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Production Engineer - Holbrook, MA

Holbrook, MA, US, 02343

Oldcastle APG
APG North


Job ID:  433860


Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading global supplier of building and landscaping products. Its product portfolio includes hardscapes and masonry, packaged cement mixes, lawn and garden materials, and composite decking sold through a variety of channels for residential and commercial use. Oldcastle APG is the leading producer of hardscapes in North America and Europe and the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands: Belgard hardscapes, Echelon masonry, Sakrete bagged dry mixes, and MoistureShield composite decking. With over 260 operating locations and approximately 8,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 7 countries in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.




Production Engineer position is a training and development position with management expectations of progression within the organization.  This position works closely with the management teams the plant personnel to develop knowledge of product manufacturing procedures, development of the five plant fundamentals and working knowledge of plant processes.  Expected to develop, implement, and maintain procedures and programs to maximize quality and production while minimizing costs. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Develop a working knowledge of individual plants and processes to ensure decisions and recommendations can be made objectively.
  • Assist in management of Capital Project Design, installation and commissioning.
  • Develop capital improvement proposals as assigned.
  • Enforce safe, efficient, cost effective operation and budget of an assigned project or plant operation.
  • Contact suppliers and contractors for bids and review and make recommendations for awarding contracts and issue purchase orders for materials or work to be performed.
  • Coordinate installation, start-up and document field changes of new equipment, buildings or layout
  • Investigate potential plant improvements and develop recommendations for such improvements
  • Monitor quality control and standards; record an report as required.
  • Attend and contribute to project meetings to ensure correct timely completion
  • Keep neat, accurate and well marked files
  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below 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.




  • B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent engineering degree with educational emphasis on heavy industry automation, programmable logic control systems, automation and preventative maintenance; one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Access, Lotus Notes and AutoCad
  • Hands on approach to problem solving.
  • Maintain awareness/knowledge of relative technological improvements.
  • Excellent verbal, written communications and presentation skills. 
  • Ability to work with and through outside contractors, production, and sales personnel at all levels to achieve plant and corporate goals.
  • Must have the ability to define problems, collect data establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions and operations manuals and follow step by step instructions. 
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability are essential.
  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, mechanics, electricity, carpentry or related field preferred.


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!


Oldcastle APG, 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:  Jul 21, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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