Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: December 31, 2019

Organization: West Fraser

Location: Newberry

City: Newberry

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $15.37 USD per hour


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


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 outdoors 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.

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:

Shifts are Day (6 AM start 9-10 1/2 hrs. or Nights 6 PM start 9-10 1/2 hrs.)
Application Process:
Apply on-line. 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.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process as resumes will not be accepted at the site. NO PHONE INQUIRIES, please.
Employer Address:

US Operations Office
1900 Exeter Rd Ste 105
Germantown, TN 38138
United States

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