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Operations Intern - Stockton, CA

Date: Jun 28, 2019

Location: Stockton, CA, US, 95206

Company: CRH


Job ID:  151126


Sierra, a CRH company, is a division within Oldcastle APG.  APG is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete masonry, dry mix, and hardscape products. With over $2B in sales, APG operates across 36 states and 5 Canadian provinces through a network of over 195 operating locations and more than 6,500 employees.



This position will perform general administrative duties and focus on process improvements for the operations department.  This individual will perform routine clerical functions and may support more than one department simultaneously. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare reports and sorts and files documentation
  • Conducts research, and compiles and types statistical reports
  • Analyze data to determine root cause for raw material variance
  • Understand and control batching system
  • Verify product incoming and outgoing ship weights
  • Support manufacturing team in producing highest quality products
  • Assist management in forecasting sales demands to maximize production efficiencies
  • Contact suppliers on adjustments, incorrect materials/supplies, delivery delays, etc
  • Determine optimal manufacturing and purchasing volumes based on historical usage and current level in stock
  • Organize and maintains file systems, and files correspondence and other records
  • Provide support for assigned department (s)
  • Develop and grow internal and external customer relationships for the purpose of improving company's growth
  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed


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

Requirements / Education / Experience

  • Ability to thrive and lead in a fast-paced, technical, cross- functional environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing, Architecture)
  • Competitive spirit to contribute to a winning team and desire to innovate and build productive relationships
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with employees, peers, supervisors, vendors and customer is an effective manner
  • Must be detail oriented, organized, and have problem-solving and reasoning skills
  • Ability to perform advanced math calculations
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written and oral instructions
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables with little or no structure
  • Internal and external customer service oriented
  • Ability to work independently

Physical Environment

  • Ability to perform sedentary work, occasional walking, standing, squatting, and bending required
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Prolonged sitting, repetitive use of fingers and hands for typing
  • Available to work overtime as necessary
  • May be required to work under stressful conditions


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • 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.


Sierra, 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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