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Forklift and Distribution Center Associate

Company: Weyerhaeuser Company
Location: Albany
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Weyerhaeuser Distribution is a leader in distributing building products for residential, light commercial and home improvement applications worldwide. We have an immediate opening for a Forklift and Building Materials Operator, and we encourage you to review the responsibilities and qualifications and apply today! This position is on night shift and will start at 6:00 p.m. Our business Weyerhaeuser has been in business for more than 120 years, and our strong foundation of values guides everything we do. Our people are our most valuable assets, and we're serious about safety - there's nothing more important than making sure every employee goes home safely each day. We are driven to achieve excellence and proud of what we do, and we strongly support and value different backgrounds and voices. (Watch This Video.) With Weyerhaeuser, you'll join a community where everyone has opportunities to develop and grow throughout their careers. Competitive pay and excellent benefits Starting pay $18.00 per hour. Plus Shift Differentials. Full benefits include: * Health, Well-Being, and Future * Medical Prescription, Dental Vision for you and your family * Life and Accidental Death Insurance, Retirement Plan Options with Employer Contributions * Employee Assistance Program * Time Away from Work * Paid vacation time * Disability Benefits, Parental Leave * Appreciation and Opportunity * Competitive base pay and a site performance bonus plan * Professional development and career advancement opportunities Key Responsibilities: * Safely operate and maintain propane or gas forklift to move products from stock lines to staging and/or cut stations * Safely load products * Ensure accountability for personal safety and the safety of others by addressing any unsafe practices observed * Wear all personal protective equipment required * Accurately perform basic math skills such as adding, subtracting and multiplying * Accurately count units, record totals and document shipping and receiving activities * Develop indepth knowledge of building material products and warehouse operations * Be highly attentive and adaptive to warehouse routines * Commit to quality, efficiency and continuous process improvement. This is not an inside warehouse position. This role will perform manual labor 55- 65% of the time. What you will need: * High school diploma or GED. * Experience operating material handling equipment. * Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and move or slide up to 100 pounds * Must be able to operate a chainsaw with a 24" bar * Willingness to work outside in the elements five days a week and occasional Saturdays depending on business needs * Computer skills: SAP or other Warehouse Management Systems * Ability to work cohesively in a team environment with strong attention to detail and accuracy What will make you stand out: * 2 or more years of experience operating a 9,000 to 17,500-pound forklift * Wood products cutting experience * Building materials distribution work experience/ background * Knowledge of building materials/construction background Want to hear why our employees love working at Weyerhaeuser? Watch This Video. About Wood Products We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support. For more than a century, we've been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products. About Weyerhaeuser We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We're serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference. We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us. Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. Inclusion is one of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team.

Keywords: Weyerhaeuser Company, Albany , Forklift and Distribution Center Associate, Professions , Albany, Oregon

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