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Production Laborer - Kent, WA

Location:  Kent, WA, US, 98032
Company:  Oldcastle Architectural

 

Job ID:  128546

 

Central Premix is a division of the Oldcastle Architectural Products Group (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 33 states and 6 Canadian provinces through a network of over 165 operating locations and more than 5,000 employees.

 

Summary
 

Responsible for assisting designated machine operator or production team in a variety of functions including, but not limited to, maintenance, clean-up, yard work, warehouse, production, utilities, material handling and other.  


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
 

General
 

  • Handle assignments in a repetitive and/or sequential order for completing tasks assigned
  • Keep work area clean
  • Use security gear at all times and follow all safety regulations
  • Report any unsafe conditions or defective equipment to the supervisor immediately
     

Clean-Up
 

  • Clean-up machinery and conveyors, maintain the surrounding area and keep equipment free from debris during downtime
  • Clean floors and pick up reusable scrap for salvage
  • Transport trash and debris away from production areas
  • Responsible for keeping pallets neat and orderly
     

Utility / Production Equipment
 

  • Operate machinery or equipment as trained and instructed following safety guidelines at all times
  • Assist lead operator in preparing for shift production
  • Work closely with the lead operator and become knowledgeable of the mechanics and operation of the machines in which you assist
  • May be required to work with conveyors, ramps, elevators, etc. as assigned
  • May be required to operate equipment such as hoppers, bagging and sealer machines, forklift, palletizers, hydraulic equipment, powered tractors or vehicles, among others
  • Internal certification/training is required for these tasks
  • Operate a variety of hand tools
     

Yard / Warehouse
 

  • Assist in the loading/unloading of trucks
  • Assist in completing shipping/receiving documents
  • Package and label products properly
  • Handle stockpiles
  • Verify loads leaving the premises
  • Maintain, verify, and count product inventory
  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed
     

Qualifications
 

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
 

  • High school diploma/equivalent,  or a comparable combination of education, training, and experience
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions
  • Ability to follow company production and safety procedures
  • Ability to read a limited number of two and three syllable words and recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers
  • Able to pass internal certification training
  • Ability to print and speak simple sentences
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide 10’s and 100’s
  • Must be able to demonstrate lock out tag out procedures
  • Must keep key lock with self at all times
  • Must attend weekly safety meetings
     

Physical Requirements
 

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee will be required to frequently stand on their feet for extended periods of time
  • Must have the ability to lift and/or move 50 lbs. from ground level, occasionally up to 100 lbs. with assistance, if needed

 

What Oldcastle Offers You

 

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

 

About Oldcastle

 

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family!

 

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Central Premix is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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