Company: Ivor Forest Products LTD
Business information: We are a proudly Canadian lumber remanufacturing business with over 20 years of history operating facilities in the Fraser Valley. Ivor Forest Products produces items to service markets in Canada, USA and Mexico with products ranging from agricultural stakes to fencing and wood packaging materials.
Business Address: Unit C – 2562 Main Street, West Kelowna, BC V4T 2N5
Work Location: 6260 Unsworth Rd., Chilliwack, BC, V2R 5M3 and 6330 Unsworth Rd. Chilliwack, BC, V2R 4P5
Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Set up, program and operate one or more of the following woodworking machines: Lumber Package Saw, Moulder, Survey stake machine, Round wood pointer domer machine, Double end tenon machine, Multi-rip saw machine, Lumber trimsaw machines, Grinding machine (sharpening moulder + cutter head knives), Fence post drill machine, Wood stain machine, Pallet stacker machine, nail gun at wood pallet, and wood nursery rack assembly stations.
Read and interpret specifications or follow verbal instructions
Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment (pre-use inspections)
Replace parts as required
Ensure finished wood products are completed according to work orders and apply banding, strapping, dunnage as directed
Perform maintenance tasks on machinery and equipment including but not limited to cleaning, lubrication, grinding and profiling
-Education: Some secondary school education is required.
– Experience: Experience is an asset. On-the-job training will be provided.
-Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding, Manual dexterity, Attention to detail, Hand-eye co-ordination, Bending, crouching, kneeling, Large workload
-First Aid Certification is a strong asset
-Personal suitability: Adaptability, Quick learner, Proactive, Efficiency, Integrity, Hardworking, Reliability, Team player.
-Work site environment: Dusty, Noisy.
– Language: Basic English and/or Spanish skills are required,
Salary: $23.00 per hour, 36 – 40 Hours per week.
Benefits: Once the workers are covered by MSP they will be eligible to participate in the company’s collective program through Blue Cross, the company will pay for half of the plan and the workers for the other half. Transportation costs covered if the worker needs to relocate. Opportunities to acquire additional certifications and training, at Ivor Forest Product’s expense, become available once employees pass their probation period (First Aid Level 1&2, Forklift Operator Certification/Re-certification)
Important information: This position will require flexibility on schedule. The employees will work 8-12 hour shifts based on a 40 hours workweek. There are three alternative schedules: 5 days per week in 8-hour shifts, 4 days per week in 10-hour shifts and 3 days per week in 12-hour shifts. The mill operates Monday through Sunday, therefore shifts may be Monday through Friday OR Tuesday through Saturday OR Thursday through Sunday.
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About Ivor Forest Products LTD
We are a proudly Canadian lumber remanufacturing business with over 20 years of history operating facilities in the Fraser Valley. Ivor Forest Products produces items to service markets in Canada, USA and Mexico with products ranging from agricultural stakes to fencing and wood packaging materials.