We are Weyerhaeuser Distribution, a building products company. Our distribution facility is located in Carrollton, Texas and we are one of the largest building material distributors in the Dallas Ft Worth market. We take great pride in servicing our customers in a safe and team-based environment. The primary activities in our operations department include unloading railcars/trucks of building materials, cycle counting, storing materials, breaking full units down into custom orders, and loading outbound trucks.
We're looking to immediately hire talented people that are interested in getting trained in our business. We currently have an opening for an Entry Level Forklift Operator & Order Puller (Trainee). This role will work on the night shift and require regular movement throughout the day, which means regular periods of standing, sitting, walking, and sliding/moving up to 100 pounds, and even driving heavy equipment outdoors in all types of weather.
Under the direction of the Site Manager, this role will focus on safely moving our product for our customers. We want talented people with at least a high school diploma, that have a drive to perform and a commitment to safety. From there, we will safely train them to pick and pull orders and operate a forklift to efficiently load and move product for our customers.
The starting hourly pay rate for this position is $14.50 per hour and that does not include over time. The shift would start at 12PM and will end at 11PM. There is room for some overtime and you can also drive your base pay rate higher, as you master more and more skills. Medical, dental and gainsharing benefits will also apply for all eligible employees.
*** $300 BONUS AVAILABLE: ALL hires that successfully complete 90 days of employment in good standing will be eligible to receive a one time hiring bonus of $300.
***To be considered, please apply here: http://weyer.jobs/15244
You will enjoy this role, if you enjoy...
Working Safely and learning various skills at the same time
Working the evening shift (12PM - 11PM)
Working outdoors in all seasons and temperatures
Working with a team and being accountable for your own work too
Working with heavy equipment and machinery
Working with simple math tools that help you with measurements Working with various systems to process orders
*As a reminder, this role requires regular movement throughout the day, which means regular periods of standing, sitting, walking, and sliding/moving up to 100 pounds, and operating equipment outdoors in all types of weather.
Key Qualities & Responsibilities:
Be coachable and willing to seek input from management and team
Be committed to customer service and safety
Be committed to wear the required personal protective equipment without being prompted
Be committed to safely operate and maintain all Weyerhaeuser equipment to efficiently cut and move product to designated areas
Be committed to take personal safety and the safety of others very seriously
Be committed to always speaking up about anything unsafe
Be committed to accurately counting, measuring, and documenting daily inventory for shipping and receiving
Ability to learn and master the operation of a chainsaw and forklift
Strong attention to detail, planning and organizational skills
Ability to work with team to solve customer problems and complete general tasks
Willing to work outside, regularly moving in the elements five days a week and occasional weekends
Ability to continuously work while standing, sitting, and driving equipment throughout the day
Ability to work, while lifting up to 50lbs
Ability to work, while moving and sliding up to 100lbs
Basic computer skills
Required Education & Experience:
High school diploma or GED required
A proven track record of successful performance at school and work
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.
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. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
Posting ID: 573787794Posted: 2020-09-25