Machine Operator Trainee – West Fraser



Job title: Machine Operator Trainee

Company: West Fraser

Job description: $1500 Employee Referral ProgramMachine Operator TraineeOur Machine Operator Trainee is an entry-level role with the expectation that self-motivated individuals will advance into progressively skilled positions.Shift rotates every two weeks from days (5:30 am – 4 pm) to swing (5:30 pm – 4 am). Lace-up safety-toed shoes with 6″ uppers are required.What you will do:

  • Maintaining safe work areas, collecting debris, and disposing of sawdust and dropped lumber in assigned areas
  • Cleaning industrial equipment and workstations
  • Relieving production positions; operating various light and heavy industrial machinery
  • Progressively qualifying on numerous machine centers to work throughout the facility
  • Showing a willingness and flexibility to perform various job assignments that may change daily
  • Supporting our culture of safety by adhering to mill safety policies and procedures at all times

What you need to be successful:

  • No direct experience needed
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to work outdoors in all temperatures in loud, high-volume environments performing physical tasks throughout the shift
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position which includes walking, standing, sitting, climbing stairs, bending and lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to perform all tasks in accordance with West Fraser safety policies and procedures
  • Recognize and support our team culture, communicating effectively with all team members
  • Ability to work rotating shifts, holidays, and weekends
  • Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment aptitude testing, background check, drug screen test, and physical

Our highly competitive compensation package and outstanding benefits include:

  • Benefits starting Day 1
  • Competitive starting pay
  • On-the-job training
  • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401k with company match and a fixed retirement contribution
  • Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Wellness Pay Program
  • EAP Program
  • Paid vacation after six months and holiday pay

Apply: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: /jobsWe thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process and be sure to attach a resume 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 world’s largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB).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.West Fraser believes inclusive, diverse teams build a more vibrant workforce, safer operations, and a stronger company overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that are reflective of the diverse communities we are a part of. We will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, gender, national origin, or any other protected legal characteristic.West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug-Free Workplace

Expected salary:

Location: Little Rock, AR

Job date: Sat, 04 May 2024 07:22:38 GMT

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