeckham Industries Inc. (PII) has been a family-run business since 1924 and we believe our "family by choice" philosophy delivers value as the trusted supplier of construction materials, products, and services in the communities we serve. Through our extensive network of hot mix asphalt and ready-mix concrete plants, quarries, and liquid asphalt terminals, PII delivers the highest quality materials and custom solutions to thousands of road construction and road maintenance customers. In addition, the company's construction operations include paving and road reclamation services, as well as precast/pre-stressed concrete production and erection of multi-level parking structures, specialty buildings, and bridge components. Become part of our mission by realizing your purpose, serving our community interests, and delivering growth for our customers. Peckham Industries educates, innovates, and applies technology in a way that is safe, sustainable, inclusive, and profitable. Job Summary:The General Manager has full profit and loss responsibilities for the entire division and should have a full understanding of profit/loss statements, construction accounting, and making sure the job builds vs bid process results in positive, profitable results. The GM also leads the sales and marketing activities in the assigned geographical territory and/or market segment with primary emphasis on cold mix paving, cold in place recycling, full depth reclamation, and chip sealing. They will be supported by a team of operating managers, estimators, and project managers who will work up pricing for quotations, execute bid documents, and run projects.The role will require frequent road travel to visit current and potential customers and job sites. They will need to speak with DOT residencies and officials and attend public conferences and conventions. The goal of these visits will be to spread knowledge about the processes we implement and to encourage both public and private entities to use them. This person will also attempt to educate consumers on our processes and proactively involve Peckham Road in writing future contract specifications through industry groups. A such, this person will need to become an expert on our processes, understanding the engineering and science behind the process, the quality control process, and the real-world applications.Due to the size of the territories and extensive number of pavement treatments we provide this person will need to be well organized and plan to maximize the benefit of each trip. Overtime we hope this person will grow to become an industry leader on these topics and help to train future generations of employees and customers on the topics. We may also ask that they sit on industry committees on certain topics to maintain their expertise and to keep their knowledge of industry developments current.The General Manager shall also work closely with PII HR Team and develop and prepare SMART goals, conduct performance reviews and manage discipline issues when necessary. The General Manager needs to have strong leadership skills and be able to motivate people.Essential Functions:1. Drive performance and seek growth opportunities for the Peckham alternate products operation (cold mix paving, cold in place recycling, full depth reclamation, chip seal).2. Maintain a Safety Culture that fosters openness, innovation, idea sharing, and actions to improve.3. Foster teamwork and a "one-company" sense of purpose for the team under your management4. Visit sites to inspect projects and check on customers. Travel to and speak with customers frequently demonstrating an ability to bring construction materials to market.5. Foster and maintain long term professional relationships with industry leaders.6. Proven understanding of construction cost analysis, estimating, and bidding and accurately understanding and interpreting contractual documents7. Keep a consistent 2-week lookahead schedule process.8. Collaborate with superintendents and project managers to market our processes and communicate frequently on project progression.9. Understand regional market dynamics and assist in the execution of tactics to enhance Peckham construction division performance by effectively communicating with engineers and customers on project developments.10. Attend industry conferences to keep a current understanding on developments.11. Participate in developments in industry specification changes.12. Continue enhancing PII's image in the construction industry as the supplier and employer of choice in the paving construction materials market by continuing to reinforce company vision, values, and goals. Requirements, Education and Experience:1. Minimum of three (3) years commercial construction or materials supply or sales experience, preferably in road construction, and/or a college degree, preferably in engineering, communication, marketing, or a related field of study.2. Knowledge of construction standards3. Excellent inter-personal skills and decision-making abilities4. Strong Communicator5. Proven skills for prioritizing and follow up.6. Strong analytical skills.7. Ability to interact effectively with others and resolve conflicts.8. Track record of strong organizational skills9. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.10. Proficiency with Microsoft Office SuiteOther Duties:Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Travel:Position requires up to 80% travel by car to offices throughout Eastern/Upstate NY, and all of New England. Based on the needs of the operations and business it may require travel to other Northeastern statesWork Environment/Physical Demands:This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers. This is mostly sedentary, outside of travel, in an office space. The abilities to sit at a desk, frequent walking, bending, or standing, as necessary, are required.Values:At Peckham, you will experience our values wherever you work: corporate offices, plants, quarries, or paving operations. We share a common set of values - safety, integrity, dedication, and efficiency which are embedded in how we show up every day. Ours is a culture where we protect family and friends, our word is our bond, we are committed to serve and results matter. Our values are the foundation of our growth, and we believe will pave the way for future success.#ID22 Peckham Industries, Inc. (PII) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to provide EEO to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, if you have a disability and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Peckham, please contact

Keywords: Peckham Industries, Albany , General Manager Alternate Products (Req #: 410), Executive , Hudson Falls, New York

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