Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

Warehouse Laborer

Job Locations US-CA-Calpella
Job ID 2023-2836


Warehouse Laborers Wanted !!   Starting Hourly Rate: $21.87


Mendocino Forest Products is looking for  experienced Warehouse Laborers to join our flagship Calpella Distribution Center.


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. 


  • Ensure constant inventory flow in shipping and receiving in a safe and productive manner. 
  • Assists in preparing lumber orders for customers in a safe and productive manner.
  • Perform a wide variety of jobs and duties as assigned, with a high level of proficiency and accuracy.
  • Perform duties such as tagging and wrapping lumber
  • Perform as a relief operator on other jobs as needed
  • Perform light maintenance as required
  • Perform scheduled inspections on equipment and prepare reports as required for management and maintenance personnel
  • Check unit tags for accuracy
  • Placard, Barcode and tag units
  • Repackage and band units
  • Set stickers
  • Pull special orders
  • Keep equipment and work area clean
  • Operate machinery: chop saw, mower, nail gun, etc.
  • Perform quality/accuracy checks on machine setups
  • Assist in preparing products for inventory stock
  • Works on specific tasks as needed


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Minimum one month related experience and/or training.
  • Ability to train to obtain forklift certification.
  • Forklift Operators need at least one year revelant experience working in a Distribution, Manufacturing, or Building Materials handling environment.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to read and understand instructions and memos. Ability to write simple sentences.
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, verbal, or diagram form.
  • Willingness to work weekends and off shift dependent on market conditions
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close, color, peripheral and depth perception.
  • This position is repetitive and fast paced in nature.
  • The employee must pay attention to detail.
  • The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • This position requires wearing eye protection, leather/rubber gloves, safety shoes, and safety vest.

Physical Requirements

  • The employee regularly works in outside weather conditions.
  • The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions and vibration. 
  • The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Frequently required to communicate and occasionally required to climb or balance
  • The employee is also regularly required to sit when operating equipment.
  • The employee will be subject to varying weather conditions including rain, wind, and heat.
  • The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and communicate.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds of weight and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds of weight.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.



Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.



Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.


Safety and Security

Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.  Understands that safety is the #1 most important, front-of-mind quality in work performance.


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


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