Universal Forest Products Mill laborer-SWING SHIFT in McMinnville, Oregon

Knowledge

  • High school diploma/GED preferred but not required
  • No minimum experience is required, but manufacturing or lumber experience is preferred
  • Working knowledge of basic math
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work in a safe manner
  • Ability to recognize size/grade/quality of material
  • Ability to correctly read a tape measure and moisture meter
  • Ability to understand basic math and numbers
  • Demonstrates ability to follow specific instructions and directions
  • Demonstrate ability to use and operate hand tools and other equipment as required
  • Demonstrate ability to stack material properly
  • Ability to pay attention to surroundings
  • Ability to identify safety issues in their work area, and notice equipment malfunctions
  • Ability to understand basic verbal and written instructions in English
  • Ability to work under immediate supervision
  • Ability to pass a drug test
  • Ability to work hours mandated by management

Conduct

  • Safety conscious
  • Team player and goal oriented
  • Open to change and positive attitude
  • Committed to plant and company goals
  • Participates in Safety and CI programs
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Looks for ways to improve productivity and department results

Position will require bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, lifting/carrying over 25 lbs, pushing/pulling, twisting, standing and walking.

  • Moves and secures lumber products and other materials according to instructions
  • Stacks finished products according to predetermined bundle sizes and/or customer requirements
  • Labels material based on the following specifications: type, size, and count
  • Applies individual tags to material before/after treating/production
  • Uses a staple gun and troubleshoots equipment
  • Bands, bundles and secures material, including attaching corner protectors and loading sticks
  • Follows instructions for stacking material properly and according to company policy and customer requirements
  • Ensures correct quantities and material are strapped, labeled before leaving the work area
  • Maintains accurate inventory of tags and reports any problems or discrepancies to supervisor
  • Records production on production sheets
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area
  • Assists with other work areas by moving material, loading and unloading material carts
  • Participates in safety, CI and other programs and meetings
  • Performs other duties as required

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled