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Forklift Operator

Company: West Fraser, Inc
Location: Saginaw
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Job Description:

$1,000 Quarterly Bonus in 2021!

Covid Vaccine Incentive $250!

West Fraser Maplesville Iis looking to bring on a full-time, safety-focused, energized Forklift Operator.

Demonstrate the ability to operate kilns in a safe manner, following all safety procedures and rules including general safety rules, SWP’s, ZES, Hazard Communication and all other rules. Demonstrate the ability to be a team player by:

  • Participating in team meetings, contributing by asking questions, and listening to what is being said, being constructive and tactful with all team members, treating everyone with respect, utilizing downtime or slow time to enhance the appearance and/or productivity of the work area
  • Must maintain all kiln drying records
  • Demonstrate ability to load and unload kilns using a forklift
  • Must assist and coordinate in the greasing of kiln motors and cars
  • Must check kiln fans for rotation
  • Learn and demonstrate the ability to operate computer system at kilns
  • Must make adjustments on drying schedules as needed
  • Must perform daily moisture checks
  • Must demonstrate ability and willingness to assist electrical/mechanical personnel with any work in the kiln area
  • Must document problems and communicate with maintenance personnel daily
  • Demonstrate initiative and innovation by developing new ideas and initiating action and showing a willingness to deviate from traditional approaches
  • Must be able to fire boiler in a safe manner
  • Must become knowledgeable of boiler controls and purpose of each
  • Learn and demonstrate emergency operating and shutdown procedures
  • Must be able to perform Basic Care
  • Must have the ability to learn all equipment and be able to perform these duties
  • All other duties as assigned

Must be able to perform the following key phases of Basic Care routes:

  • Basic Care is the inspection, cleaning, and adjustment of process equipment by operating personnel on a frequent basis to ensure proper equipment operation and early detection before they become equipment failures. Basic Care is an essential component in our effort to improve overall process reliability by engaging operating production employees in a systematic approach to find equipment defects before the defects can cause a failure. Making repairs to equipment, prior to failure, results in improved process availability and reduced repair cost. Basic Care along with Reliability principles will be used to reduce process failure of the equipment.
  • Inspection of equipment
  • Servicing and minor adjustments to the equipment (when necessary)
  • Cleaning of the equipment
  • Documentation and reporting of results

Required skills and experience include:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to work in a hot, cold, dusty, and noisy industrial environment
  • Ability to bend, twist, lift, climb, stand throughout the duration of the shift
  • Ability to work rotating shifts, holidays, and weekends
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety
  • Minimum of six (6) months in a manufacturing or industrial environment preferred

 

Safety is one of West Fraser’s core values and our employees can expect a challenging, stable work environment with career development opportunities.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check, a drug screen test, and a physical.

 

Our highly competitive compensation package and outstanding benefits include:

  • Benefits starting Day 1
  • Competitive starting pay
  • On-the-job training and a
  • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • 401k with company match
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid vacations and holidays

 

Apply:

If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, internal promotions, training, safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge, and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser: www.westfraser.com/jobs

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process. Be sure to attach your resume to your online profile as resumes will not be accepted at the site. No phone inquiries, please.

West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug-Free Workplace

 

Keywords: West Fraser, Inc, Birmingham , Forklift Operator, Other , Saginaw, Alabama

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