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Warehouse & Yard Operations Specialist

Company: Weekes Forest Products
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:


With all your career options, why not choose a company where you can own part of the business?

Weekes Forest Products is 100% Employee-Owned and has developed a reputation as the leading distributor of building materials and industrial lumber products in the upper mid-west. The products and materials offered by Weekes Forest Products are supported by an outstanding team of experienced shareholder-employees. At our company, you will receive an ownership stake in the value our combined honest efforts create.

As a Warehouse & Yard Operations Specialist, you will execute operations stocking and preparing orders of building materials to be distributed to a network of dealers and building centers. Your work environment will consist of inside, and outside, work areas to prepare customer orders. Each type of loading and unloading requires strict attention to safety and order accuracy. This position requires well-defined detailed work, while producing repeatable and consistently accurate results. An ideal candidate will prefer a steady work style and enjoy executing clear objectives in a team focused environment.


Efficiently, accurately, and safely, organize building materials using a variety of equipment including counter-balance forklifts and side loading lift trucks
Follow daily production schedule, with an ability to adjust to customer needs
Banding, wrapping, or packaging material for shipping on commercial trailers & rail cars
Operate power tools to secure and cut materials for specific customer needs
Help to continually organize and clean both warehouse and yard work areas
Calculate various units of measure for shipping building materials (board ft., linear ft., sq. ft.)
Support our culture of teamwork and operational success
Perform other work-related duties as assigned by your supervisor

Benefits Package:

Competitive Paid Time Off (PTO) and Compensation Packages
Substantial Yearly Stock Bonus Program After Becoming Eligible (ESOP)
8 paid holidays each year
Great medical benefits consisting of a broad medical network with low employee premiums
Free dental insurance for you and your family paid for by the company
401k and Roth 401k Investment Accounts
Employer paid Life and Disability Insurance


Follow safety expectations set by company safety policies
Regular, reliable, predictable attendance
Extra consideration given to applicants with proven forklift material handling experience
Experience operating counter-balance style forklifts is a bonus
Side loader lift truck material handling experience is also a plus
Ability to work independently while supporting exceptional teamwork of a larger work group
Flexibility to work overtime hours as needed
Able to pass pre-employment drug screening

This job description summarizes the nature of work, skills, abilities, and essential functions; it is not a comprehensive listing of duties or responsibilities.


Keywords: Weekes Forest Products, St. Paul , Warehouse & Yard Operations Specialist, Professions , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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