Director of Logistics - New Britain, CT

New Britain, Connecticut

Posted in Building and Construction

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Job Info

Job ID: 483024

Tilcon Connecticut Inc., a CRH company, has played a vital role in building infrastructure around our state, serving the market from 23 locations throughout Connecticut. As a leading supplier of quality crushed stone, hot mix asphalt, and ready mix concrete, Tilcon Connecticut has supported the construction of superior roads, buildings and bridges. The most respected name in the construction industry, from the quarry to the road, Tilcon Connecticut does it all!

Are you looking for opportunities and benefits of a large corporation with a small company feel? Then Tilcon Connecticut Inc. and CRH is the company for you! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today!


Tilcon Connecticut Inc. is seeking an experienced Director of Logistics for our Connecticut locations. This individual is responsible for all facets of the department including, planning, organizing, and directing the operations and activities of the department; develop and prepare the annual preliminary budgets; train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel; coordinate and manage various 3rd party transportation subcontractors and vendors; and build internal relationships within our materials and construction lines of business promoting continued collaboration towards improvement. You will be responsible for promoting company values and business plan, the oversight of projects, company policies, team members, vendors and clients. This is an engaging position requiring strong leadership and communication skills, special attention to detail, and demonstrating integrity, team building, collaboration and excellence creating a high-performance culture. All Tilcon Connecticut employees are expected to partner with associates and management of Tilcon Connecticut Inc. establishing key internal relationships to coordinate, support, and actively promote our safety processes and keep safety embedded in the culture of our Company. The chosen candidate will be a key leader fully aligned with the members of the management team and reports directly to the Vice President of Construction.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the transportation operations team to achieve safety, performance, and financial success.
  • Help establish production's Key Performance Indicators (KPI's), interpret, and apply key financial indicators to make better business decisions.
  • Lead development and implementation of distribution and transportation policies; development of models, procedures, and processes for planning of distribution and transportation activities, including using a Transportation Management System (TMS) that drives further efficiency to our processes.
  • Manage strategic sub-contractor, 3rd party hauler, and vendor relationships to ensure customer satisfaction and vendor loyalty.
  • Be accountable for 3rd party hauler performance, including setting service expectations, monitoring service and financial performance and holding haulers accountable.
  • Oversee hauler agreements, including terms and rates; collaborate with Legal to ensure company is protected from financial liability and carriers have adequate insurance.
  • Build strong internal relationship, especially with the construction department, ensuring continuous collaboration delivering efficiencies and superior customer satisfaction.
  • Take responsibility for developing and delivering change management plans and achieving outcomes that support the organization's overall strategy.
  • Manage day-to-day operations ensuring customer demands are met through efficient dispatching of internal and external resources.
  • Manage and report on the performance of the function /business area; set appropriate performance objectives for direct reports and hold them accountable for achieving these; take appropriate corrective action where necessary to ensure the achievement of annual business objectives.
  • Communicate the function's strategy and its relationship to the organization's mission, vision and values; clarify the actions needed to implement it within the area of responsibility; motivate people to commit to these and to doing extraordinary things to achieve the organization's business goals.
  • Build strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.
  • Promote a safe working culture for employees.
  • Work with safety and field personnel to minimize risk and increase safety.
  • Identify and manage stakeholders up to top management level, finding out their needs/issues/concerns and reacting to these by leading and coordinating the development of stakeholder engagement plans to support the communication of business information and decisions. Anticipates and balances the needs of multiple stakeholders.
  • Identify the capabilities needed to meet the current and emerging business needs of a significant business area. Evaluate current capabilities, identify gaps, and prioritize development activities. Motivate others to develop their capabilities and fulfill their personal potential. Build capabilities elsewhere in the organization through mentoring and other informal methods.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations, using some combination of skills and abilities.

  • Any combination equivalent to: Bachelor's Degree in a related field and five to 10 years' experience in a combination of operations, logistics and transportation management.
  • Thorough operational knowledge of trucking and related equipment to be operated.
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution.
  • Experience creating, working within and/or administering an assigned budget.
  • High standard of ethics, integrity, and trust.
  • Strong work ethic and high standards for safety in the workplace.
  • Proven ability to develop relationships and to work with teams as both a leader and a participant.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills; building rapport, listening, presenting, giving and receiving feedback.
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Pass a pre-employment "Fit for Work" physical.

  • Knowledge and understanding of functional areas within the company.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • High ethical and professional standards.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and exemplary oral/written communication skills.
  • Strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus.
  • Energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and ability to present themselves professionally.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data.
  • Moderate travel required and ability to visit project locations, job sites and other operating companies when needed
  • Must be available as needed during non-traditional work hours.
  • Must be able to work independently and with groups.
  • Must be able to work under time constraints as needed.
  • Ability to communicate with civic leaders and local, state, and national policy makers.


Employees are required to wear personal protective equipment in designated operations and construction areas as outlined by OSHA, MSHA, and state agencies. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position: Hardhat, safety glasses, face shield, reinforced toed shoes, hand protection, respirator, air monitor, reflective safety vest, and hearing protection.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is required to sit, walk and stand for periods of time. The employee is required to use a computer.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust to focus.

  • Bend
  • Stand
  • Walk
  • Sit
  • Reach
  • Drive
  • Fine Motor
  • Repetitive Motion
  • Right
  • Left


  • Kneel
  • Squat
  • Climb
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. This position requires an employee to lift:

  • 0 - 10 lbs.
  • 10 - 25 lbs.
  • 25 - 50 lbs.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near electrical components and controls, moving mechanical parts, and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, snowy and icy conditions, heat, and cold. The employee frequently works outside.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

  • Working With Others
  • Exposed to Noise
  • Moving Equiptment
  • Hot Weather
  • Cold Weather
  • Wet Weather
  • Exposed to Heat
CRH Americas Materials 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 Materials family. CRH Americas Materials operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

CRH Americas Materials is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mix concrete and paving services with 1400 locations nationwide. From coast to coast, CRH Americas Materials delivers quality, dependable results to customers ranging from federal agencies to small construction companies. Our culture is special as well. Our most valued asset is our people, and Talent Management is an ongoing process that helps us to identify, develop, and leverage more than 18,000 employees. Whether we are safely paving miles of interstate, building two thousand-foot-long bridges or building roads in national parks, CRH Americas Materials continued investment in people, performance, and communities has positioned us as an industry leader.

Complete an on-line application at the Careers section of our website:





Tilcon Connecticut Inc. proudly supports Affirmative Action, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or national origin. Applicants are encouraged to confidentially self-identify when applying. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation. Tilcon Connecticut Inc. is a drug-free work environment.

What CRH Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

About CRH

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

Tilcon Connecticut Inc., a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link.

Date: Jun 14, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Hartford
Job Segment: Construction, Change Management, Project Manager, Manager, Logistics, Engineering, Management, Technology, Operations

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