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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 12/7/2016

Universal Forest Products Huntsville, TX

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



* High school diploma

* Minimum 1 to 2 years of experience in trusses; 2 to 4 years preferred in trusses industry.

* Working knowledge of production reporting and production scheduling

* Working knowledge of excel, word and outlook.

* Basic knowledge on lumber math, lumber grades and species.

* Preferred understanding on company policies, practices and procedures.

* Successfully complete Forklift Driver licensing process

Skills and abilities

* Demonstrates ability to handle responsibility and be accountable for actions/decisions

* Ability to recognize safe vs. unsafe working conditions

* Ability to clearly communicate directions and expectations

* Ability to plan, and organize the work of others, determine priorities, meet deadlines and work under pressure and stress.

* Ability to prioritize tasks and act decisively when conditions change

* Ability to identify problems and find viable solutions

* Ability to understand and use basic math and numbers, and to use a computer terminal, calculator, and telephone.

* Ability to understand basic verbal and written instructions in English; ability read and write basic English

* Ability to communicate with management regarding people, products and equipment

* Ability to multitask and pay attention to detail

* Ability to work under immediate supervision

* Ability to pass a drug test

* Ability to work hours mandated by management


* Safety conscious and strong supervisory and interpersonal skills

* Team player and goal oriented

* Leads by example and has a positive attitude

* Participates in Safety and CI programs

* Looks for ways to improve productivity and department results

* Punctual and reliable

* Implements methods to achieve plans and goals of the department and to maintain quality and customer standards/expectations

* Directs the activity of a group of employees and motivates for maximum productivity

* Ensures all employees have received adequate machine specific safety training prior to operating equipment

* Reviews pre-shift machine inspections and addresses machine concerns according to internal procedures

* Maintains a clean and safe work environment; consistently checks quality of inbound and outbound material; and implements CI principals to improve current processes

* Identifies, researches, and resolves various problems and opportunities

* Evaluates performance of individuals and various programs

* Coaches and assists employees to help them perform their job functions more safety, productively, and efficiently

* Disciplines employees when necessary, and conducts annual performance reviews

* Conducts sunrise meetings and monthly safety talks, and provides training to employees

* Directs activities consistent with all Company policies, procedures and applicable law

* Communicates to employees and other management members as required

* Leads employees in continuous improvements and safety initiatives

* Prepares production reports and maintains records as required

* Participates in Safety Committee and ensures that assigned department is in compliance with established safety standards

* Manages employees time and attendance through the T&A system

* May drive a forklift to assist moving material to and from the production area

* Performs other duties as required

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Additional Benefits

Employee Stock Purchase Plan