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Forklift Driver

Location
Huttig, Arkansas
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 Sep 2022

 

Our Huttig, Arkansas Sawmill division is currently seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of: 

FORKLIFT OPERATOR

Required skills, physical abilities and experience include:

  • Current forklift license or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of hire
  • Demonstrated proficiency in forklift operations and an ability to obtain a West Fraser forklift certification
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Minimum of six (6) months in a manufacturing or industrial environment preferred
    • Ability to work outdoors in all temperatures in loud, high volume environments performing physical tasks throughout the shift
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position which include walking, standing, sitting, climbing stairs, bending, and lifting up to 50 pounds. May require frequent climbing in/out of forklift throughout the shift
  • Ability to perform all tasks in accordance with West Fraser safety policies and procedures
  • Recognize and support our team culture, communicating effectively with all team members
  • Ability to work rotating shifts, holidays, and weekends

Our highly competitive compensation package and outstanding benefits include:

  • Benefits starting Day 1
  • Competitive starting pay
  • On-the-job training
  • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401k with company match & retirement contribution
  • Employee stock Purchase Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid vacations and holidays

*Active employees hired before September 30, 2022, will receive payment in January 2023.

Safety is one of West Fraser's core values and our employees can expect a challenging, stable work environment with career development opportunities.

If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser:

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process as resumes will not be accepted at the site. No phone inquiries, please.

West Fraser believes inclusive, diverse teams build a more vibrant workforce, safer operations, and a stronger company overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that are reflective of the diverse communities we are a part of. We will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, gender, national origin, or any other protected legal characteristic.

West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug-Free Workplace (DFW)

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check, a drug screen test, and physical.

 

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Details

  • Job Reference: 701203603-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: West Fraser, Inc
  • Location: Huttig, Arkansas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent