Title Loader/Machine Operator
Location Kenton, MI
Job Information

Integrity Forest Products, a custom saw mill located in Kenton, MI, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robbins.  Robbins Sport Surfaces is the proven leader in sports flooring with over 200 million square feet of our milled maple flooring installed in facilities around the world.  All locations are run with an emphasis on safety and a mission to provide a healthy working environment for all employees.

Each employee plays a critical part in the success of this mill. Ideal candidates understand and appreciate the value of working as a dynamic team and are energized by a high paced environment that has high expectations for performance and is committed to the overall well being of the employees.

The The Loader/Machine Operator is responsible for operating a variety of equipment with the primary focus being the Loader.

To perform the job successfully, individuals must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:  Include, but not limited, to the following.

  • Operate articulated loader maintaining supply of raw material to sawmill and removal and placement of finished material
  • Loading trucks with finished material for shipment
  • Ability to process necessary paperwork involved for shipments
  • Monitor waste material vans
  • Ability to understand and follow LOTO procedures
  • Remove debris from both inside and outside locations
  • Pressure Wash miscellaneous equipment
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Climb on elevated machinery.
  • Ability to follow Preventative Maintenance program in place to grease, inspect, and maintain the machinery
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to be trained to run various pieces of manufacturing equipment.
  • All other duties as assigned

  

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  High School education or GED and 2 years prior heavy equipment or loader operation experience is expected.

Language skills: Ability to listen and/or read and comprehend simple instructions. Ability to communicate issues with others.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply concepts of simple addition, subtraction, multiplication, division.

Reasoning skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to perform duties in an ever changing environment.

Computer Skills: Ability to be trained to operate a proprietary computer based operating system.  Able to work with barcoding system.  Ability to operate general business office equipment such as copier, label maker, ect.

Other skills and abilities: Ability to perform in a Team environment.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to an environment consistent with working outdoors in various weather conditions and in an industrial manufacturing environment. There will be wood dust, grease, and welding fumes in this job classification. The noise level in the work environment is usually high.  PPE will be offered or required as applicable. Physical demands include but are not limited to bending, squatting/kneeling, twisting, climbing, crawling, reaching, standing, walking and use of hand and foot controls.  Must be able to lift, push or pull up to 75 lbs frequently.  Must be able to operate hand tools, power tools, drives and forceful grip tools. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

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