Machine Operator- SHAPES- ELP

Acme Brick Co.

Elgin, TX

“Join the Acme Brick Family”


FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Acme Brick Company (a Berkshire Hathaway Company) has been operating for 130 years in 13 states in the south central/south eastern United States. Our vision is to be THE trusted materials solution for enduring beauty, safety, and strength in building communities. Our associates are our greatest asset and we strive to be a great place to work every day.


We are seeking a “best in class” Machine Operator with a strong work ethic and desire to be an integral part of an effective team . The ideal candidate has a natural ability to roll with the punches, being flexible to handle anything that might come their way. You will be a strong and reliable support to company operations. Not only will your efforts allow us to achieve organizational efficiency, you will nurture the pleasant work environment our people love.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned) This is a safety sensitive position

· Operates machine that mixes material according to pre-determined formula to make brick/block

· Gathers material as specified by work order; weighs materials, records information on batch cards

· Transfer specified materials into machine for processing

· Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and handling equipment in performing duties

· Assist in maintaining parts and supplies inventory

· Follow all required work safe practices including lock-out tag-out requirements and wearing of all required PPE in designated areas

Skills and Experience Required for Success

· Previous experience in a production environment

· Knowledge of power/hand tools

· Good communication skills - both verbal and written

· Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

· Ability to climb, reach, grasp, bend at the waist, twist at the waist frequently

· Ability to frequently work in cramped, confined spaces

· Ability to wear PPE (personal protection equipment) – required and provided

Competencies Required for Success

· Integrity

· Strong Work Ethic

· Teamwork

Education and/or Experience

· High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.