Terminal Operator - Buffalo, NY

Buffalo, NY, US, 14203

Oldcastle Materials Cement Holdings



Job ID:  495728


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides Portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


Position: Terminal Operator
Reports to: Terminal Manager

Shift: Monday-Friday Summer: 6:00am-3:30pm Winter: 7:00am-3:30pm EST (some Saturday's)

Pay: $19-21/hour


At Ash Grove Cement, people are our first priority. We offer a complete benefits package to include:  


  • Family Culture – We treat our team like family 

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription 

  • Generous Paid Time Off 

  • 11 Paid Holidays per year 

  • 401k with 5% company match & profit sharing  

  • Opportunities for Internal Mobility 

  • Professional Development Opportunities 

  • Training Provided 

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program - We'll assist with continuing education that aligns with your career goals 

  • Employee Assistance Program 

  • Company Paid Life Insurance 

  • Short- & Long-Term Disability 

  • Company Discounts on products, goods, services, electronics, automotive, travel & more! 

  • Opportunities for Community Engagement 

  • Potential Relocation Packages  


What you'll be contributing:


  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines.
  • Receive, position, and unload hopper rail cars or trucks according to accepted, unloading, practices. Report operating and maintenance problems to the Terminal Supervisor.
  • Load customer trucks and common carriers in a timely and efficient manner recognizing the company policy on load limit weights and clean air standards.
  • Prepare bills of lading and maintain inventory records.
  • Perform emergency, periodic and preventive maintenance on all equipment according to the terminal maintenance program.
  • Recommend cost-saving and work simplification ideas.
  • Maintain the terminal in a clean, neat, and tidy condition, which properly reflects the company’s image.
  • Support company safety programs through the use of safety equipment and the observance of safe work methods.
  • Handle special assignments or projects as needed.
  • Able to handle terminal alone for short periods of time, once trained.
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.


To succeed in this position, you will need:


  • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc.
  • High school graduation or equivalent is required
  • Willingness to learn, training will be provided
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience preferred
  • Basic math aptitude to handle the paperwork.
  • Driver's license and access to a vehicle, or public transportation
  • Mechanical ability is an asset
  • Experience with inventory control software and familiarity with MS Word and Excel is a plus
  • Must be safety aware and able to adhere to company safety requirements
  • Good communication skills to deal with truckers, customers, and other employees
  • Work well with others and individually
  • Effective problem-solving, decision-making and attention to detail
  • Significant use of memory
  • Effortless mobility
  • Ability to climb stairs several times a day as required
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 74 lb
  • Working in a confined space


What to expect in a cement environment:


Work to be performed in a shop environment as well as outdoor exposure throughout the plant. Mild exposure to cement dust, heat, cold, and noise require compliance with specified safety guidelines and procedures. Exposure to high elevations of up to 250 feet in height. Exposure to all weather conditions. Normal operation of mobile equipment may result in jarring and vibratory exposure.


What’s next for you?


We provide stability and advancement opportunities across North America. Use our tuition reimbursement program to help you meet your career goals.


The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive. The physical demands, working environment, and other conditions of employment listed in this document are representative of but are not intended to provide an exhaustive list of the requirements for positions in this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  


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!


Ash Grove Cement, 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:  May 4, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

Job Segment: Equipment Operator, Manufacturing