Holcim (US) Inc., based in Massachusetts, with annual sales of over $1.1 billion, is one of the nation's leading manufacturers and distributors of cement and mineral components. Holcim has a strong focus on value creation and attach great importance to sustainable development at an economic, ecological and social level. The company is a subsidiary of Holcim Ltd, in Switzerland, one of the world's leading suppliers of cement, aggregates (gravel and sand), concrete and construction-related services in more than 70 countries and employs a workforce of some 90,000. Holcim offers a competitive compensation package including base salary, incentives and benefits.
Job Description – Terminal Operator
Performs various tasks associated with bulk loading, bag loading, scheduling of bulk and bag loading, monitoring and filling of silos, taking cement orders through the Logistics Department and from customers . Duties include preventative and repair maintenance procedures.
Operates and monitors warehouse (s) loads outgoing trucks, load and unload rail cars, unloads incoming bulk materials, and collects/monitors material samples.
Operates forklift, small loader, rail car mover, sweeper, and other light industrial equipment.
Verifies accuracy of paperwork for incoming/outgoing shipments.
Records accurate information and statistics associated with all work performed. Makes operational changes based on analysis of data collected.
Interprets and understands readings on equipment instrumentation panels.
Participates in formal and on-the job training programs to acquire/broaden both technical and non-technical job skills; participates in cross training activities.
Interacts with members of business units on a regular basis to gather or communicate information, solve problems, etc.
Follows all safety procedures, checks for safety hazards, takes corrective action to eliminate safety hazards. Adheres to plant environmental policies and maintains a clean and orderly work area.
Learns and implements principals and policies associated with 5S.
Inspects equipment assigned to him/her each shift in accordance with plant policy.
Assists with preventative maintenance and repairs on equipment.
Participates in team meetings.
Applies skills and performs work in other positions as assigned.
Works rotating shift schedule as assigned, and available to be ‘on call’ to handle off shift customer demands or equipment repairs.
Trains other technicians in the performance of area duties.
Perform inventory monitoring procedures in accordance with Holcim policy.
Works with transportation representatives, both internal and third party, to ensure optimal supply chain.
Acts as liaison between Customer s and Marketing
Performs troubleshooting and maintenance of area equipment.
Facilitates team meetings.
Plans, leads, coordinates, and schedules activities within the area.
Conducts Site Specific Hazard Awareness Training for contract employees.
Generate and display notifications and other pertinent information from SAP.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required .
1-2 years of basic industrial, mechanical, or shipping experience is required, 2-4 years experience is preferred.
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Ability to lift up to 94 pound bags of material to manage inventory is required.
A good understanding of the basics of the cement manufacturing process or logistics is required.
Travel Requirement: Ability to travel to other Holcim locations(< 2 Hrs one way) as needed each week. Anticipate two travel days per week. Holcim to reimburse travel expenses.
Proficient with Microsoft Office and general computer skill required.
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