January 9, 2023

Distribution Terminal Associate

Website Heidelberg Materials

International manufacturer of cement, concrete, and aggregates



The Role and the Company


Heidelberg Materials provides the materials to build our future. Our future is sustainable. Our future is digital. And it goes beyond cement, aggregates and ready-mixed concrete. Heidelberg Materials North America, previously known as Lehigh Hanson, operates more than 450 locations with approximately 9,000 employees in the U.S. and Canada.


The Terminal Associate role is based in Columbus, OH and reports directly to the Terminal Supervisor and will be responsible for daily tasks having to do with maintenance of equipment and loading and unloading of bulk and packaged cement.  The successful applicant will learn all facets of terminal operations including but not limited to the following:


Here’s what you’ll get to do:


Be involved in and aware of all aspects of the day-to-day cement terminal operation.
Participates in the loading and unloading of cement products from railcars or bulk trucks.
Coordinates bulk loading activities with customer drivers and sales personnel.
Inspect railcars and bulk trucks before loading.
Operate track mobile or car puller to move and position railcars in place for unloading or switching tracks.
Operate controls to convey proper cement to bulk silos or bulk trucks.
Responsible for ensuring customer orders are filled accurately. Promptly addresses customer concerns and refers more complex problems to supervisor for resolution.
Ensures shipping and receiving paperwork is completed accurately and on a timely basis.
Responsible for the unloading and/or transfers of bulk material or cement products from railcars and/or trucks to silos or other storage containers.
Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on terminal equipment, some of which is on top of the silos being 100 feet tall.
Performs housekeeping of the facility.
Follows all safety policies, including proper use of Personal Protective Equipment
Helps promote safe work habits and a safe work environment along with weekly safety meetings and job pre-work analysis.
Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair equipment problems to minimize downtime and ensure proper operation.
Maintain Vendor relationships
Essential Experience and Skills


High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Previous experience in cement or related industry a plus
Prior material handling experience is strongly preferred
Must have proven mechanical and electrical ability; welding experience is a plus
Demonstrated organizational skills
Demonstrated communication skills
Demonstrated technical knowledge, hardware, and software, with computers; MS Office products and SAP preferred
Clerical skills a plus
Willing and capable of working extended hours and weekends if needed
Capable of accessing heights – top of railcars, stairways to silo top elevations, etc.
Capable of lifting up to 75 pounds regularly
Demonstrated commitment and ability to follow safe working practices in a team environment.
Available to work 2nd shift.
What we have to offer


Competitive base salary
Highly competitive benefits programs
·       401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions

To apply for this job please visit careers.heidelbergmaterials.us.