Maintenance Worker: $1,000 sign-on bonus

Full Time
Atlantic Mine, MI
Northern Hardwoods
Construction, Installation, Maintenance & Repair, Manufacturing & Warehouse

Northern Hardwoods

Are you handy with tools and enjoy keeping equipment in top shape? If so, Northern Hardwoods, a producer of world-wide premium hardwoods, is hiring full-time Maintenance Workers to join their sawmill team in Atlantic Mine, Michigan. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase a wide range of skills and be a vital part of our team, ensuring our manufacturing equipment runs safely and smoothly.

WHAT YOU WILL DO.

  • Troubleshoot and repair various machines (debarkers, head rigs, edgers, rip saws, trimmers, chippers, conveyors, compressors, chain drives, hoists, shakers, sorters, stackers, boilers).
  • Maintain and troubleshoot vehicles/equipment (front-end loaders, log loaders, forklifts, pick-up trucks).
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools (air wrenches, hydraulic jacks/presses, hose presses, band saws, milling machines, come-alongs).
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance and keep detailed maintenance records.
  • Monitor oil and parts inventories, complete requisition forms, and report to supervisor/team lead.
  • Use torches and welders.
  • Make and replace hydraulic hoses.
  • Use computers to help with production and maintenance issues.
  • Conduct daily lift inspections and address safety concerns.

WHAT WE OFFER.

  • $22.05 per hour.
  • PLUS $1,000 sign-on bonus.
  • WEEKLY paycheck.
  • BENEFITS. Medical, dental, vision, life and short-term disability insurance.
  • RETIREMENT PLAN. 401(k) retirement plan with 4% employer matching contribution.
  • PAID TIME OFF. Paid vacation, holidays, personal days, sick time, and perfect attendance bonus.
  • SAFETY ALLOWANCES. Safety boot and safety glasses reimbursements.
  • OPPORTUNITY. As a member of the Steelworkers Union, you have first opportunity at union job openings.

SCHEDULE. This is full-time, Monday–Friday position generally working 6am – 3:00pm. Some schedule flexibility required for preventive maintenance and emergency situations. Opportunity for overtime.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR.

  • 18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 2 or more years’ repair and maintenance experience on vehicles and/or equipment.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Someone who operates with a sense of urgency and discipline and can organize and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Someone motivated to take action, use safe work practices, and are resourceful in solving problems.
  • Position requires an ability to perform physical work with lifting and/or carrying up to 50 pounds; climbing ladders of modest height; dusty, dirty and confined spaces; loud and moving machinery and equipment; and outdoor weather conditions (hot, cold, windy, rainy, humid, snowy, etc.).

JOIN OUR TEAM. BUILD A FUTURE YOU CAN BE PROUD OF. Apply online at northernhardwoods.hirescore.com

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Northern Hardwoods is a hardwoods products company that manages the entire forest-to-products process, from harvesting timber to the production of hardwood lumber, pulpwood, and veneer logs in a state-of-the-art hardwood sawmill. Northern Hardwoods is part of the J.M. Longyear family of companies, a privately held asset-based manager with 150 years of experience growing long-term value.

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