Production Associate I

LATICRETE International

Bethany, CT


Classification:

Hourly

Shift:

Second Shift - 8 (United States of America)

Job Description:

Are you looking for a new challenge? Passionate about innovation? Want to work for a global company that values integrity, teamwork, and loyalty?

At LATICRETE International, we aim to be the leading construction brand trusted globally for high-performance tile and stone installation systems and building finishing solutions. We’ve been in business for over 65 years, family-owned for three generations, and can be found in over 100 countries. The Hartford Business Journal even named us one of Connecticut’s top family-owned companies in 2017!

We don't just make innovative, industry-leading products. Our purpose is to improve the built world and the lives of those who build it. We strive to connect with, engage with and improve the lives of our employees, our customers, our partners, and the global communities in which we operate.

We are seeking passionate and ambitious employees who want to make a difference not just within our organization, but within their communities, our industry, and the world. If that sounds like you, then what are you waiting for? Join the family and expand your horizons!

Just some of our benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 12 paid holidays in addition to paid vacation and sick time
  • Flexible spending
  • Life Insurance, AD&D and Supplemental Insurance


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as necessary.

1. Machine Operation and Order Fulfillment (65%):

  • Prepare materials needed for order.
  • Ensure fulfillment of one/two areas below:
    • Review Order and list of materials and utilize RF Gun to locate and pick the materials.
    • Review order and weigh materials based on order needs - input information into machine that will prepare the batch.
    • Start-up machinery, review production schedule, load bags into machine and work with batcher to determine when to run the machine.
    • Ensure safety protocols are always followed.

2. Housekeeping (15%):

  • Ensure proper housekeeping and maintenance of worksite - Sweeping, vacuuming, removing packing materials/debris and equipment cleaning.

3. Staging and Shift Handoff (5%):

  • Prepare materials for next shift to ensure smooth transition and handoff with minimal downtime.

4. Quality Control (10%)

  • Ensure team is utilizing raw materials that are not expired and follow correct formulas.
  • Collect samples for the QC team and based on results, adjust batch as needed.
  • Ensure final product is meeting quality specifications.

5. Equipment & Materials (5%)

  • Communicate with Leadership and maintenance any equipment and materials needs, shortages, failures, required repairs, forklift inspection results etc.

REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

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, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Able to utilize math to perform basic weights for formulas.
  • Able to read and interpret directions and order details.
  • Able to communicate both in writing and verbally.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must pass pre-employment physical.
  • Lift: Must be able to lift and/or carry a minimum of 60 pounds.
  • Push/Pull: Must be able to push/pull 55 pounds.
  • Stand: Must be able to stand 80% - 85% of the day.
  • Sitting: Must be able to sit 5% of the day.
  • Twisting/Bending: Must be able to twist/bend 20% of the day.
  • Squatting, Climbing and/or Crawling: Must be able to squat/climb/crawl 10% of the day.

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