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Bagging and Forklift Operator (Shavings Dept)

Company: Lignetics Inc.
Location: Brownsville
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Salary : $19/hr + DOEShift: 6am to 6:30 pm flex scheduleJob Type : Full-time - THIS POSITION WILL BEGIN EMPLOYMENT ON SEPTEMBER 1, 2022** Pre-employment background check and drug screen required**Job Description:The bagging operator is required to perform two functions: the bagging operation and the baler operation. The bagging operator must maintain the ability to perform both bagging and baler functions as determined by the Shift Leads.Operate machinery in a productive manner using the established safety guidelines and procedures.Responsible for assisting other production areas, as needed.Move and wrap completed products.Assist the Shift Leads to start and stop the pellet mills.Communicate any moisture or material problems to Shift Lead.Maintain a clean workstation.Other duties as assigned.Forklift Responsibilities:Responsible for operating a forklift in the warehouse and production areas of the plant.Prior to shift start, ensure propane tanks are filled and forklift equipment is properly blown out and all fluids checked.Grease fittings if needed.All raw materials are to be stacked in a neat and orderly fashion.The warehouse is to be swept daily and trash bins emptied when full.All trucks loaded are to have proper paperwork before being loaded (packing slips and weight ticket). All trucks loaded are to be counted and recounted by another associate and both persons sign off that the proper amount of product has been verified and loaded.Packaging slips must be attached to all loads and packing slip enclosed.Load seals must be attached to all trucks by the forklift operator before the truck leaves the dock area. Plywood is to be stacked during the teardown of pods.When the plywood rack is full, it is to be banded and stacked for later use.Re Stacks and bags returned to system must be worked on daily and recorded.Seat belts are to be worn at all times and the lift must be operated at a safe speed.Junk pallets are to be stacked and put in their proper place until they can be disposed of.Clean up warehouse at the end of shift.Responsible for assisting other production areas, as needed.Move and wrap completed products.Assist the Shift Leads to start and stop the pellet mills.Any other duties as assigned.Qualifications/Education:High School diploma or GED preferred.Prior forklift and production line experience preferred.Must have a good eye, hand, and foot coordination.Must be able to pass the company forklift training.Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and stand for a minimum of 7 hours per day.Required to read and interpret scales.Requires mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills to adjust the weight and timing of baler and various other simple maintenance problems.Requires the ability to do simple math calculations.Benefits:Annual bonusHourly bonus programEmployee Pellet program2 weeks paid time off + 2 floating holidaysFull benefits - vision/dental/medical401k with up to 5% employer match and 100% vestment right awayLignetics SWAG gear to include an annual pair of work boots & other PPEAbout Lignetics, Inc.Lignetics, Inc. offers clean, renewable solutions. We have 30 years of experience innovating eco-friendly essentials for everyday life. Lignetics manufactures a variety of consumer brands in several different categories including wood pellets for home heating, BBQ pellets for grilling, wood pellets and shavings for animal bedding, and a wood fiber-based cat litter. Each of our products have unique features and benefits but are all linked with a wonderful recycled, renewable, sustainable, and carbon neutral story. We turn recycled sawdust into value-add, branded consumer products.


Keywords: Lignetics Inc., Eugene , Bagging and Forklift Operator (Shavings Dept), Professions , Brownsville, Oregon

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