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Trucker/Strapper/Grader

Job Req ID:  8148
Location: 

New Limerick, ME, US, 04761

Date:  Jun 25, 2022
Description: 

As a leader in high-performance building solutions, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions, NYSE: LPX) manufactures engineered wood building products that meet the demands of builders, remodelers and homeowners worldwide. LP’s extensive offerings include innovative and dependable building products and accessories, such as siding solutions (LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding, LP BuilderSeries® Lap Siding, and LP® Outdoor Building Solutions®), LP Structural Solutions (LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier, LP WeatherLogic® Air & Water Barrier, LP Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring, and LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing, LP NovaCore™ Thermal Insulated Sheathing, and more), LP® TopNotch® Sub-Flooring, and oriented strand board (OSB). In addition to product solutions, LP provides industry-leading customer service and warranties. Since its founding in 1972, LP has been Building a Better Worldby helping customers construct beautiful, durable homes while our shareholders build lasting value. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates 25 plants across the U.S., Canada, Chile, and Brazil. For more information, visit LPCorp.com.

LP’s values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work.  For more than 40 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry.

Job Purpose

Responsible for properly grading board as designated by the QC Department.  Uses forklift to stack, tier and move equipment and material in warehouse.  Packages finished units, tends bundling machine that ties and labels bundles of finished product. This facility currently operates on a rotating schedule/shifts.

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Consistently demonstrate safety as the highest priority and perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area.
  • Ensure product meets specified grade standards per QC manual.
  • Oversee proper operation of the grader, stacker and strapper areas.
  • Transport units from each workstation to facilitate orderly and efficient flow of product through finishing end process.
  • Clean and perform routine maintenance on equipment associated with position.
  • Identify substandard product and contact Finishing Lead, QC Technician or Shift Supervisor immediately for corrective action.
  • Maintain adequate supply of stickers, cardboard and banding necessary to package finished units.
  • During downtime and product changes – assist operator in making adjustments to arbor, profilers, guides, fan coaters, etc.
  • Regrade boards when necessary and ensure all stacks of material requiring regrade are marked appropriately.
  • Be familiar with Safety and Environmental Management System for this position.
  • Responsible for understanding and adhering to all environmental policies and procedures including:  spill response, general waste, paint waste, and baghouse operation procedures.
  • Other duties or responsibilities not listed above may be assigned as necessary.

 

What do I need to be successful?

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of complex equipment operation.
  • Knowledge of general equipment maintenance.
  • Time management skills.
  • Demonstrated mechanical ability.
  • Ability to read and understand safety rules and regulations.

Experience:

  • 1 – 2 years’ experience in equipment operation.
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.

 

Education

  • Education:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required.

LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.


Nearest Major Market: Maine

Job Segment: Machinist, Facilities, QC, Warehouse, Forklift, Manufacturing, Operations, Quality