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Vice President of Human Resources

Acme Brick Company
Fort Worth, Texas 76109
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Acme Brick Company is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway and manufactures and distributes brick, concrete block, natural stone, flooring, and a wide variety of related building materials.  With revenues in excess of $500 million, Acme Brick Company operates more than 20 manufacturing facilities and 70 sales locations across 14 states in the Southwest and Southeast.  Headquartered in Southwest Fort Worth, Acme Brick Company employs 2,400 associates, including about 130 in the corporate office with 7 in the Human Resources Department.

The Vice President of Human Resources (HRVP) will be replacing the retiring incumbent, and shall be responsible for initiating, designing, implementing, communicating and coordinating all policies, practices and programs related to all human resource functions of the Company.  The VP-HR will report directly to the President/CEO and work closely with all Vice Presidents.

VP-HR Primary Responsibilities

  • Continuing review of all human resource policies, programs and practices, both existing and conceptual, to ensure Acme Brick Company maintains a proper balance between the needs of our customers, our associates, and shareholders.  Such policies, programs and practices include, but are not limited to:
    • Compliance with laws, regulations and judicial interpretations relating to:
      • Workers' Compensation
      • State Unemployment Insurance
      • Various regulatory agencies, including EEOC, OSHA, MSHA, DOT, PBGC, and the NLRB
      • Various state agencies in which we operate
      • All other Human Resources related requirements
    • Functional, Logical and Efficient Organizational Scheme
    • Job Descriptions and Competitive Wage Compliance Scales
    • Associate Recruiting and Orientation
    • Associate Training, Career Development and Retention
    • Associate Performance Appraisal Program
    • Associate Handbook
    • Associate Assistance Program
    • Labor Contract administration, intepretation and negotiation
    • Fringe Benefit Programs, including, but not limited to:

*  Vacation                                                                                            *  Group Life Insurance

*  Holidays                                                                                            *  Group Dental Insurance

*   Defined Benefit Retirement Plan                                                     *  Sick Leave

*   401(k) Retirement Savings & Investment Plan                                *  Short Term Disability

*   Group Health Insurance                                                                   *  Long Term Disability

*   Personal Accident Insurance                                                           *  Credit Union 

  • Conceptualize, recommend and execute long and short-term human resource goals and objectives.
  • Assist all officers in developing, updating and executing Acme Brick Company's Long Range Strategic Plan.
  • Plan, organize staff and train the Human Resources department to precisely and efficiently conduct its duties in a highly professional and responsive manner.
  • Develop and manage the annual budget for the Human Resources Department that is consistent with Acme Brick Company's goals and objectives.
  • Provide technical advice, knowledge and counsel to others as human resource matters.
  • Initiate and maintain an effecive communication channel to continually train, educate, motivate and listen.




  • College degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field; relate graduate degree preferred
  • 10-15 years of progressive experience in Human Resources, Benefit Administration and/or Risk Management
  • Experience in multi-location, multi-state, multi-subsidiary manufacturing and delivery environment
  • Experience in multi-location warehousing and distribution environment
  • Experience in labor relations and negotiations
  • Ability to read, write and speak at an executive level in english with Spanish as a preferred second language
  • Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Office and related tools


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