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Anodizing Racker (Day Shift) - Midway, TN

Midway, TN, US, 37809

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope



Job ID:  220720


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH company, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass.


Job Summary

Racking is one of the most important steps in the anodizing process.  The basic function of racking is to hold the part tight during transfer between the different process tanks and to provide sufficient contact to the part, so that enough current can run, to form a uniform layer on the aluminum part. The racking employee loads/racks extrusions onto anodizing racks for the finishing process. Once the rack has been “finished” the racking employee unloads the racks and pushes finished material to the proper staging area.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified individuals to perform the essential duties of the job. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Push buggies of material into the racking area or to proper staging area.
  • Continuously lift extrusions onto the racks for finishing.
  • Attach parts to spline assuring a good contact and proper racking technique.
  • Verify correct piece count.
  • Label material with appropriate stickers.
  • Unload and inspect extrusions from rack after it has completed the finishing process.
  • Sort material due to its destination.
  • Assist with general housekeeping in Anodizing Dept.
  • Comply with Company and Health & Safety policies and procedures.


  • Regular and predictable attendance, safely perform tasks and adherence to all policies and procedures are essential functions of the job.
  • Must be able to maintain departmental production and quality standards with little supervision.
  • Teamwork is essential, must be able to work closely and effectively communicate with co-workers.
  • Must have the ability to learn how to use a ratchet and a clamp to properly hold the metal on the rack.
  • Must be able to make simple mathematical calculations and show knowledge of basic math skills.
  • Must be able to follow verbal and some written instructions.
  • Must have the ability to learn to identify and distinguish metal quality as related to finish or metal itself.
  • Must be able to read a tape measure to verify correct metal lengths.
  • Must be capable or have the ability to learn to read prints or die drawings.
  • Must be able to work overtime or “off shift” work hours as required.
  • Must be willing to perform additional duties as assigned by Supervisor, Lead or Tag Writer.


Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to stand and walk back and forth between racking stations for up to 12 hours.
  • Must be able to continuously reach overhead (range of 14” to 78” from ground level- flat footed to palm of hands) while grasping metal with one hand and attaching clamp or using racket with the other.
  • Must be able to frequently squat while grasping metal with one hand and attaching clamp or using racket with the other.
  • Must have good hand dexterity and hand eye coordination to hold extrusions in place while clamping metal onto rack.
  • Must be able to continuously perform a two-person lift of up to 150 pounds
  • Must be able to occasionally perform a four-person lift of up to 300 pounds.
  • Must be able to determine and distinguish shades of color for quality verification.
  • Must be able to occasionally assist co-workers in pushing buggies weighing up to 3000#.



The manufacturing facility is subject to the same general climate conditions as outdoors (heat, cold, humidity, etc.)  Chemicals, dust, pollen and other typical airborne particulate matter are present within the atmosphere and may create some odors in the plant.  Oldcastle, in an effort to provide its employees with a safe and healthy working environment, limits exposure to chemicals through written procedures, engineering controls and PPE.  While some chemical may pose health risks if not properly used, employees are trained on the proper safety equipment and procedures for handling chemicals.  While the chemical exposure and odors are under acceptable levels set by OSHA and TOSHA, they nevertheless, can be smelled and are handled according to the company’s hazardous program.

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 BuildingEnvelope®, 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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