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Shipping Forklift 1

Company: West Fraser
Location: Augusta
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

** Shipping Forklift 1****Job Category****:** Operations & Production **Supervisor****:** Johnnie Thompson **Requisition Number****:** SHIPP005893 Showing 1 location **Job Details****Description****$1,000 Quarterly Bonus in 2021!****Covid Vaccine Incentive $250!****West Fraser's Augusta, GA, mill is looking for an Fork Lift Operator 1. This position requires an individual who will perform a variety of tasks related to the safe and efficient application of the technical skills and knowledge to maintaining industrial machinery.****What you will do:****Operational Requirements:**Complete and maintain up to date the appropriate forklift license to operate equipment.Have possession of valid certification card when operating a lift.Use proper PPE, seatbelt, etc during operation.Proper vision, hand & eye coordination to operate a moving vehicle.**Duties & Responsibilities:**- Load and Off-Load trucks- Work according to all correct safety & environmental procedures.- Each operator is responsible for checking out his or her lift before use. Perform daily PM (preventative maintenance) checks before using equipment and turn reports in as instructed, completing the check-off sheet. Also, re-fuel your forklift for the oncoming operator daily.- Pedestrians have the right of way. Always be aware of pedestrians working in your area.- Operate equipment in such a manner as to not pose a safety hazard to & in a way that will not cause unnecessary downtime or abuse to equipment. This includes a safe speed, especially around blind corners.- Maintain operating area and equipment according to general housekeeping polices & procedures. Perform all required equipment checks, PMs and accurately complete all appropriate reports and general daily maintenance.- Be particularly aware not to damage lumber with forks to not affect quality.- Operator is to ensure that lumber packs are continuously removed from outfeed, in order to prevent downtime due to a backlog.- Packs should be placed in the appropriate area according to dimension and length.- Place cross-out pieces on all packs that are taken out to the yard.- Packs are to be stacked carefully to prevent leaning or misalignment. Stack all packs four layers high, regardless to the storage situation.- Check for rerun lumber that should be loaded.- Downtime is clean-up time. It is your responsibility to check with your team leader to see how long the mill will be down and what you should do. Remaining idle while the mill is down will result in disciplinary action.- Perform any other duties assigned by your team leader.Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:* High School Diploma/GED or a minimum of 2 years in a manufacturing environment or one year Wood Products.* Demonstrated leadership or supervisory experience.* Demonstrated math and reading comprehension skills.* Demonstrated/working knowledge of a computer hardware and software.* Have strong written and verbal communication skills.* Have a demonstrated pattern of safe behavior.* Be willing to acquire additional education / skills via continuing training courses as necessary, or required.* Capable of working effectively with the shift Supervisor in seeing the needs of the shift and department.* Current forklift operators license.* Must be able to work weekends, holidays and overtime when needed.Successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen, physical and background checkWhat will make you stand out: Willing to work rotating shifts Ability to work overtime and willing to be on-call.Our highly competitive compensation package includes: Benefits starting Day 1 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 holidaysApply:If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge, and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser: 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 a diversified wood products company producing lumber, OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips, and energy with over 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, and Europe. We are the largest lumber producer in North America, a leading global manufacturer of wood-based panels, and the worlds largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB).We are a growing company, believe strongly in promoting from within, and pride ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous development. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the companyWest Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug-Free Workplace**Qualifications****Skills****Behaviors****:** **Motivations****:** **Education****Experience****Licenses & Certifications**

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