Machine/Forklift Operator (3rd Shift & Weekends)

Goshen, VA 24439, USA Req #1900
Wednesday, May 8, 2024

COMPANY OVERVIEW: Stella-Jones remains North America's leading producer of industrial pressure-treated wood products by recruiting team members who embody our core values and desire an environment where growth is inspired, dedication is recognized, and achievement is rewarded.  Our team members are responding to the vital infrastructure needs of our economy through the manufacturing and distribution of railway ties, utility poles, residential lumber and industrial wood products across the continent.  

We are seeking a full-time Machine/Forklift Operator for our Goshen, VA tie treating plant. 

POSITION OVERVIEW: Machine Operator 3 performs operational work related to receipt, shipment, storage, distributions or delivery of products, parts and materials.  Loads, unloads, moves or stores items according to delivery or routing documents or supervisor instructions.  Operates heavy equipment.

Shift Details: 11:00pm - 7:00am and Weekends

Training will be on 1st and 2nd shift and then the ideal candidate will work 3rd shift.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Operates one machines (Forklift, Knuckle-boom, Runaround, Wood Boiler Support, Prentice Support, Endplate Station Support, Trimmer Support).  To operate proficiently, individual must operate consistently at or above target production levels.
  • Completes daily inspection and maintenance report for assigned machine and identifies operational issues.
  • Performs daily maintenance for assigned machine. 
  • Takes initiative to aid supervisors to make sure procedures as followed correctly. 
  • Participates and contributes to company safety program.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. 

Qualifications:

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience:  One year experience in heavy industrial machine operations preferred
  • License/Certification:  Operating certificate for equipment (independent or through company) 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good eye/hand coordination
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions. 
  • Annual OSHA forklift training
  • Wood products experience preferred

BENEFIT OVERVIEW: In addition to working for a company designated as an essential workplace, you will have access to excellent benefits and incentives as a Stella-Jones employee including but not limited to:

  • Comprehensive total benefits package with 3 medical plans including corresponding employer provided dental and vision plan.
  • Company-paid benefits such as Life insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D), Long-Term Disability Coverage, and access to a robust employee assistance program
  • Competitive compensation
  • Annual bonus program opportunity
  • 401(k) savings plan with generous Company match (150% on the first 4% deferred)
  • 2 weeks paid vacation and 9 holidays
  • Career advancement opportunities 
  • Ability to purchase Company stock  

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $18.00
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  • Goshen, VA 24439, USA