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General Operator

Date: Oct 8, 2021

Location: Fontana, CA, US, 92337

Company: James Hardie

General Operator (Fontana, CA)

The Generalist Operator is an integral member of the James Hardie Building Products team, responsible for working with machinery, raw materials, and other employees to create high quality building material fiber cement products.  The best Operators are self-motivated and will strive to understand complex processes and procedures.  They will challenge themselves and others for continuous improvement and high product quality.  Successful Operators embrace forward thinking and are willing to work on multiple assignments throughout the shift.


At James Hardie Building Products, your career path is managed by you – we measure and reward your willingness to advance through demonstrated skill assessments and a progressive internal certification program.  Each employee has an active say in their own timeline for learning and career advancement.


What are we looking for in a candidate?

  • Stable work history
  • Minimum of 1-year experience in a manufacturing or with large machinery equipment
  • Ability to demonstrate past successes related to a manufacturing/production or support crew environment
  • Understanding of safety policies to drive best in class to drive a Zero harm culture
    As a Generalist Operator, the following tasks and job duties are included but not limited to:
  • Assist in the efforts in wash-ups, housekeeping, 5S and continuous improvement throughout the plant, as needed.
  • Assisting team members with any needs around the job
  • Consult run plan with lead and understand daily plan
  • Operate equipment as efficiently as possible.
  • Fill out daily position inspection sheet and work boards; report any non-compliance items to lead.
  • Perform quality checks to maintain our quality standards.
  • Communicate all pertinent information of safety, quality, and mechanical issues to designated leads
    As a manufacturing facility of fiber cement building products, the Operator will have to meet the following requirements.
  • Ability to continuously stand, walk or sit
  • Ability to bend, climb stairs, ladders and lift frequently
  • Ability to lift up to 10 pounds frequently
  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to squat occasionally

Nearest Major Market: Fontana
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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