Join the Acme Brick Family
MACHINE OPERATOR (part time)
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 13 states with a philosophy that we are much more than a brick manufacturer and distributor.
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
Education and / or Experience
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.