Generalist Operator

Cleburne, TX, US, 76031


As an Operator reporting to the Production or Finishing Supervisor, the Operator is responsible for safety and quality of the product off the line. The Operator is also responsible for housekeeping, trouble-shooting, and achieving daily production and quality requirements.

• High School diploma or GED equivalency.
• Two years in a manufacturing environment (preferred).

Position Requirements
• Demonstrated ability to communicate and comply with plant safety regulations.
• Demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written directions and training manuals.
• Demonstrated ability to read a tape measure and have basic math skills.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively take action to solve problems while exhibiting sound judgment and critical thinking skills.
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to multi-task and be flexible in job roles.
• Demonstrated ability to deliver sustainable and superior results.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with peers and management regarding equipment status, safety issues, and turnover information.
• Willingness and ability to become certified to operate forklifts, man lifts and overhead cranes.

Position Responsibilities
• Follow all plant safety regulations and considers safety first in all job actions.
• Support the Department’s daily, weekly, monthly KPI’s by the performance of planned work.
• Maintain the highest quality standard.
• Follow position specific checklist and accepted “best practices.”


• Decision Making: Identifying and understanding issues: problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts; constraints, and probable consequences.

 • Continuous Learning: Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.

 • Stress Tolerance: Maintaining stable performance under pressure or opposition (such as time pressure, or job ambiguity); handling stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organization.

 • Initiating Action: Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive. • Communication: Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.

 • Tenacity: Staying with a position or plan of action until the desired objective is obtained or is no longer reasonably attainable.


In return, we offer a competitive compensation plan that includes full medical, dental and vision benefits effective on your first day of employment with James Hardie; 6% dollar for dollar matching 401(k) program; Free lunch Friday; Generous paid vacation and holidays; Job training and development; Life insurance; Disability Income Protection; Flexible Spending Accounts; Employee Assistance Program; Discount tickets for amusement parks, recreation sites and movies, and much more!


At James Hardie Building Products we apply our science, research, and cutting edge technology to enjoy our continued status as a $1.5 billion world leader in fiber-cement technology. As the world leader in fiber-cement technology we manufacture durable, beautiful building material products for the residential market. We operate in markets around the world, spanning the United States, Europe, Philippines, Australia, and New Zealand. In the United States alone, we have 10 manufacturing plants, three regional offices and one research center.


We are committed to diversity at James Hardie in every form. We firmly believe that by hiring and developing people of every background and culture it will further strengthen our company and its people in striving for global leadership.

James Hardie is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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