Color Line Production Laborer - Quakertown, PA at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 16 days ago.

Location: Quakertown, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

Job ID: 269449

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.


The Mulch Color Line Operator plays a key role in achieving company goals by monitoring inputs between the GEM system and colorant scale, following product specific recipes, changing color totes and making needed adjustments to ensure product meets company standards while working safely.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Set up Color Line for startup and changeover, assemble and operate the machine for production, and shut down equipment for clean up
  • Completion of production reports with good details: down times, paint usage, quality checks, etc.
  • Maintain a clean working area, disposing of waste, cleaning floor and around equipment.
  • Ensure product quality meets company standards by weighing product, monitor machine settings, complete line check forms, and communicate with other departments
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving when necessary
  • Assist with maintenance when needed
  • Communication with Loader Operator
  • Following all safety policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements, Skills & Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED is preferred
  • Previous manufacturing experience is an asset
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a dedication to quality and safety
  • Working as part of a team, often with minimal supervision, while maintaining a positive and respectful workplace
  • Abiding by company policies and procedures
  • Ability to use critical thinking and problem solving
  • Ability to use arithmetic to perform production related calculations
  • Previous experience operating a forklift and Skid-steer

Working Conditions

  • Must be available for day and weekend shifts
  • Safety protection is required
  • Uniform will be provided
  • Exposure to some job-related hazards, including moving mechanical parts and heavy machinery, climbing small ladders, dirty environment, and heavy objects


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak or hear
  • Standing for extended periods of time
  • Must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 65 lbs. from the ground level.
  • 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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Date Posted: Apr 3, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: Industrial, Laborer, General Labor, Labor, Warehouse, Manufacturing, Engineering, Operations