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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 10/20/2016

Universal Forest Products Jefferson, GA

Jefferson, GA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Knowledge Required

* Minimum high school graduate.

* Minimum one to three years of experience in safety or woodworking operations.

* Working knowledge and proficiency in the use of computer and business related software, including Microsoft applications (excel, word and Outlook)

* Certification in First Aid and CPR and working knowledge of OSHA and DOT regulations.

Skills and abilities

* Must be Bilingual with Spanish and English

* Ability to maintain and safeguard confidential and sensitive information

* Ability to successfully communicate with all organizational levels

* Ability to apply business math in business situations, to plan, organize and prioritize work and to effectively interact with others.

* Ability to be mobile in the work environment.

* Ability to work hours mandated by management

* Ability to pass a drug test


* Self-managing

* Highly motivated and enthusiastic

* Good interpersonal skills and good communicator

* Strong organization skills and detail oriented

* Be a team player and support the Company's goals

* Conducts in a professional manner

*Regularly inspects facility operations to ensure that safe job practices are followed, protective equipment is properly utilized and all required machine/process guards are in place and operational.
*Investigates and facilitates the investigation of all accidents and near miss occurrences, identifies trends and causes and ensures that corrective measures are implemented.
*Works with management to develop safety programs and incentives as appropriate.
*Conducts new hire training and ensures new employees understand safety practices and policies.
*Provides training to employees on the safe and appropriate operation of machinery and equipment.
*Chairs the Safety Committee.
*Ensures the facility maintains the proper number of personnel trained in First Aid and CPR and that required level of safety and medical supplies are maintained in inventory.
*Conducts and certifies all forklift training.
*Coordinates annual fire inspection tours and planned/unplanned tours by other safety and health regulatory agencies.
*Monitors facility hearing conservation program.
*Coordinates work duties for employees on medical restrictions.
*Maintains appropriate communication with immediate management, Human Resources, and third party claims administrators.
*Maintains OSHA 300 log and other required reports.
*Prepares regular and special reports as required.
*Performs other duties as required.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Additional Benefits

Employee Stock Purchase Plan