General Laborer/Woodworker

Operations Molalla, Oregon


Description

Summary

The General Laborer/Woodworker is responsible for performing a variety of entry-level tasks as assigned by the supervisor

 

Responsibilities

  • Receives direction from the supervisor and notifies the supervisor when more work is needed
  • Maintains the work area, machinery, and tools in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion.
  • Follow all safety procedures, rules, and guidelines; and notifies the supervisor of any existing or potential safety issues.
  • Follows all standard operating procedures and notifies the supervisor of potential procedural improvements.
  • Assists in other work areas when the workload permits or requires.
  • Cooperates with and supports co-workers and gets involved as a team player.
  • Meets or exceeds the production standards for the position.
  • Accurately, thoroughly, and legibly completes all documentation related to this position; i.e. production reports, accurate time keeping, etc.
  • Observes closely the operation of tools and machinery and notifies the supervisor immediately of malfunctions or maintenance which may be needed.
  • Monitors product constantly to ensure that quality standards are being met and rejects product that does not meet quality standards.
  • Performs related work as directed. Examples of this work:
    • Feed the Finish Sander; takes panels from a pallet and place them under the sander
    • Piling table or belt; takes panels from a pallet and places these blanks on appropriate pallet, sorting these pieces by size. Blanks weigh 1-2 pounds, but because of rapid pace, need to pick up several at a time.
    • Tailing the gangsaw. After boards have been cut lengthwise by gangsaw, boards are pulled from conveyor and stacked on appropriate cart. Boards are 8-16 feet long and up to 3 inches wide. Must sort boards according to size, so need to recognize the difference between 1 ¾, 2 ½, 2 ¾, etc.
  • Observe closely the operation of any area assigned to, so that when an operator position become available the skills necessary to perform that job are mastered.  

Education/Experience

  • No experience necessary
  • Stand continuously
  • Lift up to 40 lbs