Machine Operator
Concrete Industries Inc
Lincoln
5d ago

Company Background

Reimers Kaufman Concrete Products, a NEBCO Company, provides building materials to the construction industry. Reimers Kaufman is fundamental to building Nebraska.

Our standard and architectural concrete block, concrete pavers, segmental retaining wall systems and building products are distributed throughout the state.

Reimers-Kaufman is also a supplier of brick, and many other residential and commercial construction products. Our show room offers a variety of building products for contractors and the do-it-yourself market.

For more information about Reimers Kaufman, visit .

NEBCO, Inc.

NEBCO’s story has been one of longevity, diversity and continued growth. NEBCO is a fourth-generation, family-owned and operated business, with more than 1,100 employees spanning 50 locations across Nebraska.

Since 1908 NEBCO has grown to become one of Nebraska’s most diversified and successful privately-owned businesses. For more information about NEBCO, visit .

Position Summary

Performs safe operations of concrete block production with focus on quality block product.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Abide by Company Safety Program and Policies, while performing duties safely.

Operate all pertinent equipment for the manufacture of Concrete Masonry and Retaining wall products.

Perform mold changes and machine setups. Inspect appearance of product. Remove bad product from production as needed assuring good production quality.

Assist in the maintenance of pertinent block plant equipment.

Assist in maintaining inventory of materials needed for the production of masonry and retaining wall products.

Perform routine machine maintenance.

Operate and observe machines while running; make adjustments as needed.

Operate lift truck as needed.

Monitor the loading and curing process for the kiln.

Assure safety devices are in use and in proper working order.

Perform job according to safety / environmental rules and regulations.

Keep the plant area and equipment in a clean and orderly manner.

Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications / Experience and Education

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred and previous experience in block plant production is desired or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous mechanical / maintenance skills are preferred.
  • Previous experience operating a forklift is helpful. Employee must become certified within a reasonable period of time.
  • Good physical skills to do the overall requirements of the job.
  • Must be able to safely perform job on and around machinery that could cause bodily harm if proper procedures are not followed.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced, stressful environment.
  • Must be able to take direction from others and work well in a team environment.
  • Benefits Include

  • Retirement Plans
  • PAID Holidays
  • Insurance Benefits
  • Wellness Program - with the opportunity to earn five additional days off
  • PAID Time Off
  • On the Job Training
  • Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand for prolonged periods; walk; repetitively use hands and fingers to handle, grasp, or feel;
  • reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk and hear.

    The employee is required to climb stairs and ladders, working at an elevation.

    The employee must be able to occasionally lift up to 100 pounds. Must have agility to maintain balance on and around equipment.

    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly working inside in a heavy industrial production environment exposed to hot or cold.

    Work in a moderate amount of non-hazardous dust daily.

    Must wear any protective clothing and devices as required by the company safety policies relating to the assignment being performed.

    The employee is regularly working with equipment and exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration.

    Must be able to climb ladders and stairs.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

    Must be able to work extended shifts as needed.

    This is a non-smoking / vaping / chewing tobacco campus.

    Condition of Employment

    Candidate is required to meet the above qualifications, task frequency and PPE requirements. Approval of pre-employment reference & background checks, and post offer drug / alcohol testing with back screens (if required) are required as conditions of employment.

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