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  • Entry Level Production Associate

    Posted: 06/10/2024


    Weyerhaeuser Company is seeking qualified candidates who wish to be considered for full-time entry level production positions at our Engineered Lumber Products (ELP) Manufacturing Facility in Natchitoches, Louisiana.
    The wage for this role is $18.68 per hour.
    We offer a competitive starting wage along with Gainsharing bonus opportunities. Benefits include 401K match, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage. 
    Key Functions:
    • Responsible for the daily operation of manufacturing equipment that produces engineered lumber products.
    • Perform regular Preventive Maintenance and clean-up on equipment.
    • Work safely and effectively in a team environment.
    • Problem solve and troubleshoot equipment and issues on a regular basis.
    • Involvement in ongoing process improvement in the work area.
    • Operate forklifts and other mobile equipment to manage product flow.
    • Perform quality checks and ensure production of a quality product.
    • Complete shift paperwork and recordkeeping.
    • Attend team meetings and regular training sessions.


    • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited agency/institution
    • Must upload a resume which adequately documents employment history
    • Two (2) years employment experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment preferred.
    • Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship
    • Willingness & ability to work any shift assignment (including graveyards) which will involve work on weekends and holidays
    • Willingness and ability to work a 12-hour shift.
    • Good communication skills
    • Able to perform basic math and use computers
    • Successful completion of pre-employment testing process
    • Ability to work within a team setting
    • Willingness and ability to cross train to learn new jobs & skills
    • Ability to perform the job essential functions of the position, which includes climbing stairs, navigating catwalks, lifting up to 50 pounds, stooping, and bending.
    • Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment background check and drug screen.
    • Willingness to work in Natchitoches, LA without requiring relocation assistance

    About Wood Products:
    We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support.
    For more than a century, we’ve been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products.

    About Weyerhaeuser
    We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference. 
    We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us. 

    Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. Inclusion is one of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team. 


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