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Kiln Heavy Duty Forklift Operator -- Newberry, SC
« on: November 08, 2017, 11:38:49 AM »
West Fraser is a diversified North American wood products company producing southern yellow pine lumber and wood chips across the Southern US and Western Canada.  We are the largest lumber producer in North America!

Our employees operate in a culture that values safety first and rewards hard work. We recognize and support our team culture and focus on growing our team by promoting from within – many of our employees have built their careers with us.

The lift position is a forklift driver that is responsible for transporting lumber in the green lumber yard, to & from the dry kilns.

This department is a 24/7 operation and will work 12 hour evening shifts 6pm - 6am.

Entry level responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Remove stacked lumber from one stored area, transport & load into the kilns for drying.
  • Place cross pieces of lumber between lumber as necessary.
  • Remove dried lumber and move to dry storage shed for the next process.
  • Transport tagged green or dry lumber in the  yard and stack according to dimension and length
  • Lubricate lift and fill fuel tank when necessary
  • Pickup broke boards and all lumber as well as any debris from around the kilns, green yard, and dry storage area

Required skills and experience include:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to work in 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
  • Demonstrate a commitment to safety
  • Minimum of six (6) months in a manufacturing or industrial environment preferred
  • Must successfully complete a pre-employment background, drug screen, and physical

West Fraser operates several sawmills across the U.S. South and a Corporate office in Germantown, Tennessee.  The business has approximately 2,400 employees and fifteen plants.  West Fraser is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of West Fraser Timber Co. LTD., Canada.

  • West Fraser offers competitive benefits including: medical, dental, life insurance, disability, and 401-k savings plans.

 All persons meeting that criteria above are encourage to apply, however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.  Applications will not be accepted at the location.  No phone inquiries, please.

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