Lawn & Garden, a CRH company, a division within Oldcastle APG, 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 overall maintenance and repair of equipment, tools, and machinery as assigned by the Plant Manager.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Assist and direct workers in electrical, electronic, mechanical hydraulic and pneumatic maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment
Assist and direct workers in the diagnosis of malfunctions in equipment and machinery
Strong electrical background, PLC knowledge; 480 industrial voltage, maintenance programs, ordering parts, quotes for repairs and installation of equipment are essential qualifications necessary for this position
Inspect all production equipment daily
Test malfunctioning machinery, determine repairs and assign mechanic for repair
Install, adjust, and repair production equipment and special purpose machines as assigned
Operate a variety of hand and power tools to repair, grease, weld, cut, change parts and complete tasks as assigned
Weld and use cutting torch as required
Perform general repairs to plant structures
Keep work area in a clean and orderly condition
Test malfunctioning machinery, determine repairs and discuss with Plant Manager for approval and repairs as needed
Replace faulty parts, electrical wires, motors, controls, and circuit boards
Install equipment and electrical components and test to ensure proper functioning
Observe mechanical devices and equipment and listen to sounds to determine proper functioning or identify causes of trouble
Dismantle equipment to gain access to and remove defective parts using hoists, cranes, hand tools, and power tools. Replace and install parts as needed
Lubricate and clean parts and equipment to ensure proper operation
Ensure safety guidelines are followed
Perform maintenance on loaders and forklifts
Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as needed
Responsible for supervising assigned workers including interviewing process, disciplinary, motivating, evaluating performance and developing personnel assigned
Responsible for keeping attendance and productions records, identifying potential problems and managing them appropriately
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/equivalent, or comparable in training, education or experience
Technical or vocational school certification or equivalent in training or experience
Ability to read and interpret instructions and operations manuals and follow step by step instructions
Mechanical aptitude and ability are essential
Skilled in the use of hand and power tools
Knowledge of hydraulics, mechanics, electricity, carpentry or related field preferred
Adequate computer skills to accurately document repairs and preventative maintenance practices
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak or hear
The employee will be required to stand for extended periods of time
The employee must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 65 lbs. from the ground level. The need to lift over 65 lbs. may arise from time to time – should this be the case, employees should engage in team lifting and/or use the provided equipment to safely lift
The employee must have the capability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms, legs, and your whole body – bending, crouching, climbing - using steps and ladders, pushing pulling, stooping and reaching
What CRH Americas Offers You
Highly competitive base pay
Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
Group retirement savings program
Health and wellness programs
A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
About CRH Americas
CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
Lawn & Garden, a CRH company, 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 CRH family!
CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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