Assistant Plant Manager - Aberdeen, NC


Job ID:¬  94705


Oldcastle Lawn & Garden, a division of Oldcastle, 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 Description Summary

Oldcastle Lawn and Garden is looking for a candidate with an entrepreneurial spirit to oversee all aspects of a fast paced lawn & garden products manufacturing facility. Daily duties include monitoring daily key point measures, safety, production flow and material costs.¬  In this role, the Assistant Plant Manager will have responsibility and accountability for bottom line results.


  • Implementing process improvement methods and ensuring non-stop production in an effective, safe and profitable manner.

  • Negotiating cost with raw material suppliers and scheduling raw materials delivery to meet business and production build schedules.

  • Responsible for inventory management, labor and cost controls.

  • Providing leadership to staff, assessing performance, and directing all operational activities to ensure product quality and consistency.

  • Ensuring workplace safety through implementation, adherence and enforcement of company business standards, as well as safety and development programs.




  • 2 or 4 year degree, and/or equivalent combination(s) of education, industry experience and training.

  • 2 plus years manufacturing management experience.

  • Must have excellent analytical, problem solving¬ and communication skills.

  • Must have intermediate to advanced MS Office skills



  • Bachelor‚€™s degree preferred

  • Experience in wood/pulp/mulch manufacturing preferred

  • Experience with heavy equipment


What Oldcastle Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs


About Oldcastle


Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family!


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Lawn and Garden is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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