Machine Operator, Plastics (Req ID 15741, Graveyard)


Lodi, CA, 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 Plant Superintendent, this position supports the Extrusion Department in all areas of production.  This position supports various production machines, verifies machines are running properly and safely and 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.


  • Verifies that all production machines are running properly and safely.
  • Is responsible for quality production runs.
  • Completes any required reports properly.
  • Observes machine while running.
  • Checks loader and unloader for raw materials
  • Operating injection mold machine
  • Adjusts products as needed.
  • Operates batching system for quality products.
  • Keeps Injection Mold room clean.
  • Attends safety meetings and obeys 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.


  • On-the-job training experience is required to be able to perform duties.
  • Injection Mold operating experience is preferred.
  • Ability to operating the injection mold machine and any other equipment required to perform duties.
  • Regular attendance is required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers and superiors.
  • Requires basic reading, writing and mathematical skills.
  • Must have proficient forklift skills.


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.


  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; Reach with hands and arms; Talk and listen; Stand, walk, and sit.
  • Occasionally required to bend at the waist; Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.





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)



Salary Range $17.89-$18.89





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: Stockton