Manufacturing Yard Lead

Country/Region:  US

Basalite Building Products, LLC is one of the largest manufacturers of concrete masonry products in the Western United States. Product lines include structural block, interlocking paving stones, engineered wall systems, retaining walls, ornamental and garden products, and a full range of sack goods. We are a proud member of the Pacific Coast Building Products Family of Companies.


POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Superintendent, this position supports the Dupont, WA Yard and Delivery and is responsible for ensuring that yard personnel accurately load and unload inbound and outbound trucks.  This position is responsible for supporting and demonstrating the Core Values of Integrity, Safety, Respect, Customer Focus, Quality, Innovation and Financial Success. Performs other related duties as assigned.




ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Operates forklift to load and unload trucks.

  • Supervises all aspects of the loading operation and closely monitors both the tumbling and cutting operations.

  • Assists with bi-annual inventory counts, including preparation.

  • Checks all products for quality issues.

  • Cleans and organizes yard and warehouses as needed.

  • Performs daily forklift inspections.

  • Maintains and fuels forklift including checking and maintaining oil and water.

  • Trains employees for required yard work.

  • Informs Yard Supervisor of low stock levels.

  • Counts and verifies job clean-ups.

  • Checks incoming loads.

  • Attends safety meetings and abides by all safety rules set forth by company and governmental regulatory agencies; ensures that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected.

  • Regular attendance is required.


QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • Requires basic math and reading skills.

  • On the job training experience is required to be able to perform duties.

  • Ability to operate a forklift and become forklift certified by Basalite.

  • Ability to operate other equipment required to perform duties.

  • Working knowledge of plant inventory and yard related operation.

  • Regular attendance is required.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


  • Constantly required to Sit and Twist (neck)

  • Frequently required to Bend (neck); Twist (waist); Climb; Use hands to finger, Handle or Feel; Reach with hands and arms; Talk and listen.

  • Occasionally required to Bend (waist); Stand and Walk; Squat; Kneel; Lift and/or move items weighing above 76 pounds with assistance.


WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


  • Plant environment with loud noise, moving machinery, dusty, dirty.

  • Outdoor weather conditions.

  • Extreme temperatures.

  • Wear mandatory and/or other appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).


This is a regular, full-time position with competitive compensation and full benefits including medical/dental insurance, disability benefits, life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing retirement plan, and wellness programs. We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Tacoma
Nearest Secondary Market: Seattle