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Experienced Forklift operator

Company: Eagle Veneer
Location: Junction City
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Drive in a fast pace production environment. Work with well maintained production hysters with back-up toyotas. (full-time forklift mechanic) Must be capable of mounting and dismounting a forklifrtr continuously during the course of an 8-hour shift. Must be capable of stooping and grasping continuously over an 8-hour shift. Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds on occasion. Must be able to maintain a safe speed dictated by the production of the dryers. Utility driver: Worker will assume the position of back-up forklift operator in two key forklift positions on the shift. If a full-time driver must be out, the utility driver will cover that position. If production requires a 7 day dryer schedule they will cover other drivers while they take alternate days off. They will be trained to fill in where needed throughout the mill in other positions including but not limited to clean-up. When filling in on non driving positions, the rate of pay will be 15.00 per hour. Any time spent as a driver will be 17.00. This position will put you in line for the next full time forklift position that comes open. Dry-end driver: Dry units of veneer will automatically discharge from the stacker with the precise sheet count, onto a set of chains, which will advance the units to the bander. The driver will then set top and bottom stickers, push button to band, push button to advance, and unit will advance automatically to the middle position, set two more stickers and band, push the button to advance the load to the end position automatically, set the stickers and band. Then advance the unit to the end of the out-feed chains, push a button and the tilt rolls will raise and tilt, putting the unit in position to then be picked up by the forklift. The unit will then be taken to the warehouse and be stacked in the correct rows. Green-end driver: Green units, which have been staged to run through the dryers, must be set on the reserve chains to the dryer feeding stations for both dryers. The banding on the individual units must be cut and disposed of properly and then the stickers must be stacked in the appropriate rack for re-use. The inside forklift work will be done with an 8000 or 9000 lb. forklift. These green units are stored in outside storage buildings and must be moved to the green-end. The outside forklift will be a 15000lb. hyster. Follow all safety rules and regulations set by OSHA and Eagle Veneer. Must be able to work with safety personnel and the quality control manager. Will be responsible for the quality related to handling of all products. Do a pre-operation safety and maintenance check before every shift. Must have recognizable experience or potential as a forklift operator. Must attend classroom training and then have a chance to show skills in forklift operation experience. Wage will be dependent on demonstrated skills as a forklift operator. $17.00 per hour for full time forklift operators. 15.00 to 17.00 per hour for utility drivers. Health, dental, vision insurance, company paid for the whole family. Paid holidays, life, 401K, short term diss, sick leave. Company Description The veneer plant provides dry veneer by grade to several plywood plants, including our own plywood plant which is capable of making any size plywood up to 5x12 ft.

Keywords: Eagle Veneer, Eugene , Experienced Forklift operator, Professions , Junction City, Oregon

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