Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

HSC - SSM - Forklift Operator - Planer

Job Locations US-CA-Scotia
Job ID 2020-1805

Overview

Humboldt Sawmill Company, LLC (HSC) was formed in July 2008 through the reorganization of the former Pacific Lumber Company and related entities. Humboldt Redwood consists of forestry as well as lumber manufacturing and distribution operations. 

                       

HSC is looking for a Forklift Operator to work with us on our Scotia Sawmill Planer.

 

The Mendocino Family of Companies (Mendocino Forest Products Company, Mendocino Redwood Company, Humboldt Redwood Company, Humboldt Sawmill Company, and Allweather Wood), is a leading manufacturer and distributor of environmentally certified redwood, Douglas-fir, and preservative treated lumber products throughout California and the Western U.S. Our culture is based in environmental stewardship and community support. The company maintains Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC® C013133) certification for its forestlands, manufacturing, and distribution operations.Humboldt Redwood Company, LLC (HRC) was formed in July 2008 through the reorganization of the former Pacific Lumber Company and related entities. Humboldt Redwood consists of forestry as well as lumber manufacturing and distribution operations. 

Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Drive gasoline, liquefied gas, or electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as forklift, to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products, equipment, or materials throughout the grounds. 
  • Participate constructively to the movement and warehousing of products to ensure the Business Unit is able to meet customer requirements for superior products in the most safe and service-oriented manner available. 
  •  Move levers and press pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus
  • Position forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials or hook tow trucks to trailer hitch, and transports load to designated area or truck
  • Unload and stack material by raising and lowering lifting device
  • Inventory materials on work floor, tallies product and maintains stock rotation
  • Load or unloads materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting device
  • Perform preoperational checks on forklifts and reports any/all service and operational concerns
  • Participate in the quarterly inventory audit
  • Load or unload materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or trucks
  • Communicate regularly with other team members and participates in team effort in work area

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED; Minimum two years related sawmill / planer experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Possess a current forklift operator’s license, or be able to provide proof of previous forklift operator’s license
  • Ability to operate a hand-held calculator, preferred
  • While performing the duties and responsibilities of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand; walk; use hands, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and communicate
  • Regularly use arms and legs to get into and out of forklift multiple times a day
  • Use hands, wrists, and arms to operate forklift and use legs and feet to push forklift pedals
  • May frequently be required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently up to 50 pounds and occasionally up to 100 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • This job requires eye and hearing protection, leather/rubber gloves, safety vest, safety shoes, fall protection and hard hat
  • The work environment is generally loud in noise and will be exposed to inclement weather including harsh hot/cold conditions dust, dirt, grease and machine noise
  • Balances team and individual responsibilities; supports everyone's efforts to succeed
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality
  • Meets productivity standards; completes work in a timely manner; strives to increase productivity
  • Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this position the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and communicate
  • Subject to varying weather conditions including rain, snow, ice, wind, heat and cold
  • The employee must be able to get use arms and legs to lift and descend themselves on and off a lift multiple times throughout the day.
  • Regularly use hands and wrists to operator levers and steering wheel as well as use feel and ankles to operate pedals
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • Regular exposure to moving mechanical parts, and vibration and frequent exposure to fumes or airborne particles
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud

Competencies:

  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions. Participates in monthly safety programs.
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demand; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Supports organization's goals and values.

Equal Opportunity Employer, Valuing Diversity of our Workforce and Offering a Drug Free Workplace

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