Director, Human Resources - Birmingham
Oldcastle - Birmingham, AL

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City: Birmingham
State: Alabama
Postal/Zip Code: 35242

APAC Mid-South, Inc., part of the Oldcastle Materials Southeast Division, is a leading supplier of quality aggregates, asphalt and Construction Services in the Southeastern U.S., with operations in Alabama, southern Tennessee, Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. Working with government agencies, private contractors, counties and municipalities, we produce millions of tons of quality construction materials and pave many miles of highways every year. Our highly skilled workforce strives to deliver the highest quality products and services in a safe, timely and efficient manner, on every project. APAC Mid-South is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and an E-Verify Participant.

APAC Mid-South (AMS) is seeking an experienced Human Resources professional to join its team. The Human Resources Director will be responsible for all aspects of human resources management across the organization’s businesses – asphalt paving and construction, aggregate production. The ideal candidate can grow into successively challenging leadership roles with the company.

Key Responsibilities:

• Work with the company president and managers in developing, implementing, and communicating human resource policies and procedures.

• Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate AMS’s human resources function and performance.

• Participate in the development of organization’s plans and programs as a strategic partner but particularly from the human capital perspective.

• Translate the strategic and tactical business plans into HR strategic and operational plans.

• Evaluate and advise on the impact of long-range planning of new programs, strategies and regulatory action as those items impact the attraction, motivation, development and retention of the people resources of AMS.

• Develop progressive and proactive compensation and benefits programs to provide motivation, incentives and rewards for effective performance and to provide programs, which utilize an employee and company partnership for the short- and long-range health and welfare protection of the employees.

• Develop staffing strategies and implementation plans and programs to identify talent within and outside the corporation for positions of responsibility. Identify appropriate and effective external sources for candidates for all levels within AMS.

• Develop programs to allow the corporation to embrace applicants and employees of all backgrounds and to permit the full development and performance of all employees.

• Develop human resource planning models to identify competency, knowledge and

talent gaps and develops specific programs for the filling of the gaps. Areas of activity will include talent management through proper succession planning programs for key contributor and management positions, training and development programs for preparing employees for more significant responsibilities and general business development programs to enhance employee knowledge and understanding of the business of the company.

• Continually assess the competitiveness of all programs and practices against the relevant comparable companies, industries and markets.

• Establish credibility throughout the organization with management and the employees in order to be an effective listener and problem solver of people issues.

• Develop appropriate policies and programs for effective management of the people resources of AMS. Included in this area, but not limited to only to the following, would be programs for employee relations, affirmative action, sexual harassment, employee complaints, external education and career development.

• Enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce HR policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the corporation.

• Provide technical advice and knowledge to others within the HR function.

• Manage other areas such as relocation, employee communication and community relations.

• Manage the budget and other financial measures of the HR department.

• Continue improving the programs, policies, practices and processes associated with meeting the strategic and operational people issues of AMS.

• Evaluation of the HR division structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group as well as providing individuals with professional and personal growth with emphasis on opportunities (where possible) for individuals.


Bachelor Degree with 10-15 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. SPHR Certification preferred.

An experienced leader and human resource executive (minimum of 7–10 years’ experience in managing HR) with appropriate industry experience, preferably in the construction industry or a manufacturing environment.

Labor relations experience highly desired.

An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image.

A strategic planner with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus.

A well-organized and self-directed individual. A team player.

An intelligent and articulate individual with excellent communication skills able to relate to people at all levels of an organization.

A trustworthy educator willing to share information and serve as a mentor. An experienced facilitator able to resolve interpersonal conflicts.

A decisive individual with a strategic focus on operations, implementation and details.

Strong computer skills – Microsoft Office Suite.

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!

APAC Mid-South, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

APAC Mid-South, Inc. is part of the Oldcastlecareers™ network.

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