Craftsman (Planer Mill)
Company: Weyerhaeuser Company
Posted on: June 9, 2021
Weyerhaeuer is currently seeking a Craftsman at our mill in
Millport, AL. Millport is a quaint town located approximately 50
miles northwest of Tuscaloosa, AL. The Millport area is perfect for
anyone who enjoys living in a personal, tight-knit community - with
the advantages of close proximity to outdoor recreational
activities, shopping, dining and collegiate activities.
Weyerhaeuser's Millport, AL lumber manufacturing facility is
looking for a skilled Equipment Operator to fill Craftsman openings
within our Night Shift Planer Mill. This role will work night
shift, to include 2-3 Sundays per month with 3 days off (rotating
off days). The starting rate for this role is $20.26
Company paid relocation is not available for this position.
- Relieve all work stations within the department and perform at
- Coordinate the flow of production and help where needed.
- Perform quality control checks and works with appropriate
persons to make necessary adjustments.
- Perform basic preventive maintenance on equipment, including
saw and/or knife changes.
- Work with maintenance team members to troubleshoot and repair
equipment as necessary.
- Provide leadership within the work team.
- Build and maintain positive team relationships with team
- Successfully train others in the operation of equipment in the
- Removing jams and resolve other production flow problems.
- Assist in maintaining housekeeping standards.
- Able to work safely and follow all company policies and
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Minimum of 3 years experience operating equipment in a
- Must have demonstrated leadership and team skills
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
- Good decision making skills.
- Able to conduct visual equipment inspections, perform basic
preventive maintenance and assist maintenance in
- Able to monitor flow of material to and from the machine center
and make adjustments as necessary to ensure production quality and
quantity standards are met
- Able to perform basic calculations
- Ability to operate complex machinery
- Successful completion of assessment process, background check
and post-offer pre-employment drug screen and physical
- Able to work any shift, weekends, overtime, holidays as
- Able to work rotating schedule which will include 2-3 Sundays
- Able to work in extreme temperatures, in dusty and noisy
conditions, while wearing safety equipment
- Able to complete mobile equipment training
- Able to perform all essential job function, which includes
changing saws/knives, lifting 2-20 pounds regularly, lifting up to
50 pounds occasionally, climb steps and ladders, work from height
and in tight spaces, and standing or walking for 2-3 hours at a
time for 10 hours.
- Resume detailing your education and work history required.
The following qualifications are preferred:
- Previous lumber manufacturing experience
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
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
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