Title Machine Operator
Salary $13.14 to $13.37 Per Hour, plus 35 cents per hour premium for working afternoon shift. With Overtime, employees earn between $35,000 – $40,000 per year.
Location White Lake, WI
Job Information


Full-Time, 40-50 Hours Per Week

Part-Time and Seasonal Opportunities Available

Currently working 10 hour shifts Monday – Thursday. Mandatory overtime often scheduled on Fridays and is dependent on production volume.                                                                      When scheduled, Saturday overtime is voluntary.

Current schedule in certain areas of the mill allow employees opportunity for 10 hours of overtime per week and still have weekends off.

Advancement Opportunities Available

Essential functions and responsibilities:

Employee operates and performs a number of set up, maintenance, operating and material handling functions on a variety of wood processing machines and equipment, in a high volume manufacturing environment.

Sets up, operates and/or tends woodworking machines, such as Surfacer/planer, ripsaw, cutoff/defecting saws, finger jointing equipment and profiling machines.

  • Performs routine preventive maintenance and quality inspections
  • Orientates boards in correct manner for marking, grading and defecting functions
  • Once trained, must maintain satisfactory levels of productivity, quality and work in a safe manner at all times.
  • Assists in other areas with the Rough Mill as directed by Supervisor or Lead Person
  • Must be willing to work overtime, rotate jobs assignments to reduce the potential for work related injuries and to improve cross training; must demonstrate a positive work attitude and willingness to work cooperatively with co-workers and management, etc.

Experience / Qualifications / Job Requirements:

  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 15 lbs. and up to 50 lbs. occasionally.
  • Must be capable of performing job duties that regularly require standing twisting, bending, pulling and pushing with a high degree of frequency, requiring concentration, good hand/eye coordination, strength and balance.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, machines and equipment.
  • The employee is at times exposed to dusty conditions.
  • The employee is regularly exposed to a high noise environment.
  • The employee at times may be exposed to outside weather in all conditions

Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma/GED Equivalent Desired

Age: 18 or older Required

Pre-employment drug screening required.



Insurance:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability                                                                                                                          Health Savings Account with employer contribution for those enrolled in a Robbins HDHP

Other Benefits include:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Paid Holidays and Paid Vacation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              401K Plan with Company Match on Contributions

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