AG Mill Operator - Portland, OR

Portland, OR, US, 97203

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  494884


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.


Reports to: Production Supervisor

Shift: 11pm - 7am PDT

Pay: $31.43 + $1.45 shift differential


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
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Disability Pay
  • Life Insurance
  • Growth Opportunities and more!




The Ag Mill Operator, under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, operates the Ag-Lime process and related equipment to ensure proper and continuous operations.


What you’ll be contributing:


  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines.
  • Operates Ag-Lime mills, dryers, and related equipment to make a quality product to meet customer specifications.

  • Uses a front-end loader.

  • Maintains an accurately written log of Ag-Lime production operations.

  • Lubricates equipment as designated by the Maintenance Supervisor.

  • Loads trucks

  • Performs various cleanup 

  • Observe all safety rules and keep work areas and equipment clean and orderly

  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor


To succeed in this position, you will need:


  • Minimum High school graduation or equivalent is required
  • Ability to read and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, and similar information

  • Ability to learn computer and instrumentation systems involved in the Ag-Lime process

  • Ability to perform basic math calculations, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division 

  • Ability to perform fundamental screen analysis to test the product 

  • Ability to safely and effectively operate all the mills and related equipment


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.


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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:  May 16, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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