Machine Operator - Night Shift in Dixon, CA at Carlisle Construction Materials

Date Posted: 7/18/2017

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Job Description

Machine Operator – Expanding

Carlisle Construction Materials (CCM), a worldwide leading diversified manufacturer of premium building products and related technology has an immediate opening for a Machine Operator in Expanding. Come join us in our facility in Dixon, CA to learn more about the building productions and related technology industry. We have our Insulfoam division housed in our facility and the opportunity to learn and grow is available for our employees.

This position will be responsible for operating/tending machines designed to mold and expand bead into polystyrene blocks according to exacting standards of work orders. This will be on night shift starting at 3:30pm.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Operate mold and by control panel
  • Cut blocks to specific measurements and maintain daily record keeping
  • Make sure all blocks are usable material
  • Expand raw bead to specific densities
  • Make the necessary changes or adjustments to the mold
  • Properly mark batch number, date, and what cut each block is
  • Conduct daily maintenance checks to ensure all parts work properly
  • Clean and keep area hazard-free and inform Lead or Supervisor of any difficulties
  • Maximize block yields and density control and maintain daily molding reports


  • Education: High School diploma or GED required
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Able to use measuring gauges such as tape measures
  • Ability to fill out molding reports
  • Prior experience operating a forklift
  • Understanding of basic math, reading, and writing skills
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations
  • Preferred – knowledge of pre-expander, styro-scale, and bead types

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up 10 pounds continuously, up to 35 pounds frequently, and up to 75 pounds occasionally for regular job duties
  • There is a repetitive use of hands required with simple grasping continuously up to 20 pounds and pushing and pulling occasionally up to 200 pounds.
  • In addition this position requires the following abilities listed with percentages:

o   Standing – 55%

o   Lifting and Walking – 10%

o   Sitting, Reaching above shoulders, Driving, and Climbing – 5%

o   Bending and Twisting – 2.5%

Carlisle Construction Materials offers a competitive benefits package which includes 401k, medical/dental/prescription drug, and life insurance, flex spending, educational assistance, holiday and vacation pay.


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