OldCastle Machine Operator / 2nd shift - Quakertown, PA in Quakertown, Pennsylvania

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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.

Summary

Operates plant machinery for 2nd Shift as directed and specified while adhering to all rules and regulations mandated by safety policies and procedures to produce a superior product.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Read job specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements

  • Sets stops or guides to specific lengths as indicated by scale, rule or templates

  • Observes machine operation to detect product defects or machine malfunction

  • Review product for inconsistencies or abnormal appearance assuring product meets quality requirements

  • Performs routine machine maintenance

  • Assist other operators to set up machines and any other necessary tasks to adhere to deadlines and completion of product

  • Make sure all housekeeping is maintained in a clear and orderly fashion in assigned area

  • Running a bagging/soil line (Hamner Machine)

  • 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 or GED equivalent; or one to and six months of related experience in trades specific to job requirements; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, and procedure manuals

  • Ability to be a self starter and work independently

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

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