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Reading Rock is always looking for passionate people to join our team.  For questions regarding employment opportunities, please contact our Human Resources department at 800.482.6466.

  • RESIDENTIAL BUILDING MATERIALS SALES TRAINEE (Columbus, OH)

    Overview
    The residential inside and outside sales trainee position is an entrepreneurial position achieving sales and profitability for all products in the single-family residential market.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Territory Leadership: Active participant in the development and implementation of market plans including price, promotion, people, and product portfolio for your customer base and network influencers. Target audiences to include, but not limited to builders, contractors, owners, and architects.
    • Team Leadership: Work in a team-based platform and lead by example to implement continuous improvement initiatives for team members of various departments to ensure the Industry’s Best Customer Experience.
    • Market Plan Achievement: Primary metrics will include top line revenue, product diversification by account, customer retention, and new customer acquisition.
    • Network: Be involved in industry-leading associations and events to stay abreast of trends and everchanging market dynamics.
    • Conduct market reviews to determine targeted accounts via telemarketing, cold calling (in person and on the phone) and site visits.
    • Conduct installation training and product overviews ensuring products are estimated and installed according to industry standards.
    • Policy: Comply with written policies in accordance with Reading Rock+CCL core values.
    • Professional Development: Participate in training opportunities associated with, but not including, personal skills, product knowledge, and/or process improvements.
    • Other position-related duties as needed & assigned.

    Requirements:
    • Education: Undergraduate degree and strong extra-curricular activities.
    • Construction Industry: Prefer some knowledge, but not required.
    • Some background in customer service/sales and/or communication.
    • Microsoft Office knowledge required. CRM preferred.
    • Proactive, team-based philosophy toward client satisfaction.
    • Highly organized with effective time management skills.
    • High business acumen with excellent, oral, nonverbal, and written skills.
    • Presenting, Negotiating, and Influencing to/with builders, contractors, owners, and architects.

    To Apply: Applications accepted until position is filled. Email or Fax a Resume, cover letter and any letters of recommendation to Careers@readingrock.com or 513-326-2977.

  • MACHINE OPERATOR (Banding)

    Overview
    The Bander Operator is responsible for packaging product for yard to meet daily production goals.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Operate and maintain banding equipment.
    • Identify, record, and report product yarded daily.
    • Verify product that is being banded is properly labeled.
    • Daily care, maintenance and cleaning of manufacturing equipment and work area.
    • Operate powered lift truck.
    • Assist in other areas of production, including assisting machine operators.
    • Work safely and within time constraints.
    • Emptying tubs and or dump hoppers as needed.
    • Clean in accordance with 5S program.

    Requirements:
    • The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, and quality-driven with the following skill set:
    • Ability to quickly and easily understand machine operation and theory of operation.
    • Basic math skills.
    • Working knowledge of basic hand tools.
    • Ability to properly lift up to 85 lbs. repeatedly.
    • Current forklift, front-end loader, and Bobcat certification, or the ability to obtain required.

    To Apply: Applications accepted until position is filled. Email or Fax a Resume, cover letter and any letters of recommendation to Careers@readingrock.com or 513-326-2977.

  • MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN

    General Summary:  This individual will work under minimal supervision to perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance (preventative and predictive), inspections, repairs, and troubleshooting of the plant machinery and facilities. Work to be conducted on mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems along with pneumatics, hydraulics, and electronics as well as switchgear, motors, and other electrical equipment. All work to be done with an emphasis on safety as well as the environment

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    · Assures the safe execution of all maintenance activities and helps ensure the safety of each associate by taking an active role in the safety programs the company has in place.
    · Maintain the general plant equipment and machinery, making sure it is clean, in proper working order and performing preventative maintenance on schedule. Conduct facility maintenance and repairs as needed.
    · Responsible for assigned special projects in the facility, including fabrication of items to help the operation.
    · Assist the department foreman and the machine operators during scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities, equipment breakdowns, and trouble shooting. This includes, but is not limited to, directing activities, physically assisting with work, sharing knowledge, and performing activity follow-up.
    · Coordinate with the department managers any maintenance activities that may require special assistance (e.g., parts procurement, arranging for outside contractors, equipment rental, etc.).
    · Assist department managers in maintaining parts and supplies stores. This would include researching, ordering and obtaining needed parts and supplies.
    · Develop new ideas aimed at improving safety, production, quality, and lowering costs.
    · Assist the department manager or immediate supervisor in any specific duties he/she assigns. Provide quality service to both internal and external customers at all times.
    · Work with department managers and production executives, offering advice and suggestions during the planning and implementation of capital and special projects at both the corporate facility and satellite facilities. This could include some or all aspects of project management.

    Experience:
    · Understands electrical systems, mechanical systems, fluid power (hydraulic and pneumatic) systems, industrial electronics, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), and control systems.
    · Ability to understand technical terminology common to various trades along with the ability to read, analyze, and interpret drawings, schematics, diagrams, prints, publications and locally generated instructions.Minimum 3 - 5 years of industrial maintenance and project management experience required. Journeyman level electrician preferred. Experience with AC/DC drives and motors, digital and analog electronics, control circuits, computers/PLC and test instruments, power supplies, power distribution, 480V systems, and NFPA70E needed.
    · Basic ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing, using the English language.
    · Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems. Basic interaction knowledge with computer systems including average proficiency, or better, with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).High school diploma required. College degree / licensed electrician desirable.
    · High school diploma required. College degree / licensed electrician preferred.
    · Must be able to lift 50 lbs unassisted; Regularly stand; walk; Climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; Regularly sit; Use hands to finger, handle, or feel; Reach with hands and arms; Talk or hear.

    To Apply: Applications accepted until position is filled. Email or Fax a Resume, cover letter and any letters of recommendation to Careers@readingrock.com or 513-326-2977.

  • MACHINE OPERATOR (Besser)

    Overview
    Operate plant machinery (Besser) as directed while adhering to all rules and regulations mandated by safety policies and procedures to produce a superior product.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Proficiently operate, cuber, splitter, loader/unloader, LSC 40, Dynapac, batching CPU.
    • Perform quality inspections and fill out checklist hourly.
    • Ensure Team is following all Quality and Safety procedures including LOTO.
    • Operate equipment to achieve desired requirement per RR standards.
    • Willing to achieve Master Block Maker Certification.
    • Recognize all internal and ASTM quality standards.
    • Clean in accordance with 5S program.

    Requirements:
    • Strict attention to detail.
    • Flexibility to work varying shifts (1st, 2nd , 3rd) and possible Sundays.
    • Ability to learn and understand electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical issues.
    • Capable of operating forklift, bobcats and front end loaders.
    • Must be able to take on the responsibility of a Leadership role.
    • Ability to use hand tool.
    • Basic math skills.
    • Basic computer skills including Microsoft applications.
    • Ability to properly lift up to 85 lbs. repeatedly.
    • Ability to work in an extreme environment.

    To Apply: Applications accepted until position is filled. Email or Fax a Resume, cover letter and any letters of recommendation to Careers@readingrock.com or 513-326-2977.