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Machine Operator - Amherst Junction, WI

CRH Amherst Junction, WI
  • Posted: February 19, 2019
  • Full-Time

 


Job ID:  155313

 

Lawn & Garden,  a CRH company, a division within Oldcastle APG, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 40 production facilities.  We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, and homeowners.

 

Job Summary
 

As an Oldcastle Machine Operator, you will operate manual and/or automated machinery in a fast-paced, covered and uncovered manufacturing environment, perform preventive maintenance, set up production machinery and ensure proper machine performance, making a quality product for our customers.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
 

  • Observe equipment operation and components, such as sensors, limit switches, proximity switches, conveyor belts, and photo eyes, to detect machine malfunction
  • Read gauges, change settings, move levers, shift gears, and depress pedals to operate equipment
  • Use touchpads and computerized equipment to program automated machinery
  • Set stops or guides to specific lengths as indicated by scale, rule or templates
  • Perform routine maintenance of production equipment to include lubricating, fueling, and cleaning
  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed

 

Requirements / Education / Experience
 

  • 3+ years of related experience in trades specific to job requirements; or equivalent
  • High school diploma or GED, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Working knowledge of safety principles, such as lock-out/tag-out

 

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 must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 65 lbs. from the ground level. The need to lift over 65 lbs. may arise from time to time - 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

 

Preferences
 

  • Ability to think independently while successfully functioning in a team environment, with a proven track record of contributing toward team goals

 

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.

 

Lawn & Garden, 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! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link. 

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Amherst Junction, WI
54407 USA

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