OldCastle Production Laborer - Fort Green, FL in Fort Green, Florida
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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.
Responsible for assisting designated machine operator or production team in a variety of functions including, but not limited to maintenance, clean up, yard work, warehouse, production, utilities, material handling and other. Manually move freight, stock, or raw materials and finished materials or perform other general labor. Includes all manual laborers not elsewhere classified.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Handles assignments in a repetitive and/or sequential order for completing tasks assigned
Keeps work area clean
Uses personal protection equipment at all times and follows all safety regulations
Report any unsafe conditions or defective equipment to the supervisor immediately
Must attend weekly safety meetings
Clean-up to keep of machinery and maintain the surrounding area keeping them free of debris up during down time
Cleans machines and conveyors
Cleans floors and picks up reusable scrap for salvage
Transport trash and debris away from production areas
Responsible for keeping pallets neat and orderly
Utility / Production
Operates machinery or equipment as trained and instructed following safety guidelines at all times
Assists lead operator in preparing for shift production
Work closely with the lead operator and become knowledgeable of the mechanics and operation machine in which you assist
May be required to work with conveyors, ramps, elevators, etc. as assigned
May be required to operate equipment such as hoppers, bagging and sealer machines, forklift, palletizers, hydraulic equipment, powered tractors or vehicles, among other. Internal certification/training is required for these tasks
Operate a variety of hand tools
Yard / Warehouse
Assists in the loading/unloading of trucks
Assists in completing shipping/receiving documents
Packages and labels products properly
Verify loads leaving the premises
Maintain, verify and count product inventory
Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed.
Requirements / Education / Experience
Previous production experience preferred
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions
Ability to follow company production and safety procedures
Ability to read a limited number of two and three syllable words and recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers
Able to pass internal certification training
Ability to print and speak simple sentences
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide 10’s and 100’s
Must be able to demonstrate lock out tag out procedures
Must keep key lock with self at all times
Must attend weekly safety meetings
While performing the duties of this job the employee will be required to frequently stand on their feet for extended periods of time
Must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. from ground level
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
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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