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Brand:  Memorialization
Company:  The York Group, Inc.
Line of Business:  Granite

Elberton, GA, US, 30635



Matthews International is seeking a qualified Crater to work in our Granite Production facility in the Elberton, GA area for our memorialization business segment.  The Crater is responsible for constructing and maintaining containers such as boxes and crates for shipment. 


•Operates saws to cut lumber to size and operates shrink wrap equipment
•Packs, weighs, paints and marks products and containers for shipment.  
•Uses hammer, nailing gun and stapler to assemble crates and boxes, to affix braces, to close containers, etc.
•Packs products in container using packing materials as required.
•Operates shrink wrapping oven and moves pallet carts in and out of shrink wrapping oven.
•Cleans surfaces to be painted by scraping, sanding, washing, grinding, wiping, etc., and masks as required.
•Disassembles, cleans and assembles paint spraying equipment.
•Uses hand-held spray gun and/or paint brush to apply uniform coat on surfaces to be painted.
•Additional duties as assigned.




•High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) preferred
•2+ years of previous construction experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
•Basic understanding and application of mathematical concepts.
•Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients.
•Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
•Ability to work with and influence peers and management.
•Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.
•Possess a mechanical aptitude; ability to use a large variety of hand tools and basic knowledge of power tools, forklifts, welding equipment, and cutting torch.
•Ability to work overtime as necessary.



•Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk, hear and see.  
•Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
•Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
 •Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold & heat, risk of electrical shock, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
•The noise level in the work environment may be high.
* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

Matthews Memorialization is a leader in the memorialization industry who is committed to helping customers grow their businesses and helping families move from grieving to remembrance by providing products of superior craftsmanship and revenue generating programs and services. Within this industry, our Environmental Solutions is focused on the design and manufacture of advanced combustion systems. Matthews Memorialization is a (MATW) Matthews International company. 


Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants.  In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team at Reasonable.Accommodations@matw.com.

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