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Maine Drilling & Blasting Loader Foreman in Ulster Park, New York

Come work with the best! At Maine Drilling & Blasting we work with the unity of family and the determination of business owners. As a majority Employee Owned company we provide a unique and generous array of benefits including two retirement plans, an Employer-contributed Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and company matched 401(k). In addition to health, dental, vision, life, and disability benefits, we also offer training and development opportunities. The sky is the limit, come rock your career at MD&B!

Our core values of Respect, Fairness, Honesty, and Responsibility provide a firm cultural foundation as we relate to customers and each other as we Make it Happen!

Loader Foreman

Responsible for maintaining a ‘Safety First’ culture on all activities performed by the load staff and ensures that all company safety polices and practices are followed. This position requires an action-oriented individual who has an interest and desire to meet order fill rates in a safe and efficient manner. Responsible for 2-8 yard workers in a high volume explosives distribution center. Responsible for coordinating loads, unloads, and moves materials within or near plant, yard, or work sites, including security checks and performing any combination of the following: reads pick ticket orders or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or products to be loaded,

  • Promote work safety practices and lead by example.

  • Responsible for maintaining productivity, coaching, training, motivating, and

ensuring safety standards are met on a daily basis.

  • Responsible for working with our Explosive Operating Procedures to ensure

picking and staging functions are followed for inventory accuracy.

  • Responsible for ensuring product is handled in an efficient and damage free

manner to obtain operational goals associated with these areas.

  • Responsible for ensuring yard equipment is properly maintained and manage all

aspects of service on equipment.

  • Responsible for ensuring adherence to all quality, safety, security, housekeeping,

and customer service practices and that company guidelines are met.

  • Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and or shelves by

hand or by forklift.

  • Loads materials into vehicles.

  • Responsible for performing accurate order fulfillment counts. Counts, weighs, and

records number of units of materials moved or handled on daily production sheet.

  • Lifts heavy objects by hand or using power hoist.

  • Cleans work area, machines, and equipment, using broom, rags, and cleaning


  • May occasionally operate industrial trucks to assist in loading or moving

materials and products.

  • Attend monthly meetings.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • High school degree or equivalent.

  • Good oral communications and math skills.

  • Self-starter sets high personal work standards; and is willing and able to crosstrain on unrelated tasks.

  • Must be flexible and able to make decisions that our in the company’s best


  • Fork lift certification is required (Will train)

Job Requirements

  • Ability to perform essential functions of the position.

  • Ability to lift 50 - 80 lbs.

  • Outside environment, all weather conditions.

  • Work on uneven and loose surfaces.

  • Stooping and bending 60 – 70% of the time.

External Company Name: Maine Drilling & Blasting Inc.

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