in Faulkner County, AR

Job Description



Reporting to the Production Supervisor and taking direction from the Lead Hander/Supervisor, the Yard Operator is responsible for safely transporting finished production and outside the plant. Also responsible for offloading lumber trucks and loading finished product onto outbound trucks.


Accountabilities: Strategic

• Creates and promotes a safe environment for the production and erection of structurally sound wood buildings by promoting a Culture to Care where health and safety come first

• Contributes to maintaining Structurlam’s market leadership position by ensuring safe, efficient manufacturing of quality products

• Demonstrates commitment to One Right Way

• Consistently strives to meet or exceed prescribed targets (i.e. safety, operational efficiency, schedule)

• Commit to ongoing knowledge and skills development

• Shares skills and abilities with other associates to maximize team productivity


Accountabilities: Operational

  • Ensures all work is performed in a safe manner and have a complete understanding of safety protocols including emergency stop buttons, power switches and proper lockout procedures
  • Knows the OHSA requirements for the designated areas and ensures requirements are met
  • Ensures awareness of all known hazards
  • Ensures appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is used properly, is inspected regularly and is maintained
  • Tracks upcoming jobs within the plant and reports to Logistics Department on progress
  • Updates transfer priority list daily and sends transfer paperwork to Logistics Department
  • Enters receiving documentation into Epicor and reports to Purchasing, Project Management and Production
  • Enters receipts into Epicor
  • Details goods received from vendors, compares packing slip to Purchase Order (PO) paperwork and provides report to Purchasing
  • Updates PO tracker daily using Epicor
  • Creates labels for Project material
  • Separates received goods from Plant stock to job-related items; notifies Project Managers when Job-specific items have arrived
  • Recounts, sorts and packages materials for shipment, i.e., hardware and steel, counted and separated to be shipped by load, palletized and wrapped
  •  Coordinates with Forklift Operator on daily outbound shipments and on packaging for oversized steel
  • Scans and sends completed vendor packing slips to Purchaser daily and provides physical copies to Accounts Payable (AP)Department
  • Controls inventory and provides weekly and monthly cycle counts on consumables; provides report to Purchasing weekly
  • Completes Overage/Shortage/Damage (OSD) reports as required and follows up with Procurement to maintain vendor performance analysis
  • Gathers remaining hardware for completed projects and transfer to South/Wallis Road
  • Participates in yard organization
  • Checks outbound loads for accuracy, completes photographs and necessary documentation
  • Reports loading information to Logistics Coordinators



  • Innovation – identify and manage opportunities and risks, using effective problem-solving communication skills to achieve the best possible results
  • Agility – consistently deliver unmatched quality and service to Structurlam customers by finding ways to do the right thing, at the right time to deliver an exceptional customer experience
  • Communication – demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills to build relationships, convey information accurately both in written form and verbally


Education, Experience and Physical Requirements

  • Forklift Certification
  • Certified for all mobile equipment
  • Able to correctly identify product and load orders to specification
  • Safety Sensative position requiring ability to lift up to 50lbs, walking, stairs, pushing, pulling, repetitive motion, kneeling, squatting and balancing, exposure to loud noises and dust




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Job Posting: 2967760

Posted On: Jun 29, 2021

Updated On: Aug 03, 2021