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Forklift Operator

Company: Boise Cascade Company
Location: Thorsby
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
Boise Cascade is seeking forklift operator candidates at our engineered wood products facility in Thorsby, Alabama. This position is an entry-level production position with opportunities for advancement as openings occur. Production Utilities are responsible for supporting the production team while learning how to troubleshoot equipment and operate machines with minimal supervision in order to meet production goals. Candidates must be willing to work in a fast-paced production manufacturing environment.Boise Cascade has been in the business of manufacturing wood products and distributing building materials for over half a century. Today were one of the largest manufacturers of plywood and engineered wood products in North America and the only wholesale stocking distributor for building products that can service the entire United States. Because our business is built on relationships, our employees are critical to our success. And were committed to investing in them. Thats why we offer a benefits package designed to have a positive impact on all areas of your life from health and well-being, career and community, to financial security and personal safety. We call it, Total Rewards. Heres a look at whats included:Medical + Prescription DrugDental + Vision401(k) Retirement Savings

Responsibilities:
Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies and procedures while reporting potential safety hazardsPerforming housekeeping functions to aid in keeping machinery functioning properly; reduce safety hazards and maintain the appearance of the plant.Troubleshoot, correct, and report maintenance issues on plant equipmentPerform minor routine preventative maintenance and minor repairs to ensure machine reliability.General cleaning, machine operation, loading and unloading, stacking, product grading, operating a forklift, and any other tasks as business demands.Perform multiple and varied tasks in the production environment in order to meet goals and by creating a safe work environment for all employees.Contribute to a team environment by cross-training and filling in for operators during absences.Demonstrate initiative, a sense of urgency, and the ability to work on a team.

Qualifications:
Basic Qualifications:High School Diploma or GED equivalentAt least six (6) months of experience in manufacturing, farming, agriculture, landscaping, carpentry, mechanical, construction, warehouse, or military environmentExperience using a computer for record-keeping and documentation functionsWilling and able to work any shift, holidays, weekends, and overtime as neededWilling and able to work a rotating twelve (12) hour shift (days and nights)Willing and able to work in a hot, cold, dusty, and noisy industrial environmentWilling and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations.Willing and able to wear safety equipment, i.e.: safety glasses, hearing protection, steel-toed boots, and other PPE as required by specific jobsWilling and able to perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing, and/or pulling for up to twelve (12) hours a dayPreferred Qualifications:At least one (1) year of experience working as a machine operator in a manufacturing environmentExperience operating a forkliftExperience working in lumber or wood productsExperience troubleshooting equipment in a manufacturing environment

Keywords: Boise Cascade Company, Birmingham , Forklift Operator, Professions , Thorsby, Alabama

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