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General Laborer

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

Whittier, CA, US, 90601

Req ID:  9814


United Memorial Products, A Matthews International subsidiary, is now hiring for full time General Laborers for our production Facility.  The General Laborer Performs laboring tasks required at varying work areas such as molding operations, pour operations, saw/grind operations.   Matthews International is a leading Cemetery Vault manufacturer and distributor.   This position has a starting pay rate of $18/hourly.

Employees are eligible for full benefits starting first day which includes:  medical, dental, vision, Health Saving Account (HSA) with company contribution, short and long term disability (after 90 days), life insurance, earned time off (starts accruing immediately), 401(k) retirement plan with company match, employee stock purchase plan with company match  and a guaranteed annual bonus based on year of service.



  • Assists in varying equipment operations and activities as well as handles any replenishments of materials as needed.
  • Moves products and/or materials for production use by lifting, pulling, and or/pushing carts.
  • Assists others in housekeeping of work areas.
  • Assesses assembly diagrams to lay out work for products.
  • Reads layout orders. 
  • Operates the sand blast machine while following all safety guidelines. 
  • Fixes repairs on granite markers. 
  • Stays knowledgeable on all colors and sizes of granite. 
  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) preferred.
  • 3+ years of previous production experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Possess a mechanical aptitude; ability to use a large variety of hand tools and basic knowledge of power tools, forklifts, (training provided if needed).
  • 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.
  • Regularly 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.   

At Matthews International, what makes us different is what makes us great.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles