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Machine Operator - Battle Ground, WA

Battle Ground, WA, US, 98604

Architectural Glass & Metal



Job ID:  159387


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH company, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass.


Job Summary


The primary function of the Edger Operator is to know and understand how to set up the machine(s) to produce various edges. The operator will pre-stage raw material according to work orders and place finished product in the appropriate staging areas in accordance with established glass handling guidelines. This involves prolonged periods of heavy lifting (60 to 75 lbs) and carrying as well as walking back and forth. Overhead assisted lift operation required as well. Responsibilities also include routine maintenance of machine(s).


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Set up the edger machine(s) to produce various edges
  • Pre-stage raw material according to work orders and place finished product in the appropriate staging areas in accordance with established glass handling guidelines
  • Operating the polishing machines to produce a finished product which is within tolerance of edge profile, clarity, and overall glass size
  • Operate overhead assisted lift
  • Learn to set up polishing machine(s) for various edges and edge combinations
  • Learn and understand routine and preventive maintenance methods
  • Regular and predictable attendance, the ability to safely perform tasks, and adherence to all safety policies and procedures are essential functions of your job




  • Previous shop floor or factory experience recommended
  • Must be able to work independently and with little direct supervision
  • Aptitude to learn and understand machine set-up and maintenance for several edging machines and willingness to cross-train in other areas is required


Physical Requirements


  • Ability to stand on concrete, wearing safety boots with metatarsal guards, for entire shift
  • Must have the ability to lift, carry, or move up to 75 lbs. repeatedly throughout a shift (mostly heavy glass)
  • Ability to work in varied temperatures consistent with same climate conditions of the region (Heat, humidity, etc.). The shop floor working environment is subject to unusually warm temperatures during the summer months due to the heat generated by the glass tempering furnaces. Dust, pollen, and other typical airborne particulate matter are also present in the atmosphere of the shop floor.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.


Additional Information


  • Only online applications will be accepted
  • When applying, please provide full employment history
  • Pre-employment background screening will be conducted on qualified applicants after acceptance of job offer


What CRH Americas Offers You


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


About CRH Americas


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


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH company, 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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Oct 23, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon
Nearest Secondary Market: Tacoma

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