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Machine Operator Lead Hand - Richmond, BC


Richmond, BC, CA

Company:  Expocrete





Job ID:  143746


Expocrete an Oldcastle company is looking for a Machine Operator Lead Hand - Richmond, BC. Helping our customer’s vision to become reality is what we do at Expocrete. We design, manufacture and inventory an extensive selection of hardscape concrete products including paving stones, walkway slabs, yardscapes, landscape/retaining walls, and garden walls – available in colours and textures rivaled only by nature.




The Opportunity

The Lead Hand Machine Operator is responsible for tasks such as machine operation, preventative maintenance and house-keeping responsibilities. The successful candidate will have prior experience working as a Machine Operator.


Key Responsibilities Include:


  • Incorporate safe work practices and procedures into daily work
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures
  • Ensure all work is performed in a safe manner and maintain safety records as necessary
  • Conduct scheduled inspections
  • Participate in investigations
  • Train employees in LOTO
  • Assist in creation of best practices, safe work practices and procedures
  • Reports any Incidents, accidents, near misses, or any injuries immediately to a Supervisor


  • Follows best practices and procedures
  • Ensure production is to specifications and quality standards


  • Follows 52 Week Preventative Maintenance Program.
  • Will participate (may lead) Daily Shift Huddles.
  • Will attend and contribute to weekly Site Performance Review and monthly Downtime Workshop as required by management.
  • Perform and help with Maintenance as required.


  • Will maintain excellent housekeeping to optimize performance of all machinery.
  • Will maintain excellent housekeeping in all areas of work and parts areas.


  • Responsible for the quality and quantity of plant output.
  • Complete and sign required documentation of production.
  • Look for opportunities to improve production.
  • Provides training to other employees in all areas.
  • Assigns tasks to employees in their WorkCentre.
  • Oversee plant operations in the absence of Plant Supervisor


-Must have your own means of reliable transportation as public transportation is not available
-Prior Machine Operating experience is a must
-The ability to work at heights, in confined spaces and to lift between 40 to 60 pounds is a must
-Ability to work extended shifts in physically demanding role (8-10 hour days) and able to withstand the working conditions associated with concrete product manufacturing (extended periods of standing, noisy, dusty, etc.)




Why you should join Expocrete today:


  • Competitive base wages
  • Comprehensive Benefit Program
  • Pension
  • Safety Recognition Program

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