Company Details

Sigurdson Forest Products Ltd.

Overview

Company:  Sigurdson Forest Products Ltd.

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 Road, Williams Lake, BC  V2G 5E4

Work Location:  Same as above

Type of Employment:  Full time; Permanent; 48 hours/week

Salary:  $18.00 – $20.00/hour

Estimated Start Date:  As Soon As Possible

Requirements:

  • Some Secondary School education
  • Experience is an asset; Training will be provided at the work location
  • Physical strength is necessary
  • Weight handling – up to 45kg (50 lbs)

Duties:

  • 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 inventory
  • Un-jam parts that get jammed up, following un-jamming 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

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 focused; Team player; Reliability

Work Site Environment: Dusty; Noisy; Cold

Important Information:  Flexibility in schedule is required – Work schedule is two weeks on Day Shifts and two weeks on Night Shifts.  Day Shifts are Monday to Thursday from 6:00 AM – 4:30 PM and Fridays from 6:00 AM – 2:00 PM.  Night Shifts are: Monday to Thursday from 6:00 PM – 4:30 AM and Fridays from 2:30 PM – 8:30 AM.  Occasionally work on weekends depending on the business’ needs and overtime will be required.

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.

Apply by E-Mail to:  nate.sigurdson@sigforest.com

Apply by Mail to:  1850 Douglas Road, Williams Lake, BC  V2G 5B8

To apply for this position please email your information to sigurdsonforestproductsltd@canadaemail.ca