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Forklift Driver - Day One Benefits

Company: West Fraser Wood Products, Inc
Location: Pine Bluff
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

$1,000 Quarterly Bonus in 2021!
Covid Vaccine Incentive $250!

Forklift Operator

Our employees operate in a culture that values safety first and rewards hard work. We recognize and support our team culture and focus on growing our team by promoting from within – many of our employees have built their careers with us.

Forklift operator's must be experienced with a good safety and attendance record. The forklift operator will transfer lumber between various plant operations and comply with applicable safety regulations at all times.

Sawmill shift rotates every two weeks from days (6am - 4pm) to swing (6pm - 4am).  Planer mill day shift and swing shift do not rotate. Lace up safety toed boots with 6" uppers are required.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:


  • Must have an excellent safety record
  • Must have an excellent attendance record
  • Must have good interpersonal skills
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills
  • Must be willing to perform all job assignments in an effective and timely manner with minimal supervision
  • Must have forklift drivers or heavy equipment loader experience to qualify
  • Ability to work in hot, cold, dusty and noisy industrial environment
  • Ability to bend, twist, lift, climb, stand throughout the duration of the shift
  • Ability to work rotating shift, holidays and weekends
  • Must successfully complete a pre-employment background, drug screen, and physical

Job Duties:

  • Complete equipment checks and perform preventive maintenance on equipment
  • Transfer lumber between various plant operations and comply with applicable safety regulations.
  • The employee chosen for this position will be required to perform the following key phases of Basic Care:    
  1. Inspection of equipment       
  2. Service and minor adjustments to the equipment (when necessary)       
  3. Cleaning of the equipment
  4. Documentation and reporting of results

Our highly competitive compensation package and outstanding benefits include:

  • Benefits starting Day 1
  • Competitive starting pay
  • On-the-job training and a
  • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • 401k with company match
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid vacations and holidays

All persons meeting the criteria above are encouraged to apply, however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications will not be accepted at the location. No telephone inquiries, please.

West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug Free Workplace


  • Forklift Operator Experience

Keywords: West Fraser Wood Products, Inc, Pine Bluff , Forklift Driver - Day One Benefits, Other , Pine Bluff, Arkansas

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