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Line Operator - Waterloo, IN

Waterloo, IN, US, 46793

Oldcastle APG
APG Lawn & Garden

 

Job ID:  473339

 

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.

 

Summary

 

This advanced operator role is responsible for operating machinery as directed and specified to produce a superior product while being proactive in meeting production goals and deadlines.  The lead line operator will be successfully cross-trained and will ensure that safety is a top priority when accomplishing the essential duties and responsibilities of this role.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

General / Production Equipment

 

  • Drive production goals for a particular line and strive to exceed expectations on a daily basis
  • Ensure all safety policies and procedures are being followed at all times
  • Maintain production line housekeeping and conduct continuous housekeeping tasks
  • Must be cross-trained and able to operate all production equipment
  • Perform daily preventive maintenance
  • Repair and tune machine as needed
  • Operate machines to detect product defects or machine malfunctions; observes equipment operation to ensure quality and conformity of filled and packaged products to standards; review the product for inconsistencies or abnormal appearance assuring the product meets quality requirements; monitor production line, watching for problems such as pile-ups or jams
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Personal

 

  • Being reliable, responsible and dependable
  • Be able to work a flexible schedule
  • Being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks
  • Being open to change and variety in the workplace 
  • Being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude
  • Initiative and desire to learn additional tasks, production processes and machinery advancement

 

Requirements/Education/Experience

 

  • High School or GED equivalent education
  • Strong mechanical background
  • Working previously in a manufacturing/production environment, preferably with at least one (1) year of related experience
  • Knowledge of material handling
  • Able to think independently while successfully functioning in a team environment. 
  • Be a self-starter who is reliable and can be trusted to show up to work every day, on time
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
  • Maintain a high level of accuracy in all aspects of work assignments

 

Physical Requirements

 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak or hear
  • The employee will be required to stand for extended periods of time
  • The employee is regularly required to lift and move up to 50lbs. Occasionally the employee may need to lift up to 65lbs, – should this be the case, employees should engage in team lifting and/or use the provided equipment to safely lift 
  • The employee must have the capability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms, legs, and your whole body – bending, crouching, climbing - using steps and ladders, pushing pulling, stooping and reaching

 

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:  Jan 27, 2023


Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne

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