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Operator Trainer - Forklift

Date: Feb 14, 2021

Location: Prattville, AL, US

Company: James Hardie





Operator Trainer

Prattville, AL

Now’s your chance to move your career in a new direction – upward! 


Consider this.  James Hardie is the #1 brand of siding in America. Globally, we have more than 4,900 employees and generate over $2.5 billion in net sales.  We invented fiber cement, and over 8 million homes later, we continue to set the standard for premium siding and trim.  Of course, to be the best, you have to work with the best.  That’s why we invest in more than just quality products; we also invest in our people.  We take pride in our employees and it’s clear that our employees take pride in working at James Hardie, too. 


As a member of the Human Resources (HR) team reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the Operator Trainer ensures the efficient daily operation of a forklift in a high speed, high volume manufacturing environment by ensuring that Operators have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the assigned job tasks. In this role, the Operator Trainer is responsible for the execution of the Company’s training and career path program for hourly operators, updating training materials to correspond with new procedures and monitoring activities and performance on the manufacturing floor  to meet safety, quality and production design goals in addition to cost objectives, as well as promoting a strong team atmosphere.



  • 4 year degree preferred
  • 2+ years supervisor/leadership position including, interviewing, performance management, discipline, training, and development.
  •  2+ years experience in a high-speed manufacturing environment to Industry experience 
  • Leadership/management experience (if applicable) 
  • Strong computer skills including Excel
  • Demonstrated process improvement experience


In return, we offer rapid advancement opportunities, an engaged and collaborative work environment, competitive compensation with solid bonus potential, a 401k program that matches dollar-for-dollar up to 6% and a best-in-class total benefits package.    


At James Hardie, our goal is to remain at the forefront of the building products industry in every market in which we operate.  The foundation of this strategy, and our company identity, is an unwavering commitment to safe people, safe places, and safe systems through our Zero Harm initiative.  As a member of James Hardie, you will have significant opportunity to be a key contributor to achieving that goal. 



What we are doing to combat COVID-19:

•    Daily sanitation of the entire plant

•    Personal workstation sanitation

•    Mask required and provided

•    Enforcing social distance guidelines

•    Free lunch daily for all employees

•    Hand sanitizer/washing stations throughout the plant




James Hardie is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability. Equal Employment Opportunity is the law.

Nearest Major Market: Montgomery

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