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Sigurdson Forest Products Ltd.


Company: Sigurdson Forest Products Ltd.

Business information: Forest Products converts low grade/low value economy lumber and lumber that is non-marketable into a high value (value added) product.

Business location: 5255 Frizzi Rd., Williams Lake, BC V2G 5E4

Work Location: Same as above

Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:
– Transport raw materials, finished products and equipment throughout the warehouse manually or using powered equipment
– Check and grade blocks
– Sort and grade blocks based on their quality under the following categories: thrown to the chipper, sorted to be resized or sorted to go to the Lug loader
– Assist machine operators, assemblers and other workers
– Clean machines and immediate work areas
– Load, unload and move blocks by hand or with basic material handling equipment
– Make labels and attach to goods
– Wrap, pack, weigh and organize goods
– Organize and maintain inventor
– Unjam parts that get jammed up following unjamming procedures
– Sort out blocks on a belt and feed them into a semi-automated corner feeder to go into the ripsaw
– Feed blocks onto a chain and set of brushes that separate them so there is one block per lug
– Check the quality of the block, joint, and glue to ensure they will meet standards
– Feed the blocks into a semi-automated corner where they are joined together in a long assembly section
– Run economy lumber from the planer mill into the optimizing/chopping system

– Education: Some secondary school education is required
– Experience: Experience is an asset, training will be provided at the work location
– Physical strength is required

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, repetitive tasks, handling heavy loads, physically demanding, manual dexterity, attention to detail, hand-eye co-ordination, standing for extended periods, combination of sitting, standing, walking, large workload, work under pressure, bending, crouching, and kneeling

Personal Suitability: Organized, flexibility, accurate, effective interpersonal skills, client focus, team player, reliability

Work site environment: Dusty, noisy and cold

Weight handling: Up to 45kg (50 lbs)

Salary: $18.00 to $20.00 hourly, 48 hours per week

Benefits: Bonus paid based on productions levels (after being employed for 6 months – this benefit is retroactive). If the worker needs to relocate, the employer will cover the travel expenses.

Important Information: Flexibility in schedule is required: The work schedule is two weeks on dayshifts and two weeks on nightshifts. Dayshifts are: Monday to Thursday from 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM and Fridays from 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Nightshifts are: Monday to Thursday from 6:00 PM to 4:30 AM and Fridays from 2:30 PM to 8:30 AM. Occasionally work on weekends depending on the business’ needs and overtime will be required.

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Apply by mail to: 1850 Douglas Rd., Williams Lake, BC V2G 5B8

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