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Seasonal Scale Clerk Assistant / 1st and 2nd Shift- Poland, ME

Location:  Poland, ME, US, 04274
Company:  Oldcastle Architectural


Job ID:  130595


Oldcastle Lawn & Garden, a division of Oldcastle, 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.




This position requires the employee to perform a wide variety of functions including, but not limited to, the following: weighing and ticketing inbound/outbound trucks, preparing shipping documents, accepting payment, basic typing, and word processing, answering calls, customer relations, etc.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • A Scale Operator is required for operating the weigh scales and maintaining the shipping, receiving, and related production records
  • Review for accuracy and process receiving of Raw Material
  • Prepare delivery tickets and related shipping documents
  • Check and review all orders assigned before they are shipped against delivery tickets
  • Work closely with truck drivers to ensure delivery date/times are accurate, D.O.T. compliance with load weight and secure loads are met
  • The position requires accurate record keeping of each truck entering/leaving the site as well as the weight of all materials entering/leaving the site
  • The position uses computers, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Strong information storage and filing skills are required
  • Some work may include analyzing data and making various computations.
  • Familiarity with scale operation and with shipping is an asset
  • The successful candidate will have a proven safety record as well as a history of being a team player
  • They must be able to work without direct supervision
  • Shift work and overtime will be required
  • 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


  • High school diploma or GED, or equivalent experience in related function
  • At least 1 year or related experience
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Mathematical and communication skills
  • Experience with a Forklift preferred

Physical Environment


  • May require occasional lifting of up to 25 lbs.
  • Walking and standing for long periods of time
  • Ability to climb flights of stairs throughout the day


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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Lawn and Garden is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Lewiston

Job Segment: Clerical, Temporary, Shipping and Receiving, Warehouse, Forklift, Administrative, Contract, Operations, Manufacturing

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