UFP Industries, Inc.

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Principal Duties/Responsibilities

  • Secures and maintains material and supplies required on the operation according to production sheets.
  • Performs machine set-ups and completes work area set up.
  • Ability to travel for equipment specific training programs if needed.
  • Ability to grind knives and build cutting heads for the moulder as required.
  • Operates the machine in a safe and efficient manner, and according to established procedures.
  • Continually watches and calibrates the machine to ensure quality.
  • Stacks completed products in accordance with established procedures, and if required, may cover, label and band components/finish product.
  • May operate hand tools to complete the production process.
  • Ensures work area is safe, clean and organized, and that equipment is safe to operate.
  • Completes pre-shift/startup equipment inspection checklist and reports any problems or concerns.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work environment.
  • Maintains production records as required.
  • Checks materials and finished products to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Performs duties consistent with established safety and quality procedures, rules, and standards.
  • May perform preventive maintenance as specified.
  • Participates in safety programs and meetings. Performs other duties as assigned.

Company Name
UFP Industries, Inc.
Ranson, WV 25438


  • Minimum high school education.
  • Working knowledge of standard lumber dimensions.
  • Must possess the ability to identify lumber types and species.
  • Must have prior experience using grinder/knife sharpening system.
  • Must be able to perform operator-level maintenance on moulder.
  • Must be able to read a tape measure.

Skills and abilities

  • Ability to work in a safe manner.
  • Ability to recognize and grade quality of lumber materials.
  • Ability to read a tape measure within 1/16 of an inch.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform Lock-out/Tag-out.
  • Demonstrates ability to follow specific instructions and directions.
  • Demonstrate ability to use and operate hand tool.
  • Demonstrate ability to stack material properly.
  • Ability to pay attention to surroundings.
  • Ability to identify safety issues in their work area, and notice equipment malfunctions.
  • Ability to understand basic verbal and written instructions in English.
  • Ability to read a tape measure and read blueprints or plans.
  • Ability to troubleshoot the machine or equipment in use.
  • Ability to understand efficiencies and productivity measures.
  • Demonstrate eye-hand coordination.
  • Ability to work under immediate supervision.
  • Ability to pass a drug test.


  • Safety conscious
  • Team player and goal oriented
  • Open to change and positive attitude
  • Committed to plant and company goals
  • Participates in Safety programs
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Looks for ways to improve productivity and department results
  • Ability to work hours mandated by management.
How to Apply