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Machine and/or Forklift Operator

Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Peru, IL, US, 61354

Company: James Hardie


If you are self-motivated, want a long lasting career, and have the following qualifications, we encourage you to apply:


  • Basic math skills, the ability to read a tape measure and the ability to lift 35lbs.
  • Ability to work 12 hr day or night shift, including weekends.
  • Solid work history and the ability to pass a physical, drug screen, and criminal background check.
  • Machine operator experience in a manufacturing environment a plus. 
  • Forklift experience a plus.

Pay & Benefits


The starting rate is $19.26/hr, with a $1.00 shift differential when working night shift. We offer excellent 1st day benefits including health, dental, prescription and vision insurance; paid vacations; paid holidays; and an optional 401(k) savings plan with a dollar for dollar company match up to 6%.


COVID-19 Requirements: Except where prohibited by applicable law, new employees must have initiated the vaccination process and received at least one dose of a two dose protocol prior to the new hire start date. New hires must complete the protocol within 60 days of start date as all new hires must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment at James Hardie Building Products Inc.



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Nearest Major Market: Ottawa

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