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We are Weyerhaeuser Distribution, a building products company. We're located in the North Houston area, south of Beltway 8 off of 249. Our daily goal is to deliver wood products safely to our customers. We're looking to hire talented people that are interested in getting trained on our business! We currently have an opening for an Entry Level Forklift Operator & Order Puller (Trainee). This role requires regular movement throughout the day, which means regular periods of standing, sitting, walking, and sliding/moving up to 100 pounds, and even driving heavy equipment outdoors in all types of weather. Under the direction of the Site Manager, this role will focus on safely moving our product for our customers. We want talented people with at least a high school diploma, that have a drive to perform and a commitment to safety. From there, we safely train them to pick and pull orders and operate a forklift to efficiently load and move product for our customers.The starting hourly pay rate for this position is $14.50 per hour and that does not include over time. The shift would start at 5 PM and will end at 2AM. There is room for some overtime and you can also drive your base pay rate higher, as you master more and more skills. You will enjoy this role, if you enjoy... Working Safely and learning various skills at the same time Working the evening shift (5PM - 2AM) Working outdoors in all seasons and temperatures Working with a team and being accountable for your own work too Working with heavy equipment and machinery Working with simple math tools that help you with measurements Working with various systems to process ordersAs a reminder, this role requires regular movement throughout the day, which means regular periods of standing, sitting, walking, and sliding/moving up to 100 pounds, and operating equipment outdoors in all types of weather. *Key Qualities & Responsibilities:* Be coachable and willing to seek input from management and team Have a commitment to customer service and safety Always wear required personal protective equipment Safely operate and maintain all Weyerhaeuser equipment to efficiently cut and move product to designated areas Take personal safety and the safety of others very seriously Always speak up about anything unsafe Accurately count, measure, and document daily inventory for shipping and receiving*Qualifications & Key Requirements:* Ability to learn and master the operation of a chainsaw and forklift Strong attention to detail, planning and organizational skills Ability to work with within a team to solve customer problems and complete general tasks Willing to work outside, regularly moving, in the elements five days a week and occasional weekends Ability to continuously work while standing, sitting, and driving equipment throughout the day. Ability to work, while lifting up to 50lbs Ability to work, while moving and sliding up to 100lbs Basic computer skills*Required Education & Experience:* High school diploma or GED required A proven track record of successful performance at school and work*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.*/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./////#RG**Job:** **Operations, Manufacturing, & Construction* **Title:** *Entry Level Forklift Operator & Order Puller (Night Shift Trainee)* **Location:** *TX-Houston* **Requisition ID:** *01015420*
Associated topics: associate, ayudante de produccion, crane, dock, logistics engineer, logistics intern, logistics technician, stocker, warehouse, warehouse operation
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