Production Support Specialist- Omaha, NE

Louisville, NE, US, 68037

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  490025


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:  Yard Supervisor

Shift:  Shifts Vary (8a-4p, 4p-12a, 12a-8a) includes weekends and holidays

Pay: $30.83; potential to earn up to $38.70 per hour. Annual raises July 1st every year: this is a collective bargaining position


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


  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • 401k Plan

  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays

  • Tuition Reimbursement 

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Disability Pay

  • Life Insurance

  • Growth Opportunities and more!

  • Offer 100% paid training through Metro Community College for skilled trades such as welding and electrical.



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. Once trained, there will be opportunities to move into different professions such as heavy equipment operator, process utility repair/operator, Repairperson, Lab Tech, etc.


  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines. 

  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor  

  • Clean the plant of materials or process spills - using brooms, shovels, and wheelbarrows that may weigh 200 pounds full; carry buckets that weigh as much as 50 pounds full;  pneumatic scrapers that weigh approximately 20 pounds; air lances 3/4 inch in diameter to 3 feet to 10 feet long, that weigh approximately 10 pounds.

  • Remove cement build-up from equipment by use of hammers and mallets that weigh between 1 and 10 pounds.

  • Run mobile equipment in the plant: loader, bobcat, forklift, man lift, and dump truck.

  • Clean the plant by using a high-pressure fire hose that weighs approximately 100 pounds and exerts approximately 100 pounds of thrust when in use.

  • Assists as needed in performing maintenance, production, and/or shipping duties as relief for workers in other assigned by Yard Supervisor or Production Manager.

  • Observes all safety rules and keep work areas clean. (continuous)

  • Learns about plant operations including the process flow of raw materials, gases, and finished products. 


To succeed in this position, you will need:


  • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc.

  • Willingness to learn, training will be provided

  • High school graduation or equivalent is required

  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to properly operate mobile equipment (once trained) required. 


What to expect in a cement environment:


Work is to be performed outdoors, in all weather conditions. Exposure to dust, loud noise, heat, dirt, and high elevations of up to 150 feet. Exposure to high elevations of up to 150 feet in height. Normal operation of mobile equipment may result in jarring and vibratory exposure. Work involves walking over rough surfaces, climbing 30-foot ladders, climbing stairs, bending pushing, pulling, working at heights up to 250 feet; working in an awkward position and in confined spaces, and lifting materials weighing up to 125 pounds.


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 diverse and inclusive 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:  Jun 18, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

Job Segment: Industrial, Equipment Operator, Forklift, Welding, Electrical, Manufacturing, Engineering