Business in McMinnville, Oregon – McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce

SAW OPERATOR/SAWYER, LUMBER MILL

Express Employment Professionals
Job Description
SAW OPERATOR/SAWYER, LUMBER MILL
Small locally owned Lumber Mill is in search of a qualified Sawyer. The purpose of this role is to accurately resaw Elk Creek inventory as indicated on orders produced by the sales and purchasing teams. The goal is to achieve the highest quality of texture on each piece of wood while also maintaining uniformity within those pieces. It is imperative to achieve excellence in this role, as part of the Mill’s success is linked to having a strong presence and excellent reputation within the resawn market.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
 
  • Receive and review orders from Supervisor
  • Confirm that stock received from puller matches the order specifications
  • Pull lumber via forklift in preparation to resaw (at times)
  • Operate saw according to exact order specification with a high degree of personal responsibility
  • Report any issues with saw to Supervisor
  • Complete the Resaw report with detailed information (paperwork)
  • Wrap finished order
  • Adhere to all safety procedures while operating
  • Any other duties assigned by Supervisor
     
     
Qualifications:
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Time Management
  • Performance Management
  • Results Driven
  • Detail oriented
  • Efficient with reading a tape measure
  • Efficient in mathematical addition, subtraction, and fractions
  • Knowledge of lumber and specifications
  • Ability to work as part of a team and stay on task independently
  • Efficient and certified in forklift operation
  • Solid understanding in saw machinery and safety
  • All required safety protection worn
 
 
 
Work Environment:
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outdoor warehouse elements that can include inclement weather, heat, and exposure to dust. The employee is frequently exposed to large machinery and occasionally exposed to loud noise levels and moving mechanical parts.
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • This position lifts objects, walks and stands for long periods of time and occasionally performs strenuous physical labor. The employee lifts, pushes, pulls or carries objects on average 40 lbs.; uses abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue. This position requires some bending and stooping.
  • Continuous mental and/or visual attention
 
 
Benefits of working with Express:
  • Medical benefits
  • 401K
  • Safety incentives
  • Training
  • Scholarship opportunities
     
    Compensation:
     
  • Pay $12-14 per hour DOE. Long term opportunities
 
To be considered for this opportunity please call us today at 503-434-5128, email us at jobs.mcminnvilleor@expresspros.com  or apply online at www.expresspros.com
 
 
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