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Journeyman Industrial Electrician

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Journeyman Industrial Electrician

Garibaldi, OR

Northwest Hardwoods, Inc

 

Northwest Hardwoods, Inc. Garibaldi, OR Sawmill facility has immediate full-time maintenance openings for people with the following work habits: Safety-oriented, positive can-do-attitude, good work ethic, reliable, ability to follow instructions, and team player with demonstrated initiative.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Northwest Hardwoods, Inc is looking for a Journeyman Industrial Electrician in Garibaldi, OR. The position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor.

The successful candidate will also have a good eye for detail and can handle stressful situations in a positive manner.

The plant maintenance electricians primary responsibility is to ensure that all electrical apparatus remains at a fully functional capacity. Must troubleshoot, maintain, p.m. and make all repairs necessary for the safe, efficient operations of the mill during the assigned shift, including but not limited to:

  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical equipment including PLCs
  • Generate programming logic (PLC 5, SLC 500 & RS Logix)
  • Installation of equipment
  • Installation of conduit
  • Equipment includes a merchandising line, double-cut band mills, trimmers, edgers, pallet line, dry kilns, and an abrasive sander.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Experience with NEC code, 24 volt ac/dc through 2300 volt ac three phase, frequency drives & PLC logic. Sawmill experience is a plus.

———————————————————— Condition(s) of employment: * Pass a drug screen *Pass criminal background check

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

A Licensed Journeyman Electrician with a minimum of 5 years as a Journeyman. * Applicants must be safety conscious, self-motivated, and willing to work as a team player.

*Drug and alcohol free work-place

 

CLOSING DATE/DEADLINE Open until filled or at the direction of the employer HOW TO APPLY To apply submit your resume and letter of interest to:

humanresources@northwesthardwoods.com for consideration.

 

Northwest Hardwoods offers a highly competitive compensation program that includes a profit sharing plan and a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, prescription and vision care coverage. Company paid life insurance, short term disability benefits, pre-tax Health Savings Account, 401(K) Retirement Plan with company match, paid vacation and paid holidays.

 

Northwest Hardwoods, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Business Applications Support Analyst

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Business Applications Support Analyst

Northwest Hardwoods, Inc

Location: Tacoma, WA

 

This is a Full Time, Exempt position

Number of Openings: 1

 

Background:  Northwest Hardwoods is a world-class, integrated, global supplier of wood products to the furniture, cabinet, molding and millwork industries.  We serve the industrial market segment worldwide.  We are searching for a candidate who is a team player with a can do attitude who enjoys a challenge.

 

Position Summary:

The application support analyst role will provide application maintenance and support to the organization to minimize service disruption and facilitate its operations. This role will be responsible for investigating problems with software applications, diagnosing root causes, and providing solutions.

 

Key Functions:

  • Provide tier II support for business applications
  • Respond to production issues/emergencies during business hours and off hours according to agreed upon SLA’s
  • Report and communicate production issues to the appropriate individuals
  • Perform root cause analysis and provide technical solutions to production related application errors
  • Monitor routine and critical processes and workflows and proactively identify problem trends
  • Assist with application implementations and configuration
  • Assist with documenting technical and business processes including technical guides
  • Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT or related field required.
  • Up to 2 years of experience
  • Knowledge of programming/scripting
  • Experience in Windows platforms
  • Understanding of SQL Server database management systems
  • Client focused and support orientated
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbalThe company provides competitive wages, comprehensive benefits package with medical and dental health care coverage, short and long term disability, paid vacation/holidays, and company matching 401 (K) retirement plan. Candidates who meet these qualifications will be considered further.To apply please submit your resume and letter of interest to: humanresources@northwesthardwoods.com for consideration.
  • Northwest Hardwoods, Inc is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status

Lumber Inspector

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Lumber Inspector

 Grand Rapids, MI

 

 

Background: Northwest Hardwoods is the premier Hardwood Lumber producer in the industry serving the furniture, cabinet, and molding and millwork segments worldwide.  We operate manufacturing facilities throughout the United States. We have an immediate opening as our Lumber Inspector on 3rd shift, at our Grand Rapids, MI site.

 

Key responsibilities and requirements:

Primary duties and responsibilities include consistent and accurate grading of surfaced and green lumber in a high production manufacturing operation. The successful candidate must be NHLA certified or equivalent experience, have the flexibility and ability to work in a team oriented, fast paced work environment with primary focus on personal and team safety behaviors.  Good work history and safety record with a strong desire to learn are required. Job offer is contingent on successful background check and drug screen.

 

Requirements:

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • NHLA certification preferred or equivalent experience
  • Exhibit high level of flexibility.
  • Excellent attendance record.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team Player and Self-Starter

 

Northwest Hardwoods provides a highly competitive compensation program with profit sharing plan. Comprehensive benefit package includes medical, dental, prescription and vision care coverage.   Company paid life insurance, short term disability, pre-tax Health Savings Account, 401(K) Retirement Plan with company match, paid vacation, paid holidays and Employee Assistance Program.

Candidates who meet these qualifications will be considered further.

 

To apply please submit your resume and letter of interest to: greg.liceraga@northwesthardwoods.com

 

 

Northwest Hardwoods, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Office Specialist

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Office Specialist IV

Dorchester Sawmill/Concentration Yard

Northwest Hardwoods, Inc.

Glacial Division

Dorchester, WI

 

Background: Northwest Hardwoods is the premier Hardwood Lumber producer in the industry serving the furniture, cabinet, molding, and millwork segments worldwide. We operate manufacturing operations throughout the United States.  We are in search for an energetic Office Specialist to join our organization.  The position reports to the Finance & Planning Manager.

 

Responsibilities include a mix of the following:

  • Sawmill Inventory / Costing
    • Cost and close sawmill work orders daily
    • Data Base Tracking
    • Consume log decks out of LIMS software
    • Assisting Sawmill Supervisor as needed
  • Log Inventory / Pulp Sales
    • Uploading Daily log loads & Entering pulp tickets into LIMS
    • Maintaining Log Contracts and associated paperwork
    • Releasing Pulp out of Lumber Track
    • Assisting Log Buyers and Procurement Manager as needed
  • Concentration Yard
    • Cost and Close yard work orders daily
    • Outside Purchases and By Products Sales
    • Kiln work orders
    • Assiting & Supporting Yard & Kiln Supervisors
  • General Accounting and Office Support
    • Weekly and Monthly Reconcilliations
    • Reconcile and Prepare month-end journal entries
    • Accounts Payable
    • Answering phones and Distributing Mail
  • Miscellaneous requests – Cross train to back-up others, coordinate employee recognitions and celebrations, and any other requests by manager.

 

Requirements:

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • High School Diploma Required/Associates Degree preferred
  • Highly proficient in Excel with database and pivot table experience a plus.
  • Excellent verbal, written and listening skills.
  • Proactive in identifying issues, opportunities and needs of customers/employees.
  • Superior organization skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to shift priorities and manage time effectively, completing a variety of work with changing deadlines accurately and on time.
  • Exhibit high level of flexibility.
  • Ability to handle highly confidential information and perform non-routine duties with discretion and independent judgment.
  • Excellent attendance record.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team Player and Self-Starter

 

Northwest Hardwoods, Inc. provides a competitive benefit package that includes comprehensive medical and dental coverage, short and long term disability benefits, life insurance, paid vacation, 11 paid holidays, 401(K) Retirement Plan with matching company contribution, and profit sharing program.

 

Candidates who meet these qualifications will be considered further.

 

To apply please submit your resume and letter of interest to: humanresources@northwesthardwoods.com

 

Northwest Hardwoods, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Lumber Inspector

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Lumber Inspector

 Onalaska, WI

 

Background: Northwest Hardwoods is the premier Hardwood Lumber producer in the industry serving the furniture, cabinet, and molding and millwork segments worldwide.  We operate manufacturing facilities throughout the United States. We have an immediate opening for a Lumber Inspector, at our Onalaska, WI site.

 

Key responsibilities and requirements:

Primary duties and responsibilities include consistent and accurate grading of surfaced and green lumber in a high production manufacturing operation. The successful candidate must be NHLA certified or equivalent experience, have the flexibility and ability to work in a team oriented, fast paced work environment with primary focus on personal and team safety behaviors.  Good work history and safety record with a strong desire to learn are required. Job offer is contingent on successful background check and drug screen.

 

Requirements:

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • NHLA certification preferred or equivalent experience
  • Exhibit high level of flexibility.
  • Excellent attendance record.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team Player and Self-Starter

 

Northwest Hardwoods provides a highly competitive compensation program with profit sharing plan. Comprehensive benefit package includes medical, dental, prescription and vision care coverage.   Company paid life insurance, short term disability, pre-tax Health Savings Account, 401(K) Retirement Plan with company match, paid vacation, paid holidays and Employee Assistance Program.

Candidates who meet these qualifications will be considered further.

 

To apply please submit your resume and letter of interest to: human.resources@northwesthardwoods.com

 

 

Northwest Hardwoods, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Operations Forester

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Operations Forester – Marienville, PA

 

Background:  Northwest Hardwoods is a world-class, integrated, global supplier of wood products to the furniture, cabinet, molding and millwork industries.  We serve the industrial market segment worldwide.  We are searching for a candidate who is a team player with a can-do attitude who enjoys a challenge.

We are seeking an individual who has the qualifications, interest, and desire to join our Timber Department as an Operations Forester, at our Marienville, PA division.

The responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Review Available Timber Sales.
  • Prepare Available Timber Sales for Harvest.
  • Coordinate and Supervise Harvesting and Hauling Operations, in full capacity.
  • Coordinate and Supervise Timber Sale Retirement.
  • Assist Procurement Manager, Procurement Foresters, Land Manager, and Log Yard as necessary.

The Requirements:

  • Personality: Upbeat, energetic personality encouraged!
  • Communications: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Multi-tasking & Follow-through: The ability to keep track of multiple priorities and tasks, and see them through to completion is crucial.
  • Vaild driver’s license.

Education:

  • Preferred: Associates / Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry or Forestry Management and/ or 2 – 5 years of professional experience.

Pre-employment drug screening and background check required. We offer a competitive compensation package, including health benefits, 401k plan and vacation.

To apply please submit your resume and letter of interest to:  humanresources@northwesthardwoods.com for consideration.

Northwest Hardwoods, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Industrial Mechanical Technician

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Industrial Mechanical Technician

Dorchester Wisconsin

Northwest Hardwoods, Inc.

 

Northwest Hardwoods is the premier Hardwood Lumber producer in the industry serving the furniture, cabinet, and molding and millwork segments worldwide.  We are a growing company with manufacturing facilities throughout the United States.

Central Wisconsin facility has an immediate full-time openings for an Industrial Mechanical Technician.

 Requirements:

  • Have an understanding of Metal Fabrication
  • Basic welding skills
  • Understanding of Industrial hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Work as a contributing team member
  • Willing to expand current knowledge and learn new skills
  • Must be willing to work as needed
  • With some knowledge of belts, pulleys and sprocket drive systems

Northwest Hardwoods offers a highly competitive compensation program that includes a profit sharing plan and a comprehensive benefit package that includes…

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Prescription and Vision Care coverage
  • Paid safety boots and glasses
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Short term disability
  • Pre-tax Health Savings Account,
  • 401(K) retirement plan with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays.

 Candidates who meet these qualifications should submit resumes to humanresources@northwesthardwoods.com for consideration.

Northwest Hardwoods, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Logistics & Transportation Manager

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Logistics & Transportation Manager

Northwest Hardwoods, Inc.

Location: Tacoma, WA

Number of Openings: 1

Background: Northwest Hardwoods is a world-class, integrated, global supplier of wood products to the furniture, cabinet, molding and millwork industries.  We serve the industrial market segment worldwide.

Key Functions: The Transportation Manager is responsible for oversight of all international and domestic freight. The individual will work closely with our internal partners to ensure all shipments adhere to US import / export regulations and established customer timelines. Additionally, this position will maintain and establish internal processes to streamline order efficiency by leveraging their knowledge of best business practices in the areas of distribution networking, freight lane optimization and warehousing.

The essential duties and responsibilities are:

  • Leads priorities, goals and metrics for department and individual performance
  • Provides domestic scorecards illustrating key performance indicators related to truckload (OTR), less-than-truckload (LTL), rail and parcel service levels
  • Interprets, implements and follows-up on government regulations as necessary
  • Directs daily operations for all inbound and outbound freight (both domestic and international) and carrier rate/cost management, utilizing Freight Management System (FMS)
  • Directs company fleet maintenance, licensing, and registration
  • Directs dedicated cross-dock fleet ensuring timely delivery of product and key performance indicators (KPI) performance
  • Assists in the development of improved transportation expertise and practices including negotiation of transportation contracts; familiar with all modes and regulations, providers, etc.
  • Leads domestic transportation requests for pricing and contracts for all modes (LTL, Parcel, TL, Rail, etc.) including contract negotiations, legal reviews, data analysis and reporting
  • Responsible for motivating, training, recruitment, retention and career development of the Transportation Team
  • Assists in the development of expense plan, controls and measurements to monitor progress, including service-level agreements
  • Understands best practice metrics and the requirements for operational compliance / commitment and is a key leader in meeting the guidelines for effective service levels and risk management
  • Demonstrates support for the merchandising and stores organizations by fostering effective communication
  • Leads in the development of metrics, systems and best practices

 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in a supply chain management or related field
  • Three to five years of supply chain management experience with an emphasis in international trade
  • Three to five years of supply chain or operational supply chain analysis experience
  • Highly Proficient in Microsoft Office Products ;Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Basic knowledge of accounting practices relevant to accounts receivable/payable
  • Periodic travel is required (less than 10%)
  • Experience with managing employees
  • Two to three years of distribution industry experience preferred

Candidates who meet these qualifications will be considered further.

To apply please submit your resume and letter of interest to: humanresources@northwesthardwoods.com

 Northwest Hardwoods, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Transportation Dispatcher

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Transportation Dispatcher

Dailey, WV – Appalachian Region

Northwest Hardwoods, Inc.

 

Background: Northwest Hardwoods is a world-class, integrated, global supplier of wood products to the furniture, cabinet, molding and millwork industries. We serve the industrial market segment worldwide. We are searching for a transportation professional who is a team player, enjoys a challenge and thrives in a fast paced environment.

Key Functions: Load tendering, negotiating domestic freight and logistics management. Candidate should have strong negotiation skills as well as strong oral and written communication skills and be able to work closely with individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds and geographies. Candidate will need to learn our production and software system which will be key to preforming our day to day planning and prioritization of shipments in conjunction with product management, sales managers and the sales team.

Domestic Transportation duties will include procurement of rates and carriers, tendering full truck load and occasional less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments, rail shipments and submission of shipping instructions, shipment tracking and other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Excellent written and verbal communications skills, with the ability to learn and adapt to a changing team based work environment. Organizational skills which include management of multiple priorities, working under pressure, learning in a changing environment, attention to detail and excellent attendance. Computer and Software System skills required.

The company provides competitive wages, comprehensive benefits package with medical and dental health care coverage, short and long term disability, paid vacation/holidays, and company matching 401 (K) retirement plan.

Candidates who meet these qualifications will be considered further.

To apply please submit your resume and letter of interest to: humanresources@northwesthardwoods.com for consideration.

 

       Northwest Hardwoods, Inc. is a an Equal Opportunity Employer                                                                          

SOP Support Manager

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Senior S&OP Support Manager

Northwest Hardwoods, Inc

Location: Tacoma, WA

 

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This is a Full-Time, Exempt position

 

Number of Openings: 1

 

Background: Northwest Hardwoods is a world-class, integrated, global supplier of wood products to the furniture, cabinet, molding and millwork industries.  We serve the industrial market segment worldwide.  We are searching for a world class, hands on candidate with proven industry experience to analyze business data to improve and streamline the S&OP processes.

 

Key Functions:  Keys on the development and optimization of sound S&OP practices and mill/sales analytics to optimize profitability.  Primary objectives include:

 

  • Working with cross functional teams of operations and sales/marketing in the areas focused on forecasting accuracies and demand planning.
  • Lead the S&OP process including forecast development, consensus demand plans and gaining full alignment with the business team.
  • Establish annual forecast accuracy targets that optimize inventory levels, price and profitability. Measure weekly/monthly forecast error results versus established targets and identify and report on root cause for forecast error below targets
  • Work closely with Product Management & Operations to improve forecast accuracy, frequency of updates and potential operational impacts
  • Assist in the development of inventory levels, price and customer service objectives that are established and maintained
  • Team with Product Management in managing the processes that establish pricing that accurately assesses service costs, ensures customer equity while maintaining profitability.
  • Applies continuous improvement and analytical techniques to drive global improvement in S&OP and profit velocity performance
  • Apply expertise to continuously improve products, processes, procedures and associates
  • Education, Experience & Skills Required:
  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Management, Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering, Materials preferred or a minimum of 10 years work experience performing a role substantially similar to the essential functions of this job description.
  • APICS certifications
  • Demonstrated analytical skills to quickly analyze, interpret and recommend solutions to key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated Project Management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities effectively
  • Firm grasp of Master Production Scheduling (MPS), Material Requirements Planning (MRP), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and S&OP
  • Must have a broad business knowledge and understanding of S&OP systems
  • Demonstrated proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must possess a high level of interpersonal and communication skills to work across functional and organizational lines including excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with others
  • Must be flexible and able to work in a fast paced environment with a strong ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Must be detail-oriented and a highly motivated self-directed worker

 

Candidates who meet these qualifications will be considered further.

 

To apply please submit your resume and letter of interest to: humanresources@northwesthardwoods.com

 

Northwest Hardwoods, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.