Lead Hand - Night Shift - Calgary, AB

CRH-Oldcastle - Calgary, AB (5 months ago)

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Job ID: 145960

Job Grade: Salary

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH Company, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass.


The schedule for this position is: Sunday-Thursday from 9:30 pm- 6:00 am, but this position typically involves overtime (shift could last up to 12 hours). This is a salaried position. We are looking for someone self-directed, driven and interested in learning our business as a whole.

Job Purpose

Provide exemplary customer service to co-workers and staff while leading a team of employees
Encompass best practices in all aspects of safety policies and procedures
Adhere to and promote all corporate safety policies
Ensure trucks are loaded as per requirements for timely deliveries each day
Ability to navigate the Surpass (AS400) ERP system to ensure trucks are complete
Identify, train and mentor all potential and future prospects

Duties & Responsibilities

Lead the team by communicating positively with staff, co-workers, and managers
Ensure equipment is in safe operating condition
Loading and unloading glass will require crane operation and/or manual lifting
Monitor the overall operation of staff to ensure trucks are ready for deliveries each morning
Review load lists at the beginning of each shift and determine a work plan for the night crew
Monitor the ERP system to locate
completed product and arrange delivery to the loading area
Ensure proper reading of tags for glass selection and accuracy of shipments
Assist in ensuring quality standards are met by inspecting glass loaded on frames or reviewing staff’s assessment of
completed product. Train, educate and monitor staff to ensure success
Stage and prepare trucks for loading; including tractor and trailer movement within the loading area
Print bills of lading for drivers based on loaded trucks
Remind and clearly communicate all safety procedures to staff daily
Monitor general housekeeping and assist with all tasks when required
Operate a forklift as required
Adhoc requests throughout the plant as required
Assist shift supervisors with employee discipline, reviews, and assist in assessing overall employee development


Possess guidance and coaching leadership skills
Positive attitude and desire to be part of a team
Responsive to change in priorities and immediate demands
Possess organizational skills and remains calm under pressure
Comfortable leading a team with minimal supervision
Prefer experience with Surpass ERP system
Maximum manual lifting requirement of up to 75 lbs
Prefer Forklift certification
Prefer Crane certification
Work flexible hours as required
Will provide all training as required

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

Daily and/or weekly overtime required, not to exceed statutory legislation
Be able to remain in an upright position for long periods of time
Be able to maintain composure in a continuously changing environment
Must be able to work evenings on a Sunday through Thursday schedule
Must be able to consistently lift up to 75 lbs at plant location

What CRH Americas Offers You

Highly competitive base pay
Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
Group retirement savings program
Health and wellness programs
A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

About CRH Americas

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!