Weyerhaeuser Planer Utility Operator in Bruce, Mississippi

Weyerhaeuser Company is currently recruiting for a Planer Utility Operator for our lumber manufacturing facility located in Bruce, MS. This operational role is key in safely ensuring the effective and efficient processing of materials, resulting in the quality lumber that will be shipped to our customers.

Key Functions

  • Safely and productively relieve/fill in/assist with the following tasks as needed:

  • Stack finished lumber and trim blocks

  • Monitor stick bin

  • Monitor flow of dry lumber to sorter and take appropriate action to maintain a continuous flow of lumber

  • Operate finished lumber stacker at production rate and assist on the floor

  • Monitor appearance and packaging quality; make corrections as needed

  • Operate strapper machine center; use both hand and automatic banders, chain saws, and other equipment required to

  • package lumber

  • Service and operate forklift to move finished lumber from strapper to shipping area

  • Assist with preventive maintenance tasks and work orders in SAP

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Able to work safely and follow all company policies and procedures

  • Able to learn and understand basic computer operation

  • Must have good oral and written communication skills

  • Basic mechanical, electrical, and problem solving skills

  • Able to perform all essential job functions, including lifting 2-20 pounds regularly, lifting up to 50 pounds occasionally, climb steps and ladders, work from height and in tight spaces, and standing or walking for 2-3 hours at a time for 10 hours

  • Successful completion of assessment process, background check and post-offer pre-employment drug screen and physical

  • Successful completion of forklift operator safety course

  • Able to safely use hand tools/chain saws and perform minor machine preventive maintenance tasks

  • Must have good oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to judge length and width of lumber from a distance

  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive in identifying and resolving lumber flow issues

  • Able and willing to flow to work as needed

  • Must be flexible with work schedule and able to work any shift, weekends, overtime, holidays as needed

    About Wood Products: We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support.

    • For more than a century, we’ve been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products ** . *
    • * About Weyerhaeuser We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.
    • We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us. *
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/ Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. / / /

Job: *Operations, Manufacturing, & Construction

Title: Planer Utility Operator

Location: MS-Bruce

Requisition ID: 01011302