Job Posting

Lead Hand Machine Operator

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: High School
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Concrete, Clay and Stone Forming Operators (9414)
NOC Job Title: Block Machine Operator - Concrete, Clay And Stone Products
Expires in 6 days
Expires: 2019-02-28
Last Updated: 2018-12-06

Job Number: 531991

Job Location(s)

Lafarge Plant Site, Gate 2 Blundell @ Nelson Rd.
Richmond, British Columbia
V6W 1G4, Canada

Job Description

Job ID: 143746

Expocrete, an Oldcastle Company is looking for a Machine Operator Lead Hand - Richmond, BC. Helping our customer's vision to become reality is what we do at Expocrete. We design, manufacture and inventory an extensive selection of hardscape concrete products including paving stones, walkway slabs, yardscapes, landscape/retaining walls, and garden walls - available in colours and textures rivaled only by nature.

The Opportunity

The Lead Hand Machine Operator is responsible for tasks sush as machine operation, preventative maintenance and house-keeping responsibilites. The successful candidate will have prior experience working as a Machine Operator.

Key Responsibilities Include:


- Incorporate safe work practices and procedures into daily work

- Comply with all company policies and procedures

- Ensure all work is performed in a safe manner and maintain safety records as necessary

- Conduct scheduled invesigations

- Participate in investigations

- Train employees in LOTO

- Assist in creation of best practices, safe work practices and procedures

- Report any incidents, accidents, near misses, or any injuries immediately to a Supervisor


- Follows best practices and procedures

- Ensure production is to specifications and quality standards


- Follows 52 Week Preventative Maintenance Program

- Will participate (may lead) Daily Shift Huddles

- Will attend and contribute to Weekly Site Performance Review and Monthly Downtime Workshop as required by Management

- Perform and help with Maintenance as required


- Will maintain excellent house-keeping to optimize performance of all machinery

- Will maintain excellent house-keeping in all areas of work and parts areas


- Responsible for the quality and quantity of plant output

- Complete and sign required documentation of production

- Look for opportunities to improve production

- Provide training to other employees in their WorkCentre

- Oversee plant operations in the absence of Plant Supervisor


- Must have your own means of reliable transportation as public transportation is NOT available

- Prior machine operating experience is a must

- The ability to work at heights, in confined spaces and to lift between 40 to 60 pounds is a must

- Ability to work extended shifts in physically demanding role (8 to 10 hour days) and able to withstand conditions associated with concrete product manufacturing (extended periods of standing, noisy, dusty, etc.)

Why you should join Expocrete today:

- Competitive base wages

- Comprehensive Benefit Program

- Pension

- Safety Recognition Program

Job Segment: Equipment Operator, Machinist, Industrial, Manufacturing

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