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Terminal Operator - Buffalo, NY

Buffalo, NY, US, 14203

Oldcastle Materials Cement Holdings

 

 

Job ID:  447540

 

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)

 

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

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance Vision Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Disability Pay
  • Life Insurance
  • Growth Opportunities and more!

 

What you'll be contributing:

 

  • 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. 

 

To succeed in this position, you will need:

 

 

  • High school graduation or equivalent is required
  • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc.
  • Willingness to learn, training will be provided
  • 1-2 years 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
  • Working outdoors and varied temperatures and weather conditions
  • Working indoors in varied conditions (ie. hot noisy, dusty)
  • Effortless mobility
  • Ability to climb stairs several times a day as required
  • Ability to lift and carry 66-74 lb
  • Working at heights
  • 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.

 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. The employee will be required to follow all job instructions of his/her supervisor and to perform other work assignments related to plant operations that are not inconsistent with the current labor contract, past practices, or safety policies.

 

 

What CRH 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

 

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 Posted:  Nov 18, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

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