General Labor 1st Shift

    Universal Forest Products, Inc.
    Nappanee, IN 46550
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    General labor is responsible for safely handle lumber products. Verifies material meets customer requirements and company expectations.
    • Moves and secures lumber products and other materials according to instructions
    • Stacks finished products according to predetermined bundle sizes and/or customer requirements
    • Labels material based on the following specifications: type, size, and count
    • Applies individual tags to material before/after treating/production
    • Uses a staple gun and troubleshoots equipment
    • Bands, bundles and secures material, including attaching corner protectors and loading sticks
    • Follows instructions for stacking material properly and according to company policy and customer requirements
    • Ensures correct quantities and material are strapped, labeled before leaving the work area
    • Maintains accurate inventory of tags and reports any problems or discrepancies to supervisor
    • Records production on production sheets
    • Maintains a clean and organized work area
    • Assists with other work areas by moving material, loading and unloading material carts
    • Participates in safety, CI and other programs and meetings
    • Performs other duties as required
    • High school diploma/GED preferred but not required
    • No minimum experience is required, but manufacturing or lumber experience is preferred
    • Working knowledge of basic math
    • Must be at least 18 years of age
    Skills and Abilities
    • Ability to work in a safe manner
    • Ability to recognize size/grade/quality of material
    • Ability to correctly read a tape measure and moisture meter
    • Ability to understand basic math and numbers
    • Demonstrates ability to follow specific instructions and directions
    • Demonstrate ability to use and operate hand tools and other equipment as required
    • Demonstrate ability to stack material properly
    • Ability to pay attention to surroundings
    • Ability to identify safety issues in their work area, and notice equipment malfunctions
    • Ability to understand basic verbal and written instructions in English
    • Ability to work under immediate supervision
    • Ability to pass a drug test
    • Ability to work hours mandated by management
    • Safety conscious
    • Team player and goal oriented
    • Open to change and positive attitude
    • Committed to plant and company goals
    • Participates in Safety and CI programs
    • Punctual and reliable
    • Looks for ways to improve productivity and department results
    Position will require bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, lifting/carrying over 25 lbs, pushing/pulling, twisting, standing and walking.

    Posting ID: 554945159Posted: 2020-06-25