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Lumber Loader & Packager

Millard Lumber Omaha, NE

Job Description

Who are we? We are More Than Lumber.® Millard Lumber . Our business focuses on building materials and products that supply both professionals and homeowners. We provide basic building materials and continually add product lines and services that provide quality and efficiency on the job.

More Than Lumber.® Opportunity . We are passionate about what we do at Millard Lumber. Are you passionate about the lumber and construction industries? Apply for a rewarding career with an industry leader in building materials! We hire talented people just like you to join our team of successful professionals. Bonus points if you have industry experience and/or superpowers.

Position Description

Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, or similar location to assist them in packaging and loading a wide variety of products and materials.

General Duties

  • Move levers or controls that operate lifting devices such as forklifts, lift beams, with swivel hooks, hoists, or elevating platforms, to load, unload, transport, or stack material.
  • Inspect product load for accuracy and safely move it around the warehouse or =facility to ensure timely and complete delivery.
  • Manually or mechanically load or unload materials form pallets, skids, platforms, cars, lifting devices, or other transport vehicles.
  • Position lifting devices under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, or boxes and secure material or products for transport to designated areas.
  • Perform routine maintenance on vehicles or auxiliary equipment, such as cleaning, lubricating, recharging batteries, fueling, or replacing liquefied-gas tank.
  • Load packages onto delivery vehicles according to delivery schedule and weight conformance.
  • Examine and inspect containers, materials, and products to ensure that packing specifications are met.
  • Measure, weigh, and count products and materials.
  • Mark and label containers, container tags, or products, using marking tools.
  • Count finished products to determine if product orders are complete.
  • Separate products according to weight, grade, size, or composition of materials used to produce them.
  • Tie products in bundles for further processing or shipment, following prescribed procedures.
  • Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments or material or equipment needs.
  • Install protective devices, such as bracing, padding, or strapping to prevent shifting or damage to items being transported.
  • Maintain storage areas to ensure that inventory is protected.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required and assigned.

Areas of Experience

  • One (1) years in warehouse experience preferred.
  • Forklift operation experience preferred.
  • Building industry knowledge preferred.


  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent experience required.

Job Requirements

  • Willing to obtain other training if deemed necessary in performance of responsibilities and continuing education.

Other Requirements

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical.


  • Knowledge of company products sufficient to look up/reference parts, products or component lists.
  • Knowledge of basic math and measurement skills.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote local, state or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.


  • Strong Time Management.
  • Detail Oriented.
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication.
  • Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself and other individuals to make improvements or corrective action.
  • Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
  • Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.


  • Add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.
  • Apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that will make sense.
  • Arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules.
  • Can tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
  • Can choose quickly between two or more movements in response to two or more different signals (lights, sounds, pictures). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body part.
  • Can judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
  • Can quickly respond (with hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.
  • Can time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene.
  • The ability to know your location in relation to the environment or to know where other objects are in relation to you.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

  • Work is in a warehouse setting and may be performed within a production environment, subject to temperature variations, hazardous chemicals, mechanical parts, increased noise levels and dust.
  • Employee must have clear, close vision for reading and computer work. Must be able to sit, stand, walk, balance, stoop, grasp, talk, hear and operate computer keyboard. Job may require reaching at or above shoulder level and below waist. Will occasionally lift/push/pull up to 75 pounds.

Job Details

Date Posted October 11, 2017
Date Closes November 10, 2017
Address 12900 I St.
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Hours 40 hours per week; Occasional Overtime
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 53-7051.00 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
Zipcode 68137
Name Andy Henderson
Address 12900 I Street
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68137
Phone 402-770-5634

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Material Moving
  • Forklift Operation
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Accepts and Learns From Criticism
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic

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