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Machine Operator – Portland, OR

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Location: Portland OR

Company Name: CRH

Occupational Category: 51-4041.00,Machinists

Date Posted: 2020-02-24

Valid Through: 2020-03-25

Employment Type: FULL_TIME


Job ID: 161613

CPM, a CRH company, is a division within Oldcastle APG.

APG is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete masonry, dry mix, and hardscape products.

With over $2B in sales, APG operates across 36 states and 5 Canadian provinces through a network of over 195 operating locations and more than 6,500 employees.


Operates plant machinery as directed and specified while adhering to all rules and regulations mandated by safety policies and procedures to produce a superior product.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Read job specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements

Sets stops or guides to specific lengths as indicated by scale, rule or templates

Observes machine operation to detect product defects or machine malfunction

Review product for inconsistencies or abnormal appearance assuring product meets quality requirements

Performs routine machine maintenance

Assist other operators to set up machines and any other necessary tasks to adhere to deadlines and completion of product

Make sure all housekeeping is maintained in a clear and orderly fashion in assigned area

Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed


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.


High school diploma or higher; or at least three years of related manufacturing experience in trades specific to job requirements; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, and procedure manuals

Ability to be a self-starter and work independently.

Proven success in leading a team

Ability to add, subtract multiply and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals

Have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form

Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

Must encompass computer literacy

Maintain a high level of accuracy in all aspects of work assignments

Physical Environment

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 100 lbs

Will be performing work in differing physical environments from heat to cold depending on weather

Able to work a flexible schedule

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.

CPM, 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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