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Material Technician - Napoleon, OH

Napoleon, OH, US, 43545

Precast Enclosures



Job ID:  154072



Oldcastle Enclosure Solutions (OES), a CRH company, has united the Carson®, Christy®, and Synertech® brands to form the largest manufacturer of plastic, polymer, and concrete utility enclosure products serving the municipal water, irrigation, electric, communications, and transportation markets. OES has 11 manufacturing and distribution centers strategically located across the U.S. and Canada.


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Job Description Summary


Ensures machines receive the appropriate amount, blend, and type of raw materials and components for the production of OES molded products.


Essential Duties


  • Weighs or measures raw materials to ensure an accurate material blend in accordance with product specifications
  • Loads and operates shredder/granulator and Sortex equipment, using plant scrap and purchased material
  • Performs preventative maintenance tasks on Sortex and shredder equipment (filter cleaning, glass cleaning, etc.)
  • Operates and monitors material blenders and quickly identifies and communicates problems to a supervisor
  • Cleans blenders for material changeovers
  • Transfers raw material and product components between work areas and ensures each machine receives the appropriate amount to complete production targets
  • Examines finished product for adherence to quality standards and adjusts material blends as instructed by the process technician or production specifications
  • Conducts routine preventative maintenance and cleaning of material blenders and vacuum units to ensure machine functionality
  • Supplies machines with sufficient materials and communicates critical material and production information to incoming personnel
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment, including removal of empty boxes and banding and moving finished product as required
  • Addresses material flow issues by unclogging or replacing material hoses to ensure all machines receive the appropriate amount of material
  • Reviews and follows Visual Operating Procedures (VOPs) for standard tasks.


Experience/ Education


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience with a forklift or powered hand jack, preferred
  • Prior experience with raw material handling in a manufacturing environment is desirable
  • Forklift or Hand jack Certification (provided by OES)

  • Lockout/Tagout authorization (provided by OES) 

  • Proficient with basic hand tools and power tools, including hand saw


Physical/Mental/Environmental Demands


  • This job involves the following physical demands:  Walking, climbing stairs/ladders, standing, climbing, bending, stretching, and using hands and fingers to hold, grasp, push, and lift items
  • Lifting requirements are generally up to 40 pounds maximum
  • A large percentage of work time is spent in a warehouse where temperatures can range from cool to hot and noise level can be moderate to high
  • Job responsibilities involve occasional use of cleaning chemicals, hand tools, and power tools
  • Job responsibilities involve some work outside in all weather conditions



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 Enclosure Solutions (OES), 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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Aug 28, 2019

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