Operating Apprentice

Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: June 5, 2020

Organization: WestFraser

Location: Newberry

City: Newberry

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: Our highly competitive compensation package includes: Competitive starting pay along with on-the-job training and a culture that strongly believes in promoting from within. Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental, 401k, life insurance, disability, paid vacations and holidays - Medical & Dental available beginning day one.

Requirements:

Required skills and experience include:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of six (6) months in a manufacturing or industrial environment preferred
  • Ability to work in all temperatures in loud, high volume environments performing physical tasks throughout the shift
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position which includes walking, standing, sitting, climbing stairs, bending and lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to perform all tasks in accordance with West Fraser safety policies and procedures
  • Recognize and support our team culture, communicating effectively with all team members
  • Ability to work night shifts, holidays and weekends
  • Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check, drug screen test (hair) and physical
Job Description:

Our Operating Apprentice  position is an entry level role with the expectation that self-motivated individuals will advance into progressively skilled positions.

Entry level responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining safe work areas, collecting debris and disposing of sawdust and dropped lumber in assigned areas
  • Cleaning industrial equipment and workstations
  • Relieving production positions; operating various light and heavy industrial machinery
  • Showing a willingness and flexibility to perform various job assignments that may change daily
  • Supporting our culture of safety by adhering to mill safety policies and procedures at all times
Schedule:
Shifts are Day (6 AM or 6 PM start approx. 8-9 1/2 hrs. currently.)
Application Process:
If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser:
Employer Address:

287 College St.
Newberry, SC 29108
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.