US-Alexandria - Machine Operator 2

3600 Koppers St, Alexandria, LA 71302, USA Req #430
Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Stella-Jones is North America's leading producer of industrial pressure-treated wood products. Responding to the vital infrastructure needs of our economy, we manufacture and distribute railway ties, utility poles, residential lumber and industrial wood products across the continent.

Stella-Jones recruits team members who embody our core values and desire an environment where growth is inspired, dedication is recognized, and achievement is rewarded. Our ever-expanding footprint provides a great prospect for career advancement as we seek to develop our emerging leaders.

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We are seeking a qualified Machine Operator 2 for our Alexandria, LA operations. This role performs operational work related to receipt, shipment, storage, distributions or delivery of products, parts and materials. Loads, unloads, moves or stores items according to delivery or routing documents or supervisor instructions. Operates heavy equipment. Two positions are available. 

Principal Responsibilities:    

  • Operates three machines proficiently (Forklift, Knuckle-boom, Runaround, Wood Boiler Support, Prentice Support, Endplate Station Support, Trimmer Support). To operate proficiently, individual must operate consistently at or above target production levels.
  • Completes daily inspection and maintenance report for assigned machine and identifies operational issues.
  • Performs daily maintenance for assigned machine. 
  • Takes initiative to aid supervisors to make sure procedures as followed correctly. 
  • Participates and contributes to company safety program.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Qualifications:

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience:  One year experience in heavy industrial machine operations
  • License/Certification:  Operating certificate for equipment (independent or through company)  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good eye/hand coordination
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions
  • Annual OSHA forklift training
  • Wood products experience preferred  

Employee Benefits:

As a Stella-Jones employee, you will have access to excellent benefits and incentives including:

  • The security of working for a company designated as an essential workplace
  • Comprehensive total benefits package
  • Several company-paid benefits including:
    • Dental and Vision coverage
    • Life insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) policies
    • Long-Term Disability Coverage
    • Access to a robust employee assistance program
  • Competitive compensation
  • Annual bonus program opportunity
  • 401(k) savings plan with generous Company match (150% on the first 4% deferred)
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Career advancement opportunities 
  • Ability to purchase Company stock 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 3600 Koppers St, Alexandria, LA 71302, USA