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Forklift and Building Materials Operator - Tacoma WA

Tacoma, WA, United States

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Oct 29, 2020

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Weyerhaeuser's Tacoma Distribution Centers currently has immediate Forklift and Building Materials Operator openings. Under the direction of the Site Operations Manager and designated Shift Leads, this position is responsible for all activities associated with the movement and handling of materials related to the warehouse via manual labor and operating a forklift. This position will be on 2nd (evening) shift.

What we offer:
* 2ndshift Differential pay
* Forklift training provided
* Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits

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*Key functions
* Takes responsibility for personal safety and the safety of others by addressing any unsafe practices observed
* Unload inbound shipments safely and move products to designated area
* Seeks input from operations leader and/or team member when the safety of a task is in question
* Wears all personal protective equipment required
* Safely operates and maintains propane or gas forklift to unload, move, store, stage and load products
* Accurately counts units, multiplies, adds, subtracts, and records totals
* Accurately counts and documents shipping and receiving activities
* Strong customer service orientation
* Pulls and prepares products for shipment
* Able and willing to work on equipment at extended heights
* Willing and able to do other duties as assigned by management
This is not an inside warehouse position. This role will perform manual labor 55% to 65% of the time.

High school diploma/GED or higher
Resume detailing education and work history required for consideration
Understands the customer and what’s important to their business
Must obtain a forklift operator certification upon hire
Ability to work within a team to solve problems and complete tasks
Developing knowledge of building materials products, warehouse facilities and lift trucks
Strong planning and organization skills
2 years building complex engineered wood job packs
2 years using a chainsaw to cut engineered wood products
Able to articulate different techniques of chainsaw usage to cut different types of wood products
Ability to work swiftly while maintaining the highest level of safety standards
You get excited about training in different departments and being asked to work in different areas throughout the day
Ability to read and effectively use a tape measure
Experience driving a forklift in production environment
Able and willing to perform requirements such as working at heights, climbing stairs, working in extreme heat or cold, or working in confined/restricted spaces

Preferred Knowledge:

Experience driving a Combi forklift
Computer skills: MS Outlook, SAP or other WMS

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.
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About Weyerhaeuser
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 us. *
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/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 protected veterans/


Job: *Operations, Manufacturing, & Construction

Title: Forklift and Building Materials Operator - Tacoma, WA

Location: WA-Tacoma

Requisition ID: 01015424

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