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Machine Operator

at Acme Brick Company

Posted: 9/19/2019
Job Reference #: 1587
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Job Description

 

“Join the Acme Brick Family”

MACHINE OPERATOR

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt

Acme Brick Company (a Berkshire Hathaway Company) is an organization of professionals in the manufacturing and building material distribution industry.  We manufacture brick and distribute our own brick as well as brick and associated products manufactured by others.  We operate in 15 states with a philosophy that we are much more than a brick manufacturer and distributor.

Summary

We are seeking a “best in class” Machine Operator with a strong work ethic and desire to be an integral part of an effective team. The ideal candidate has a natural ability to roll with the punches, being flexible to handle anything that might come their way. You will be a strong and reliable support to company operations. Not only will your efforts allow us to achieve organizational efficiency, you will nurture the pleasant work environment our people love.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned) This is a safety sensitive position

  • Operates machine that mixes material according to pre-determined formula tomake brick/block

  • Gathers material as specified by work order; weighs materials, records information on batch cards

  • Transfer specified materials into machine for processing

  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and handling equipment in performing duties

  • Assist in maintaining parts and supplies inventory

  • Follow all required work safe practices including lock-out tag-out requirements and wearing of all required PPE in designated areas

Skills and Experience Required for Success

  • Previous experience in a production environment

  • Knowledge of power/hand tools

  • Good communication skills -both verbal and written

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to climb, reach, grasp, bend at the waist, twist at the waist frequently

  • Ability to frequently work in cramped, confined spaces

  • Ability to wear PPE (personal protection equipment) – required and provided

Competencies Required for Success

  • Integrity

  • Strong Work Ethic

  • Teamwork

Education

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

 

 

 

All applicants will be screened through E-verify and must also complete a pre-employment drug screen before being hired. Additionally, it is company policy to administer a random drug screen quarterly throughout the company.

Acme Brick Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in accord with federal, state, and local laws.