Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

Coordinator - Byproducts Trucking

Job Locations US-CA-Ukiah
Job ID 2022-2463


Experienced Coordinator - MFP Byproducts Trucking



Mendocino Forest Products (MFP) is looking for an experienced Coordinator to join our Byproducts Trucking team in Ukiah, CA! 


Mendocino Forest Products and Humboldt Sawmill Company are the leading quality supplier of residual wood products (chips, bark, sawdust, shavings, and our own unique blends), throughout northern and southern California. We continue to seek new and innovative ways, to ensure the utilization of 100% of our forest resources.


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.


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. The key areas of focus for this position are as follows;   

  • Communicates daily with the byproduct logistic and sales manager to ensure that all incoming commodity trucks are being loaded and dispatched to the correct customer and destination, based on the weekly sales plan.
  • Monitor and report byproduct material inventories daily, to ensure that material stockpiles are managed efficiently to prevent material shortage or surpluses.
  • Monitoring the loading processes and maintaining maximum load capacity.
  • Implementing a scheduling system for bin capacity, that ensures that there is no disruption in production, at all MFP department sites that utilizes bin storage (Sawmill, Planer, Reman and Fenceline).
  • Extensive knowledge, of all residual wood products. Familiarizing yourself with all byproduct customers and their receiving hours, as well as yard restrictions.
  • Assisting truck drivers with electronic ticketing system.
  • Continuous communication with logistics and various plant managers (Sawmill, Planer, Reman and Fenceline) by keeping track each week of the production schedules, shift changes and loading hours.
  • Maintaining an efficient truck flow, by ensuring drivers are loaded in a timely manner and keeping the heavy truck flow organized.


  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Completed truck driving school with a minimum of one year over the road experience; or a minimum of three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • This position requires a Class “A” Driver’s license, current DOT physical examination card, and clean DMV record.
  • Inventory management experience.
  • Knowledge of wood fiber species.
  • Ability to speak Spanish, is a plus.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents (safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, etc.).
  • Ability to add, subtract, divide, and multiply in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office specifically Excel, Word, and Outlook.

Physical Requirements

While performing the office related  duties and responsibilities of this job, the employee:

  • Is occasionally required to, sit; stand; walk; stoop or kneel, crouch or crawl; use hands.
  • The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and communicate.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close, distance, color, and ability to adjust focus.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • This position may require the following equipment when in the field: eye protection, hearing protection, leather/rubber gloves, safety shoes and a hard hat.
  • In the work environment there is regular exposure to outside adverse weather conditions.
  • The employee will regularly work in or around warehouse or production areas.
  • Safety Glasses, reflective vests and safety shoes are required outside of the office areas.

While performing the Driving duties of this position:

  • The employee is may be required to sit and remain alert while driving for an aggregate period of up to 12 hours (intrastate);
  • Must be able to shift a manual transmission and operate foot pedals; must be able to perform bending to dig, pick up and or throw binders and wrappers with chains.
  •  Must be able to enter and exit the vehicle’s cab 8 to 10 times a day or more.
  • Cab floor level is generally from 36 to 66 inches above ground level with entry and exit achieved with the assistance of various configurations of steps and handholds;
  • Also requires bending, twisting, climbing, squatting, crouching, reaching (including above shoulders), pulling, pushing and balancing. 
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 10 lbs.
  • Must be able to spend at least 85% of the day sitting, 15% of the day walking on surfaces such as wood, dirt, asphalt and metal which are sometimes slippery and wet. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • May use a double bit ax or shovel to dig. Ability to adjust trailer brakes by squatting or kneeling using small hand tools.
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, moving equipment, and truck vibration. The road conditions may at times, be slippery and/or dusty from dirt. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Safety and Security

Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions.



Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback' contributes to building a positive team spirit; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.



Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.


Interpersonal Skills

Keeps emotions under control; remains open to others' ideas and tries new things; reacts well under pressure; approaches others in a tactful manner; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate respect and consideration to others regardless of status or position.



Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.



Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.


Oral Communication

Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.


Organizational Support

Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values.


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


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