Plant Operator - Pre-Cast Concrete
Barkman Concrete
Steinbach, MB

Opportunity for a technically minded, detailed focused individual to be part of our world class paving stone production facility. For a full visual tour of how our facility runs you can view the How Barkman’s Pavers are Made video on-line:

As one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Barkman Concrete Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of precast concrete. Barkman has sustained growth through the contributions of our team members’ commitment to customer service, quality, and innovative products. Products produced at our Hess machine facility are found throughout Canada and the US in DIY projects to high-end homes, commercial applications and assisting in beautifying public outdoor spaces.

Located in Steinbach, MB, you will be trained as a Plant Operator on a two-week rotating shift: 6:00am-2:00pm and 1:30pm-10:00pm, Monday to Friday. You will be responsible for the production of various landscape products with a high commitment on meeting quality standards.

Some of the responsibilities and qualifications for this role include:

- Operating a Hess RH-2000 machine that produces pre-cast concrete products such as paving stones, sidewalk slabs and retaining walls

- Follow daily job travelers to ensure orders are complete

- Assist with the Total Preventative Maintenance program for the machine

- Ensure that safety policies are followed

- Maintain quality workmanship

- Responsible for tracking data and information in computer system

- Depending on the individual’s motivation this role has the potential of expanding into a senior or lead hand role

The ideal candidate will have:

- Previous experience in a manufacturing environment running a production machine

- Experience operating heavily automated production equipment

- Capability to lead one to two others if required

- Ability to troubleshoot irregularities on production machinery

- Basic maintenance experience and a mechanical aptitude

- Strong mathematical skills

- Comfortable with using computers for entering data and recording information

- Effective verbal and written communication skills

- Familiar with Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement concepts

- Basic concrete/precast knowledge an asset

- Experience using precision measuring tools for quality checks

- An eye for detail and color to create products that meet customer expectations

To be successful in this role you will have:

- A mindset of problem solving, clear communication and creating a respectful team environment

- Self-motivated with an interest in continual learning/training

- Reliable and punctual

- Able to work independently in a fast-paced environment

- Pride in your and your teams’ workmanship

- A commitment to Continuous Improvement

- Ability to make quick decisions in a fast-paced environment

Barkman offers you group insurance, a retirement savings plan and education subsidies. Wages will be dependent on education, skills, and experience.

Please submit your resume by July 12 (Please note that we may start interviewing prior to the 12th, it is recommended to submit your resume as soon as possible.)

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time