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Production Support Specialist - Seattle, WA

Seattle, WA, US, 98134

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  472264


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: Production Support Specialist
Reports to: Production Supervisor

Shift: Monday-Friday, 6:30am-3:00pm PST
Pay: $26.74/hr

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

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401k with company match and profit sharing
  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Time
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Disability Pay
  • Life Insurance
  • Growth Opportunities and more!


What you'll be contributing:


Under general supervision and according to specified policies and procedures, performs general cleanup and material handling duties.  May perform numerous and varied jobs, using more specialized skills, under the guidance of others. Complies with all applicable safety and environmental policies and regulations. 


  • Cleans plant areas as directed including shoveling cement, clinker, and raw material spills around machinery and plant facilities, sweeping dirt, picking up trash, cleaning drainage ditches, etc.
  • Utilizes various hand and power tools such as shovels, wheelbarrows, hammers, pliers, drills, etc. in conjunction with buildings and grounds work assignments.
  • Operates motorized vehicles such as a pickup truck, front-end loader, forklift, and dump truck to perform material transport duties.
  • Operates motorized sweeper, vacuum, and water trucks to contain dust in outdoor and indoor areas of the plant.
  • Performs general landscaping and grounds maintenance duties as assigned.
  • Learns about plant operations including the process flow of raw materials, gases, and finished products.  Assists as needed in performing maintenance, production, and/or shipping duties as relief for workers in other departments.


To succeed in this position, you will need:


  • To become familiar with and participate in initial and annual training for ISO 14001 requirements.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to properly operate mobile equipment (once trained) required. Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc. in English required.  Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Work requires but is not limited to: walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling, working in an awkward position and confined spaces, and handling materials weighing up to 75 pounds.  Ability to work at heights up to 250 feet.


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 requires 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:  Jan 22, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

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