Machine Operator - Molding/Expanding in Puyallup, WA at Carlisle Construction Materials

Date Posted: 3/19/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Carlisle Construction Materials Incorporated, a worldwide leading diversified manufacturer of premium building products and related technology, has an immediate opening for a Machine Operator in Molding/Expanding in its Puyallup, WA location. Come join us in our new facility with an excellent view of Mt. Rainier to learn more about the building productions and related technology industry. 

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.

The shift for this position will be Monday-Friday 6:00pm to 2:30am OT as scheduled and needed

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Ability to follow instructions and read production orders
  • Experience with computers including various manufacturing programs
  • Ability to use measuring gauges like tape measures
  • Able to work fast and efficient and willing to work long hours during busy season
  • Understanding of basic math, reading, and writing skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate

Physical Demands:

  • For this position, it is required to be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • There is a repetitive use of hands required with simple grasping and pushing and pulling up to 50 pounds
  • In addition this position requires the following abilities: standing, walking, lifting, reaching above shoulders, bending, and twisting.


  • Competitive pay starting at $15.00 an hour with a $0.50 raise after 90 days
  • GENEROUS $500 sign on bonus!
  • Competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, and participation in company's 401(k) plan available upon date of hire
  • Educational assistance (reimbursement)
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation